Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

2013-14 SAAC Officers

Dana Holt
Ryan Teel
Vice President
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Amanda Jenkins
Elsa Ochsner

Leadership Council

Zach Duncan
Aja Johnson
Women's Basketball
Bailey Torrez
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Megan Mize
Alexis Goree

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.