Frank McCoy

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Frank McCoy
Frank J McCoy.jpg
McCoy pictured in The Prism 1917, Maine yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1881-02-26)February 26, 1881
Holyoke, Massachusetts
Alma mater Yale Law School[1]
Playing career
1900 Amherst
c. 1904? Yale
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1905–1908 Maine
Head coaching record
Overall 12–15–5

Francis James "Frank" McCoy (February 26, 1881 – ?) was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Maine from 1905 through 1908, compiling a record of 12–15–5.

McCoy was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1881 to Owen and Annie (née Donahue) McCoy. He attended high school in Amherst and also spent 1900 to 1901 at Amherst College, before attending Yale Law School, graduating in the class of 1904.[2] He practiced law in New York from 1905 until at least 1951.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1905–1908)
1905 Maine 4–3–1 1st
1906 Maine 2–4–2
1907 Maine 2–4–2
1908 Maine 4–4
Maine: 12–15–5
Total: 12–15–5
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth


  1. ^ Denis Larionov & Alexander Zhulin (February 25, 1905). "Read the ebook Bowdoin Orient (Volume v.34, no.1-30 (1904-1905)) by Bowdoin Orient". Retrieved July 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ Amherst College; Fletcher, R.S.; Young, M.O.; Newlin, W.J.; Amherst College. Alumni Council (1939). Biographical record of the graduates and non-graduates, centennial edition, 1821-1921. The Trustees of Amherst College. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ Amherst College (1951). Amherst College biographical record, 1951: biographical record of the graduates and non-graduates of the classes of 1878-1950 inclusive. Trustees of Amherst College. Retrieved January 1, 2015.