Former Coach, AD Recalled in The New Yorker Piece

Tad Wieman, a University of Maine assistant football coach and athletic director in the 1940s, was mentioned in John McPhee’s piece titled Phi Beta Football in the Sept. 8 issue of The New Yorker. McPhee lived next to Wieman’s family in New Jersey when Wieman guided the gridiron team at Princeton University. As a youth, McPhee watched Tigers’ games on the sideline; his father was the team physician.