Jim Hazlett

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Not to be confused with Jim Haslett, a former NFL player and current coach.
Jim Hazlett
Biographical details
Born(1926-01-13)January 13, 1926
Tarentum, Pennsylvania
DiedAugust 4, 2010(2010-08-04) (aged 84)
Richmond, Virginia
Playing career
1948–1951Susquehanna
Position(s)Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1962–1965Edinboro
1966–1977Susquehanna
1980–1986Kean
Baseball
1962–1965Edinboro
1966–1977Susquehanna
1984–1987Kean
Head coaching record
Overall75–130–7 (football)

James Hazlett (January 12, 1926 – August 4, 2010) was an American sports coach who was head football and baseball head coach for several universities in the northeastern United States. He coached at Susquehanna University, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and Kean University.

He was a three-sport standout at Susquehanna from 1948 to 1952. In 1950, he was named Little All-America while playing center on the undefeated football team.

Coaching career[edit]

Hazlett was the head coach of the football and baseball teams at his first coaching stop, Edinboro. In four seasons his football teams went 13–18–2 overall (7–16–2 in conference play). Hazlett's next school was Susquehanna, where he also coached baseball and football. On the gridiron, the Crusaders went 39–69–3, including an MASCAC North Division title in 1970. Hazlett's last stop came at Kean from 1984 to 1987. In four seasons as the baseball coach, he compiled an overall record of 86–67–3, including two ECAC Tournament appearances in 1985 and 1986. In 1986, the Cougars were ECAC Champions. In football, the Cougars went 23–43–2, leaving his career football coaching record at 75–130–7.

Death[edit]

Hazlett died August 4, 2010 at his home in Richmond, Virginia.[1][2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Edinboro Fighting Scots (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference) (1962–1965)
1962 Edinboro 3–5 1–5 7th (West)
1963 Edinboro 2–6 1–5 7th (West)
1964 Edinboro 2–5–1 1–4–1 7th (West)
1965 Edinboro 6–2–1 4–2–1 (West)
Edinboro: 13–18–2 7–16–2
Susquehanna Crusaders (Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Corporation) (1966–1977)
1966 Susquehanna 3–6
1967 Susquehanna 1–8
1968 Susquehanna 2–6–1
1969 Susquehanna 6–3
1970 Susquehanna 7–3
1971 Susquehanna 3–6–1
1972 Susquehanna 3–6
1973 Susquehanna 2–7
1974 Susquehanna 4–5–1
1975 Susquehanna 3–6
1976 Susquehanna 3–6
1977 Susquehanna 2–7
Susquehanna: 39–69–3
Kean Cougars (New Jersey State Athletic Conference / New Jersey Athletic Conference) (1980–1986)
1980 Kean 4–5
1981 Kean 3–7 1–5 6th
1982 Kean 2–8 1–5 6th
1983 Kean 4–5–1
1984 Kean 4–4–1 3–2–1 3rd
1985 Kean 3–7 1–5 6th
1986 Kean 3–7 1–5 6th
Kean: 23–43–2
Total: 75–130–7
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

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