Assistant Director of Athletics & Sports Information
Joined FCC: 2014
Hometown: South Bend, IN
Alma Mater: Valparaiso University (Master of Science, Sports Administration), Indiana University (Bloomington, IN, Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, Sports Communications)
Gary Demski was named Coordinator of Athletics at Frederick Community College on October 1, 2014 and promoted to Assistant Director of Athletics with sports information responsibilities on July 1, 2015. His responsibilities include assisting the Director of Athletics with overseeing all administrative aspects related to the leadership and supervision of Cougar Athletics initiatives involving the college’s nine intercollegiate athletic programs.
Gary also works gameday for the Baltimore Ravens public relations department.
Prior to his appointment at FCC, Demski served as the Executive Director of Athletics & Activities at Indiana University South Bend from 2009-2014. His additional responsibilities at IUSB included Sports Information and serving as Director of the Student Activities Center multi-purpose facility.
As Executive Director of Athletics & Activities, Demski oversaw all intercollegiate athletic teams and was responsible for a staff of coaches, administrators, and student workers. He managed athletic facilities and facility improvements, coordinated all athletic fundraising initiatives and was responsible for compliance with National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and Chicagoland Collegiate Athletics Conference.
From 2003-08, Demski served as Director of Student Activities and assistant baseball coach at Purdue University North Central. He played an integral role in the athletic department at PNC, expanding sports and raising scholarship funds for student-athletes. In 2006 as a member of the PNC baseball staff, the Panthers set the single season wins mark at 32-20. For his hard work and dedication, Demski was recognized as Student Service "Employee of the Year" in 2007.
In 2009, Demski was named a recipient of the South Bend Michiana 40 Under Forty group which recognizes persons who demonstrate leadership, initiative and dedication in pursuing their careers and who invest themselves in others through their involvement in civic and charitable organizations.
A native of South Bend, IN, Demski is a graduate of South Bend Washington High School. He received his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University (Bloomington, IN) and earned his Master's degree in Sports Administration with high honors from Valparaiso University (Valparaso, IN).
Gary and his wife Kelly reside in Frederick, Maryland.
Since Demski's Arrival At FCC
2014-15: Men’s Basketball- Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference Champions- 1st time in school history
2015: Baseball- Region XX DII Tournament Champions, Northeast District Champions, World Series Participants
2015 Volleyball- Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference Champions- 1st time in school history
2015: Volleyball National Tournament Participants- 1st time in school history
2015-16: Men’s Basketball National Tournament Participants- 1st time in school history
2016: Men’s Soccer Co-Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference Champions- 1st time in school history
2016-17: Registered highest number of student-athletes in school history on MD JUCO (23) and NJCAA (14) All-Academic Teams
2017-18: Finished second in Men's Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference Cup Standings, highest ever ranking in school history
2018: Women's Soccer reached NJCAA DI Region XX Final Four for the first time in school history
2019: Baseball- Region XX DII Tournament Champions