Thursday, March 31, 2016

John Moiseichik

John S. "Mush" Moiseichik

June 5, 1920
Cortland, NY

April 16, 2016
Groton, NY

1935-36 Cortland High School - New York (High School)
1936-37 Cortland High School - New York (High School)
1937-38 Cortland High School - New York (High School)
1940-41 Cortland State (College)
1941-42 Cortland State (College)
1942-43 Cortland State (College)
1944-45 Air Technical Services - Dayton (Military)
1945-46 Cortland State (College)
1946-47 Syracuse Nationals (NBL)

Born to Stephen and Sofia Moiseichik. He was a football and basketball star at Cortland State, with his time there interrupted by military service. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War 2 and returned to Cortland to graduate in 1946. After a brief appearence with the Nationals, he finished his Masters Degree in Physical Education at Syracuse University and went to coach football for 20 years at Courtland High School, retiring in 1967. He was also the school's athletic director.

He was married to Winifred (1921-1981) and had a son, Dyke, and a daughter, Khette. His second wife, Jean, died in 2011.

Cortland Athletic Hall of Fame
San Bernadino County Sun, Feb 27, 1945


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