Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club

Sharing a common interest in scholastic, intercollegiate & professional athletics

2016-2017 Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club



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Next Meeting:
Wednesday May 17, 2017
CAA Commissioner Joe D’Antonio
2nd CAA Commissioner
Decade of experience in The Big East



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


Yearly dues are  $40 and for our monthly events (second member @ same household $30) and the dinner is $18 for members in advance and $21 at the door and for guests.

Program :  

6:00pm to 6:45pm- Social
6:45pm to 7:45pm Dinner
7:45pm Speakers

 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.


The Shenandoah Valley Athletic Club recognizes the lifetime athletic achievements of its members by inductions to the SVAC Honor Roll.  We have honored 25 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        



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.





August 2016 guest speaker, JMU Football Coach Mike Houston-Now a National Chamption


                                                                 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 2016-2017 Board of Directors

2016-2017 SVAC officers:

Allen Andrick President
Steve Smith, Vice President
Bill Ney, Treasurer
Leslie Ney, Secretary

Board Members
One Year (Term Ends 2017)
Chip McIntyre
Larry Pence
Bugs Vaughn
Leo Heatwole

Two Years (Term Ends 2018)
Pam Bergey
Johnny Garber
John Mauzy
Phillip Updike

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

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