Gary Petit enters his fifth year at Wake Forest as the Assistant Director of Athletic Communication in 201-132 . Petit serves as the primary media contact for women's basketball, men's golf and women's golf and is the secondary contact for the football team. Petit joined the Wake Forest staff in June 2008, after serving as a graduate assistant for Ohio Northern University's sports information office the previous two years.
The Marietta, Ohio native earned his undergraduate degree in sport management from Baldwin-Wallace College in 2006 and his master's in sport administration from Bowling Green State University in 2008.
Petit and his wife, Rebekah, have one son, Noah, who was born in March of 2011. The Petit's reside in Winston-Salem with their two dogs, Oliver and Olivia.