Chicago State University

CSU Announces New Athletic Director

Tracy Dildy













CHICAGO, IL -– University officials announced that Men’s Head Basketball coach, Tracy Dildy has been appointed university Interim Director of Athletics. He replaces Athletic Director Denisha Hendricks who recently resigned from the position. Dildy, a native Chicagoan has extensive experience in collegiate athletics. “I thank God for this great opportunity to serve as the Interim Athletic Director,” said Dildy. With the help of our coaching staff and administrators I look forward to taking the athletic programs to new heights. My main focus is to ensure our students excel in all areas."

Dildy is a graduate of the University of Illinois- Chicago (UIC) where he was inducted into the UIC Athletic Hall of Fame.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Education.  Additionally, Dildy is a member of the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame. 

“With 25 years of experience, Dildy possess the proven ability to lead and continue to build the department, said Dr. Thomas Calhoun, Chicago State University President. “Mr. Dildy is reputed as an energetic and dedicated coach.  His leadership skills and ability to rise to any occasion made him the right choice for the role at this time”. 
Dildy has been the university’s Men’s Head Basketball Coach since 2010.  Prior to Chicago State, Dildy served as the Associate Men’s Head Basketball Coach at UIC and has held several other coaching positions across the nation including; Auburn University, Ball State University, DePaul University, University of Alabama-Birmingham and the University of Mississippi.

Dildy will continue to serve as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach as he assumes the responsibilities of Interim Director of Athletics.