John Sitarsky
Biographical details
BornFebruary 7, 1912[1]
Brooklyn, New York
DiedNovember 2, 1956(1956-11-02) (aged 44)
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback (footbal)
Head coaching record
Overall6–4 (football)
5–8 (basketball)
34–36 (baseball)

John James Sitarsky (February 7, 1912 – November 2, 1956) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach.[2] He served as the head football coach at Bucknell University in 1943.[3] He also served as the schools head baseball coach from 1938 to 1943.[4]

Sitarsky was the starting quarterback for the 1935 Bucknell Bison football team defeated the Miami Hurricanes in the first ever Orange Bowl.[5]

He died of a heart attack, aged 44.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Bucknell Bison (Middle Atlantic Conference) (1943)
1943 Bucknell 6–4
Bucknell: 6–4
Total: 6–4
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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