FANDOM


Jim Valek
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1928-01-25)January 25, 1928
Joliet, Illinois
DiedSeptember 4, 2005(2005-09-04) (aged 77)
Columbia, South Carolina
Playing career
Position(s)End
Head coaching record
Overall8–32 (college)
2–10 (AFL)

James Joseph Valek (January 25, 1928 – September 4, 2005) was an American football player, coach, and executive. He served as the head football coach at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign from 1967 to 1970, compiling a record of 8–32.[1] Valek also coached the New York Knights, of the Arena Football League, to a 2–10 record in 1988.

Head coaching recordEdit

CollegeEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Illinois Fighting Illini (Big Ten Conference) (1967–1970)
1967 Illinois 4–6 3–4 T–5th
1968 Illinois 1–9 1–6 T–8th
1969 Illinois 0–10 0–7 10th
1970 Illinois 3–7 1–6 T–9th
Illinois: 8–32 5–23
Total: 8–32
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

ReferencesEdit

Template:New York Knights (arena football)

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.