John F. McGough

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John F. McGough
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Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1883-01-04)January 4, 1883
Oriskany Falls, New York
Died April 14, 1962(1962-04-14) (aged 79)
Fort William Henry Harrison, Montana
Playing career
1906–1909 Colgate
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1916 Gonzaga
1919 New Mexico
1916–1917 Gonzaga
1918–1919 New Mexico
1919–1920 New Mexico
Head coaching record
Overall 6–2–2 (football)
6–9 (basketball)
6–5 (baseball)

John Francis McGough (January 4, 1883 – April 14, 1962)[1][2] was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball. He served as the head football coach at Gonzaga University in 1916 and at the University of New Mexico in 1919, compiling a career college football record of 6–2–2. McGough was also the head basketball coach at Gonzaga during the 1916–17 season and at New Mexico in 1919, amassing a career college basketball record of 6–9. He was also the head baseball coach at New Mexico from 1919 to 1920, tallying a mark of 6–5. He was later an attorney in Montana.

Coaching career[edit]

As basketball coach at Gonzaga, McGough compiled a record of 4–5.[3] At New Mexico, his record was 2–4.[4]


  1. ^ Who's who on the Pacific Coast. Larkin, Roosevelt & Larkin. 1951. ISSN 0270-6172. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "John McGough, Former Sports Figure, Is Dead", Independent Record, April 15, 1962, Helena, Montana
  3. ^ " - Gonzaga University Official Athletic Site | Gonzaga Basketball History - Page 51 of 62" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-07-24. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Lobo 2012-13 Media Guide, p. 148,