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Coach information search A coach search function which provides coaching records and school history for a given coach

Usage

cfbd_coaches(
  first = NULL,
  last = NULL,
  team = NULL,
  year = NULL,
  min_year = NULL,
  max_year = NULL
)

Arguments

first

(String optional): First name for the coach you are trying to look up

last

(String optional): Last name for the coach you are trying to look up

team

(String optional): Team - Select a valid team, D1 football

year

(Integer optional): Year, 4 digit format (YYYY).

min_year

(Integer optional): Minimum Year filter (inclusive), 4 digit format (YYYY).

max_year

(Integer optional): Maximum Year filter (inclusive), 4 digit format (YYYY)

Value

first_name:character.

First name of coach.

last_name:character.

Last name of coach.

hire_date:character.

Hire date of coach.

school:character.

School of coach.

year:integer.

Season of record.

games:integer.

Games as coach.

wins:integer.

Wins for the season.

losses:integer.

Losses for the season.

ties:integer.

Ties for the season.

preseason_rank:integer.

Preseason rank for the school of coach.

postseason_rank:integer.

Postseason rank for the school of coach.

srs:character.

Simple Rating System adjustment for team.

sp_overall:character.

Bill Connelly's SP+ overall for team.

sp_offense:character.

Bill Connelly's SP+ offense for team.

sp_defense:character.

Bill Connelly's SP+ defense for team.

Examples

# \donttest{
  try(cfbd_coaches(first = "Nick", last = "Saban", team = "alabama"))
#> ── Coaches data from CollegeFootballData.com ───────────────── cfbfastR 1.9.0 ──
#>  Data updated: 2022-06-15 19:50:35 UTC
#> # A tibble: 121 × 15
#>    first_name last_name   hire_date school   year games  wins losses  ties
#>    <chr>      <chr>       <chr>     <chr>   <int> <int> <int>  <int> <int>
#>  1 M.         Griffin     NA        Alabama  1900     5     2      3     0
#>  2 G.H.       Harvey      NA        Alabama  1901     5     2      1     2
#>  3 Eli        Abbott      NA        Alabama  1902     8     4      4     0
#>  4 J.O.       Heyworth    NA        Alabama  1902     8     4      4     0
#>  5 W.B.       Blount      NA        Alabama  1903     7     3      4     0
#>  6 W.B.       Blount      NA        Alabama  1904    10     7      3     0
#>  7 Jack       Leavenworth NA        Alabama  1905    10     6      4     0
#>  8 J.W.H.     Pollard     NA        Alabama  1906     6     5      1     0
#>  9 J.W.H.     Pollard     NA        Alabama  1907     8     5      1     2
#> 10 J.W.H.     Pollard     NA        Alabama  1908     8     6      1     1
#> # … with 111 more rows, and 6 more variables: preseason_rank <int>,
#> #   postseason_rank <int>, srs <chr>, sp_overall <chr>, sp_offense <chr>,
#> #   sp_defense <chr>
# }