Athletic Giving2021-01-01T01:12:06+00:00

Join the Panther Club and Support Ferrum Athletics

For over 50 years, the Panther Club has supported Ferrum athletics and the transformative impact that athletics has on many of our students. With your support, Ferrum athletics can build on its rich and proud history by providing opportunities that enhance the student-athlete experience with leadership programming, advanced technology for game streaming, and upgrades to our athletic areas. Your membership will come with a variety of benefits and the pride in knowing that you have contributed to the success of Ferrum athletics and our student-athletes!

Levels & Benefits


  • All MVP Level benefits plus…
  • Football sideline pass for a home football game (1+ guest)
  • Golf outing with coach and/or athletic director (1+ guest)


  • All Captain Level benefits plus…
  • Invitation to FC Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (1+ guest)
  • Access to President’s Suite for all home football games (4 passes)


  • All First-Team Level benefits plus…
  • Invitation to exclusive athletic events and receptions (1+ guest)
  • Access to President’s Suite for all home football games (2 passes)


  • Reserved parking for 2021 football season (all home games)
  • Panther Club car decal


  • Panther Club car decal

Give to Ferrum Athletics

Welcome Letter From Director of Athletics John Sutyak

Dear Ferrum College Family,

Director of Athletics John Sutyak

Director of Athletics John Sutyak

As I walk the halls of the Norton Athletic Center, I feel blessed to be the director of athletics at a place like Ferrum College. If this past year has taught me anything, it’s that our coaches, staff, and student-athletes are committed to excellence, on and off the field, and take pride in representing Ferrum College in all that they do.

Although this past year did not allow for much competition, we celebrated a number of accomplishments last year, both individually and at the team-level. Our men’s wrestling program won its fifth consecutive Southeast Wrestling Conference championship and earned another bid to the NCAA Championships. We also achieved many school records at the ODAC swimming & diving championships, our men’s basketball team hosted (and won) an ODAC playoff game, our baseball team’s senior night scrimmage was recognized on ESPN’s Sportscenter, and our softball team finished the season ranked nationally in the top-25.

Ferrum also recognized four individuals honored as all-Americans, including Alisha Elizalde ’20, who became our first all-American in women’s wrestling, football’s Jordan Patti ’20 and wrestling’s Braden Homsey ’22 and Levi Englman ’22, who earned the honor for the second time.

As we prepare for 2021, no one is more excited to compete and represent Ferrum College than our phenomenal coaches, staff and students. This year’s adversity will serve as a catalyst for Ferrum athletics to thrive in the future. And when competition returns, I promise you, we will be ready.

Thank you for your support of Ferrum College and Ferrum athletics.

Go Panthers!



John Sutyak
Director of Athletics