Joseph Thomas Pannunzio (born July 4, 1959) is an American football executive and former player and coach. He served as head football coach at Murray State University (MSU) from 2000 to 2005, compiling an overall record of 30–37. Pannunzio was the director of football operations at the University of Alabama from 2011 to 2014. He is currently a Director of Personnel Operations with the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL).
James A. Usilton, Sr. (June 10, 1895 – March 13, 1939) was an American college basketball coach at Temple University between 1926–27 and 1938–39. He won 205 games as the Owls’ coach, including one National Invitation Tournament (NIT) during the 1937–38 season. That Temple squad won the first-ever NIT. His 1937–38 team was also retroactively named the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll. His 1935–36 team reached the finals of the 1936 Olympic Trials.
Mike Terpstra is a current assistant coach for the Washington Wizards of the NBA. He has previously served various positions with junior college, high school, and NBA Development League. He is the CEO of University Recruiting Group, an organization that assistants athletes and coaches through the recruiting process. He helped the Colorado 14ers win the Western Division championship before losing to the Dakota Wizards in the championship round.
Vic Schaefer (born March 2, 1961) is the head women’s basketball coach at Mississippi State.
Larry Rutledge is an American football coach.
For the former Grambling president and baseball coach, see Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones.
R. W. E. Jones was the first head college football coach for the Grambling State University Tigers located in Grambling, Louisiana and he held that position for two seasons, in 1928 and again in 1931 (Grambling did not field a team in 1929 or 1930). His coaching record at Grambling was 1 win, 1 loss, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him sixth at Grambling in total wins and fifth Grambling in winning percentage (0.500).
James L. Morison was an American football coach. He served as the first part-time head coach at the University of Notre Dame and Hillsdale College in 1894, tallying a mark of 1-1-1.
Notre Dame took a significant step toward respectability, prominence, and stability when they hired a part-time coach, bearded James L. Morison. He wrote an acquaintance after his first day on the job: “I arrived here [Notre Dame] this morning and found about as green a set of football players that ever donned a uniform…They want to smoke, and when I told them that they would have to run and get up some wind, they thought I was rubbing it in on them. “One big, strong cuss remarked that it was too much like work. Well, maybe you think I didn’t give him hell! I bet you a hundred no one ever makes a remark like that again.” … Morrison had been hired for $40 plus expenses for two weeks.
Morison had once played tackle for the University of Michigan. He stressed conditioning, speed, and an abundance of end runs and convinced his players that conditioning and speed would lead them to victory. Such tactics led to an opening 14-0 win over Hillsdale. Next came Albion, fresh from a 26-12 loss to Michigan, who proved to be tough. The game ended in a 6-6 tie when substitute fullback John Studebaker fell on a fumble for the only Fighting Irish touchdown.
At the conclusion of the two week contract Morrison left campus to take the head coaching job at Hillsdale College. His Irish charges would finish the year 3-1-1, losing only to Albion in the season finale. At Hillsdale, Morrison would spend just one week. His Hillsdale 11 would be shut out 12-0 on the road at Albion College.
In the spring of 1895, James L. Morrison received his law degree from the University of Michigan.
Jimmy Miller is an American football coach in the United States.
Kenny Johnson is currently an assistant men’s basketball coach with the Louisville Cardinals under head coach Rick Pitino. He was hired on April 21, 2014 after serving for two seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for Tom Crean at Indiana University.
Prior to becoming a college assistant, Johnson was very active in the Maryland high school coaching circuit. He held assistant positions at Eleanor Roosevelt High School (2002-2006), Dr. Henry Wise High School (2006-2007) and Paul VI High School (2007-2011).
Johnson also held the position of vice president/assistant director of basketball operations for well-known AAU program TeamTakeover for six years. During that time, he also served as head coach of the program’s 16U team.
Chris Jans (born April 12, 1969) is an American college basketball head coach, most recently for the Bowling Green Falcons men’s basketball team. Jans is a graduate of Loras College, and hails from Fairbank, Iowa.
Jans was hired by Bowling Green in March 2014—his first Division I job. He led Bowling Green to its most wins in 13 years. However, on March 21—shortly after losing to Canisius in the 2015 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament, a drunken Jans was seen engaging in lewd and inappropriate behavior toward women at a bar near campus. A Bowling Green alumnus recorded Jans on his cell phone, and was so outraged by what he saw that he reported the incident to school officials. Following an internal investigation, Bowling Green fired Jans for violating a morals clause in his contract.
T. D. Shepherd was an American football coach in the United States.
Howard Clifford “Bully” Gilstrap was a college men’s basketball and college football coach. He was the head coach of the Texas basketball program from 1942 to 1945. He coached the Longhorns to a 43-28 record, playing in one NCAA tournament and reaching the NCAA Final Four in 1943. Gilstrap also served as an assistant coach on the Longhorns football team for 20 seasons, from 1937 through 1956. He was an athlete at Texas, playing football, basketball and track and field. He was inducted into the Texas athletics Hall of Fame in 1968.
Jim Dutcher is a former head basketball coach at the University of Minnesota.
Bill Dooley (born April 1, 1960) is the former head men’s basketball coach at the University of Richmond from 1993 through 1997. Prior to taking the helm of the Spiders basketball program, he served as assistant coach at Richmond for eight years under Dick Tarrant. Dooley began his collegiate playing career at Catholic University before transferring to the University of Richmond, where he served as team captain for the 1982-83 season. Dooley is currently an assistant coach at the University of Hartford after serving as varsity boys’ basketball coach at Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia.
After leaving Richmond, Dooley became head coach at Delaware Valley College in 1998. After going 17-31, Dooley left to become head coach for Ireland’s national team. Following this run, Dooley returned to Delaware Valley in 2002 but left midseason the following year.
In 2004, Dooley was hired as an assistant at La Salle by Billy Hahn. However, just three weeks after being hired the school was rocked by a rape scandal involving several players. Dooley was named interim coach while Hahn was placed on administrative leave and ultimately dismissed. Dooley was not retained as an assistant by new head coach John Giannini.
On August 10, 2012, Dooley was announced as an assistant for coach John Gallagher at Hartford.
On September 11, 2015, Dooley was announced as an assistant with the Virginia Tech Hokies women’s basketball team under coach Dennis Wolff.
Wanda Marie Guyton (born October 14, 1965 in Tampa, Florida) is a women’s professional basketball coach and former professional women’s basketball player. She is currently a women’s professional basketball coach in Wasserburg, Germany.
Millard “Andy” Anderson was an American football, basketball, and baseball player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the athletic director and head football, basketball, and baseball coach at Valparaiso University during the 1925–26 academic year. Anderson graduated from Valparaiso in 1924. He played football, basketball, and baseball as a student-athlete. Anderson coached at Key West High School from 1926 to 1929. Thereafter he worked as a civil engineer until 1970.
Peter Culshaw’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.
Lester Michael “Mike” Brumbelow (July 13, 1906 – August 11, 1977) was an American football and basketball player and coach. He played football and basketball for Texas Christian University from 1927 to 1929 and was the captain and most valuable player of the TCU Horned Frogs undefeated 1929 football team that won the school’s first Southwest Conference championship. He later served as an assistant football coach and head basketball coach at TCU from 1936 to 1941. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and attained the rank of lieutenant commander. After the war, he served as an assistant football coach at the University of Mississippi from 1946 to 1948. From 1950 to 1956 he was he head football coach at Texas Western College, now the University of Texas at El Paso; he also served as the school’s athletic director from 1950 to 1959.
Glenn D. Vosburg was the 17th head football coach for Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas and he held that position for the 1922 season. His overall coaching record at Washburn was 1 wins, 7 losses, and 0 ties. This ranks him 38th at Washburn in terms of total wins and 38th at Washburn in terms of winning percentage. Football legend Walter Camp stated that the 1922 squad had several good players but produced disappointing results.
He died at Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin in 1964.
Leonard Thomas “Tom” Blackburn (January 23, 1906 – March 6, 1964) was an American basketball coach. The Peebles, Ohio native served as head men’s basketball coach at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, from 1947 until his death in 1964.
Harlan P. Sanborn was best known for being the head coach of the Virginia Tech Hokies men’s basketball team and the North Carolina Tar Heels men’s basketball team.
Joe Novak (born April 19, 1945) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Northern Illinois University from 1996 to 2007, compiling a record of 63–76.
Novak played college football as a defensive end at Miami University under head coach Bo Schembechler. After beginning his coaching career in the high school ranks, Novak had stints as an assistant coach at Miami, the University of Illinois, Northern Illinois, and Indiana University. At Illinois, he served under head coach Gary Moeller, who had been one of the assistants at Miami under Schembechler. Novak was a longtime assistant of Bill Mallory, another Miami assistant coach and alum. Novak served on Mallory’s staffs from 1980-1995.
During the 2003 season, Novak’s Northern Illinois squad defeated three BCS conference teams: #13 Maryland, #21 Alabama in Tuscaloosa, and Iowa State. Winning their first seven games, the Huskies were ranked as high as #12 in the AP Poll, #14 in the Coaches’ Poll, and #10 in the BCS rankings. In the 2004 season, Novak led the Huskies to a 9–3 record and their first bowl appearance in 21 years, winning the Silicon Valley Football Classic over Troy.
On November 26, 2007, Novak announced his retirement from coaching. “Winning is fragile,” Novak said, “You’ve got to enjoy it when you’re doing it….People have always said, ‘You’ll know when it’s time,’ and I believe that now is the time.” His successor at Northern Illinois was Jerry Kill.
Mark Churella, Sr. (born c. 1957) is a former American wrestler and collegiate wrestling coach. He was a three-time NCAA national champion from 1977 to 1979. He served as the head wrestling coach at UNLV from 1979 to 1984. He has been inducted into the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor (1996) and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame (1999) and was the 2012 recipient of the Bob Ufer Award for outstanding service to the University of Michigan Athletic Department.
Troy Wheless (born December 19, 1980) is an American former basketball player known for his collegiate career at the College of Charleston (CofC) between 1999–2000 and 2002–03. During his four-year career with the Cougars, the school won four Southern Conference (SoCon) South Division championships and advanced to the National Invitation Tournament in 2003. Wheless scored 1,108 points in 116 career games. During Wheless’ career, CofC recorded an overall record of 92 wins to just 30 losses. As a senior, Wheless began the season by leading the Cougars to win the Great Alaska Shootout and was named its most valuable player. For the year, he averaged 15.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.6 steals per game en route to being named the SoCon Player of the Year as well as an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American.
After earning a degree in Corporate Communications in 2003, Wheless “struggled to find a career path,” according to a June 2005 article in The Post and Courier. Professional basketball overseas did not work out and he began to work in marketing until CofC coach Tom Herrion called to offer him a position as the Director of Basketball Operations. He spent one season in this position until he was promoted to be a full-time assistant coach at the start of the 2005–06 season. He lasted one season. Today he lives in North Carolina and has two children.