Dick Yoder

ccshof logo Inducted
2009


Dick Yoder
Football • West Chester

Born and raised in West Chester, Dick played quarterback at West Chester High School before attending West Chester State Teachers College where he played quarterback for Coach Dr. Glenn Killinger. Following graduation, in 1959, Dick taught and coached at a Junior High School in West Chester before returning to his college alma mater as the QB coach and Assistant Professor of Physical Education in 1962. After teaching and coaching football for 17 years, he was named Director of Athletics in 1979 a position he held for nine years. Dick was instrumental in bringing the Philadelphia Eagles pre-season training camp to WCU. After 38 years at the University, Dick retired and was elected as Mayor of the Borough of West Chester, a position he held until 2010. Other awards: Dick was inducted into the WCU Killinger Football Hall of Fame, the Sturzebecker Hall of Fame and recently the recipient of the University's Distinguished Alumni Award.
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