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Student Athlete Advisor Council

 
STUDENT-ATHLETE ADVISORY COMMITTEE 2016-2017
 

 *Congratulations to Lauryn Parker and Daniel Sweeney: Nominees for the FHSAA SAAC*

 
Officers
Chas Dudley, President
Daniela Schneider, Vice President
Lauryn Parker, Secretary 
Anne Jackson McClure, Community Outreach Coordinator
 McKenley Minacci/Lucie Flowers, Spirit Coordinator
 
 
Team Representatives
Baseball: Lucas Briggs, JD Gardner
B. Basketball: Chas Dudley, Pierce Johnson
G. Basketball: Skila Rogers, Meagan Wilkins
Cheerleading: McKenley Minacci, Lucie Flowers
Cross Country: Molly McCann, Jake Mazziotta
Dance: Madison Cherry
Football: Tripp Hunter, John Sniffen
B. Golf: Bryson Bianco
G. Golf: Tayley Cotton, Taylor Bensely
Lacrosse: Evan Oakley
B. Soccer: Daniel Sweeney
G. Soccer: Anne Jackson McClure
Softball: Sophie Gainey, MC Waddell
Swimming: Angeline Trischler
Tennis: William Perrigan, Daniela Schneider
Track and Field: Caroline Willis, Gannon Hundley
Volleyball: Jewel Strawberry, Lauryn Parker
Weightlifting: Eljin Rhymes 
  
Advisors
Angela Croston (Faculty), Jake von Scherrer, Dwan Riggins



What is it?

The SAAC is a committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. The SAAC also offers input on the rules, regulations, and policies that affect student-athletes’ lives on campus.

 

History

An Association-wide SAAC was adopted at the 1989 NCAA Convention, and was formed primarily to review and offer student-athlete input on NCAA activities and proposed legislation that affect student-athlete welfare.

 

Mission

The mission of the SAACs is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare and fostering a positive student-athlete image.

 

Functions

  • Promote communication between athletics administration and student-athletes
  • Disseminate information
  • Provide feedback and insight into athletics department issues
  • Generate a student-athlete voice within the campus athletics department formulation of policies.
  • Build a sense of community within the athletics program involving all athletics teams.
  • Organize community service efforts.
  • Create a vehicle for student-athlete representation on campus-wide committees (e.g., student government).
  • Promote a positive student-athlete image on campus.

 

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