John Wells Farley
Farley pictured in The Prism 1905, Maine yearbook
June 15, 1878|
|Died||March 12, 1959
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|2 Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1901, 1903)|
John Wells "Mike" Farley (June 15, 1878 – March 12, 1959) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Maine in 1901 and 1903 and at Harvard University in 1902, compiling a career college football record of 23–5. In 1901, Farley achieved a 7–1 record and gave Maine its first-ever conference championship, winning the Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA). His record of 5–3 in 1903 also earned the Black Bears a third straight MIAA championship. The team won a conference title under Eddie N. Robinson in his only season as head coach in 1902. Farley was born in Brookline, Massachusetts and died in 1959 in Needham, Massachusetts.
Head coaching record
|Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1901)|
|Harvard Crimson (Independent) (1902)|
|Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1903)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
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