Washington and Jefferson College
East Stroudsburg University



  • Served as W&J’s associate head coach and offensive strategist under AFCA Hall of Fame head coach John Luckhardt from 1982-1998, helping the Presidents win 137 games with two NCAA Division III national championship game appearances, four NCAA Regional titles, and 14 President’s Athletic Conference championships.
  • He also spent 10 years as W&J’s head track and field coach and nine seasons as the head men’s and women’s golf coach.
  • Dukett guided six W&J golf teams to PAC championships and was selected conference Coach of the Year six times.
  • In 1998, he started the first women’s golf team in school history.
  • After working eight years with alumni relations and development, Dukett became W&J’s athletic director in 2006 and served in that role for seven years before retiring.
  • Before coming to W&J he served as the head football coach at Parkland High School (1978-82) and Palmerton High School (1975-78).

Special Olympics

  • Dukett started with Special Olympics decades ago at Lehigh Valley as his son, B.J., became a Special Olympian at the age of seven.
  • He has been a longtime Special Olympics coach, advocate and volunteer who sits on the board of Special Olympics in Washington County.
  • Dukett has coached Special Olympics golf, basketball, and worked at the Special Olympics at Penn State.


  • He was a multisport standout athlete at Phillipsburg (NJ) High School).
  • At East Stroudsburg University, Dukett was a three-time Honorable Mention All-American quarterback and led the Warriors to the 1968 PSAC co-championship.
  • The 1969 ECAC Player of the Year, Dukett was inducted into the 1985 ESU Hall of Fame in 1985 and W&J’s Hall of Fame in 2018.