Jack Dunn (soccer)

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Jack Dunn
Personal information
Full name John Dunn
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Playing position Inside Right
Youth career
1951–1954 Temple University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Uhrik Truckers
Philadelphia United German-Hungarians
Teams managed
1958–1975 St. Joseph’s College
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jack Dunn was a U.S. soccer inside right who was a four-time All-American, a member of the U.S. soccer team at the 1952 Summer Olympics. He was a four-time All-American and coached at the collegiate level.

Player[edit]

Dunn grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he played for the Lighthouse Boys Club and was three-time All City at Northeast Public High School. He then attended Temple University, playing on the men’s soccer team from 1951 to 1954. He was a 1951 Honorable Mention (third team) All-American, 1953 Second Team All-American and 1952 and 1954 First Team All-American.[1][2][3] He graduated in 1955. He was inducted into the Temple Hall of Fame in 1975. In 1952, he was a member of the U.S. soccer team at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[4]

He may have spent several years with Uhrik Truckers in the American Soccer League. He played for the Brooklyn German Hungarians for a time. He also played and coached for the Philadelphia United German-Hungarians winning the 1965 National Amateur Cup with them.[5] He played on four professional championship teams.

He spent several years in the U.S. Army. He was discharged in 1958 and began working at Gulf Oil Company.

Coach[edit]

He later coached at both the amateur and collegiate levels. In 1958, he was hired by St. Joseph’s College in Philadelphia. He coached the school’s team until 1975, compiling a 120–57–23 record.[6]

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