John R. Chuckran
|John R. Chuckran|
May 7, 1926|
|Died||December 1, 1991
State College, Pennsylvania
|1944, 1948–1949||Penn State|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Tyrone HS (PA)
Penn State (freshmen)
Penn State (OL)
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
John R. Chuckran (May 7, 1926 – December 1, 1991) was an American football player, coach, professor of physical education, and college athletics administrator. He served as the athletic director at the University of Rhode Island from 1981 to 1988.
Chuckran was the head college football coach for the Allegheny Gators located in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He held that position for 12 seasons, from 1958 until 1969. His coaching record at Allegheny was 51 wins, 37 losses and 2 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #3 at Allegheny in total wins and #12 at the school in winning percentage (.578).
- DeLassus, David. "Allegheny Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 24, 2010.
- "John Chuckran, Lansford Native, Former A.d. At Rhode Island U.". The Morning Call. December 4, 1991. Retrieved November 27, 2010.
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