|Born||January 25, 1928|
|Died||September 4, 2005 (aged 77)|
Columbia, South Carolina
|Head coaching record|
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. Valek also coached the New York Knights, of the Arena Football League, to a 2–10 record in 1988.
Head coaching record
|Illinois Fighting Illini (Big Ten Conference) (1967–1970)|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- "Jim Valek Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/coaching/alltime_coach_year_by_year.php?coachid=2380. Retrieved June 15, 2010.
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