Deacon Club Hosts Annual Thank-A-Thon


Winston-Salem, N.C. – This October and November the Deacon Club hosted the annual Thank-A-Thon where Wake Forest student-athletes came together to show their appreciation of the more than 4,500 supporters who help fund Demon Deacon Athletics and provide opportunities for every student-athlete and Deacon team. Throughout each of the three nights of the Thank-A-Thon, student-athletesRead more »

Wake Forest Men’s Golf Travels to Hawaii Thanks to Deacon Club Donors


Winston-Salem, N.C. – On November 2, 2015, the Wake Forest men’s golf team had the opportunity to travel to Princeville, Hawaii and participate in the 2015 Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational. It was the first time men’s golf had traveled to Hawaii and was made possible by some of the Deacon Club’s most gracious donors. TheRead more »

Wake Forest Baseball Breaks Ground on Player Development Center


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest Athletics began work on Monday on the first phase of a planned $14 million player development center. Construction of the $9.5 million initial phase was made possible by the gifts of a number of generous donors When complete, the state-of-the-art, 41,000 square foot facility will include a team locker room,Read more »

Deacon Club Announces New “Recruit A Deac” Referral Campaign


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Wake Forest Deacon Club has announced “Recruit A Deac”, an exciting new referral campaign that offers all donors, regardless of giving level, an opportunity to provide a lasting impact on the future of Wake Forest Athletics. Just as our coaches rely on new recruits to build upon and improve our athleticRead more »

Recruit A Deac


Recruiting is essential to each one of our athletic programs. To compete for championships and truly Develop Champions, we must first recruit the highest caliber student-athletes, a cause our Deacon Club members support through their annual contributions. And just as we rely on new recruits to improve our athletic programs, the Deacon Club leans onRead more »

Dr. Stephanie M. Glenn (’77, MD ’81) Receives Gene Hooks Achievement Award


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Dr. Stephanie M. Glenn (’77, MD ’81), a former volleyball player, was honored during the Varsity Club/Hall of Fame Dinner on October 23 with the Gene Hooks Achievement Award. The award recognizes a former Wake Forest coach, staff member, student-athlete, trainer or manager who has exhibited traits of integrity, charity, leadership andRead more »

Homer Brookshire Receives 2015 Pete Moffitt Courage Award


Wake Forest former football player Homer Brookshire was honored on Saturday with the Pete Moffitt Courage Award. Established in 2010, the Pete Moffitt Courage Award is given in recognition of Wake Forest alum Pete Moffitt and the tremendous courage he displayed while battling ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The award is given annually to a Wake Forest student-athlete, coach, or alumnusRead more »

A Look Back…and a Look Ahead to a Bright Future


Dear Deacs, As I write this letter, all of our teams have completed their seasons with the exception of women’s golf and track and field. In reviewing our year competitively, there were some very encouraging accomplishments that provide much promise for the future. This spring, the men’s tennis, men’s golf and the women’s golf teamsRead more »

Celebrating the Class of 2015


Hearn Plaza was packed on May 18 for the 2015 graduation exercises, as all in attendance celebrated the Class of 2015. Graduation is the essence of what the Deacon Club is all about. The ceremony is a culmination of four years of hard work by our student-athletes, coaches and staff. The young men and womenRead more »

Travel Opportunities Abound This Fall


Deacon Club members, Some of my fondest memories over the years are from my travels with the Deacs, from bowl games to NCAA championships. This year, I am especially excited for the fall as two of my favorite destinations are travel options to support the football team in West Point, NY and South Bend, IN. I amRead more »

Spring Has Sprung at Wake Forest


The Reynolda Campus in the spring is undoubtedly one of my favorite places. The blooming flowers and trees at every corner create a lovely landscape, and the daffodils and tulips lining the Wake Forest Drive entrance serve as a happy welcoming party each time I enter campus. Many of our fans and donors come toRead more »

A Letter from Ron Wellman – March 2015


If you have had the opportunity to visit our campus recently, you have no doubt seen the significant impact that the success of “Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest” is already having on the athletic department. With two projects actively under construction on the Reynolda campus, another project at the tennis complex slated toRead more »