John Francis Moakley
John Francis Moakley (December 11, 1863 – May 21, 1955) also known as Jack Moakley, was the track and cross-country coach at Cornell University from 1899 to 1949, and coached the United States Olympic track and field team in 1920. He was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1988.
He was born on December 11, 1863 in Boston, Massachusetts and attended Boston Latin School. He started as the track and cross-country coach at Cornell University in 1899. He coached the United States track and field team in the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. He retired from Cornell University in 1949. He died on May 21, 1955.
- "John F. Moakley, Track Coach, Dies. Cornell Official 50 Years. Served U. S. Olympic Team. Trained Top Athletes". New York Times. May 23, 1955. Retrieved 2010-09-28.
Moakley, Cornell track and cross-country coach for fifty years until his retirement in 1949, died here last night at the age of 91. ...
- "John (Jack) Moakley". National Track & Field Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2009-04-01.
- "Moakley Head Coach Of U. S. Olympic Team". Boston Globe. July 7, 1920. Retrieved 2013-11-30.
John F. Moakley of Cornell will be head coach of the American-olympic team. George V. Brown of the Boston AA will be assistant manager ...
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