Josh Dickens '02 was a 2013 selection to the Hampden-Sydney College Athletics Hall of Fame. He is one of just two soccer players in school history to earn All-Region honors three times. Additionally, he earned First-Team All-ODAC as a sophomore, junior, and senior. His 32 points (11 goals, 10 assists) in 2000 rank sixth for most points in a season at H-SC and he ranks fourth in career points (89), fifth in career goals (33), and seventh in career assists (23).
Roanoke Rapids and Raleigh, NC
Lake Gaston, VA
Years Attending Hampden-Sydney
Defensive midfielder, forward
President, Dickens Plumbing, Inc.
Co-Owner, Advanced Radon Mitigation, LLC
Plumbing Instructor, Halifax Community College
Why did you choose Hampden-Sydney?
"Out of every school I visited, H-SC was the only school that offered a great education, competitive athletics, intimate interactions with staff/faculty, and a beautiful campus. I knew after my first visit that H-SC was my top choice. Next, I was introduced to everyone involved with the soccer program and there was no turning back."
What are your greatest memories at Hampden-Sydney?
"I really enjoyed the relationships with professors and other staff around campus. My best memories are mostly related to the friends I made. We had great times together, in class and out."
How has H-SC helped you in your life after college?
"My degree in economics has definitely played a role in how I make decisions in business and in my personal life, but relationships and networking with other alumni has been extremely valuable."
What advice would you give to the current Hampden-Sydney men's soccer team?
"Take time to read Attitude by Charles Swindoll. Apply it to the field. Apply it to your life.......and beat Macon."