Jack Gotta

Vitals

Full name: John C. Gotta

Preferred name: Jack

Born Nov. 14, 1930 in Bessemer, MI (89 years old)

Football program: Oregon State

Last Season Played: 1964

Position: E

Jersey: #72

Career

9 Season Career with CGY, SSK, MTL

Active years: 1956–1964

116 career games (See notes)

  • 116 regular season games

Awards

  • 1972 Winner Coach of the Year
  • 1973 Winner Coach of the Year
  • 1978 Winner Coach of the Year

Star of the Week/Top Performer

Weekly
Monthly

Jack Gotta Career Game Participation

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T483rd,
95th percentile)
3 teams 116
(Rank: 832nd,
93rd percentile)
0 0
1956 CGY 73 7 -- 0
1957 CGY 73 16 -- 0
1958 CGY 73 16 -- 0
1959 CGY 73 7 -- 0
1960 SSK 74 10 -- 0
1961 SSK 74 16 -- 0
1962 SSK 74 16 -- 0
1963 SSK 74 16 -- 0
1964 SSK 74 5 -- 0
  MTL 72 7 -- 0

Head Coach

  • Ottawa Rough Riders (Dec. 10, 1969 – Feb. 4, 1974)
  • Calgary Stampeders (Dec. 1, 1976 – Dec. 14, 1979)
  • Calgary Stampeders (Dec. 9, 1981 – Nov. 15, 1983)
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders (Dec. 1, 1984 – Dec. 8, 1986)

Jack Gotta's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA
Regular Season170838250.5033,6533,731
Playoffs105500.500166153
Grey Cup11001.0002218

Assistant Coach

  • Saskatchewan Roughriders 1966