Stephen Hedgecock has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He was instrumental in founding several systematic hedge fund programs and his own family office; additionally he held positions at Moore Capital and Sabre Fund Management.
Lt. Hedgecock opposes RoboCop and follows Dick Jones’ orders to destroy it, also trying to stop Officer Anne Lewis from joining RoboCop’s ranks as his partner.
Early Life and Education
Steven Hedgecock was born and raised in North Carolina. At Ledford Senior High School he earned letters in football, basketball and track and field. Additionally he earned three All-County and All-Conference selections at fullback position.
Hedgecock earned himself the distinction as one of the league’s premier pure blocking fullbacks while with the Rams, helping Brandon Jacobs and Derrick Ward both reach 1,000-yard rushing seasons with his blocking.
He also played for the New York Giants, winning a Super Bowl championship with them. Following graduation, he started a career as an educator in California; holding both a Bachelor of Arts in Music (Voice) and California teaching credential, as well as having served on both executive leadership teams of National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and its California affiliate California Music Educators Association in varying positions such as Choral Representative, Vice President, President-Elect, and finally as President-elect/President-elect/President-elect/President-elect/President-elect/President-elect/President/President.
He earned recognition with the Rams as a premier pure blocking fullback and also made an impressionful college run-back, amassing 130 yards and two touchdowns during his time with North Carolina Tar Heels.
In 2007, he was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants, and quickly became a key component in their Super Bowl run, clearing running paths for Brandon Jacobs, Derrick Ward and Ahmad Bradshaw. He quickly earned a reputation for his humorous goofiness before and after practice and games.
Farming and researching American history are among his hobbies in his free time, while both he and Molly Millis Hedgecock have been strong supporters of High Point University as well as participating in community service work.
Achievement and Honors
Hedgecock earned Academic All-America honors as a mechanical engineering management major and boasts a 4.01 grade-point average as part of his academic program at Bucknell, earning second team recognition back in 2000. Furthermore, Hedgecock made the dean’s list — an accolade conferred upon those with highest achievements at their respective campuses.
High school was an incredible time for him, as he earned three All-County football selections (tight end as sophomore and junior, fullback as senior) as well as being named county defensive player of the year. Additionally, he competed in track and field and joined the National Honor Society.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; children Rickey Wayne Hedgecock and Misty Hedgecock Anders; siblings Vickie Shelton and Steve Hedgecock; as well as several grandchildren. Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel will handle arrangements.
Steven Hedgcock is an active investor and director of several systematic Hedge Fund management companies. Additionally, he operates a family office where capital can be allocated towards various trading programs.
He spends his free time farming and researching American history, while being an enthusiastic NASCAR fan.
He served as both a fullback and versatile player for the Rams during his time there, becoming one of the premier pure blocking fullbacks in the league during that period.
He made his first RoboCop film appearance as Lt. Hedgecock, an opposer to RoboCop and corrupt leader of Detroit Police SWAT who is betrayed by Dick Jones and ordered to kill Anne Lewis but is prevented by The Old Man from carrying out this plan.
Hedgecock and his co-defendants were charged with conspiring to violate various election laws as well as multiple counts of perjury. According to the prosecution, Hedgecock filed his campaign finance law filings as part of an elaborate plot intended to further his political career objectives in secret.
Hedgecock claimed in his motion for a new trial that bailiff Burroughs misrepresented to the jury the concept of reasonable doubt and that hold-out jurors were being unreasonable. Additionally, Hedgecock claims that consumption of alcohol prior to deliberations day incapacitated some jurors.
Hedgecock played an essential role in helping lead the Giants to victory in Super Bowl XLII as fullback for New York, manhandling linebackers and clearing a path for 1,000-yard rushers Brandon Jacobs and Derrick Ward to reach 1,000 yards each.