|Born||January 30, 1925|
|Died||July 23, 2013 (aged 88)|
|Alma mater||St. Ambrose|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1950–1958||St. Ambrose Academy|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
McManus, who attended St. Ambrose Academy (now Assumption High School) and St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, coached his high school alma mater from 1950 to 1958. After a year as an assistant at Iowa, McManus was named head coach and athletic director at Creighton in Omaha, Nebraska. He led the Bluejays to a 138–118 record from 1959 to 1969 and took the program to the NCAA Tournament appearances in 1962 and 1964.
- "Former Q-C coach McManus dies at 88". Quad City Times. July 24, 2013. Retrieved July 27, 2013.
- "Obituary: John J. "Red" McManus". Legacy.com. July 24, 2013. Retrieved July 27, 2013.
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