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Welcome to Blacksburg Sports Club


Thank you for visiting Blacksburg Sports Club, the New River Valley's home for supporting local varsity athletic programs, primarily those of Blacksburg High School and Virginia Tech. We provide a setting for fellowship and education around a sports theme. We participate in and sponsor various fund-raising events to generate additional support for the athletic programs at Blacksburg High School and Virginia Tech. We wholeheartedly welcome the public to attend these events! Profits are used primarily to:

  • Promote excellence throughout the athletic departments of Blacksburg High School and Virginia Tech
  • Fund major projects at the two schools
  • Support under-funded athletic programs
  • Endow a VT scholarship

Upcoming Speaker:
Ned Skinner, VT Swimming & Diving Head Coach

Ned Skinner January 28, 2015 11:30 AM
Sponsored by: BCR Property Management
Introduction: Betsy Woodruff
Invocation by: Paul Ruszler
Menu Provided by Custom Catering
Only $9.00 per plate, including drink





Spring 2015 Speaker Schedule

Date Speaker Introducer Invocation Sponsor
January 7 Megan Burker, VT Lacrosse Head Coach Faye Marcum Sandy Schlaudecker Whitehouse & Blakely, Mark Whitehouse
January 14 Terry Ann Zawacki-Woods, VT Women's Tennis Head Coach Nancy Brittle Jim Wightman Foxridge Apartment Homes
January 21 Kevin Dresser, VT Wrestling Head Coach Sandy Birch Jim Flynn Sport Clips Haircuts
January 28 Ned Skinner, VT Swimming & Diving Head Coach Betsy Woodruff Paul Ruszler BCR Property Management
February 4 Tom Gabbard, VT Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Affairs Patricia Lightner Otto Wegman Dr. Steve Jacobs, OD, MA
February 11 Jay Hardwick, VT Men's Golf Head Coach Sharon Heatwole Sharon Lowe First Bank and Trust
February 18 Dave Cianelli, VT Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Tom Bibbins Sandy Birch Foxridge Apartment Homes
February 25 Patrick Mason, VT Baseball Head Coach Coleman Brittle Patricia Lightner Leave it to J
March 4 Scot Thomas, VT Softball Head Coach Jim Shockley Doug Anderson Blacksburg Country Club
March 11 Tim Parker, VT Senior Associate Athletics Director, Compliance and Governance and Chuck Cantor, VT Director, Player Personnel for Football Dick Arnold Dennis Semones
March 18 Doug Day, BHS Boy's Basketball Coach and Roger Henderson, BHS Girl's Basketball Coach Roy Jones Brian Allen
March 25 Jim Thompson, VT Men's Tennis Head Coach C W Wasky Brenda Long
April 1 Mike Brizendine, VT Men's Soccer Head Coach Jacqueline Nottingham Betsy Woodruff
April 8 Shelley Blumenthal, BHS Boy's Soccer Head Coach and Travis Eschenmann, BHS Girl's Soccer Head Coach Roy Jones Judith Jones Substation II
April 15 Awards Luncheon: Hosted by David Kuchinsky, with special guest Mike Burnop, VT Network Analyst Nancy Brittle
April 22 Carol Robertson, VT Women's Golf Head Coach Lynn Martin Rock Rozak Verity Asset Management, Ron Gibbs
April 29 James DeMarco, BHS Cross Country Head Coach James Cabler Steve Hildebrand The Annuity Store
May 6 Buzz Williams, VT Men's Basketball Head Coach Mark Whitehouse Chuck Parron Drs. Wallace & Christopher Huff, Family Dentistry

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