ABOUT MAF


MESSAGE FROM

DOUG GILLIN


Dear App Family,

On behalf of our student-athletes, coaches, and staff, I would like to thank you for your loyal support of App State Athletics. Our Mountaineer family has always been incredibly passionate, giving, and resilient.

Thank you to everyone for your support of the Mountaineers Athletic Fund through Yosef Club (annual) membership donations, purchase of season tickets, and philanthropic (major) gifts by way of the Leadership Society.

We have the leadership, dedicated fans, supporters, coaches, staff, and student-athletes to rise to the moment and keep climbing.

Go App!

Doug Gillin

Director of Athletics

Doug Gillin

OUR

MISSION


Our mission is to provide financial support to enhance educational and athletic experiences, opportunities, and the overall wellness of Mountaineer student-athletes.

Preparing champions for life.

Academic Integrity

Social Responsibility

Competitive Excellence

World-Class Experience

Yosef Club

(Annual Giving)

Transactional Gifts of $25+
(Pledged on an annual basis)


  • Student-athlete scholarship support
  • Gifts receive Yosef Club membership level credit and priority points
  • Season tickets, parking, post-season tickets
  • Sports-Specific Giving (Does not receive Yosef Club membership level credit)

Leadership Society

(Major Gifts)

Philanthropic Gifts or
Commitments of $25,000+
(Pledged over 1-5 years)


  • Gifts do not receive Yosef Club membership level credit but do receive priority points
  • Naming Opportunities
  • Capital Projects
  • Endowments (Forever a Mountaineer)
  • Planned Gifts

MEET

OUR TEAM


ADDRESS

Mountaineers Athletic Fund
Mark E. Ricks Athletics Complex
425 Jack Branch Drive
Boone, NC 28608

Doug
Banks

Associate Athletics Director for Development (Yosef Club)

Suzette
Mauney

Associate Athletics Director for Development (Leadership Society)

James
Frey

Senior Director of Major Gifts

D'minia
Stokes

Director of Major Gifts and Premium Seating

Dominic
Parisi

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Chase
Cross

Development Associate

Julia Adams

Yosef Club Volunteer

Gerald Adams

Yosef Club Director: In Memory

NCAA Donor

COMPLIANCE


Contact:

Not permissible for donors to have any type of contact with prospective student-athletes (individuals in high school or junior/community college), including while on campus for a visit.

Suites and Club Areas:

Not permissible for donors to invite high school coaches or prospective student-athletes/family members of prospective student-athletes to their suite (not including immediate family of donors).

Donor Interactions with Student-Athletes and Recruits:

Not permissible for donors to provide ANYTHING to the following groups of people:

  • Student-athletes (except occasional meals approved by compliance);
  • Family members and friends of student-athletes;
  • Prospective student-athletes (individuals in high school or junior/community college); and
  • Family members and friends of individuals in high school or junior/community college.

Violation examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Money, loans, discounts/deals, gifts, gift cards, tickets, apparel;
  • Meals (except occasional meals to student-athletes approved by compliance), transportation, lodging, use of vehicles;
  • Suite, loge box, or club area access;
  • Private membership access to golf clubs, gyms, spas, etc.

Permissible Activities:

  • Continuing pre-existing (prior to high school) relationships provided no recruiting takes place.
  • Attending athletics events provided no recruitment or contact with prospects, their family, friends, or coaches/teachers takes place.
  • Providing funds to an athletics program in the donor's community, provided:
    • Donor is acting independent of App State;
    • Funds are distributed through the organization hosting the activity; and
    • The funds are not earmarked for a specific prospect.

GET YOUR

TICKETS TODAY


Ticket sales are a vital part of App State Athletics' budget, helping provide the necessary resources for Mountaineer student-athletes to succeed at the highest level. Get your tickets today!

BUY HERE

Or Call the App State Athletics
Ticket Office at (828) 262-2079

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