Rod Humenuik

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Rod Humenuik
Biographical details
Born (1938-06-17) June 17, 1938 (age 82)
Detroit, Michigan
Playing career
1955 Pierce College
1956–1957 USC
1960–1962 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Position(s) Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1963 La Habra HS (CA) (line)
1964 Long Beach Poly HS (CA) (line)
1965 Fullerton College (line)
1966–1970 USC (OL)
1971–1972 Valley State / Cal State Northridge
1973–1974 Toronto Argonauts (assistant)
1975–1982 Cleveland Browns (OL)
1983–1984 Kansas City Chiefs (OL)
1985–1988 New England Patriots (AHC)
1989 New York Jets (OL)
1990–1992 New England Patriots (OL)
1994 Kansas State (OL)
1997 Frankfurt Galaxy (OL)
1998 England Monarchs (OC/OL)
1998–2002 Principia
2001–2002 Detroit Fury (OL/DL)
Head coaching record
Overall23–36

John "Rod" Humenuik (born June 17, 1938) is an American former gridiron football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at California State University, Northridge from 1971 to 1972 and Principia College in Elsah, Illinois from 1998 to 2002, compiling a career college football record of 10–12.

Humenuik attended Los Angeles High School in Los Angeles, where was named an All-City tackle in 1954. He began his college football career at Pierce College in Los Angeles, earning All-Western State Conference laurels and honorable mention on All-American Junior College team in 1955. Humenuik transferred to the University of Southern California, earning letters for the USC Trojans football team in 1956 and 1957. The then played professionally with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League (CFL). [1] [2]

Humenuik began his coaching career in 1963 when he was hired as line coach at La Habra High School in La Habra, California. He served in the same role at Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California the following year before moving to Fullerton College in 1965, once again serving as line coach. Humenuik returned to USC in 1966 as an assistant coach under John McKay. [3]

Head coaching record

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs
Valley State / Cal State Northridge Matadors (California Collegiate Athletic Association)(1971–1972)
1971 Valley State 4–71–23rd
1972 Cal State Northridge 6–51–34th
Valley State / Cal State Northridge:10–122–5
Principia Panthers (St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference)(1998–1999)
1998 Principia0–80–4
1999 Principia2–4
Principia Panthers (NCAA Division III independent)(2000–2002)
2000 Principia4–4
2001 Principia2–4
2002 Principia5–4
Principia:13–24
Total:23–36

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References

  1. "Line Coach Named at La Habra High". Los Angeles Times . Los Angeles, California. February 28, 1963. p. 104. Retrieved November 25, 2020 via Newspapers.com Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg .
  2. "Rod Humenuik Named USC Grid Aide". Los Angeles Evening Citizen News. Los Angeles, California. June 10, 1966. p. 11. Retrieved November 25, 2020 via Newspapers.com Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg .
  3. "Humenuik To Coach Valley State Team". Los Angeles Times . Los Angeles, California. February 3, 1971. p. 46. Retrieved November 25, 2020 via Newspapers.com Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg .