2017 Spring Social Tour


Meet UVA coaches, student-athletes, athletics department leaders & VAF staff members.
* Details below are subject to change.

The 2017 Spring Social Tour features 12 stops across Virginia and in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Greenwich, CT and Charlotte, NC. Featured speakers on this year’s tour include head men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett and head football coach Bronco Mendenhall, along with Olympic sport head coaches, assistant coaches and student-athletes.
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017
  • Taubman Museum of Art
  • 110 Salem Avenue, SE
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Special Guests: Bronco Mendenhall, Head Football Coach and Brad Soderberg, Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • $10 per guest
  • Children 12 and under are free
  • One complimentary drink ticket per guest
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017
  • Washington Golf & Country Club
  • 3017 N. Glebe Road
  • Arlington, VA
  • Special Guests: Tony Bennett, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Mark Atuaia, Football Running Backs Coach and Nick Howell, Football Defensive Coordinator/Secondary Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • $15 per guest
  • Children 12 and under are free
  • One complimentary drink ticket per guest
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017
  • Black Finn
  • 1620 I Street, NW
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Special Guests: Jason Williford, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach, Mark Atuaia, Football Running Backs Coach and Nick Howell, Football Defensive Coordinator/Secondary Coach
  • 5:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar
  • 6:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • $10 per guest
  • Children 12 and under are free
  • One complimentary drink ticket per guest
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Boonsboro Country Club
  • 1709 BCC Drive, 501 North
  • Lynchburg, VA
  • Special Guests: Bronco Mendenhall, Head Football Coach and Brad Soderberg, Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • $10 per guest
  • Children 12 and under are free
  • One complimentary drink ticket per guest
  • Tuesday, May 2, 2017
  • Princess Anne Country Club
  • 3800 Pacific Avenue
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Special Guests: Tony Bennett, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Ruffin McNeill, Football Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Line Coach, Marques Hagans, Football Wide Receivers Coach and Garett Tujague, Football Offensive Line Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • $10 per guest
  • Children 12 and under are free
  • One complimentary drink ticket per guest
  • Monday, May 8, 2017
  • Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School at Pace Academy
  • 966 West Paces Ferry Road
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Special Guests: Tony Bennett, Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Marques Hagans, Football Wide Receivers Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres, Beer and Wine
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • $10 per guest
  • Children 12 and under are free
  • Thursday, May 11, 2017
  • Home of Gayle and John Goodloe
  • 603 Handley Avenue
  • Winchester, VA
  • Special Guests: Bronco Mendenhall, Head Football Coach and Jason Williford, Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and Cocktails
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • Complimentary admission
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
  • Hyatt Regency Greenwich
  • 1800 East Putnam Avenue
  • Greenwich, CT
  • Special Guests: Bronco Mendenhall, Head Football Coach and Ron Sanchez, Men’s Basketball Associate Head Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and Cocktails
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • $10 per guest
  • Children 12 and under are free
  • One complimentary drink ticket per guest
  • Monday, May 22, 2017
  • The Jefferson Hotel
  • 101 West Franklin Street
  • Richmond, VA
  • Special Guests: Bronco Mendenhall, Head Football Coach and Jason Williford, Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • $15 per guest
  • Children 12 and under are free
  • One complimentary drink ticket per guest
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017
  • Co-hosted by Dean & Anne Carter Smith and Wellford & Ann Tabor
  • Charlotte Country Club
  • 2465 Mecklenburg Avenue
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Special Guest: Bronco Mendenhall, Head Football Coach and Ron Sanchez, Men’s Basketball Associate Head Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and Open Bar
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speaker
  • Jacket required | No denim allowed
  • $10 per guest
  • Children 12 and under are free
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017
  • Home of Janet and Gray Ferguson
  • Sugar Loaf Farms
  • 151 Ferguson Lane
  • Staunton, VA
  • Special Guests: Tony Bennett, Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Jason Beck, Football Quarterbacks Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres, Beer and Wine
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • Complimentary admission
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017
  • “The Sentry Box”
  • Home of Mary Wynn and Charles McDaniel
  • 133 Caroline Street
  • Fredericksburg, VA
  • Special Guests: Tony Bennett, Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Kelly Poppinga, Football Special Teams Coordinator/Outside Linebackers Coach
  • 6:00 p.m. Tailgate Fare and Cocktails
  • 7:00 p.m. Athletics Update and Guest Speakers
  • Complimentary admission
The Spring Social Tour is a wonderful opportunity for the Virginia Athletics Foundation to thank all of its constituents for their continued loyalty and generous support.  Click Here to view pictures from the Tour on the VAF Facebook page.

Click Here to watch the Richmond Social program on the VAF YouTube website featuring:

  • Morgan Stearns:  Women’s Soccer student-athlete
  • London Perrantes:  Men’s Basketball student-athlete
  • Tony Bennett:  Head Men’s Basketball coach
  • Bronco Mendenhall:  Head Football coach

Click Here to watch the Charlottesville Social program on the VAF YouTube website featuring:

  • Bronco Mendenhall:  Head Football coach and members of his staff