Panther Athlete Support Services

Panther P.L.A.N.

Student-Athlete Handbook


Mission Statement

On a Georgia State campus without boundaries, the Department of Athletics fosters a Culture of Success through Academic Achievement, Competitive Greatness, Ethical Behavior, Social Responsibility, and Community Engagement that educates and transforms a diverse group of talented student-athletes into future leaders.


The Panther Athletic Support Services Office through the athletics department mission makes a continued commitment to providing Georgia State student-athletes with the personal tools and resources necessary to develop at the highest level in the classroom, addition to enhancing their success on the playing field.  

The department actively provides Student-Athlete Programming, which aims to meet the following:

Academic Excellence
Athletic Excellence
Personal Development
Career Development
Commitment to Service


Staff Directory | Phone: (404) 413-4048 | Fax: (404) 413-4001
Senior Associate A.D. -- Student-Athlete Development Brad Horton  (404) 413-4045
Assistant A.D. - Panthers Academic Support Services (Georgia State Stadium) Michael Stovall (404) 413-4043
Assistant A.D. - Panthers Academic Support Services (GSU Sports Arena) Jessica Summey (404) 413-4156
Assistant Director - Panthers Academic Support Services (188 MLK) Bree Hicken (404) 413-4128
Assistant Director - Football Academics Scott Gaffney TBA (404) 413-4163
Academic Coordinator Travis Ballard (404) 413-4044
Academic Coordinator Stephanie Saculles (404) 413-4046
Director of Student-Athlete Development Crystal Moody (404) 413-4048
Graduate Assistant Alana Owens TBA
Graduate Assistant Dartez Jacobs TBA
Graduate Assistant Nate McGill TBA
Graduate Assistant Valana Wiltz TBA
Graduate Assistant Liam Fitzsimmons TBA
Graduate Assistant Ariel Scott TBA