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

    … six months before they fired him. Why? He was a traditional salesperson who lacked a plan like I devised. Don’t focus on experience. Instead give them a scenario and ask them how they would handle it. For example, tell them about them taking over a slumping major account and ask them how they would turn it around. See if they are creative and passionate. Notre Dame plays Purdue tonight on NBC and this grad will be watching. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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