Richard J. Giedlin (1957-1987)
Dick Giedlin began his career at Alfred State College as Director of Student Housing and Men's Basketball Coach in 1957. As Basketball Coach (1957-1970), he led the team to Alfred's first and only Region III Basketball Championship in 1960. He was Athletic Director for 21 years (1966-1987) and was also Chairman of Physical Education (1967-1987). Dick was elected Assistant Region III Director (1971-1975). As Regional Director, he was chosen to be a member of a National Executive NJCAA Committee in 1974 that first integrated women's athletics into the national level. Dick was instrumental in teh establishment of the Penn-York Athletic Conference and served as its President for four years. Truly a "pioneer" in junior college sports, his dedication, loyalty and commitment established Alfred State athletics as a Regional and National leader. Dick retired from Alfred in 1987 after a career span of 30 years.