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Frank Gansz

Born: 1938-11-22 - Died: 2009-04-27
Cause of Death:
Complications from knee replacement surgery

Death Summary: Frank Gansz suffered complications during knee replacement surgery and died in Dallas on April 27, 2009. He was 70 years old.

Who was Frank Gansz : Gansz was a football coach whose career spanned nearly 40 years.

Early in his career Gansz held several assistant coaching positions at Oklahoma State, Colgate University, Southern Methodist University, Army, UCLA, United States Air Force Academy and this alma mater, the United States Naval Academy.

In 1986 he became special teams coach for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Following season he took over the head-coaching job after John Mackovic was fired. He was fired after just two seasons after amassing a 8 – 22 – 1 record, he was succeeded by Marty Schottenheimer.

Gansz was the special teams coach of the 1999 St. Lois Rams that defeated the Tennessee Titans to win Super Bowl XXXIV.
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  1. mike shimer Says:

    All surgery is a risk.What a bad way to go. He never had a clue it would be over so soon.RIP.SHIMMY

  2. Bill Bilo Says:

    Requiescat in Pace, Frank

  3. Donovin Darius Says:

    My prayers go out to the family. He was the best coach I ever had, not just in football but in life. R.I.P. “Crash”

  4. Cody Gansz Says:

    umm i was related to this dude so it sucks that he died and i never got to meet him

  5. Jonathan Hilton Says:

    In accordance with RCW 9A.72.085, I declare under the Probate Laws of Essex-London, United Kingdom that l have a record of an unclaimed Estate proceed left in a codicil by a deceased Frank Gansz,you can contact my email as soon as possible for further details,Barristerhiltonoffice.esq@gmail.com.
    Thank you

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