Our People

NCSA's staff of former college athletes, coaches and scouts will help you compete for scholarships.We know who you are: an athlete on the verge of making the next step, confident in your ability to raise your game to the next level, just hoping to be noticed, to be given the opportunity to play your game. We've been there.

Most of our nearly 500-strong staff competed at the college level. Now, working with NCSA allows us to help others earn the same opportunity.For people who know the value of college athletics—who continue to benefit from its lessons and values well beyond the span of a college athletic career—it's just about the most rewarding job you can find. We at NCSA share that viewpoint—and a common passion for what we do. In fact, many of us think of it less as a job and more as a lifestyle. But we don’t just bring a real love for college sports; our people bring decades upon decades of experience in college athletics and beyond.

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Latarius Ferguson

Head Football Recruiting Coach
Eastern Illinois University
lferguson@ncsasports.org
My name is Latarius Ferguson. I am a 22 year old male looking for his goal and dreams to finally come true. I graduated from Simeon Career Academy then went on the play college football at EIU. Growing up my dream was always to either play in the NFL or become a sports agent or stay in sport marketing
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Micheline Figel

Scout
DePauw University
mfigel@ncsasports.org
I came to work at NCSA to help aid students and families with the stressful, yet very important recruitment process.
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Seth Finklesten

Head Scout
University of Maryland, College Park
sfinkelstein@ncsasports.org
Originally from the Philadelphia area, I currently reside in Washington D.C. in the heart of the nation’s capitol. Growing up I was a multisport athlete and was captain of my high school’s baseball and swim teams.
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Kristopher Fleming

Senior National Scout
Iowa Wesleyan College
kfleming@ncsasports.org
I have been playing football most of my life.
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Taylor Fodor

Financial Aid Director
Kalamazoo College and Northwestern University
tfodor@ncsasports.org
I'm here to make a difference. If I didn't chase my dream to play college baseball I never would have been awarded with the opportunities that I have today. I want to give back and help other athletes achieve this once in a lifetime experience.
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Jeffrey Fore

Head Scout
Arkansas State University
jfore@ncsasports.org
I have spent the last 20+ years as a teacher, coach, and athletic administrator at the high school and college level. Knowing that I get to wake-up every day and provide student-athletes and their families with the knowledge and tools needed to achieve their lifelong dream of playing and succeeding both athletically, and academically at the college level is both an exciting and extremely rewarding opportunity.
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Troy Foster

Scout
University of Iowa
tfoster@ncsasports.org
I joined NCSA in 2014 with the hope that I can change lives the way that mine was changed back in 1990.
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Cody Frazer

Development Team Lead
McKendree University
cfrazer@ncsasports.org
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Ken Gardner

Head Football Scout
College of Lake County
kgardner@ncsasports.org
Over the last 30 years of coaching student athletes, I have learned that the families that are proactive in the recruiting process are the most successful, and way too many good student athletes get over looked by college coaches.
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Anne Garrity

Director of High School Relations
Iowa State Universtiy
agarrity@ncsasports.org
While growing up, sports were always an integral part of my life. After playing soccer and basketball for years, my experiences helped shape me into who I am today and taught me life lessons I couldn’t have learned without being a part of a team.
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Peter Gaskill

Head Scout
Coe College
pgaskill@ncsasports.org
Over the course of my career, I have had the privilege to mentor and motivate young athletes towards thriving collegiate and amateur athletic careers. This is why I am excited to be a part of NCSA, a company which shares my passion for helping student-athletes achieve their goals of competing at the next level.
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Will Gilhooly

Jr. Staff Accountant
Grand Valley State University
wgilhooly@ncsasports.org
NCSA appealed to me because I was once a high school athlete who wanted to play in college. Working at NCSA, I not only get to work in a field I love, I get to work for a company that helps high school students capitalize on the opportunity to meet coaches, learn about what colleges have to offer, and continue their athletic careers.
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Jimmy Gonzales

NCSA Collegiate Recruiting Expert
Texas Lutheran College
jgonzales@ncsasports.org
A lifelong college football coach and administrator, I spent 27 years serving on football staffs at Oklahoma State, Notre Dame, U.S. Military Academy, University of Texas, Duke, Oklahoma, Northwestern, Wisconsin, Tulsa, TCU and Texas Lutheran.
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Christopher Gonzalez

Data Scientist
Duke University
cgonzalez@ncsasports.org
I came to work for NCSA as my passion for sports and mathematics propelled me to pursue advanced degrees in relevant fields. Growing up, I was exposed to a competitive field of cross country runners in El Paso, Texas and relished the team-oriented nature of the sport.
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Anthony Goranson

Head Scout
Monmouth College
agoranson@ncsasports.org
I can’t remember a day in my life that wasn’t sports filled. When I was little playing, in Junior Tackle Football, Youth Baseball, and attending summer camps were the highlights of my childhood. In High School I was a three sport athlete (Football, Basketball, Track) reaching All-Conference in all three, while attaining First Team Football All-State Honors and Defensive MVP for the NIC-9 conference.
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Mo Gordon

Head Football Recruiting Coach
Linvingstone College
mgordon@ncsasports.org
What I bring to NCSA is over 10 years of recruiting/coaching/playing experience in the game of football. I Played football at Lackawanna College and finished my career at Livingstone College as a Div. 2 All-American and lead the nation in total tackles.
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Ryan Gottschalk

Prospect Analyst
DePaul University
rgottschalk@ncsasports.org
I found my passion for sports at a young age. I played hockey and golf in high school and thought there was nothing better than continuing my involvement in sports by pursuing a degree in sports management from DePaul University
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Henry Graham

Senior National Scout
Saint Mary's College
hgraham@ncsasports.org
As a former two sport athlete in high school in Bozeman, Montana, I attended Saint Mary's College of California to play soccer. I have seen firsthand the recruiting process and how it can make or break an athlete's college career.
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Aaron Graunke

Video Team Lead
Columbia College Chicago
agraunke@ncsasports.org
I started working at NCSA because my brother-in-law, who was a college coach at the time, had used the program's videos to recruit for his team. He suggested that I look into working for NCSA's video department because of how much the video meant to the recruiting process. I took his advice and found an internship with NCSA a month later.
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Dan Gregg

Senior National Scout
Augustana College
dgreeg@ncsasports.org
I am a living testament to the effectiveness of NCSA. I took advantage of the many options NCSA offered as a high school senior, and it was a huge success. I landed with a great football program and a perfect fit for my situation. I was very satisfied with my football experience in college.
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