1670 McKendree Church Road
Suite 200 B
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043-6676
Dwayne Hanberry, 47, enters his 18th year with the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference and his fifth as the league's commissioner. Since the conference reorganzied in 1991, he is the league's second full-time commissioner.
Hanberry was hired by the SCAC in 1995 as the league's sports information director. He was promoted to assistant commissioner in 2000, associate commissioner in 2005 and served as interim commissioner for six months before being named commissioner in June of 2008.
Hanberry is a member of the Division III Commissioner Association (DIIICA), the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) and the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) where he has served on the Membership Services Committee.
Hanberry holds a B.B.A. degree from Oglethorpe University where he was a two-year starter on the Petrel basketball team for Coach Jack Berkshire. Hanberry was named team MVP his junior season and is still one of the school's all-time leaders for single-season field goal percentage, career field goal percentage and rebounds per game - both for a season and a career.
Prior to transfering to Oglethorpe, Hanberry was a two-year starter for Coach Lawrence Smithmier at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, Mississippi. An All-State performer his sophomore season, Hanberry was inducted into the school's Athletics Hall of Fame in the fall of 2009.
He and his wife, Charis, reside in Suwanee, Ga., with their two sons, David (18) and Daniel (14).
Jeff DeBaldo, 28, enters his fifth year with the conference, and was promoted to Assistant Commissioner of the SCAC prior to the 2012-13 academic year. He served as the SCAC Director of Sports Information the previous four years.
DeBaldo is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day administrative operations of the SCAC, and for championships administration. He also maintainins & updates the SCAC website, updates conference statistics, and performs all sports information related duties for the conference and its membership.
DeBaldo also handles the league's social media efforts
(Facebook/Twitter/YouTube) and serves as the league's
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) adviser.
DeBaldo was most recently the Assistant Director of the Presidents' Athletic Conference (2007-08), an NCAA Division III conference office located in Wexford, Pa., where he assisted league commissioner Joe Onderko in all aspects of conference operation.
Prior to his work at the PAC, DeBaldo served as a media relations intern at the University of Pittsburgh and was also a student assistant in the sports information office at his alma mater, Waynesburg (Pa.) University. He was also a freelance writer for The (Uniontown, Pa.) Herald-Standard for two years while attending Waynesburg.
DeBaldo earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication (Sports Information option) from Waynesburg in 2007.
He is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and replaced Hanberry on the Membership Services Committee in the fall of 2010. DeBaldo also earned "Best in the Nation" honors from CoSIDA for his work on the Waynesburg football gameday program in 2005.
DeBaldo is a native of Gibsonia, Pa., and currently resides in Duluth, Ga. with his wife Ashley.