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Frank Chiodo
Frank Chiodo

Mark, Illinois


Football, Basketball

Football (1948-50), Basketball (1950-51)

Inducted: 1978

Four-year letterwinner in football and two-year letterwinner in basketball ... quarterbacked the Redbirds to their last undefeated regular season (1950) ... ISU's record with Chiodo under center was 16-8-4 ... in seven seasons as head football coach and athletic director at St. Patrick Central in Kankakee, his teams had a 43-4-4 record ... took an assistant coaching position at University High School in Normal in 1963, and eventually taking over the head football coaching duties in 1964 ... served coaching stints at U-High for the track and field, baseball, basketball and tennis teams ... he also served an interim period as the school's athletic director.