George Tardiff

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George Tardiff
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1936-10-02)October 2, 1936
Jersey City, New Jersey
Died September 21, 2012(2012-09-21) (aged 75)
Brick, New Jersey
Playing career
1955–1959 St. Benedict's
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
c. 1960 Lincoln HS (NJ) (assistant)
1967–? St. Mary of the Plains (assistant)
1972 Lakewood HS (NJ) (assistant)
1973 Freehold HS (NJ)
1974–1976 Benedictine
1983–1984 Washburn
Head coaching record
Overall 23–22 (college)

George F. Tardiff (October 2, 1936 – September 21, 2012) was an American football coach.

Coaching career[edit]


Tardiff was the head football coach for the Benedictine Ravens located in Atchison, Kansas. He held that position for three seasons, from 1974 until 1976. His coaching record at Benedictine was 15–15.[1]


Tardiff was the 35th head football coach at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas and he held that position for two seasons, from 1983 until 1984. His coaching record at Washburn was 8–7.[2]


Tardiff died in New Jersey after a short illness in 2012.[3]