Larry McElreavy
Biographical details
Born (1946-09-25) September 25, 1946 (age 74)
Claremont, New Hampshire
Head coaching record

Larry Brian McElreavy (born September 25, 1946) is a former American football player and coach. From 1983 to 1985 he led the New Haven Chargers, going 12–18. He then moved on to coach the Columbia Lions from 1986 to 1988, but only managed a paltry 2–28 record. McElreavy resigned following the 1988 season and finished his head coaching career with an overall record of 14–46.[1][2]

After leaving coaching, McElreavy went into the real estate business. He currently works as a car salesman in Bellows Falls, Vermont.[3]

Head coaching record[edit | edit source]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
New Haven Chargers (NCAA Division II independent) (1983–1985)
1983 New Haven 1–9
1984 New Haven 5–5
1985 New Haven 6–4
New Haven: 12–18
Columbia Lions (Ivy League) (1986–1988)
1986 Columbia 0–10 0–7 8th
1987 Columbia 0–10 0–7 8th
1988 Columbia 2–8 2–5 T–6th
Columbia: 2–28 2–19
Total: 14–46
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ROBERT McG. THOMAS Jr. (December 1, 1988). "Departure of Football Coach Gives Columbia Another Distressing Loss". The New York Times.
  2. "McElreavy Quits at Columbia". The New York Times. November 30, 1988.
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