George Gardner (American football)

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George Gardner
Coach George Gardner
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1898-09-28)September 28, 1898
Greene County, Iowa
Died January 1974 (aged 75)
Arkansas City, Kansas
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1925–1929 McPherson
Head coaching record
Overall 10–25–4 (.308)

George D. Gardner (September 28, 1898 – January, 1974) was an American football and basketball coach in the United States.

Coaching career[edit]

Coach George Gardner was the head college football coach for the McPherson Bulldogs located in McPherson, Kansas. He held that position for 5 seasons, from 1925 until 1929. His coaching record at McPherson was 10 wins, 25 losses and 4 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #10 at McPherson in total wins and #17 at the school in winning percentage (.308).[1]

In 1937, he was named basketball coach at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. At the time he had been working as an insurance agent at Arkansas City, Kansas, where he continued to work when not on coaching duty.[2]


  1. ^ "McPherson College Football Media Guide 2010". McPherson College Athletics. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
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