Pat Flanagan
Hall of Fame Enshrinee Information

Pat Flanagan

Inducted: 1996
Years at Loras: 1959-63, 1966-present
Sport: Intramural Director/Coach


  • One of the most successful coaches in Loras history, Flanagan has earned 100 victories in two sports while maintaining the highest academic standards for his teams. In wrestling, Flanagan helped establish the Duhawks' reputation as a national power with six All-Americans including one national champion. On the tennis courts, he has produced five Iowa Conference champions, four national qualifiers, 35 All-IIAC individuals and doubles teams, two Volvo Scholastic All-Americans and a GTE Academic All-American.
  • All-time winningest head coach in wrestling (1966-81) and women's tennis (1981-89, 93-97), recording a 127-46-4 mark in wrestling and a 149-39 in tennis.
  • Head men's tennis coach from 1988-90 recording a 27-6 record.
  • Director of the Loras 80/80 intramural program (1966-2002) where 80 percent of the student body participates in 80 percent of the 100 intramural activities.