HALL OF FAME

Don Hull

Died:
April 1, 2007
College:
United States Military Academy

hall of fame

Don Hull

Died:
April 1, 2007
College:
United States Military Academy
Photo courtesy International Committee
Colonel Don Hull, shown here far right, served in World War II and the Korean War before a career in athletic administration. He served as the executive director of the Amateur Athletic Union from 1962 to 1978, then served eight years as president of the International Amateur Boxing Association.
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Col. Don Hull was a standout boxer during his time at the U.S. Military Academy and served in World War II and the Korean War.

He was a longtime administrator in amateur sports. Among the positions he held were president of the International Amateur Boxing Association and executive director of the Amateur Athletic Union for 16 years.

Hull coached multiple U.S. Olympic Teams, including the modern pentathlon in the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games and biathlon in the Squaw Valley 1960 Olympic Winter Games. Hull also served as President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s personal representative to the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games.

Hull passed away in 2007. He was 94.

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