Lindsay Leffler Vandegrift ‘03
Girls’ Soccer & Basketball
Lindsay Leffler Vandegrift ‘03 was one of the best Girls’ Soccer players to ever play at North Cross. She played Varsity soccer all four years of her Upper School career and was captain for three of those years. She led the team to three BRC Championships in 2000, 2001, and 2003 and was named the Most Valuable Player in 2001, 2002, and 2003. She ranks 4th at North Cross in career goals and points with 57 goals and 153 points, and she is 2nd in career assists with 39. She also played Girls’ Varsity Basketball for the Raiders and soccer for the Roanoke Stars and the Soccer Olympic Development Program. She went on to play Division II Soccer at Presbyterian College, where she earned All-Conference honors all four years (2003-2006) and All-Region honors during three of her four seasons (2003, 2004, 2006).
1993 Varsity Football Team
,Dubbed “The Year of the Champions” in the 1994 yearbook, the fall 1993 football season was exciting to say the least. Coach Muscaro led his team to both the VIC Conference Championship and the Division I State Championship with a 13-0 undefeated season.
Front Row: Jason Davis, Dieter Oelschlager, Eric Mull, Brad Carroll, Marcus Cardwell, Philip Ramsey, Nathan Cox
Second Row: Clint Bundy, Carter Smith, John Goodwin, Hal Johnson, Monty Smith, Skip Johnson, Alex Kelly, Ed Machado
Third Row: Coach Jim Muscaro, Brad Densmore, Jim Palmieri, Andy Harrison, James Kelly, Jon Mull, Mike Dyer, Grayson Hooper
Fourth Row: Mason Brown, Bill Pattisall, Mike Scutellaro, Daniel Cho, Hunter Smith, Carter Lee, Jonathan Brumberg
Fifth Row: Assistant Coach Jim Beheler, Assistant Coach Dutch Muscaro, Assistant Coach Jimmy Muscaro, Houston Bell III
Boys’ Football, Basketball, Golf, & Baseball Coach, 1972-2007
In his 35 years coaching at North Cross, Jim Muscaro coached 993 basketball games and 410 football games. He led the Raiders to 9 VIC Conference Championships in Boys’ Varsity Football (1975, 1981-1982, 1987-1989, 1992-1993, 1996), 6 VIC Conference Championships in Boys’ Varsity Basketball (1979, 1981, 1987-1989, 1993), 8 VIC Conference Championships in Boys’ Varsity Golf (1976-1982, 1984), and 1 VIC Conference Championship in Boys’ Varsity Baseball (1988). He also coached three state championship teams: 1988 and 1993 Boys’ Varsity Basketball and 1993 Boys’ Varsity Football. In 1993, he was named Coach of the Year by the Virginia Independent Conference and the Virginia Independent School Athletic Association. He was also named Coach of the Year by the Roanoke World News in 1974 and Timesland Coach of the Year in 1975. At the time of his retirement, his records stood at 246-158-5 in football and 592-401 in basketball.
Girls’ Volleyball & Softball Coach, 1971-2011
Donna Satterwhite was hired in 1971 as a physical education teacher and the girls’ athletic director for North Cross. She was instrumental in broadening girls athletic opportunities, as well as starting the conferences we still play in today - the Blue Ridge Conference and the Virginia Independent Conference. She coached girls’ volleyball and softball, leading her teams to 8 BRC Conference Championships in Girls’ Varsity Softball (1980-1982, 1984-1987, 1989) and 8 BRC Conference Championships in Girls’ Varsity Volleyball (1982, 1985-1987, 1989, 1992-1994). The year 1994 was a particularly big year, as Satterwhite’s volleyball team took home the very first independent school state volleyball title, and Satterwhite was named Coach of the Year by both the Blue Ridge Conference and the Virginia Independent School Athletic Association.
Boys’ Soccer & Golf Coach, 1972-2017
Often aptly referred to as the “Father of Soccer in the Roanoke Valley,” Richard Cook coached boys’ soccer at North Cross for 35 years. He was hired in 1972 by John Tucker, the second headmaster at North Cross, where he was brought in to teach middle school history and to start a soccer program. Cook went even further, eventually fostering soccer programs in Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and Salem, as well as starting the first travel soccer program in the area, the Roanoke Stars. He coached the Raiders to an impressive 18 VIC Conference Championships (1988-1995, 1997-1999, 2001-2007) and one State Championship (2007) in Boys’ Varsity Soccer. At the time of his retirement, he had coached 609 soccer games at North Cross and had a record of 449-112-48.
This sponsorship includes a table for up to 6 people for the Hall of Fame Dinner. Your Company name and logo will appear on the table centerpiece, promotional materials, event signage and event programs. Contact Jamie Lee (JLee@northcross.org) for more details!
This includes a table for up to 4 people for the Hall of Fame Dinner. The Company name and logo will appear on promotional materials, event signage and the event program. Contact Jamie Lee (JLee@northcross.org) for more details!
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