William J. Young (coach)

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William J. Young
W J Young - Wm and Mary.jpg
Young pictured in The Colonial Echo 1912, William & Mary yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1881-09-09)September 9, 1881
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Died December 5, 1957(1957-12-05) (aged 76)
Playing career
n/a Penn
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1911–1912 William & Mary (football)
1911–1913 William & Mary (basketball)
Head coaching record
Overall 1–12–2 (football)
10–6 (basketball)

William James Young was the head coach for the William & Mary Tribe men's basketball team from 1911–1913.[1] He led the Tribe to a 10–6 record during his two-year tenure.[1] Young was also the head coach of William & Mary's football team for two seasons, 1911 and 1912. He went 1–12–2 during that time.[2] Young went on to serve as athletics director at the University of Maine in 1917.[3] He had previously attained his M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.

Head coaching record[edit]


Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
William & Mary Indians (Independent) (1911–1913)
1911–12 William & Mary 2–5
1912–13 William & Mary 8–1
Total: 10–6

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Rank#
William & Mary Orange and White (Independent) (1911–1912)
1911 William & Mary 1–5–2
1912 William & Mary 0–7
Total: 1–12–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


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