Class of 2023

Don Amidei

Track and Field (Posthumous)

A revered figure in the world of track and field coaching, Don Amidei’s remarkable career spanned across DePaul, Loyola, and Northwestern Universities. His coaching expertise and mentorship have left an enduring impact on countless athletes throughout the Chicago area.

With unwavering dedication, Amidei guided his athletes to achieve excellence both on the track and in their personal lives. His coaching philosophy, centered on discipline, hard work, and sportsmanship, inspired generations of young athletes to reach their full potential.

As he is posthumously inducted into The Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame, Don Amidei’s legacy as a track and field coach is celebrated. His impact on the sports community in Chicago is immeasurable, and his memory will forever be cherished by the athletes he mentored and the coaches he influenced. Amidei’s coaching prowess and devotion to nurturing young talent continue to shape the future of track and field in Chicago.

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