|1909–1911||Holy Cross (MA)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
Hyde Park HS (MA)
Boston College (assistant)
|Head coaching record|
College Football Data Warehouse
|Accomplishments and honors|
2 Western New York Little Three Conference (1934, 1936)
William P. "Hiker" Joy (c. 1888 – ?) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Boston College from 1912 to 1913 and at Canisius College from 1933 to 1938, compiling a career college football record of 32–24–5.
An All-American end at Holy Cross, Joy was hired as Boston College's head coach months after graduating college. In his seacond season as head coach, he led BC to their first winning season of the 20th century. On December 14, 1914, Joy was named faculty coach at Hyde Park High School in Hyde Park, Massachusetts. Joy returned to Boston College in 1921 as an assistant to Frank Cavanaugh. When Cavanaugh left BC in 1927, Joy followed him to Fordham where he remained as an assistant until 1932. From 1933 to 1938, Joy was the head coach at Canisius College.
Head coaching record
|Boston College Eagles (Independent) (1912–1913)|
|Canisius Golden Griffins (Western New York Little Three Conference) (1933–1938)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
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