Torquay United defender Guy Branston believes the club are building something special under Paul Buckle.
The Gulls are fifth in League Two, within the play-offs and five points behind an automatic promotion spot.
Branston told BBC Devon: "If we can get a result against Wycombe on Saturday then we're in the driving seat.
"If we get the fans packed in then in future we can become a club that's at least League One and then kicking on for the Championship."
He continued: "I'm pretty sure that fans will start to realise that there is a good little side in Devon called Torquay, we're coming up and we're scaring a few."
Branston has been one of Torquay's top performers over the course of the current campaign, winning a place in the Professional Footballers' Association League Two team of the year.
"I'm 32 and I want to win promotion," he said. "I want to kick on, I want to play in League One again before I finish.
"I want to play in the Championship before I finish, I aim high."
Following Friday's visit by Wycombe to Plainmoor, Branston faces the challenge of returning to Burton on Easter Monday, the club whom he left to join Torquay last summer.
He said: "I was captain there and I put everything in whilst I was there and worked my socks off to impress whoever I had to impress.
"If it wasn't good enough then it wasn't good enough, but I did try because that's all I've ever done at football clubs - try my hardest."