The Coach Bill Dooley Education Foundation is proud to announce Coach Dave Doeren as keynote speaker on February 3, 2022 at Cape Fear Community College, Windell Daniels Hall. Registration will be 11:00AM and lunch at 11:30AM.
Coach's Circle - $2500.00 Meet & Greet with Coach, Preferred Seating and Marketing Opportunities.
Player Partner - $1500.00 Preferred Seating, Signage.
Table of 8 - $600.00
Individual Seating - $100.00
Gene Ingle - The Rising Tide
Jay and Melissa Stilwell
• In his ninth season at NC State, his 11th season as a head coach overall.
• Ranks second among the longest tenured coaches in NC State history behind Earle Edwards (17, 1954-70)
• Also ranks second in Wolfpack history in coaching victories (56).
• In the past four seasons, has had 14 players drafted by the NFL - including an ACC-best seven in 2017 (the sixthhighest total nationally that season). 21 total have been drafted during his tenure at NC State.
• NC State has boasted 35 Academic All-ACC performers under his guidance and in 2018, Ryan Finley was named to the prestigious NFF National Scholar-Athlete Team.
• The 2020 Wolfpack set a school record with seven ACC wins (7-3).
• With nine victories, the 2018 Wolfpack was one of just six teams in the 126-year history of NC State football to post nine or more regular season wins. It marked the first time since 1991-92 that State posted back-to-back nine-win seasons (only the third time in school history).
• His Wolfpack teams qualified for five consecutive bowl games - the second-longest bowl streak in school history - and have qualified for six total (in eight seasons).
• Has coached bowl eligible teams in 15 of his 19 years in Division I.
• One of his players won one of college football’s national award in 2017 and 2018: Bradley Chubb (2017 Nagurski & Hendricks) and Garrett Bradbury (2018 Rimington).
• In 2014, the Wolfpack posted its best rushing average since 1992.
• Wolfpack has turned in over 8,000 collective hours of community service during his tenure at NC State.
• Led Northern Illinois to the most successful two years in program history.
• His first Husky squad won the school’s first MAC Championship since 1983 and tied the school record with 11 wins.
• His 2012 NIU team repeated as league champ and set a new school mark with 12 victories, earning a trip to the Orange Bowl - the first BCS berth ever for a MAC school. • Was a finalist for several national coach of the year awards in 2012.
• NIU boasted the nation’s longest conference winning streak (17) and never lost a home game during his tenure.
• Spend five seasons in the Big Ten, serving as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Wisconsin. • The Badgers posted a 49-15 mark while he was on staff.
• Spent four seasons at Kansas and was on staff when the Jayhawks ended a seven-year bowl drought.
• In 2000 and 2001, coached the secondary at Montana. The Grizzlies advanced to the national title game in 2000, losing by two points, but returned in 2001 to win the championship.
• Montana posted a 28-3 record and won two Big Sky titles during his tenure.
• Planned to go to medical school and become an orthopedic surgeon. He took the MCAT but after helping coach high school between his junior and senior years, fell in love with coaching.
• Lettered at tight end at Drake and was an Academic All-American.
Earned his undergraduate degree in pre-medical biology. Earned his master’s from Drake in educational leadership and began work on a Ph.D. while serving as a graduate assistant at the University of Southern California