Brother Beavers leading the presentation. Brother McDougal Jr. presents cream blazer to his father Brother McDougal Sr.
Brother Raymond McDougal (Alpha Epsilon 1958) was presented with his official cream 50 year member blazer to commemorate his 50 plus years in the fraternity. Brother McDougal is a 1958 initiate of the Alpha Epsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi. He joined the fraternity during his days at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC. This was a special moment as his son Brother Raymond McDougal Jr (Epsilon Beta 1992) presented this to him along with brothers initiated through the Epsilon Beta chapter who were students on campus during his career at Fayetteville State University. Members of the Fayetteville- Fort Bragg (NC) and brothers of the Middle Eastern Province were part of the presentation as well. His son Brother Raymond McDougal Jr consulted with many brothers before helping set up this recognition. He consulted with Past Middle Eastern Province Polemarch Carlos Watson, Middle Western Province Board of Directors member Marvin Pettway, Senior Kappa Affairs Chairman John Stewart , Achievement Academy Chairman Dr. Christopher Johnson, Middle Eastern Province Senior Kappa Committee chairman Sam Greene, and Dr. Rodney McCrowe from the FSU College of Business and Economics. Special thanks to Middle Eastern Province Polemarch Michael F. Brown and the province senior affairs committee for their support.
Brother McDougal is an achiever in every sense of the word. Born in the early 1930’s in south Florida. One of his earliest obstacles was losing both his parents before the age of three and having to live with different families. Brother McDougal, was an All-Conference and All-State performer in football and basketball at Carver High School in Delray Beach, Florida. His coach, a civil rights activist, teacher, and principal Charles Spencer Pompey was a great positive influence on his life. Mr. Pompey helped Brother McDougal's path to college. Brother McDougal has one of the most storied histories in the 100 plus year existence of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA). He was a two sport star at Johnson C. Smith University during his playing days and a coaching legend at Fayetteville State University. A 1958 graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, he was a four-year scholarship athlete in football and golf. Brother McDougal played halfback and quarterback on the Golden Bulls football team. As a member of JCSU golf squad, McDougal was the individual winner of four golf tournaments. His success continued beyond his college career.
Brother McDougal left school to serve the country in the US Army. He returned to school later. While stationed in Guam in 1955 he won three golf tournaments. He would also go on to receive his Master’s in Health and Safety from Indiana University. He started his coaching career as a prep coach in South Carolina and Florida. He was a junior college mentor at Volusia County Community College and Bethune-Cookman College while in Daytona Beach, Florida. At Bethune-Cookman, Brother McDougal was the head basketball coach for five years and an assistant coach on the football field. In 1970 he became the head football coach for both the Fayetteville State University football team and the newly formed golf program. He took a break from coaching golf and returned to the golf program in 1993 after 11 seasons as the head football coach and even one season as the interim men's basketball coach.
In twenty years, Brother McDougal has led the Fayetteville State University golf team to 16 conference titles and 6 PGA National Minority Division II golf titles He has coached 5 CIAA MVPs and All-Americans, 8 CIAA Tournament Medalists, and 44 All-CIAA student-athletes. Under his guidance the FSU golf team has received 8 Sears Championship Trophies.
Brother McDougal and the Broncos participated in 7 NCAA Division II Super Regionals, finishing as high as third in 2007 and second in 2009. The second place finish at the 2009 regional tournament earned the team its first NCAA Tournament berth. The 2009 tournament berth was historical as the team was the first HBCU golf team to make the championship in almost 40 years. Brother McDougal has coached 5 Golf All-Americans and CIAA Most Valuable Players, eight CIAA Tournament Medalists and 44 All-CIAA Performers. He has also earned 12 CIAA Coach of the Year awards. He retired in 2014 and in 2018 he was inducted into the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Hall of Fame.