Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

DI SAAC elects Andrews, Purcilly as vice chairs

By Michelle Hosick The Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee elected Oregon track and field student-athlete Sarah Andrews and St. Peter’s baseball student-athlete Adam Purcilly as vice chairs for 2013. Either Andrews or Purcilly...

DI SAAC weighs in on rules changes

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick As the Rules Working Group continues its review of the Division I manual, the student-athletes on the national Student-Athlete Advisory Committee are paying close attention. At every quarterly meeting they vet...

DII SAAC meets with Make-A-Wish recipient

By Greg Johnson NCAA.org Members of the Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee recently got a chance to see how much joy their fundraising can create when they met 13-year-old Seth Kussow, who was granted a wish in January to...

Daniels finds his way after career-ending injury

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick The most difficult experience Eugene Daniels faced as a student-athlete also became his gateway to life after college. A defensive lineman for the Colorado State Rams, Daniels injured his shoulder just before his...

Atlantic 10 SAAC learns meaning of leadership at NCAA Convention

By Brian Burnsed NCAA.org Leader (n): A person who guides others in direction, course, action or opinion. Members of the Atlantic 10 Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee recently learned that leadership can’t be defined so...

Student-athletes have a voice at Convention and beyond

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick NCAA.org When the presidents on the Division I Board of Directors came into the boardroom on Jan. 14, they were poised to continue the fast-moving changes that began with the presidential retreat last August...

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