Cardinal Athletics are under way for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. Skagit Valley College is a member of the North West Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) which consists of 2-year colleges in Washington and Oregon, and 1 school in British Columbia. The NWAACC sanctions 15 sports; a majority of which are offered by Skagit Valley College.
Cardinal Sports Auction a success
The 11th Annual Cardinal Sports Auction took place on November 2nd, 2013 in the David Duvall Pavilion at Skagit Valley College, and was a huge success. Over 350 Cardinal Athletics boosters gathered to help raise funds for student-athlete scholarships and operational costs. Guests were treated to dinner, drinks, live and silent auctions. The fundraiser grossed over $60,000; an increase of $25,000 from the previous year.
The event was a community effort; organized by Cardinal coaches from the baseball, softball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's tennis, men's basketball, and volleyball teams. The Master of Ceremonies for the night, Don Wick (Economic Development Association of Skagit County) and auctioneer Tom Pasma entertained the crowd through the silent auctions and 28 Live Items. Music and sound was provided by Jimmy Mia, owner of Fatal Mix Productions, James Walters, webmaster at Skagit Valley College put together a slide slow of sponsor logos and live items to play throughout the evening. Items included an all expenses paid trip to the ACM Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, a Philadelphia Phillies baseball trip, and a Hawaii big game fishing trip. The food was donated by Sysco and cooked by Andy Ferguson, owner of The Big Rock Cafe & Grocery, and his staff. The program booklet was designed by former Cardinal softball coach Dani Baird of John L. Scott Real Estate and printed by Bob Lama at ProForma Creative Solutions. The tables and chairs were provided by The Total Rental Center.
A Special Thank You to our Event Sponsors Dimensional Communications, Williams & Nulle CPA, Janicki Industries, Rallye Auto Sales Inc., & Just Peachy Frozen Yogurt. Finally, a Big Thank You to all of our donors, guests, and volunteers that make this event special for the SVC staff and student-athletes. These are the people that make Skagit Valley College the communities college. Thank you!!!
Veltri Hired To Head Up Cardinal Men's Basketball
The Skagit Valley College Athletic Department would like to welcome new Head Men's Basketball Coach Brock Veltri to the Cardinal Family.
Coach Veltri comes to Skagit Valley after a 3-year stint as Associate Head Coach at Carroll College in Helena, Montana, coaching under twin brother Brandon Veltri. Prior to Carroll College, Brock was at Seattle Pacific University for 5 years the Head Assistant Coach serving as SPU’s head recruiting coordinator, overseeing in-season scouting of opponents, skill development efforts and was in charge of scheduling and travel for the Falcons.