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Military Transition Coaches

Scott McDaniel
Graduate Transition Coach

Scott McDaniel graduated from Blue Ridge Community College in 2011 with an AAS and then from James Madison University in 2013 with a BA in Independent Studies of Mental Health.  He is currently attending Radford University pursuing a Master’s in Counselor Education: Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Scott served in the Army from 1988-1994 as an Interrogator (97E) and was deployed for Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.  His last posting was as a senior Interrogation section NCO at Ft. Bliss Texas in the 3rd ACR.

Scott is passionate about veterans' issues and has experience with most of the issues confronting veterans transitioning from the military to college life for the first time.

Kyle Micou
Student Veteran Organization President


Matt Rabe
MRC office staff & VA Benefits expert

Matt Rabe served in the US Army as a 13B-Cannon Crewmember from 1998-2001 at 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery – 25th Infantry Division. He graduated from Virginia Western Community College in 2013 with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration.  He is currently an Accounting Major at Radford University.

Jason Clary
MRC office staff  

Jason Clary graduated from Lord Botetourt High School in 2003. He attended Radford University from 2003-2005 for Criminal Justice and ran cross country for the University in 2004. He then found his calling in the United States Army as an 11B- Infantryman from 2008-2013, where he was stationed at Fort Bragg, NC with the 1/508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. He is currently working on an Information Systems Degree.

Jason is eager to continue his passion of helping lead and education fellow soldiers with the transition to campus life by way of the Military Resource Center.

Christopher Carbone
VA Work Study

Christopher Carbone graduated Liberty High School in 2006, joined the US Army as a 68Wand was assigned to the 2/325 Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division. Deployed in support of OIF 2007-08 and OUR 2010 before transferring to 1/506, 4th BCT, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT). There he went participated in OEF 2010-11 before transferring to the US Army Reserves in 2013 where he is now section NCOIC for the 320th Combat Support Hospital’s Intensive Care Ward and Platoon Sergeant for 3rd PLT. 

Christopher is now enrolled in Radford University’s ROTC with the intent of commissioning as an active duty officer. He is a strong supporter of our Radford’s Veterans, and is looking forward to helping them in anyway possible. 

To set up an appointment with one of the coaches or to find out more information on how the MRC can help you please call (540) 831-5002 or email: military@radford.edu.