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Dean Wesley Hockney

editor , writer

Dean Wesley Hockney, American editor, writer. Notary public Indiana, 2001. Decorated North Atlantic Treaty Organization medal, Southwest Asia Service medal with campaign star, National Defense medal, Achievement medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters United States Air Force, Armed Forces Service medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary medal; named one of Top 10 People of Year in Howard County, Kokomo Perspective, 2001, 2003.

Background

Hockney, Dean Wesley was born on September 11, 1967 in Kokomo, Indiana, United States. Son of Daniel William and Sherri Lynne Hockney.

Career

Associate editor Indy Sports Magazine, Indianapolis, 1988—1989. Fuels journeyman United States Air Force, 1990, advance through grades to staff sergeant, retired, 1999. Sports editor Kokomo (Indiana)Perspective, 1999—2001.

Managing editor Kokomo (Indiana) Perspective, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Notary public Indiana, 2001.

Works

  • Author: Kats with a K: The 100 Year History of Kokomo Wildkat Boys Basketball.

Membership

Official track and field judge Indiana High School Athletic Association, 1999—2002. Sound director Lamplighter Christian Dinner Theater, 2000—2003. Official scorer Kokomo High School, 2001—2002.

Key bank achieve anything award judge United Way, 2001—2003. Football coach Police Athletic League, 2001—2003. Community relations committee Young Men’s Christian Association, 2002—2003.

Founder, president Howard County Sports Hall of Fame, 2002—2003. Baseball coach Kokomo Parents Babe Ruth League, 2002—2003. Founding director Kokomo Derby of the All-American Soap Box Derby, 2003—2004.

Minor league director Southside Youth Baseball League, 1988—1990. Board directors Kokomo 16-18 Baseball League, 2000—2002. Vice president UCT Youth Baseball League, 2001—2002.

Member of American Legion (baseball manager 2000-2003), Kiwanis (secretary 2001-2003, chairperson Howard County girls basketball banquet 2002-2003, delegate 2003, sergeant at arms 2003, president since 2004, Perfect Attendance 2001-2002, 2002-2003), Formatting Objects Processor (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coaching, travel.