|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, golf|
January 8, 1925|
|Died||February 26, 2014
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Irvin C. "Whiz" Wisniewski (January 8, 1925 – February 26, 2014) was an American football and basketball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Hillsdale College in 1951, tallying a mark of 2–6. Wisniewski was also the head basketball coach at Hillsdale from 1950 to 1952 and at the University of Delaware from 1954 to 1966, compiling a career college basketball record of 124–179.
Wisniewski played football at the University of Michigan as an end from 1946 to 1949. He caught 11 passes for 126 yards and one touchdown as a senior for the 1949 Wolverines. He also played basketball at Michigan.
Wisniewski was the head football coach at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan. He held that position for the 1951 season. His coaching record at Hillsdale was 2 wins and 6 losses. As of the conclusion of the 2009 season, this ranks him #23 at Hillsdale in total wins and #25 at the school in winning percentage (.250).
Legacy and honors
Wisniewski and his wife, Martha, owned and operated "Varsity Day Camp" a summer day camp for children located outside of Ann Arbor, Michigan. The camp started in 1950.
- "Hillsdale Chargers 2010 Media Guide" (PDF). Hillsdale College. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 16, 2011. Retrieved November 6, 2010.
- on YouTube
- Irv Wisniewski at College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com
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