Wally "Chick" Ciochetti

Wally “Chick” Ciochetti devoted himself to Cottage Grove High School athletics for 40 years, primarily as a coach for track and field, football and basketball. He coached the Lions to the 1956 and 1960 Hayward Relays Class-A Championships. His 1970 team was voted as

Oregon’s top high school track and field dual meet team. “Chick” assisted Mexico’s track team in the 1964 Olympics and was an assistant track coach for the 1972-73 Pan American Games.