Bill George (American football coach)

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Bill George
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Coast Guard
Conference NEFC
Record 60–111
Playing career
1976–1979 Ithaca
Position(s) Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1982–1983 Ithaca (assistant)
1984 Princeton (assistant)
1985–1986 Ohio State (GA)
1987–1989 West Point Prep (NY) (assistant)
1990–1998 Ithaca (assistant)
1999–present Coast Guard
Head coaching record
Overall 60–111
Bowls 0–1
Tournaments 1–1

Bill George is an American football coach. He is the current head football coach at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, a position he has held since 1999. His two best seasons were 2006 and 2007, with the Bears making the NEFC championship in both years and winning in 2006.[1] George made minor headlines in October 2013 for washing his players underwear during the federal government shutdown.[2] After the Coast Guard Academy defeated United States Merchant Marine Academy in 2014, George jumped into the Thames River.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Coast Guard Bears () (1999–2005)
1999 Coast Guard 1–9
2000 Coast Guard 2–8
2001 Coast Guard 2–7
2002 Coast Guard 2–7
2003 Coast Guard 4–5
2004 Coast Guard 1–8
2005 Coast Guard 2–7
Coast Guard Bears (New England Football Conference) (2006–present)
2006 Coast Guard 8–3 1st (Bogan)
2007 Coast Guard 8–2 1st (Bogan)
2008 Coast Guard 3–6
2009 Coast Guard 4–5
2010 Coast Guard 2–7
2011 Coast Guard 2–7
2012 Coast Guard 5–4
2013 Coast Guard 3–7 3–4 T–5th
2014 Coast Guard 3–7 2–5 T–6th
2015 Coast Guard 5–5 4–3 4th
2016 Coast Guard 3–7 2–5 6th
Coast Guard: 46–60
Total: 60–111
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "United States Coast Guard Academy Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on November 20, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ Eaton-Rob, Pat. "Coast Guard Game will go on despite furloughs". Associated Press. Retrieved May 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Coach George Keeps Promise Jumps in Thames". Retrieved September 16, 2014. 

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