Mr. Cummings is a Middle School Mathematics Instructor and the Head Coach of the Varsity Wrestling Team. Mr. Cummings graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Middle Grades Education and hold North Carolina Teaching License in Middle School Math (6-9) and Science (6-9). While a student at N.C. State, Mr. Cummings was a three-year captain of the wrestling team, its Most Valuable Performer in 2004, and first team All-Academic ACC wrestler. Since restarting the Ravenscroft Wrestling program in 2008, Mr. Cummings’ teams have won multiple TISAC conference titles and finished as one of the top teams in the NCISAA. Mr. Cummings was awarded the O’Herron Distinguished Faculty Award in 2013 given in recognition of his devotion to the teaching profession as demonstrated by exemplary classroom performance.
Assistant CoachRocco Carbone joined Ravenscroft in 2015 as a substitute teacher. He was the 2016 JV Girls Asst. Lacrosse coach along with Michelle Then. Last year, 2016-17, he was an asst. middle school wrestling coach and a varsity asst. track coach. Coach Carbone graduated from Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois in 1977 with a B.A. degree in Physical Education, coaching, athletic training and health. He played football as a receiver/back and was a member of the track team, participating in ¼ mile, sprints, relays, and field events. Coach Carbone has taught and coached over 30 years in Cody, WY; Davenport, Iowa; Rock Island, Illinois; Denver, CO; West Johnston High School, Johnston County, NC; Githens Middle School, Durham, NC, and Ravenscroft. Coach Carbone earned a M.A. degree in Bilingual/ESL (Linguistically Different), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 1991. Coach Carbone is a member of the John Lynch Foundation Star of the month/year selection committee. Coach Carbone received a $25,000 PE grant from the NFL’s Play 60 Program, 2011. He has been on the Colorado/Denver Public Schools PE/Health Standards committee, Denver Public Schools middle school coach of the year, 1997, 2000, and 2005. His middle football teams won seven city championships. In addition, he was the Denver director for the NFL FACT/ACADEMIC PROGRAM, 1991-1997. Who’s Who among American Teacher, 2004, 2005, and 2006.
Ed Durham is a retired Upper School Math Instructor and has served as a coach for the Junior Varsity Football, Wrestling, and Junior Varsity Baseball teams for many years.
Conference Tournament Champions with 40 team points. !st Place: Aydin Sabu - 98, Davis Elllis - 106, Alejandro Alston 113, Caden Storch - 170, Will Richardson - 182, 2nd Place: Michael Grifffin - 152, Lang Law - 160, Jackson Fox - HWT, 3rd Place: Paedon Keifer - 195, 4th Place: Andrew Abbott - 120, Landon Watts - 132, Maks Bitman - 138, Mike Hollingshead -145