Gerry Faust

Gerard Anthony "Gerry" Faust (born May 21, 1935) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Notre Dame from 1981 to 1985 and at the University of Akron from 1986 to 1994, compiling a career college football record of 73–79–4. From 1962 to 1980, Faust was the head football coach at Moeller High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he tallied a mark of 178–23–2 and won four High School Football National Championships. Before coaching, Faust enjoyed a successful stint as a quarterback at the University of Dayton, where he played under former Notre Dame coach Hugh Devore.
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  • What I’ve Learned about Hiring from my Alma Mater

    … Good Hiring Lessons from college football hiring mistakes My alma mater, Notre Dame, has made many, many hiring mistakes – including two terrible football coaches, Gerry Faust, and Tyrone Willingham. Even the best make mistakes. They also had a defensive coordinator who blitzed on every down – Jon Tenuta – which was easy to stop. He blitz so…

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