Oak City Soccer is privileged to have a knowledgeable and passionate board of directors who oversee the operations and fundraising of our organization.

BOARD CHAIR- Cassidy Bennett Cassidy graduated in 2009 from Campbell University with a degree in Business. She has over 9 years of marketing, management and customer service experience.  She has worked on projects like Survival Sprint for two years, a mud run obstacle course. She also worked for a locally owned business managing, creating and implementing their marketing initiatives for 3 years.   She is the mother of Monroe and wife of Chandler. She loves helping others and being around children of all ages and abilities. 

BOARD CHAIR- Cassidy Bennett

Cassidy graduated in 2009 from Campbell University with a degree in Business. She has over 9 years of marketing, management and customer service experience.  She has worked on projects like Survival Sprint for two years, a mud run obstacle course. She also worked for a locally owned business managing, creating and implementing their marketing initiatives for 3 years.  

She is the mother of Monroe and wife of Chandler. She loves helping others and being around children of all ages and abilities. 

VICE CHAIR-Roxy Penny Roxy is the Executive Director, and a co-founder of Oak City Soccer. She also serves as an assistant coach. She is soon-to-be-married to Head Coach Shelley with whom she has a son on the autism spectrum, and a daughter who also shares sensory integration challenges. Roxy substitute teaches for her son's preschool as well as a K-12 school for Special Needs. When she is not teaching or coaching kids, she is following them around with a camera and writing about their shenanigans. 

VICE CHAIR-Roxy Penny

Roxy is the Executive Director, and a co-founder of Oak City Soccer. She also serves as an assistant coach. She is soon-to-be-married to Head Coach Shelley with whom she has a son on the autism spectrum, and a daughter who also shares sensory integration challenges. Roxy substitute teaches for her son's preschool as well as a K-12 school for Special Needs. When she is not teaching or coaching kids, she is following them around with a camera and writing about their shenanigans. 

TREASURER- Justin Plotkin In his early years, Justin was a very active gymnast.  In 1996, Justin replaced the love of gymnastics with community service work.  During high school, Justin was a very active member of Habitat for Humanity and Key Club International.  During his service years in Key Club, held office of Lt. Governor and District Treasurer for the Carolinas.   In College, Justin continued his love of service by joining Circle K.  He held the office of Treasurer for the North Carolina State University Circle K.  In 2000, Justin rekindled his passion for gymnastics and joined Apex Gymnastics as the head men's gymnastics coach.  Justin has also spent time working with gymnasts and cheerleaders at Elite Cheer and Dance (East Raleigh) and developed a children's program (including some with with special needs) at All About Kids (Louisville, KY). Justin is currently a Regional Sales Manager for Faro Technologies Inc and has been with the company more than 5 years. When not working, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids.

TREASURER- Justin Plotkin

In his early years, Justin was a very active gymnast.  In 1996, Justin replaced the love of gymnastics with community service work.  During high school, Justin was a very active member of Habitat for Humanity and Key Club International.  During his service years in Key Club, held office of Lt. Governor and District Treasurer for the Carolinas.  

In College, Justin continued his love of service by joining Circle K.  He held the office of Treasurer for the North Carolina State University Circle K.  In 2000, Justin rekindled his passion for gymnastics and joined Apex Gymnastics as the head men's gymnastics coach.  Justin has also spent time working with gymnasts and cheerleaders at Elite Cheer and Dance (East Raleigh) and developed a children's program (including some with with special needs) at All About Kids (Louisville, KY).

Justin is currently a Regional Sales Manager for Faro Technologies Inc and has been with the company more than 5 years. When not working, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids.

SECRETARY- Brooke Dalrymple Brooke earned her J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2007 and her B.A. from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida in 2004.  Brooke was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 2007 and is also admitted to practice in the federal district courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina. Brooke is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Wake County Bar Association, and the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys. Brooke also served as Charter President of the Young Professionals Civitan of Raleigh group. In her free time, Brooke enjoys hiking, running, playing with her dog Colby, and exploring the best foodie spots in the triangle.

SECRETARY- Brooke Dalrymple

Brooke earned her J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2007 and her B.A. from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida in 2004.  Brooke was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 2007 and is also admitted to practice in the federal district courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina. Brooke is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Wake County Bar Association, and the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys.

Brooke also served as Charter President of the Young Professionals Civitan of Raleigh group.

In her free time, Brooke enjoys hiking, running, playing with her dog Colby, and exploring the best foodie spots in the triangle.

FUNDRAISING CHAIR- Katie Dombrowski Katie is a communications and content marketing professional who has spent most of her career working in a variety of industries focused on strategic communications, public relations, copy-writing, and website management. She also provides social media, event, and marketing support to several local businesses in the Triangle area. When she isn’t working or volunteering, Katie can be found at a live music show, at home with her cat Minnie, or at any of Ashley Christensen’s downtown Raleigh restaurants. Katie has a soft spot for soccer, as she grew up playing the sport—from elementary school until college at age 21. She graduated in 2005 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in Communications Studies and a minor in Creative Writing.

FUNDRAISING CHAIR- Katie Dombrowski

Katie is a communications and content marketing professional who has spent most of her career working in a variety of industries focused on strategic communications, public relations, copy-writing, and website management. She also provides social media, event, and marketing support to several local businesses in the Triangle area. When she isn’t working or volunteering, Katie can be found at a live music show, at home with her cat Minnie, or at any of Ashley Christensen’s downtown Raleigh restaurants.

Katie has a soft spot for soccer, as she grew up playing the sport—from elementary school until college at age 21. She graduated in 2005 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in Communications Studies and a minor in Creative Writing.

MARKETING & DESIGN CHAIR- Taylor Medlin Designer, Optimistic Pressman. Taylor is a proud member of the Raleigh Architecture Co. and the Raleigh Construction Co. He loves graphic design and finicky old machines so much he started up a letterpress studio called Cross-Hatch Printing Company as well. Taylor likes dunking booths, coffee, and Slip 'N Slides, in that order.

MARKETING & DESIGN CHAIR- Taylor Medlin

Designer, Optimistic Pressman.

Taylor is a proud member of the Raleigh Architecture Co. and the Raleigh Construction Co. He loves graphic design and finicky old machines so much he started up a letterpress studio called Cross-Hatch Printing Company as well. Taylor likes dunking booths, coffee, and Slip 'N Slides, in that order.

BOARD MEMBER- Katie Sayre Katie graduated with her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Winston Salem State University in 2013. Katie has worked as an OT with pediatrics in a psychiatric hospital and a private pediatric clinic specializing in sensory processing disorders. She has volunteered in pediatric settings including Easter Seals UCP Charlie Gaddy Children’s Center and the Children’s Center Public School of Forsyth County gaining invaluable experience working with children of all ages.  Katie has worked with community youth programs for 11 years focusing on life skills and social justice. She enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, playing kickball, hiking, and enjoying parks and festivals in the Raleigh area.

BOARD MEMBER- Katie Sayre

Katie graduated with her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Winston Salem State University in 2013. Katie has worked as an OT with pediatrics in a psychiatric hospital and a private pediatric clinic specializing in sensory processing disorders. She has volunteered in pediatric settings including Easter Seals UCP Charlie Gaddy Children’s Center and the Children’s Center Public School of Forsyth County gaining invaluable experience working with children of all ages. 

Katie has worked with community youth programs for 11 years focusing on life skills and social justice. She enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, playing kickball, hiking, and enjoying parks and festivals in the Raleigh area.