After wrapping up his playing career as a member of the Golden
Eagle football squad, Cory graduated in December and joined the
Tech Athletics staff in January as a Development Coordinator. In
his role on Kevin Bostian's staff, McDonald coordinates a variety
of projects, meets with former alumni and others supporters, and
assists in sporting and public events to advance the department's
A naive of Redwood City, Calif., McDonald came to the Golden Eagles as a wide receiver but made the move to the defensive side of the ball during 2011 spring drills, settling into a safety position that he filled for his final three seasons. He was also a regular on Tech's special teams, exhibiting an impressive work ethic and hustle. A strong student, he was listed nine times on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
He earned his degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness, and looks to add a master's degree in sports management. He comes from a family immersed in athletics -- both his father and mother are Director's of Athletics in Atherton, Calif.