Rick Comegy

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Rick Comegy
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Mississippi Valley State
Conference SWAC
Record 4–29
Biographical details
Born (1953-09-24) September 24, 1953 (age 63)
Chester, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1970s Millersville
Position(s) Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1975–1977 Millersville (assistant)
1978–1984 Colgate (assistant)
1985–1989 Central State (assistant)
1990–1991 Cheyney
1993–1995 Central State
1996–2005 Tuskegee
2006–2013 Jackson State
2014–present Mississippi Valley State
Baseball
1980–1984 Colgate
Head coaching record
Overall 177–115–2 (football)
33–90 (baseball)
Bowls 4–2
Tournaments 3–2 (NAIA D-I playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 NAIA D-I National (1995)
1 Black college national (2000)
5 SIAC (1998–2002)
1 SWAC (2007)
6 SWAC East Division (2007–2008, 2010–2013)

Rick Comegy (born September 24, 1953) is an American football coach and former player. On January 21, 2014, Comegy was introduced as the head coach at Mississippi Valley State.[1] He previously served as the head football coach at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi from 2006 to 2013.[2] He was named JSU head coach on December 9, 2005 after ten years as head coach of Tuskegee University, where he compiled a 90–26 record. He has also served as head coach of Cheyney University and Central State University, where he won the NAIA national football championship in 1995. He served as an assistant coach at Central State University under former Cheyney/Central State/Florida A&M coach Billy Joe in the 80s and 90s.

Comegy was the 15th head coach for the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers located in Tuskegee, Alabama and he held that position for ten seasons, from 1996 until 2005. His coaching record at Tuskegee was 90 wins, 26 losses, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him second at Tuskegee in total wins and second at Tuskegee in winning percentage (.776).[3]

Comegy is a 1976 graduate of Millersville University and has held coaching positions at Millersville and Colgate University, where he also coached track and baseball.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Cheyney Wolves (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference) (1990–1991)
1990 Cheyney 0–11 0–5 6th (Eastern)
1991 Cheyney 0–11 0–6 7th (Eastern)
Cheyney: 0–22 0–11
Central State Marauders (NAIA independent) (1993–1995)
1993 Central State 8–1–2 L NAIA Division I Semifinal
1994 Central State 8–2 L NAIA Division I Quarterfinal
1995 Central State 10–1 W NAIA Division I Championship
Central State: 26–4–2
Tuskegee Golden Tigers (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1996–2005)
1996 Tuskegee 5–6
1997 Tuskegee 7–4
1998 Tuskegee 10–2 1st W Pioneer
1999 Tuskegee 9–3 T–1st L Pioneer
2000 Tuskegee 12–0 1st W Pioneer
2001 Tuskegee 11–1 T–1st W Pioneer
2002 Tuskegee 10–1 1st
2003 Tuskegee 5–6
2004 Tuskegee 10–2 L Pioneer
2005 Tuskegee 11–1 W Pioneer
Tuskegee: 90–26
Jackson State Tigers (Southwestern Athletic Conference) (2006–2013)
2006 Jackson State 6–5 5–4 T–2nd (East)
2007 Jackson State 8–4 7–2 1st (East)
2008 Jackson State 7–5 6–1 1st (East)
2009 Jackson State 3–7 3–4 T–2nd (East)
2010 Jackson State 8–3 6–3 T–1st (East)
2011 Jackson State 9–2 7–2 T–1st (East)
2012 Jackson State 7–5 7–2 T–1st (East)
2013 Jackson State 8–4 8–1 1st (East)
Jackson State: 55–35
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (Southwestern Athletic Conference) (2014–present)
2014 Mississippi Valley State 2–9 1–8 5th (East)
2015 Mississippi Valley State 1–10 1–8 5th (East)
2016 Mississippi Valley State 1–10 1–8 5th (East)
Mississippi Valley State: 4–29 3–24
Total: 177–115–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delta Devils hire Rick Comegy". ESPN.com. Associated Press. January 21, 2014. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jackson State fires Rick Comegy". ESPN.com. December 18, 2013. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ Tuskegee University#Sports coaching records

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