Jan Quarless Sport(s) Football Biographical details Born 1951 Head coaching record
Jan Quarless (born c. 1951) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Eastern Michigan University in 1992 and at Southern Illinois University Carbondale from 1997 to 2000, compiling a career college football record of 15–36. He was selected to the Northern Michigan University and Upper Michigan Hall of Fame. Quarless holds a Master’s degree from the University of Michigan and PhD from Southern Illinois University. [
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Playing career Edit
Quarless was a four lettermen for
Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan from 1969 to 1972 seasons and was team captain his senior year.
Coaching career Edit
Eastern Michigan Edit
Quarless became interim head football coach at
Eastern Michigan University when Jim Harkema resigned after the first four games of the 1992 season.  Quarless's team produced a record of 1–6.  The lone victory was a 7–6 home game against  Ohio.
Southern Illinois Edit
Quarless was the 19th head football coach at the
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, serving for four seasons, from 1997 to 2000, and compiling a record of 14–30.
Assistant coaching Edit
Quarless had several tenures as an assistant coach for at several colleges, including Eastern Michigan,
Bowling Green State University, the University of Kansas, and Wake Forest University.  
Head coaching record Edit