Wednesday, 01 July 2015 17:24

Voice of the Spiders

Coach Hathcock is a retired educator who spent his entire career at Concord High School.

Hathcock has been the "Voice of the Spiders" for more than 20 seasons. He also served as the clock operator for Spider Basketball for 16+ seasons and is now the "Voice of Spider Basketball" as well.

Some of the more unusual games Coach Hathcock has called include;

  • Announcing the two come-from-behind victories the Spiders had during their 2004 3A State Championship Season; Concord 21 Asheville 20 and Concord 25 Winston Salem Carver 22
  • The night the lights went out at Robert C. Bailey Stadium on Friday 13, 2006 during the Annual Battle for the Bell with Kannapolis. Supplied info about other CHS activities and groups and kept the 10000+ fans informed about the lighting outage.
  • Once announced the Homecoming festivities from a Cabarrus County Rescue Squad ambulance during a PA outage.
  • Was a guest announcer for a portion of the Mt. Pleasant vs Concord game in 2003 at Tiger Stadium
  • Was a guest announcer for the first meeting between Concord and Cox Mill High School at Charger Stadium

Coach Hathcock is assisted in the pressbox by Pam Conway, Roger Conway, Jenn Conway, Ed Conway, Wolf Walker, Keith Fink, Mark Bonacci.

Coach Hathcock is a graduate of Northwest Cabarrus High School and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.