Elon Phoenix Basketball

Prominent fans in the stands

In Sports:

  • Jack McKeon'63
    • Manager of the 2003 Florida Marlins World Series champions
  • Aaron Mellette'13
    • Drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2013 draft
  • Jesse Branson'65
    • Drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1965 draft
  • Tommy Cole'72
    • Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1972 draft
  • Deborah Yow'74
    • N.C. State University Director of Athletics
  • Frank Haith'88
    • University of Missouri head men's basketball coach
  • Jim Morris '72
    • Head baseball coach, University of Miami
  • Joe West'74
    • Major League Baseball umpire
  • Richard McGeorge '71
    • Former tight end for the Green Bay Packers
  • Nick Igdalsky'99 and Ashley Igdalsky'02
    • Co-owners, Pocono Raceway
  • Ward Burton '95
    • NASCAR driver
  • Blake Russell'01
    • Olympic marathoner
  • Patrick Singleton '97
    • Olympic luger

In Public Service, Business and Entertainment:

  • Admiral William “Bill” Gortney'77
    • Commander of the U.S. Navy Fleet Forces
  • Isabella Cannon'24
    • First female mayor of Raleigh, N.C.
  • Jo Craven McGinty '85
    • Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with The New York Times
  • Douglas Finberg'94
    • Executive vice president for marketing at MGM Studios
  • Rich Blomquist '00
    • Four-time Emmy Award-winning writer for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
  • Grant Gustin
    • Actor on hit FOX show "Glee"
  • Reno Collier'94
    • Comedian, former host of NBC's The Great American Road Trip
  • Kerrii Brown Anderson'79
    • Former CEO of Wendy's restaurant chain
  • Burney Jennings'87
    • President and CEO of the Biscuitville restaurant chain