Bo Hanley
Date of birth(1891-07-10)July 10, 1891
Place of birthUnited States
Date of deathNovember 23, 1954(1954-11-23) (aged 63)
Place of deathMilwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Career information
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight150 lb (68 kg)
US collegeMarquette
Career history
As coach
1914–1915Colorado Mines
1924Kenosha Maroons

William J. "Bo" Hanley (July 10, 1891 – November 23, 1954) was an American football player and coach. He served a head coach for the Kenosha Maroons of the National Football League (NFL) for one season in 1924. Hanley played college football at Marquette University, where he was nicknamed the "Marquette Marvel".

In 1911, Hanley played baseball for one season for the Aurora Blues of the Wisconsin-Illinois League.[1]

In 1920, Hanley's younger brother, Cornelius "Pat" Hanley played for the Detroit Heralds. Pat also played college football at Marquette.


Hanley was born on July 10, 1891. He died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 23, 1954.[2]


Hanley served as the head football coach at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado from 1914 to 1915.[3]

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colorado Mines Orediggers (Rocky Mountain Conference) (1914–1915)
1914 Colorado Mines 5–0–1 5–0–1 1st
1915 Colorado Mines 4–2 4–2 T–3rd
Colorado Mines: 9–2–1 9–2–1
Total: 9–2–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth


  1. ^ "William J. Hanley". Retrieved November 20, 2018.
  2. ^ "Hanley Dies". Waukesha Daily Freeman. Waukesha, Wisconsin. Associated Press. November 23, 1954. Retrieved September 15, 2015 – via Open access icon.
  3. ^ "1916 "Prospector"". Colorado School of Mines. Retrieved November 20, 2018.