February 9, 1940 |
|1963||New York Jets|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1974||Detroit Wheels (assistant)|
|1974–1975||Notre Dame (assistant)|
|1983||Toronto Argonauts (OC)|
|1984||Oklahoma Outlaws (OC)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|MAC Coach of the Year (1977)|
Edward S. Chlebek (born February 9, 1940) is a former American and Canadian football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Eastern Michigan University (1976–1977), Boston College (1978–1980), and Kent State University (1981–1982), compiling a career college football record of 26–51.
Chlebek played college football as a quarterback at Western Michigan University from 1959 to 1961. He passed for 2,290 yards in his career with the Western Michigan Broncos, including 1,109 as a senior in 1961. In 1963, Chlebek played for the New York Jets of the American Football League.
Chlebek came to Eastern Michigan from the University of Notre Dame, where he was an assistant under Dan Devine and coached future Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana. At Eastern Michigan, he compiled a 10–12 record from 1976 to 1977. At Boston College, he tallied a 12–21 mark and coached the only winless season in the program's history, a 0–11 campaign in 1978. From 1981 to 1982, he coached Kent State to a 4–18 record. He ended his college career on a 12-game losing streak. From Kent State he went to the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League as the offensive coordinator in 1983. The Argonauts won the Grey Cup in 1983.
Head coaching record
|Eastern Michigan Hurons (Mid-American Conference) (1976–1977)|
|Boston College Eagles (NCAA Division I-A independent) (1978–1980)|
|Kent State Golden Flashes (Mid-American Conference) (1981–1982)|
Assistants under Ed Chlebek who have become NCAA or NFL head coaches:
- "2010 Western Michigan Football" (PDF). p. 58. Retrieved December 29, 2010.
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