Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club

Sharing a common interest in scholastic, intercollegiate & professional athletics

2017-2018 Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club


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Or, pay dues & event fees at  PO Box 738, Harrisonburg, VA. 22803-0738

Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 21-

Carlyle Whitelow, Former Bridgewater College Football Player, and Coach


New members are welcome and encouraged.  An interest in athletics is the only requirement.

Yearly dues are  $40 but NOW REDUCED  to just $20 for the remainder of the season,  and the dinner is $18 for members in advance and $21 at the door and for guests.

Upcoming schedule:

Wednesday, March 21 – Local High School State Championship Basketball Coaches Panel
Paul Comer ERHS, Chris Dodson SHS, Jarrett Hatcher RE LEE, Rob Lovell TAHS,
Bobby Mongold -BHS Panel Moderated by Jim Sacco, Daily News Record Sports Editor

Tuesday, May 8 – Mike Richman, Redskins Historian


 Program  :  

6:00 pm Reception
6:30 pm Welcome and Announcements 
6:40 pm Dinner
7:15 pm Speaker
8:30 pm Adjournment

 Location remains at Early’s Katering 2061 Evelyn Byrd Ave, Harrisonburg

(The Terrace At Rocktown)
Dinner is $21 per member at the door, $18 for members in advance.
$21 for non-members as a guest of member (permitted to attend only 2 meetings without membership)
Membership Dues are $40

The SVAC brings people together from throughout the Shenandoah Valley who share a common interest in scholastic, intercollegiate, and professional sports. Dinner meetings are held each month with the date varying depending on the availability of the guest speaker for the month.

Pictures from Frank Beamer’s visit – November 15, 2017

The Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club recognizes the lifetime athletic achievements of its members by inductions to the SVAC Honor Roll.  We have honored 26 members onto the Honor Roll since the Club’s inception in 2002, paying tribute to our local sports heroes.

Earl Shirkey              Dean Ehlers              Roy Billhimer           Bill Lam         

Challace McMillin    Jack Arbogast           Mike Ruckman          Jean Willi     

Buddy Comer           Roger Bergey            Larry Pence               Ron Carrier 

Sid Smith                  Bill Loomis                Jim Barnes                Chick Crawford      

Cecil Gilkerson         Bill Phipps                 Joseph G. Myers II   Fred B. Pence

Doc Deputy               Mike Schikman          Donnie Fulk               Jim Benson

                                              Bob Colbert     Dave King   


Honor Roll Plaque

While there is no restriction,
the membership will generally
induct two members annually.

Nominations will be reviewed by the
Executive Committee for a final decision.





                                                                        SVAC Presidents

From left to right:  current president Allen Andrick, Chip McIntyre, charter president Jim Benson, Bob Colbert and Chick Crawford. Not present Dave King and Brad Chewning

Presenting the 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Steve Smith, President









Phil Updike, Vice President
Bill Ney, Treasurer
Leslie Ney, Secretary

Board Members
One Year (Term Ends 2018)
Pam Bergey
Johnny Garber
John Mauzy
Allen Andrick


Two Years (Term Ends 2019)
Leo Heatwole
Tim Meyers
Bugs Vaughan
Jean Willi

Jim Benson (Charter) 2002-2004
Bob Colbert 2004-2006
Chip McIntyre 2006-2008
Brad Chewning 2008-2010
Chick Crawford 2010-2012
David King 2012-2014
Allen Andrick 2014-2017

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