Gina Rivera Ortiz
President

Jalyn Bowen
Vice President
Lauren Farias
Secretary
Sofia Garcia-Guerrios
Social Media Officer

PURPOSE

The primary purpose of SAAC is to address the concerns directly or indirectly related to the student-athlete’s well-being or act upon statements presented below and other issues identified by student-athlete representatives.  It is not established for the purpose of addressing issues related to coaching philosophies.

MISSION

“To enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete well-being and fostering a positive student-athlete image.”

FUNCTIONS OF CAMPUS SAAC

  • Promote communication between Athletics Administration and student-athletes.
  • Disseminate information to coaches and teammates.
  • Provide feedback and insight into Athletics department issues.
  • Generate a student-athlete voice within the Athletics Department formulation of policies.
  • Build a sense of community within the Athletics programs involving all athletics teams.
  • Solicit student-athlete response to proposed conference and NCAA legislation.
  • Organize community service efforts.
  • Create a vehicle for student-athlete representation on campus-wide committees (e.g., student government).
  • Promote a positive student-athlete image on campus and within competition.

2019-20 SAAC MEMBERSHIP

President: Gina Rivera Ortiz, Junior, Volleyball

Vice-President: Jalyn Bowen, Senior, Women's Track and Field

Secretary: Lauren Farias, Junior, Softball

Treasurer/Social Media Officer: Sofia Garcia Guerrios, Sophomore, Volleyball

Members At-Large
Jordan Bell, Senior, Football
Jalyn Bowen, Junior, Women’s Track & Field
Clint Dowty, III, Freshman, Football
Lauren Farias, Sophomore, Softball
Alberto Gonzalez-Raton, Senior, Men's Tennis
Ray Horton, Junior, Football
Monty Johal, Junior, Men’s Basketball
Aarushi Kakkar, Senior, Women’s Tennis
Ivory Jones, Sophomore, Softball
Trinidy Pate, Junior, Women's Golf
Gina Rivera Ortiz, Junior, Volleyball
Baylor Segree, Sophomore, Men's Track and Field
Jada Spence, Freshman, Women's Basketball
Allen Stokes, Sophomore, Men’s & Women's Golf
Antania Swain, Sophomore, Women's Track and Field
Michael Thompson, Junior, Men’s Track & Field
Josh Trueheart, Senior, Football
Kiyontae Warren, Sophomore, Men's Track and Field
Amorey Womack, Sophomore, Men's Basketball
Jaden Wrightsell, Senior, Women’s Basketball

Advisors:
Mrs. Valencia Jordan, Sr. Associate AD/SWA
Ms. Tua Reilly, Assistant AD Compliance
Gabriel Punzalan, Athletics Academic Coordinator/Counselor

SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter: @TSUSAAC | Instagram: @TSUSAAC