John J. Egan
May 18, 1878|
|Died||February 1, 1949
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
John Joseph Egan (May 18, 1878 – February 1, 1949) was an American football player, coach, and physician. He served as the co-head football coach at Villanova College—now known as Villanova University—in 1900 with John Powers. Together they compiled a record of 5–2–2 in one season. Egan then coached Villanova the following year alone and compiled a 2–3 record, making his overall head coaching record 7–5–2. Later, he also served as athletic director at the University of Maryland.
Egan was a doctor by profession and practiced as a surgeon in his hometown of Waterbury, Connecticut for 38 years. He served as a major in the Medical Corps of the United States Army during World War II and was also a chief rating specialist at two Veterans' Administration offices in Connecticut. Egan died at a Connecticut veterans' hospital in 1949 after a long illness.
Head coaching record
|Villanova Wildcats (Independent) (1900–1901)|
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