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SAAC - Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

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 SAAC Representatives 2012-2013

  • President: Megan Moir (W. Golf)
    Vice President: Kayla King (W. Soccer)
    Secretary: Grace Trimble (W. Tennis)   
    Treasurer: Maclin Simpson (M. Swimming)
    Historian: Chelsea Oswald (W. Track)

Representatives by Sport

  • Baseball: Zac Zellers
  • W. Basketball: Kastine Evans
  • M. Basketball:  Kyle Wiltjer
  • Football: Max Godby, Zach West
  • M. Golf: Seth Blann
  • W. Golf:  Megan Moir
  • Gymnastics: Kayla Hartley
  • Rifle: Heather Greathouse
  • Softball: TBA  
  • W Soccer: Kayla King
  • M Soccer: Cameron Wilder
  • W Swim: Lindsay Hill
  • M Swim:  Maclin Simpson
  • W Tennis: Grace Trimble
  • M Tennis: Brett Johnson
  • W Track: Chelsea Oswald
  • M Track: Luis Orta  
  • Volleyball: Jessi Greenberg

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Kentucky Student-Athlete Advisory Committee shall be consistent with the overall mission of the University of Kentucky Athletics Department. The student-athletes must be the heart of the program. We recognize that every student-athlete has goals that are fulfilled by personal athletic success and personal academic success. There must be a balance that ensures that the student-athlete is provided with the opportunity to obtain these goals.

The mission of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is to assist in the creation of an environment where all student-athletes have the opportunity to maximize their academic, personal and social growth and improve their post-college quality of life.

The University of Kentucky Student-Athlete Advisory Committee shall fulfill this mission by:

  • Improving communication between the UKAA and the student-athletes.
  • Acting a liaison between the athletics administration and the student-athletes, SAAC will provide student-athletes with a voice in the UKAA decision making process.
  • Improving the organization and by the involvement among student-athletes in community and campus issues, as well as alert student-athletes to issues concerning them.
  • Serving as a liaison to the Southeastern Conference (SEC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).