Tom Conley (American football)

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Tom Conley
Sport(s)Football, basketball
Playing career
Football
1928–1930Notre Dame
Position(s)End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1931–1932La Salle
1933–1935Notre Dame (ends)
1936–1942John Carroll
Basketball
1931–1933La Salle
1936–1943John Carroll
Head coaching record
Overall33–34–7 (football)
86–87 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
1 OAC (1938)

Thomas Conley was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. Conley played college football at the University of Notre Dame from 1928 to 1930. He was the captain of the 1930 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team, which won a national championship. Conley was named a Second Team All-American as an end that year. He served as the head football coach at La Salle University from 1931 to 1932 and at John Carroll University from 1936 to 1942, compiling a career college football coaching record of 33–34–7.[1] Conley was also the head basketball coach at La Salle from 1931 to 1933 and at John Carroll from 1936 to 1943, tallying a career college basketball mark of 86–87. He worked as an assistant football coach in charge of the ends at his alma mater, Notre Dame, from 1933 to 1935. A native of Philadelphia, Conley attended Roman Catholic High School there.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
La Salle Explorers (Independent) (1931–1932)
1931 La Salle 4–4
1932 La Salle 4–2–2
La Salle: 8–6–2
John Carroll Blue Streaks (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1936–1942)
1936 John Carroll 2–7 1–3 T–14th
1937 John Carroll 3–5 1–2 T–14th
1938 John Carroll 6–2–1 4–0–1 1st
1939 John Carroll 7–1 2–1 9th
1940 John Carroll 2–6 0–3 T–17th
1941 John Carroll 2–5–1 1–2–1 11th
1942 John Carroll 3–2–3 3–0–1 2nd
John Carroll: 25–28–5 12–11–3
Total: 33–34–7

Basketball[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
La Salle Explorers (Independent) (1931–1933)
1931–32 La Salle 15–8
1932–33 La Salle 13–3
La Salle: 28–11
John Carroll Blue Streaks (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1936–1943)
1936–37 John Carroll 4–13 2–8 18th
1937–38 John Carroll 5–9 3–5 11th
1938–39 John Carroll 13–14 6–4 T–5h
1939–40 John Carroll 12–8 5–4 T–6th
1940–41 John Carroll 8–13 5–7 11th
1941–42 John Carroll 8–10 5–6 9th
1942–43 John Carroll 8–9 5–6 10th
John Carroll: 58–76 31–40
Total: 86–87

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://jcusports.com/sports/2007/11/1/FB_Seasonbyseason.aspx?path=football
  2. ^ "Conley Lands Coaching Job; Notre Dame Captain to Tutor La Salle College Eleven in Home City". Reading Eagle. Reading, Pennsylvania. January 6, 1931. p. 10. Retrieved May 10, 2015 – via Google News.