Keady pictured in The Epitome 1916, Lehigh yearbook
|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, baseball|
|Died||February 12, 1964 (aged 82)
Concord, New Hampshire
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
John Thomas "Tom" Keady (1882 – February 12, 1964) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Lehigh University from 1912 to 1920, at the University of Vermont from 1921 to 1924, at Marine Corps Base Quantico from 1925 to 1930, and at Western Reserve University from 1931 to 1933, compiling a career college football record of 87–48–6. Keady was also the head basketball coach and the head baseball coach at Dartmouth College, Lehigh, Vermont, and Quantico.
Early life and playing career
Keady was the 13th head football coach for the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and he held that position for nine seasons, from 1912 until 1920. His overall coaching record at Lehigh was 56–23–3. This ranks him tied for third at Lehigh in wins and second in winning percentage. Keady was the head football coach at Western Reserve University from 1931 to 1933, compiling a record of 14–9–2 in three seasons.
Head coaching record
|Lehigh Brown and White (Independent) (1912–1920)|
|Vermont Catamounts () (1921–1924)|
|Quantico Marines Devil Dogs () (1925–1930)|
|Western Reserve Red Cats (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1931)|
|Western Reserve Red Cats () (1932–1933)|
|Dartmouth Big Green () (1910–1911)|
|Lehigh Brown and White () (1912–1913)|
|Vermont Catamounts () (1921–1925)|
- "Nationally Known Coach 'Tom' Keady Dies In City". The Telegraph. February 13, 1964. Retrieved July 16, 2011.
- Lehigh Coaching Records
- "Coach John Thomas Keady". University Archives. Case Western Reserve University. September 28, 2011.
- "Thomas J. Keady, 82, Dies; Coached Football at Lehigh". The New York Times. February 13, 1964. Retrieved July 16, 2011.
- Tom Keady at the College Football Data Warehouse
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)