Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is committed to the mission of C-USA SAAC.
To provide a forum for student-athletes to express ideas, concerns, and opinions relating to NCAA and Conference legislation as well as other issues that affect their welfare. Maintain a positive environment that fosters a healthy relationship between athletic administrators and student-athletes. Provide an environment that values cultural diversity and gender equity among student-athletes and community service.

Leadership. Involvement. Service.

SAAC Member Responsibilities Include:
  • Engage in communication between athletics administration and student-athletes
  • Promote a positive student-athlete image on campus
  • Support other student-athletes in their competitions
  • Disseminate information to team members for all sports
  • Provide feedback and insight into athletics department issues
  • Generate a student-athlete voice within the campus athletics department
  • Serve as leaders within the athletic department
  • Grow as individuals through career and personal development opportunities
  • Organize and participate in community service efforts

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2015-2016 SAAC Representatives

Executive Board

President/C-USA Rep/C-USA rep for the NCAA Division I SAAC: Catherine Ragon (Women's Tennis)
Vice President: Nick Norton (Men's Basketball)
Exec Board Member: Avei Logoleo (Beach Volleyball)
Exec Board Member: Jacob Armstrong (Baseball)
Exec Board Member: Joanna Fallen (Softball)
Exec Board Member: Maya Garland (Women's Basketball)

SAAC Representatives

Gabrielle Deshotel (Indoor Volleyball)
Angelica Jimenez (Women's Soccer)
Kasey Johnson (Women's Soccer)
Amy Lowther (Women's Tennis)
Elaine Simon (Women's Tennis)
Henry Paiste (Men's Tennis)
Katlyn Sides (Softball)
Deanna Kuzmanic (Women's Basketball)
Adam Smith (Baseball)
William Lee (Men's Basketball)
Rebecca Chandler (Women's Golf)
Julianna Sebastian (Women's Golf)
Melany Joy Frierson (Women's Track and XC)
Lauren Pray (Women's Track and XC)
Hunter Weber (Men's Soccer)
Madeleine McDuff (Bowling)