Welcome to the Deac2Deac podcast, hosted by former Wake Forest Football player Kevin Smith! Join Kevin for conversations with current and former Deacs, as he goes inside their stories and what Wake Forest University has meant to them.
Dr. Gene Hooks, an All-American baseball player at Wake Forest who later served for many years as the director of athletics, discusses his career with the Demon Deacons and the changes that have occurred.
Today's meal features an interview with Wake Forest head baseball coach Tom Walter. Stan and Tom discuss a wide range of baseball topics from the new Pitching Lab, the construction of David Couch Ballpark and the Chris Hurd Player Development Center, and Wake Forest's opening weekend series, including how to pitch to your son.
Our lunch guest on this episode is John Zeglinski, a two sport star for the Deacons and a recent addition to the Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame. He is also the namesake of ‘Ziggy’s’, a longtime Winston-Salem bar/night spot.
Stan Cotten visits with recently retired Wake Forest women’s golf coach Dianne Dailey about her Hall of Fame career including her time on the LPGA Tour, three decades coaching the Deacons and discovery of NCAA Champion Jennifer Kupcho.
“Voice of the Demon Deacons” Stan Cotten visits with new Wake Forest Director of Athletics John Currie as the two discuss Currie’s first week on the job replacing longtime AD Ron Wellman, Currie’s North Carolina/Tobacco Road roots and Currie’s plans to continue building on the foundation his predecessors have laid for Wake Forest sports.
“Voice of the Demon Deacons” Stan Cotten talks women’s golf with World #1 Jennifer Kupcho and head coach Kim Lewellen prior to the NCAA Championships in Arkansas.
Wake Forest’s all-time singles champion and 4-time All-America Petros Chrysochos sits down with Stan Cotten and talks tennis, magic and his home country of Cyprus.
4-time ACC Head Coach of the year Bobby Muuss joins Stan Cotten for lunch to discuss the state of the Wake Forest Men's Soccer program, Coach's upbringing in the game, recruiting, and the outlook for the 2019 season.
Professor Emeritus, Provost Emeritus & "Mr. Wake Forest" - all titles bestowed upon Dr. Ed Wilson, class of 1943. In addition to his career as a professor and administrator, Dr. Wilson also left his mark upon Wake Forest athletics where he served as faculty athletic rep and as President of the ACC. Dr. Wilson joined Stan for lunch to reflect on his life and career at his beloved alma mater and to discuss his passion for Demon Deacon athletics.
Today's episode is an encore presentation of the Dave Clawson Show from Wednesday Aug 21. Coach joins Stan to recap preseason camp, discuss the new additions to the roster, and the decision to name Jamie Newman as QB1 ahead of the season opener with Utah State.