Flint-area coaching legend dies in Florida - ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI

Flint-area coaching legend dies in Florida

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FLUSHING (WJRT) -

(12/27/12) - The Flint area has lost a coaching legend.

Dar Christiansen died in his Florida home Wednesday, at the age of 71, after a long battle with congestive heart failure.

Dar was a quarterback at Flushing in the 50s and came back as a head coach.

He also became the winningest coach in Flint history with a 56-8 record at Flint Southwestern.

Numerous players coached by Christiansen went on to the NFL, including Booker Moore and Reggie Williams, and of course the All American at Michigan, Rich Leach. 

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