Glen Tuckett

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Glen Tuckett (born 1927) was the coach of the Brigham Young University (BYU) baseball team from 1959 to 1976 and then BYU athletic director from 1976 to 1994.

Tuckett was raised in Murray, Utah. Tuckett played for the Salt Lake Bees and later for Salem's team. Prior to coming to BYU Tuckett coached the Calvary Dodgers. In 1995 Tuckett was appointed interim director of the University of Alabama athletic program in the wake of an NCAA investigation of violations in the program.

After his retirement Tuckett was recognized with the Homer Rice Award. In 2007, he was given the BYU Distinguished Service award.[1]

Tuckett is a Latter-day Saint.


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