Executive Director, Athletics Development
Whether it’s annual support, a multi-year pledge or a contribution to an endowment or capital project, there are opportunities to make the gift that is right for you.
Alumni, families and friends can directly impact the Villanova Football program with an annual gift designated to programmatic enhancements such as sport performance, team travel, recruiting and more. Click here to make a gift in support of Villanova Footbal and help us continue to provide our student-athletes with a first-class experience.
The Villanova Football Club (VFC) helps to ensure the ongoing success of the Villanova Football program by providing important financial support for key initiatives and enrichment opportunities for our student-athletes.
Our goals include creating networking opportunities for all members of the Villanova Football community, enhancing the gameday experience and increasing club membership through annual fundraising support of the program.
By making a minimum gift of $100, you become a member of the VFC!
Villanova Football Club Board
The Villanova Football Club Board is a group of dedicated alumni committed to the advancement of the Villanova Football program. Board members provide strategic direction and guidance for Villanova Football staff, student-athletes and Villanova Athletics leadership.
VFC Board Members:
- Frank Bogle '69
- Art Condodina '89
- Hezekiah Lewis '99
- Shaun Lyons '00
- Joe Makoid '81
- Cathy Makoid '81
- Joey Makoid '12
- Dave Pacitti '89
- Rich Spugnardi '89
- Tom Treacy '69, '71
- Burke Ward '69
- Brian Westbrook '01
- Ted White '88
- Chris Whitney '11
Villanova Football Ferrante 500
The Villanova Football Ferrante 500 is a fundraising initiative strengthening the Wildcats through annual, capital and endowed giving on a fiscal year basis. More than 150 alumni, parents and fans supported this initiative last fiscal year. If you have any questions about the Ferrante 500, please contact Brian Beacham, Executive Director of Athletics Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any outright gift or pledge payment of $500 or more in support of a Villanova Football annual, capital or endowed initiative qualifies donors as members of the Villanova Football Ferrante 500. The Ferrante 500 is a fundraising initiative supported by the Villanova Football Club that strengthens the Wildcats in all areas across the program and runs in conjunction with the University’s fiscal year.
Note: Villanova University's fiscal year runs from June 1 - May 31.
The $18 million Andrew J. Talley Athletic Center was officially dedicated on Oct. 21, 2016. This beautiful new facility adds on to the Jake Nevin Field House and provides a stunning backdrop for the Villanova Stadium all while further developing our student-athletes by supplying a state-of-the-art athletic training center within one centralized location.
Learn more about this project and additional funding opportunities.
Endowment funding provides a sustainable funding base that can be created in perpetuity and provides legacy and naming opportunities for donors. For example, Thomas '69, '71 and Diane '82 Treacy officially endowed the Villanova Football Head Coach position in Oct. 2018. Endowed funds can also be created in support of scholarship and programmatic needs. Please contact the Villanova Athletic Fund staff if you are interested in creating an endowed fund.
Planned giving can leave a lasting legacy in support of Villanova Football in any area, inlcuding scholarship, programmatic enhancements, facilites and more. Please contact the Villanova Athletic Fund if you are interested in learning more about planned giving in support of Villanova Football.
Make a Gift
Villanova’s Football program relies on gifts from our alumni, parents and friends to provide the resources our student-athletes require to be successful. Your participation through the VAF directly benefits our program.