Chad Yowell
Chad Yowell
Induction Year: 2013
Class: Charter
Sport (s): Administrator

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Wheaton’s executive director of athletics from 1988–2011, Yowell was named the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Northeast Director of Athletics of the Year during the 2003–04 academic year. Under his leadership, Wheaton won eight NCAA championships and 13 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) titles, and earned four NACDA Directors’ Cup top-25 finishes. During his 23-year tenure, 358 student-athletes claimed All-America honors, more than 200 received national academic awards and more than 300 won academic all-conference accolades. Yowell also turned an eight-sport women’s athletics program into a 21-sport coeducational program that garnered national attention.