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Soccer Alumni Spotlight - Josh Dickens '02

Soccer Alumni Spotlight - Josh Dickens '02
Soccer Alumni Spotlight - Josh Dickens '02

Josh Dickens 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

Current Location

Lake Gaston, VA

Years Attending Hampden-Sydney



Defensive midfielder, forward

Current Job

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."

Roanoke Shuts Down Soccer
October 10, 2017 Roanoke Shuts Down Soccer
Tigers Pounce Knights, Win 5-1
September 27, 2017 Tigers Pounce Knights, Win 5-1
Randolph Defeats Soccer 2-0
September 19, 2017 Randolph Defeats Soccer 2-0
Soccer Dominates in 5-0 Win
September 16, 2017 Soccer Dominates in 5-0 Win
Tigers Draw Cougars 2-2
September 1, 2017 Tigers Draw Cougars 2-2