Frank Kendall was a part of high school athletics in Alabama for 47 years. In 1932 "Swede" took on his first coaching assignment for two years at Pell City High; then for four years he was at Tuscaloosa County High. The next 20 years Coach Kendall was at Tuscaloosa City High. In football his record was 112-53-15. He had five undefeated seasons and had two winning streaks of 28 and 19 games. In track and field he coached 2 state championship teams and was runner-up 4 time. He is deceased.