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John Gutekunst
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born (1944-04-13) April 13, 1944 (age 75)
Sellersville, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1963–1966Duke
Position(s)Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1967–1978
1979–1983
1984–1985
1985–1991
1992
1992
1994–1995
1996–1998
1999–2003
2004
2005–2006
2009
2010–2011
Duke (assistant)
Virginia Tech (assistant)
Minnesota (DC/DB)
Minnesota
Tampa Bay Storm (assistant)
Wake Forest (DB)
Rutgers (DC)
Rhode Island (DB/K)
South Carolina (DB)
North Carolina (co-DC)
North Carolina (AHC/TE)
East Carolina (ST)
Columbia (DB)
Head coaching record
Overall29–37–2
Bowls1–1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
AFCA Assistant Coach of the Year Award (2000)

John Gutekunst (born April 13, 1944) is an American football coach and former player. He served as the head football coach at the University of Minnesota from 1985 to 1991, compiling a record of 29–37–2. Gutekunst came to Minnesota in 1984 as an assistant coach and took over as interim head coach in 1985 for the Independence Bowl after Lou Holtz left the team to become the head coach at Notre Dame. Gutekunst was promoted to head coach before the next season. He has also served as an assistant coach at Duke University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Wake Forest University, Rutgers University, the University of Rhode Island, the University of South Carolina, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and East Carolina University. He joined the East Carolina staff in October 2009, taking over for Rock Roggeman, who left on indefinite medical leave.[1] Gutekunst is an alumnus of Duke University, where he played football and baseball.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Minnesota Golden Gophers (Big Ten Conference) (1985–1991)
1985 Minnesota 1–0* W Independence
1986 Minnesota 6–6 5–3 T–3rd L Liberty
1987 Minnesota 6–5 3–5 T–6th
1988 Minnesota 2–7–2 0–6–2 T–9th
1989 Minnesota 6–5 4–4 5th
1990 Minnesota 6–5 5–3 6th
1991 Minnesota 2–9 1–7 10th
Minnesota: 29–37–2 18–28–2 *Lou Holtz coached the first 11 games of the season.
Total: 29–37–2

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