UND Staff

Joe Kuharich

Football Head Coach 1959-62


Kuharich played professional football with the Chicago Cardinals from
1940-1941. He served in the Navy for the next four years and in 1946 became
line coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He moved on to become line coach
at the University of San Francisco in 1947, then became the head coach
of the Chicago Cardinals. In 1953 he scouted for various clubs. From 1954-58
he served as the head coach of the Washington Redskins, earning pro coach
of the year honors in [apos]55. After his four-year stint at Notre Dame, from
1958-1962, Kuharich became supervisor of officials for the National Football
League. From 1964-1969 he was head coach and general manager of the Philadelphia