University of Colorado, Boulder
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
Welcome Back Picnic is Sunday August 25th at 5:30PM at the Mary Rippon Theater
What is SAAC?
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at the University of Colorado-Boulder is a dynamic group of student-athletes dedicated to providing a voice for the interests and concerns of the student-athletes.The committee focuses on fostering camaraderie in areas such as: academics, community service, university relations, student-athlete welfare and career development.
Athletes Supporting Athletics Events
Come out and support your fellow student-athletes at these special events this year!
Stay Tuned for the Fall ASA Dates!
Community Service Activities
Trick or Treat Street - Dress up in your Halloween costume and participate in a safe trick or treating event for local kids!
Buffalo Hugs - Every semester, Buff student-athletes visit the Denver Children's Hospital. They pass out stuffed buffaloes, sign autographs and visit with the children and their families.
Read with the Buffs - Dates TBD. Each semester, student-athletes attend local elementary schools and read an inspirational story to the kids. Students are quizzed on the material and can receive CU prizes for correct answers. CU student-athletes encourage the children to read to expand their mind and pursue a college career.
Holiday Angel Tree - Each November, SAAC puts up a holiday tree with oranaments which have the names of local needy children through the GENESIS Program of Boulder County. Athletic Department staff and student-athletes can sponsor a child and purchase and wrap gifts for them for the holidays.
Healthy Kids Day - Prior to a Soccer game and the Spring Football game, student-athletes lead local children in completing various atheltic stations to promote active lifestyles. Kids can earn t-shirts and a free lunch by completing all of the stations.
CUSPYs – CU Sports People of the Year - 2014 Date Coming Soon!
2013-14 SAAC Officers
Presidents: Shalaya Kipp (Cross Country), Jess Aschenbrenner (Volleyball) Vice Presidents: Lindsey Hubbard (Track), Hayley Hughes (Soccer) Community Service Chair: Juda Parker (Football)
Communication Chair: Open
C-Club Liaison: Open
MBB - Open
WBB - Jasmine Sborov, Desiree Harris
FB - Connor Wood, Juda Parker, Will Oliver
MGO - Open WGO - Devin Dougherty
ASK - Brooke Wales, Claire Wise, Fletcher McDonald
NSK - Charlie Von Thaden
WSO - Hayley Hughes, Annie Brunner, Bianca Jones
WTE - Ashley Tiefel, Winde Janssens
CC - Connor Winter, Shalaya Kipp,
TR - Lindsey Hubbard, Emily Hunsucker, Sophie Hallam-Eames, Brittany Lewis, Open
WVB - Jessica Aschenbrenner, Chelsey Keoho