North Central College - Naperville, IL

Charles Dailey

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Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1978

Chuck Dailey is the former chairman of the department of physical education for men at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore., and has been known as the “ambassador with a basketball.” Over the years, Dailey has received many awards and was decorated with the Royal Thai Crown by the king of Thailand for outstanding service to the people of that country. He also received an honorary doctoral degree from the National College of Physical Education in Thailand. Dailey worked through the U.S. Department of State as an American sports specialist during five different tours of duty. He taught basketball in Singapore, Sarawak, Brunei and North Borneo in addition to his work in Thailand.