Gene Corrigan is confirmed dead at the age of 91.
Gene was best known as a American Hall of Fame lacrosse player.
Death was likely due to coach (.
RT @JayBilas: Beautiful piece by John Feinstein on former ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan, who was a giant in the college sports i…
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RT @JayBilas: Beautiful piece by John Feinstein on former ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan, who was a giant in the college sports i…
RT @JayBilas: Beautiful piece by John Feinstein on former ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan, who was a giant in the college sports i…
Beautiful piece by John Feinstein on former ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan, who was a giant in the college sports i…
It was an emotional night in Durham, with tributes Gene Corrigan and Kobe Bryant before the game and a Mike Krzyzew…
RT @TheFWAA: NFF Mourns the Passing of Gene Corrigan
RT @GTAthletics: Moment of silence before @GTMBB tipoff tonight for Kobe Bryant and former @theACC commissioner Gene Corrigan…
RT @dukepbp: An emotional night in Cameron as @DukeMBB pays tribute to Kobe Bryant and Gene Corrigan with a 24.8 second moment o…
RT @dukepbp: An emotional night in Cameron as @DukeMBB pays tribute to Kobe Bryant and Gene Corrigan with a 24.8 second moment o…
RT @dukepbp: An emotional night in Cameron as @DukeMBB pays tribute to Kobe Bryant and Gene Corrigan with a 24.8 second moment o…
Moment of silence before @GTMBB tipoff tonight for Kobe Bryant and former @theACC commissioner Gene Corrigan…
RT @HannahStormESPN: RIP Gene Corrigan and prayers for all who knew and and loved him. @NotreDame 🍀
RT @GTAthletics: Moment of silence before @GTMBB tipoff tonight for Kobe Bryant and former @theACC commissioner Gene Corrigan…
RT @MrCFB: The legacy of former ACC commissioner Gene Corrigan is found in the people and the stories that he left us. RIP Co…
RT @MFosmoe: Funeral services for former #NotreDame athletic director Gene Corrigan will be Feb. 8 in Charlottesville, Va. Detai…
The legacy of former ACC commissioner Gene Corrigan is found in the people and the stories that he left us. 1222519237111095296,2020-01-29 13:57:54 +0000,MFosmoe,Funeral services for former #NotreDame athletic director Gene Corrigan will be Feb. 8 in Charlottesville
@kellyuc18 @TheNamesChubb In actuality, Gene Corrigan, who recently passed away, put an end to most of the Crazies’…
RT @GTAthletics: Moment of silence before @GTMBB tipoff tonight for Kobe Bryant and former @theACC commissioner Gene Corrigan…
RT @JayBilas: Beautiful piece by John Feinstein on former ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan, who was a giant in the college sports i…
RT @BestSeatWINA: Our weekly chat with @JerryRatcliffe of @hootie_dotcom featuring a conversation on Gene Corrigan's legacy and the…
So sad to hear Gene Corrigan passed away. We throw words like legend and giant around way too casually, but Gene Co…
RT @BestSeatWINA: Our weekly chat with @JerryRatcliffe of @hootie_dotcom featuring a conversation on Gene Corrigan's legacy and the…
Former ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan who left a lasting impression on the conference passed away. His legacy lives…
Our weekly chat with @JerryRatcliffe of @hootie_dotcom featuring a conversation on Gene Corrigan's legacy and the…
RT @sobberatduke: He will forever be "The Commish!" Always had time to stop & speak, fearlessly led the ACC in a key time, a mentor…
RT @JayBilas: Beautiful piece by John Feinstein on former ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan, who was a giant in the college sports i…
RT @JayBilas: Beautiful piece by John Feinstein on former ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan, who was a giant in the college sports i…
RT @sobberatduke: He will forever be "The Commish!" Always had time to stop & speak, fearlessly led the ACC in a key time, a mentor…
RT @sobberatduke: He will forever be "The Commish!" Always had time to stop & speak, fearlessly led the ACC in a key time, a mentor…
He will forever be "The Commish!" Always had time to stop & speak, fearlessly led the ACC in a key time, a mentor…
RT @JayBilas: Beautiful piece by John Feinstein on former ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan, who was a giant in the college sports i…
Gene Corrigan
Biographical details
Born1928
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Died (aged 91)
Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
Playing career
Lacrosse
1948–1951Duke
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Lacrosse
1956–1958Washington and Lee
1959–1967Virginia
Soccer
1955–1957Washington and Lee
1958–1965Virginia
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1969–1971Washington and Lee
1971–1981Virginia
1981–1987Notre Dame
1987–1995ACC (commissioner)
1995-1997NCAA (president)
Head coaching record
Overall67–64 (lacrosse)
55–49–9 (soccer)
Eugene F. Corrigan (1928 – January 24, 2020) was an American lacrosse player, coach of lacrosse and soccer, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head men's lacrosse coach at Washington and Lee University from 1956 to 1958 and at the University of Virginia from 1959 to 1967, compiling a career college lacrosse record of 67–64. Corrigan was also the head men's soccer coach at Washington and Lee from 1955 to 1957 and at Virginia from 1958 to 1965, tallying a career college soccer mark of 55–49–9. From 1981 to 1987 Corrigan was the athletic director at the University of Notre Dame. He served as the commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) from 1987 to 1995, and President of the NCAA from 1995-1997.
Corrigan was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1993, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 2007 and the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 2019.
Corrigan was the father of Boo Corrigan, athletic director at North Carolina State University; Kevin Corrigan, Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at the University of Notre Dame; and Tim Corrigan, ESPN's Senior Coordinating Producer for the NBA on ESPN. He died on January 24, 2020 at the age of 91 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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