Deptford Twp. – The Gloucester County College Athletic department took center stage on Tuesday, Oct. 29, receiving accolades and applause for the outstanding student talent and coaching staff responsible for the best season in Roadrunner history.
GCC’s 250-acre campus is located on Tanyard Road in Deptford, just off Exit 56 of Route 55.
Representatives from the Learfield Sports Directors Cup, National College Baseball Hall of Fame, National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), Collegiate Athletic Administrators of New Jersey (CAANJ) Cup and the National Alliance of Two-Year Collegiate Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) Cup recognized the College’s national championship teams, coaches and athletic director for a banner year, making GCC athletics the best two-year college non-scholarship program in the country. The Roadrunners captured their eighth CAANJ Cup and fourth consecutive NATYCAA Cup, along with the prestigious Learfield Cup as the best overall athletic program in the nation.
GCC’s amazing year includes five team national championships in women’s tennis, cross country and outdoor track & field, men’s tennis and baseball. Women’s soccer and men’s cross country earned second-place finishes. To date, the Roadrunners have won a total of 26 NJCAA National Championships and achieved the top three national placements 61 times since 1992.
GCC’s head baseball coach Mike Dickson was named the 2012-2013 Skip Bertman National Baseball Coach of the Year, with women’s head tennis coach Brian Rowan selected as the NJCAA Division III Coach of the Tournament for the second straight season. Athletic Director Ron Case was the recipient of the NACDA Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year, the first four-time winner in the history of the program.