Joseph Colnon

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Joseph Colnon
Joseph Colnon.png
Colnon pictured on the 1890 Cornell football team
Sport(s) College football
Biographical details
Born (1870-08-05)August 5, 1870
Potsdam, New York
Died December 8, 1936(1936-12-08) (aged 66)
Manhattan, New York City
Alma mater Cornell University (1893)
Playing career
1889–1893 Cornell
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1895
1896
Cornell (assistant)
Colgate
Head coaching record
Overall 3-4-1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Aaron Joseph Colnon (August 5, 1870 – December 8, 1936) was the fifth head football coach for the Colgate University Raiders located in the Village of Hamilton in Madison County, New York and he held that position for the 1896 season. His overall coaching record at Colgate was 3 wins, 4 losses, and 1 ties. This ranks him 26th at Colgate in terms of total wins and 23rd in terms of winning percentage. [1]

Colnon played on the Cornell football team from 1889 to 1893. After graduating, he later played with the Duquesne and Crescent Athletic Clubs in New York. Before coaching at Colgate in 1896, he served as an assistant coach at Cornell.[2] He was later a lawyer.[3]

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