Thomas Andrew Gill
File:Thomas Andrew Gill.jpg
Gill pictured in the Star Tribune, 1914
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born1886
Washington, Indiana
DiedMarch 9, 1947(1947-03-09) (aged 60)
Daytona Beach, Florida
Playing career
Position(s)Halfback, quarterback (football)
Head coaching record
Overall20–21–2 (college football)
49–27 (men's college basketball)
18–9 (college baseball)

Thomas Andrew Gill (1886 – March 9, 1947) was an American football, and baseball player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball.

Coaching career[edit | edit source]

Gill served as the head football coach at Kentucky from 1918 to 1919, compiled a 5–5–1 record. His 1918 team won two games, at Indiana, 24–7, and at [[{{{school}}}|Georgetown of Kentucky]], 21–3. They lost at Vanderbilt, 33–0. A subsequent game against Centre and the remainder of the season were canceled due to the 1918 flu pandemic. Gill's 1919 team was 3–4–1, with wins against Georgetown, 1919 Sewanee Tigers football team and Tennessee and losses to Indiana, Ohio State, Cincinnati and Centre, while tying Vanderbilt, 0–0.

Gill coached the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team in 1918–19, finishing with a 6–8 record.

Death and honors[edit | edit source]

Gill died at the age 60, on March 9, 1947, in Daytona Beach, Florida.[1] He was inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame in 2007.[2]

Head coaching record[edit | edit source]

College football[edit | edit source]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Albion Britons (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1912)
1912 Albion 3–3
Albion: 3–3
North Dakota Flickertails (Independent) (1914–1917)
1914 North Dakota 3–5
1915 North Dakota 2–2–3
1916 North Dakota 5–2
1917 North Dakota 2–4
North Dakota: 12–13–1
Kentucky Wildcats (Independent) (1918)
1918 Kentucky 2–1
Kentucky Wildcats (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1919)
1919 Kentucky 3–4–1 3–1–1 5th
Kentucky: 5–5–1 3–1–1
Total: 20–21–2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

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