The Raleigh Sports Club

About Us

The Raleigh Sports Club was originally established in 1964 as a local sports club with 12 members who loved sports and wanted to recognize athletic and academic achievement on several levels. The RSC has grown to over 300 members and holds weekly Wednesday luncheon meetings from September through March. Here members have the opportunity for some of the most influential college and professional sporting figures to speak to us first hand. A local high school student athlete is honored at the weekly meetings. In the spring, at the Annual Banquet, multiple scholarships are awarded to deserving student athletes who do not receive athletic scholarships. The Club also recognizes a high school coach/mentor with a Distinguished Service Award. These awards are coordinated through Athletic Directors at Wake County High Schools.

The weekly Wednesday meetings are held in Bradley Hall at Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Rd., Raleigh, at the corner of Lake Boone Trail, just inside the I-440 Beltline. The meeting is from Noon to 1:00 pm, but the buffet lines open to our delicious Southern Buffet at 11:30 am. Join us for good food, good fellowship, and a lot of sports talk!!

2017-2018 Officers

President - R. Greg Pierce
Vice President
- Bob Jones
- Ron Shoulars
Assistant Secretary
- John Gladwin
- R. Greg Pierce
Assistant Treasurer
- Gary O'Neill
Sergeant at Arms
- Darrell Dennis

Board Members

Robert Birch
Katherine Lowman
Michael Brannock
Larry Smith
Pete Benda
Rick Ulasewich
Chaplain - John Robinson

Sports Club Programs for 2017-2018

The Raleigh Sports Club will reconvene on September 6, 2017 for it's first meeting of the new season. Scheduled speakers will be added to the website as we get commitments.

November 22, 2017
Thanksgiving Week, No Meeting

November 29, 2017
Don Fish,
NC Sports Hall of Fame Panel of Inductees
Joe Bostic, Clemson University and Los Angeles Rams Football star
Jeff Bostic, Clemson University and Washington Redskins Football star

December 6, 2017
Bobby Cremins,
Former Head Coach, Men's Basketball, Georgia Tech

December 13, 2017
Nora Lynn Finch,
Associate ACC Commissioner for Women's Basketball

December 20, 2017
Christmas Week No Meeting

December 27, 2017
New Year's Week No Meeting

January 3, 2018
Sylvia Hatchell,
Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of North Carolina

January 10, 2018
Bubba Cunningham,
Athletics Director, University of North Carolina

January 17, 2018
Kevin Guskiewicz,
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill

January 24, 2018
J.C. Martin,
Catcher for the Chicago White Sox, the Chicago Cubs, and the 1969 World Champion New York Mets

January 31, 2018
Sammy Batten,
Sportswriter and Recruiting Expert, Fayetteville Observer

February 7, 2018
Elliott Avent,
Head Baseball Coach, N.C. State University

February 14, 2018

February 21, 2018
Dave Clawson,
Head Football Coach, Wake Forest University

February 28, 2018

March 7, 2018

March 14, 2018
Scottie Montgomery,
Head Football Coach, East Carolina University

March 21, 2018
Dave Doeren,
Head Football Coach, N.C. State University

March 28, 2018
Annual Banquet,
North Ridge Country Club