Wilson Beaver is in his 10th season as the football equipment coordinator at Coastal Carolina University and has 18th years overall experience in his profession.
He has been with the program since its inception, seeing the team win three Big South titles (2004, `05 and `06) and earn a berth in the 2006 NCAA Championships.
Prior to Coastal Carolina, he worked for four years at Catawba College, serving as a student equipment manager for David Bennett's football team. During his time, the Indians won two conference titles and made three appearances in the NCAA Division II Playoffs. He was also honored with South Atlantic Conference Student Service Awards for the 2000 and 2001 seasons. He graduated from Catawba in 2002 with a bachelor's in physical education.
A native of Albemarle, N.C., Beaver also spent four years as a student equipment manager and athletic trainer at Albemarle High School. A 1998 graduate, he was given the Athletic Service Award for his work, as well as having an award named for him.
Certified by the Athletic Equipment Manager's Association, Beaver serves as the District III Internet Chairperson. Beaver resides in Myrtle Beach.