Jane Hicks is in her 26th season with the Delaware State University Athletic Department.
A 2014 DSU Diamond Extravaganza honoree, Hicks serves as the administrative assistant for Delaware State University men's and women's basketball programs, and Campus Advisor for Epsilon Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Campus & Co-Advisor for NCNW (National Council of Negro Women).
Since joining the Delaware State University family in 1993, she has served in various capacities in the athletics department.
From Dec. 2003 to June 2005, Hicks was DSU's Assistant to the Athletic Director/Director of Academic Services, where she created and formed the academic center for student-athletes (Memorial Hall).
Her tenure at Delaware State has also included 10 years as Activity Director for the DSU/National Youth Sports Program, a youth 9-16 years of age, assistant tennis coach, Assistant Marketing and Promotions Director and Acting Director of Athletics Compliance/Assistance.
From 1993-2004, Hicks was the Hornets' head volleyball coach. She also served as the school's head softball coach from 1993-99.
Hicks holds a masters in curriculum and instruction in education from Delaware State University and a bachelor's in psychology (minor in health and physical education) from Fort Valley State University (Ga.), where she was a two sport athlete, and volunteer with Special Olympics and NYSP.
She is a member of Dover, Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; she is a member of Central Baptist Church (Dover, Del.), where she enjoys singing in the choir, and working with the youth of the community.
She is married to her high school sweetheart husband Kenneth, where they reside in Dover with their two sons, Kenneth Jr. and Kendrick, and daughter Kennisha (RIP).
In her spare time, she enjoys fishing, crabbing, spending time with family, friends and spending her pride and joy, grandson Zion.