Academics
SAAC

Student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC) is a committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on their experience. The SAAC also offers input on the rules, regulations and policies that affect student-athletes' lives on NCAA member institution campuses.The mission of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete well-being and fostering a positive student-athlete image.

2014-15 SAAC Officers

President: Ross Guignon, Men's Tennis
Vice-President: Michelle Mayer, Women's Golf
Secretary: Colette Falsey, Women's Track & Field/Cross Country
Treasurer: Kelsi Eberly, Women's Gymnastics
Big Ten SAAC Rep: Ali Stark, Volleyball

Functions Include

 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 during its formulation of policies.
 Build a sense of community within the athletics program involving all athletics teams.
 Solicit student-athlete responses to proposed conference and NCAA legislation.
 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.

SAAC Meeting Minutes

 December 2014
 November 2014
 October 2014
 September 2014

SAAC Members


David Kerian
Baseball

Ryne Roper
Baseball

Michael Finke
M Basketball

Ahmad Starks
M Basketball

Joe Spencer
Football

Austin Teitsma
Football

Alex Burge
M Golf

David Kim
M Golf

Tom Gibbs
M Gymnastics

Jordan Valdez
M Gymnastics

Ross Guignon
M Tennis

Alex Jesse
M Tennis

Ben Dodds
M Track

Ian Barnett
M Track / XC

Danny Hicks
Wrestling

Sarah Hartwell
W Basketball

Nia Oden
W Basketball

Erin Ahern
W Golf

Kelsi Eberly
W Gymnastics

Mary Jane Horth
W Gymnastics

Shelese Arnold
Softball

Nicole Evans
Softball

Jenna Miller
Soccer

Tailor Smith
Soccer

Callan McDermott
Swim & Dive

Bella Schamber
Swim & Dive

Emily Barretta
W Tennis

Colette Falsey
W Track / XC

Anna Dorn
Volleyball

Ali Stark
Volleyball