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Jack Lengyel

College Football Coach + Athletic Director and Administrator
Male
Born 1935
Age 81

Jack Lengyel is a software executive and former American football coach, lacrosse coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the College of Wooster from 1966 to 1970 and at Marshall University from 1971 until 1974, compiling a career college football record of 32–55. At Marshall, he took over the Thundering Herd football program after the Southern Airways Flight 932 plane crash that killed nearly the entire team in 1970.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1935 Birth Born in 1935.

TWENTIES

1959 24 Years Old He graduated from the University of Akron where he was an assistant coach in 1959, and was a member of Lone Star Fraternity.

THIRTIES

1966 31 Years Old He was an assistant coach at Heidelberg College (1961 - 1962) and Cornell University (1963 - 1965) before becoming head football at the College of Wooster in 1966.
1968 33 Years Old He also coached lacrosse at Wooster for three seasons, from 1968 to 1970. … Read More
1970 35 Years Old …  At Marshall, he took over the Thundering Herd football program after the Southern Airways Flight 932 plane crash that killed nearly the entire team in 1970.

FORTIES

1983 48 Years Old He then went to Fresno State as director of athletics from 1983 to 1986.

FIFTIES

1986 51 Years Old He returned to University of Missouri to become their athletic director from 1986 to 1988.
1988 53 Years Old In 1988, he became the Athletic Director at the United States Naval Academy, where he served for 14 years before retiring in 2001. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2008 73 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 12, 2008, seven members of a high school basketball team from Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada and their coach's wife were killed in a highway crash when the 15-seat van they were traveling in collided with a tractor-trailer while returning from a game in Moncton in snowy conditions.
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