Dick Trachok remained a valuable contributor to Wolf Pack Athletics even after retirement. In 2013 he was recognized as a Distinguished Nevadan by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents.
Trachok was replaced by Chris Ault as the Wolf Pack’s athletic director. In the following clips, Trachok discusses his decision to retire from the position of athletics director and his replacements.
Trachok had many successes during his tenure as athletics director. Here he discusses some of his most memorable successes and what he wishes he could have done better for the athletics programs.
In the following clips, Trachok talks about he and his wife receiving the Distinguished Nevadan award and the community celebration held for them.
Trachok was instrumental in the planning and construction of Lawlor Events Center in 1964. In the following clip, he talks about his role in the building and naming of the stadium.
Full interviews can be accessed here.