Department of Athletics

SAAC (Student Athlete Advisory Committee)

The University of Southern Maine Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is a student-athlete led group comprised of athletes representing each of our teams.

A member of the Little East Conference SAAC, these representatives are encouraged to vote their opinions and experiences relating to personal and team issues or concerns.

The goals of SAAC center around improving the quality of the athletic experience for all participants, enhancing image of student-athletes to all constituencies, and implementing outreach programs that support and nurture the growth and development for children in the surrounding communities. 

SAAC Strives to…

*Improve the quality of the athletic experience for all participants
*Serve as liaisons between the athletic department and all student-athletes
*Provide opportunities for all student-athletes to participate in the organization, administration, implementation, and evaluation of athletic programs
*Assist in developing and implementing outreach programs that support and nurture growth and development for children and their communities
*Serve as role models for the department, student-athletes, the University and for the children of the community
*Enhance the overall image of the student-athlete to all constituents