Gene Corrigan

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Gene Corrigan
Sport(s) Lacrosse, soccer
Playing career
1948–1951 Duke
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1956–1958 Washington and Lee
1959–1967 Virginia
1955–1957 Washington and Lee
1958–1965 Virginia
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1969–1971 Washington and Lee
1971–1981 Virginia
1981–1987 Notre Dame
1987–1997 ACC (commissioner)
Head coaching record
Overall 67–64 (lacrosse)
55–49–9 (soccer)

Eugene F.Corrigan is an American former lacrosse player, coach of lacrosse and soccer, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head men's lacrosse coach at Washington and Lee University from 1956 to 1958 and at the University of Virginia from 1959 to 1967, compiling a career college lacrosse record of 67–64. Corrigan was also the head men's soccer coach at Washington and Lee from 1955 to 1957 and at Virginia from 1958 to 1965, tallying a career college soccer mark of 55–49–9. From 1981 to 1987 Corrigan was the athletic director at the University of Notre Dame. He served as the commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) from 1987 to 1997.

Corrigan was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.


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