Tracey Hickman

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Tracey Hickman
Current Team Coached Coalgate High School
College Redlands CC (2013-2014)
Central Oklahoma (2015-2016)
High School Rock Creek
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Tracey Hickman is the coach at Coalgate High School and Camp Director for Oklahoma Quizbowl Camp. He played for Rock Creek High School and collegiately for Redlands Community College and the University of Central Oklahoma. He is currently the principal organizer of pyramidal high-school quizbowl tournaments in Oklahoma, and has been a prominent fixture in the growth of good quizbowl in Oklahoma over the past several years.

Outside of Quizbowl, Hickman is professor of American and British Literature at Murray State College in Tishomingo, OK.

Playing Career

Hickman attended Rock Creek High School, where he won several Class 2A OSSAA State Championships. After graduating, he attended Redlands Community College, which he and Dustin Austin led to a fourth-place finish at the 2013 CCCT. The following year, Hickman led the CCCT field in scoring en route to a ninth-place finish for Redlands. He then attended Central Oklahoma, where he rejoined Austin to place 26th in Division II of the 2015 ICT.

Coaching and Tournament Organization

Hickman is currently the coach at Coalgate High School, and is involved in the organization of several NAQT tournaments in Oklahoma, including serving as the director of the NAQT Oklahoma State Championship every year since 2016. He is a frequent staffer at NAQT's national events (namely HSNCT and SSNCT), and has also directed (and played in) several Oklahoma ACRONYM mirrors. Since 2018, he has served as the Camp Director of OAAC's Oklahoma Quizbowl Camp. In 2019, he revived the Oklahoma NASAT team.