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Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

2013-14 SAAC Officers

Dana Holt
Dana Holt
President
Ryan Teel
Ryan Teel
Vice President

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Amanda Jenkins
Secretary
Elsa Ochsner
Elsa Ochsner
Treasurer

Leadership Council

Zach Duncan
Zach Duncan
Rifle
Aja Johnson
Aja Johnson
Women's Basketball

Bailey Torrez
Bailey Torrez
Soccer
Megan Mize
Megan Mize
Volleyball

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Alexis Goree
Spirit

What is the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee? (SAAC)

A student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC) is comprised of student-athletes. The purposes of SAAC are to:

  • Provide student-athletes with a voice on issues impacting the student-athlete experience at the University of Nevada
  • Foster communication between student-athletes, the athletics administration and the faculty athletics representative
  • Foster communication and comraderie among student-athletes and the athletics teams at Nevada
  • Encourage and provide opportunities for student-athletes to be involved in community service projects

Mission Statement

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

2013-14 Goals and Objectives

  • Gain Support for all sports and foster relationships among student athletes and other groups on campus
  • Community Service Initiatives
  • Diversity and Inclusion

The SAAC advisors are Rhonda Bennett, Senior Associate Athletics Director/SWA, and Tina Ruff, Associate Athletics Director/Operations.

STAR OF THE WEEK
Student-Athlete of the Week Athlete of the Week

Sept. 15-21

Daisha Jones-Oglesby

Soccer

Junior forward Daisha Jones-Oglesby headed in the game-winning goal in the 68th minute during Friday night’s 1-0 win against UC Davis, helping the Nevada soccer team snap a two-game slide.

View all 2014-15 honorees.


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