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

 May 2015
 April 2015
 March 2015
 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