Donald C. Chichester has been involved in athletics his entire life. As a young child, he served as the ball boy and bat boy for many of Mt. Morris’s finest teams. Throughout his high school career, he excelled in football, basketball, and baseball. As the starting shortstop and co-captain of the baseball team, he led Mt. Morris to two LCAA and two Section Five Class C championships in 1965 and 1967. He was very close to winning 3 consecutive championships, as the 1966 led by him made the sectional finals. In basketball, he was the starting guard and co-captain of the 1967 team which also won both the LCAA and Section Five Class C championship. At the conclusion of the sectional tournament, he named to the Section Five All-Tournament team. In football, he was a very talented and versatile player who played both quarterback and flanker throughout his career. His accolades did not end in high school. After graduation, he went on to the University of Rochester where he was a two-sport athlete playing both baseball and basketball. After college, he returned to our area as a teacher and very successful coach at Arkport, Wayland, and Wayland-Cohocton school districts. During his coaching career, he coached teams to sectional championships in both basketball and softball and led Wayland boy’ ‘basketball to 4 consecutive Section Five championship games. He was a 3-time LCAA coach of the year and was once selected to coach the Ronald McDonald All Star Team. Along with his father, Donald A. Chichester, they became Section Five’s first ever father and son combination to be awarded the Section Five Coach of the Year. He is now also the first father-son combination to be elected into the Mt. Morris Athletic Hall of Fame. He is still involved in coaching today serving as an Assistant Coach to the SUNY Geneseo men’s basketball team.