Athlete Council Member - Student-Athlete Advisory Council

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The mission of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare, and fostering a positive student-athlete image. The focus of the group is leadership and production.

Position Requirements

The purpose of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) is:

  1. To promote communication between athletics administration and student-athletes
  2. To generate a student-athlete voice within VIU
  3. To provide equal and representative input of VIU student-athletes
  4. To provide feedback and insight into athletics department issues
  5. To build a sense of community within the athletic program involving all athletic teams
  6. To create relationships between student-athletes and the community by organizing community service efforts and raising funds for various causes
  7. To promote a positive student-athlete image on campus
  8. To disseminate information

Sign-up Directions

The Student-Athlete Advisory Council is comprised of student-athletes from VIU varsity teams who are third, fourth, or fifth-year students. Members are selected each fall by the head coaches or by the Athletic Department administration.