Will Cole, Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Development, Duke Athletics
The Holy Week noon services include scripture reading, prayer, and a sermon. The guest preacher for this service is Will Cole, assistant director of student-athlete development at Duke Athletics. Cole coordinates the department's community service efforts and also engages with local organizations to connect with Blue Devil student-athletes. A native of Oxford, Mississippi, he lettered two seasons as a member of the Ole Miss football program before graduating in 2010 with a degree in mathematics. He then earned a master's degree in teaching from Duke University in 2011 and served six years as a teacher at Northern Durham High School.