Board of Directors


Courtney Barbee

President Email Courtney Barbee

Senior – Business Administration Information Technology

Hometown: China Grove, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Tie between Clemson 2011 Homecoming and Florida State 2012

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Beating UNC and Duke at home in 2012-2103 season

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Homecoming

Favorite NC State athlete? Philip Rivers

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The passion that our fans have about this school and our athletics program.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?All of them.

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? It is a tie between Chuck Amato and Mark Gottfried

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? I am going to both Wake Forest and Duke

Favorite NC State tradition? Singing the Alma Mater after football games and yelling “Go to Hell Carolina!”

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I was born and raised a die-hard Wolfpack fan and I have a passion for NC State like no one else.

I chose NC State over: I did not apply anywhere else. NC State is my home.


Kelson Crocker

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Senior – Business Administration

Hometown: Kenly, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Fall 2010 against Florida State on Thursday Night Football on ESPN

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? January 2013 against Duke, I got to experience my first court rush in PNC Arena..

Favorite moment at a SWPC event?Beating UNC in Women’s Basketball Freshman year and rushing the court in the historic Reynolds Coliseum.

Favorite NC State athlete?My favorite athlete would be the entire NC State Football Offensive Line. I am an equipment manager for the football team and the Offensive Line is the position that I work with..

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? NC State fans support the Pack no matter what, there is a true since of family in the school itself and in the athletic program.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?Besides the obvious answer, UNC, I would have to say Clemson.

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season? Tie between Clemson on Thursday Night Football and UNC on Homecoming.

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? Games against new ACC members, Notre Dame, Syracuse and Pittsburgh.

Favorite NC State coach? Mike Uremovich

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Florida State

Favorite NC State tradition? Singing the Alma Mater after each game.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I heard it was a great school and had a sense of family. Family is very important to me and I was happy to have found a family at NC State..

I chose NC State over: Campbell, ECU


Thomas Destefano

Records Keeper Email Thomas Destefano

Senior - Business Administration

Hometown – Huntersville, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? UNC home game my freshman year.

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Duke home game my freshman year.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Going down onto the field during the BC football game sophomore year.

Favorite NC State athlete? Lorenzo Brown

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? As cliche as it may be, but never gets old....BEATING UNC!

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Soccer

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year? UNC (Football will be 5 in a row, and hopefully knock them off #1 in basketball)

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season? FSU

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? Tom O'Brien

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? FSU (I will be there)

Favorite NC State Tradition? Slow clap with your hands over our head to the fight song before basketball games.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? Sports, great academics, great people

I chose NC State over: UNCC


Katie Strickland

Secretary Email Katie Strickland

Senior – Elementary Education

Hometown: Four Oaks, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Florida State 2012

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Duke 2013

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Women’s Soccer Senior Night 2011

Favorite NC State athlete? Logan Winkles

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? I love the atmosphere and how loud the student sections get during games.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Women’s Soccer

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?ECU

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? Duke

Favorite NC State coach? Bryan Bunn

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Florida State

Favorite NC State tradition? The playing of the Alma Mater after each game.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I have always been a Wolfpack fan and I couldn’t imagine going to any other school.

I chose NC State over: I only applied to State. Going anywhere else would have been a crime.


Logan Blankenship

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Junior – Sports Management

Hometown: Candler, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Our victory over #3 Florida State in 2012

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Beating #1 Duke this past season. Getting to rush the court was an unforgettable moment.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? The NC State vs. UNC baseball series from this past season.

Favorite NC State athlete? Dereck Whittenburg and Torry Holt

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The passionate fan base that always support our teams, no matter the record or sport.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?Othern than UNC, Clemson and FSU

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?The Thursday night game vs. Clemson

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? Florida Gulf Coast

Favorite NC State coach? Dave Huxtable

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? I am lookin gfoward to the Florida State game, with it being legendary Coach Bobby Bowden's first return to a game at FSU since his retirement.

Favorite NC State tradition? The slow clap fight song before football/basketball games.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? When I was deciding on what college to attend, NC State stood out the most because of its loyalalumni base. It felt like such a family atmosphere, and I fell in love from the start..

I chose NC State over: Appalachian State and Western Carolina


Jeffrey Pegram

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Ben Pluer

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Junior – Biology

Hometown: Huntersville, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Beating #7 Clemson at home and seeing all the Clemson fans leaving the stadium shocked.

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? The Syracuse game because despite the loss, Wolfpack nation was in full force, screaming, cheering, and heckling their players

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Every baseball game on a Sunday Afternoon

Favorite NC State athlete? C.J. Leslie

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The camaraderie of fans at both revenue and non-revenue sporting events

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Volleyball or Baseball, both have great atmospheres

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?UNC

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? Mark Gottfried

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Tennessee or UNC

Favorite NC State tradition? Win or Lose, singing the Alma Mater at the end of football and basketball games

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I was born bleeding Wolfpack red and that gave me no other choice

I chose NC State over: I didn’t apply anywhere else!


Seth Noble

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Junior – Political Science

Hometown: Whiteville, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? 2012 FSU

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? I can't pick just one....2012-2013 home Duke and UNC games

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Any event that our AD Debbie Yow or Coaches partcipate attend

Favorite NC State athlete? Dereck Whittenburg, Tyler Lewis

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The passion and dedication of our fans. It doesn't get any better than the Wolfpack Faithful!

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC of course.

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?Clemson and UNC

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? Elliott Avent

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? I plan on attending the games at Wake Forest and Duke, but I wouldn't mind going on a road trip to Florida State as well.

Favorite NC State tradition? Win or Lose, singing the Alma Mater at the end of the games.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I was born and raised an NC State fan so it has been my dream to attend NC State.

I chose NC State over: NC State is the only school that I knew I would be truley happy at, so it was the only school that I applied to.


Stephanie Seals

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Super Senior – Chemical Engineering / Biomanufacturing

Hometown: Wilmington, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? Florida State game this past season. It was SICK!!!

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? Beating Duke my freshman year . When Javier sank the three pointer and we rushed the court.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? NC State Men's Soccer Senior Night.

Favorite NC State athlete? TJ Warren

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? Tradition and Loyalty

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Men's Soccer

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC, duh

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?UNC.....duh it's HOMECOMING and it's going to be AWESOME!

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? Duke

Favorite NC State coach? Coach Kay Yow

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Florida State

Favorite NC State tradition? Slow clapping to the fight song before the the basketball games

Why did you choose to come to NC State? Why would anyone NOT go to NC State?

I chose NC State over: UNC ....stupid idea to even apply.


David Sutton

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Sophomore - Biochemistry

Hometown: Candler, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? 2012 Florida State game when they were ranked #3 in the nation.

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? 2013 Duke game when we beat them and rushed the court. Never have I been more hyped.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? The fall of 2012 volleyball game against UNC. We all got so loud in Reynolds Coliseum.

Favorite NC State athlete? Richard Howell

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The yelling and energy of all the students and that we are pretty good.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Volleyball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?UNC

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? Coach Doeren

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Florida State

Favorite NC State tradition? Cruising down Hillsborough and seeing the Bell tower turn RED”

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I am a third generation NC State student in my family. My parents met here. This school has a fantastic biochemistry program and I love NC State Athletics .

I chose NC State over: lee University, Brevard College and Mars Hill for Baseball, UNC-Charlotte.


Reeves Thompson

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Junior – Economics

Hometown: High Point, NC

Most memorable football game you have been to as a student? 2012 vs #3 ranked Florida State

Most memorable basketball game you have been to as a student? UNC in January 2013; College Gameday's first appearance in Raleigh for basketball.

Favorite moment at a SWPC event? Nazmi Albadawi's "golden goal" against Mercer in 2012.

Favorite NC State athlete? Matt Dayes

The thing you love most about NC State Athletics? The passion and dedication of all the fans.

Favorite non-revenue sport to watch? Baseball

ACC team you look forward to playing most every year?UNC

Football game you are looking forward to the most this season?UNC

Basketball game you are looking forward to the most this season? UNC

Favorite NC State coach? Coach Doeren

If you could go to any away football game this season, which one would you choose? Florida State

Favorite NC State tradition? Supporting the athletic teams of all sports.

Why did you choose to come to NC State? I grew up coming to State football and basketball games; didn’t consider going to anywhere else. I love NC State.

I chose NC State over: Did not apply anywhere else.