Full name: Franz Kreisel
Born: January 6, 1890
Died: November 18, 1960 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Riessersee, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)
Sport: Ice Hockey
In 1923 Franz Kreisel was a co-founder of the ice hockey section of SC Riessersee and 1927 German Champion with his home club. From 1945-1947 he coached the club, and he was also a referee at the 1936 Olympic Winter Games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Kreisel wrote several books about the development and history of ice hockey. 1955 he wrote together with Martin Schröttle Eishockey in Wort und Bild.