Athletics Department

Cougar Athletics Advisory Council



The mission of the Cougar Athletics Advisory Council is to “Enhance & Advance” Frederick Community College Athletics by bringing together people from the “FCC family” to share ideas and work together to make these ideas come alive.


  • To utilize the personal and professional skills of Advisory Council members in advocating FCC and introducing Cougar Athletics sports to new populations of groups
  • Advise the Director of Athletics and coaching staffs on issues which:
    • affect the academic and personal welfare of student-athletes
    • affect the long-range development and enhancement of varsity intercollegiate athletics
    • involve campus and community perceptions of the student-athlete and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
    • Study issues, review materials, and make recommendations to the Director of Athletics and coaching staffs regarding:
      • policies pertaining to the conduct of intercollegiate athletics, including recommendations concerning the formulation, modification, and implementation of such policies
      • institutional policies and standards (current or proposed) which may have impact upon student-athletes as a group, or upon the varsity intercollegiate athletics program
      • athletic facilities and athletic facility use; or such other matters as the Director of Athletics and coaching staffs may refer to the committee for recommendation, or may be identified by the committee


Rodney Bennett- Director of Athletics
Britney Carter- Financial Aid Scholarship Coordinator (M Soccer liaison)
Caroline Cole- Communications Coordinator (W Lacrosse liaison)
Gary Demski- Asst. Director of Athletics
Jackie Gibbons- Plant Operations (W Basketball liaison)
Pamela Grzybowski- Financial Aid Specialist (W Basketball liaison)
Jack Jenkins- Plant Operations (Baseball liaison)
Walter Martynenko- Associate Professor- Computer & Information Science
Dana McDonald- Vice President of Administration (W Soccer liaison)
Susan McMaster- Assistant Professor, Business & Economics Career Programs (M Soccer liaison)
Jennifer Moxley- Admissions Advisor/Recruiter Enrollment Management (Softball liaison)
Donishea Patterson- Administrative Associate to the Provost/VP for Academic Affairs (M Basketball liaison)
Patricia Sheppard- Assistant Professor, Biology Arts & Sciences (Softball liaison)
Saran Smith-McLaughlin- Welcome Center Manager (M Basketball liaison)