Track & Field


LiebWon bronze at the 1924 Paris games in the discus ... competed in track and field, football and hockey at Notre Dame ... won the discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 1922 and 1923, earning All-America honors each year ... widely credited with modern day spin technique in discus ... broke world discus record after Olympics with a throw of 47.61m ... won AAU discus titles in 1923 and 1924 ... Monogramed in football in 1921 and 1922, playing right tackle and wearing No. 35 for the Irish ... Monogramed in track and field in 1922 and 1923 ... also played goalie for the Notre Dame hockey team ... while in Notre Dame graduate school, helped coach the track and field, hockey and football teams ... was the head hockey coach from 1923-26, posting a 3-8-3 record ... was the first assistant under head football coach Knute Rockne from 1924-25 and again in 1929, helping the Irish win a national title in 1929 ... also coached football at Wisconsin, Loyola Marymount (Calif.) and Florida ... head coach at Loyola and Florida ... led Loyola to record of 47-33-4 from 1930-38 ... led Florida to a record of 20-26-1 in five seasons, while also serving as the school's athletics director ... also started Loyola's hockey program, leading the team to four consecutive Pacific Coast Intercollegiate League titles from 1935-38, posting a record of 38-3-2 ... after Florida, was an assistant football coach at the University of Alabama and served as the school's head track and field coach from 1946-1951 ... inducted into Loyola Marymount Hall of Fame in 1987 ... wrote several books about coaching techniques for the line.

Tom Lieb
Tom  Lieb

1924 (Bronze)

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