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Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

Mission

The purpose of the SAAC is to provide student-athletes with the opportunity to communicate more effectively with St. Norbert College administration, coaches and staff regarding athletics programs.

Goals

  • To become better educated as to how St. Norbert College athletics operates institutionally as well as how it operates within the MWC/NCHA and the NCAA.
  • To become more knowledgeable about St. Norbert College, MWC/NCHA and NCAA rules, regulations and their respective legislative processes.
  • To communicate information to team members from the SAAC, and from team members to the SAAC.
  • To share ideas in order to enhance St. Norbert College athletics policies.
  • To encourage unity among St. Norbert College student-athletes and athletics programs. 
  • To provide volunteer services for the college community and the greater De Pere and Green Bay communities.

Membership

See the current sport representatives on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Programs

The SAAC conducts several programs each year:

Sept. 4, 2017: 
Blessing of the Athletes

An annual event to unite coaches and student-athletes at the start of the year.

Oct. 14, 2017: Hurricane Irma Relief Raffle

Half the proceeds of the 50-50 raffle held during the St. Norbert-University of Chicago football game will be donated to relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Irma.

Oct. 30-Dec. 10, 2017: MWC Canned Food Challenge
Teams will collect canned good thoughout this time by setting boxes in buildings across campus and by going door-to-door during Halloween trick-or-treating. St. Norbert fans are also invited to bring canned goods to any home athletic events during this period.

Feb. 2, 2018: Play for the Cure 

Monetary donations will be collected at the Green Knights hockey game against St. Scholastica for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

April 2-15, 2018: MWC SAAC “READS” program
An opportunity for student-athletes to provide outreach for local schools and after-school programs.

April 2-8, 2018: NCAA Division III Week
Division III Week is a positive opportunity for all individuals associated with Division III to observe and celebrate the impact of athletics and of student-athletes on the campus and surrounding community.

April 22, 2018: Special Olympics “Fun Day” - Campus Center
Student-athletes provide athletic activities for people with special needs.

April 23, 2018: Norby Awards

An annual ceremony to celebrate the achievements of student-athletes.

For more information about SAAC, visit the SAAC Facebook page.

Mission

The purpose of the SAAC is to provide student-athletes with the opportunity to communicate more effectively with St. Norbert College administration, coaches and staff regarding athletics programs.

Goals

  • To become better educated as to how St. Norbert College athletics operates institutionally as well as how it operates within the MWC/NCHA and the NCAA.
  • To become more knowledgeable about St. Norbert College, MWC/NCHA and NCAA rules, regulations and their respective legislative processes.
  • To communicate information to team members from the SAAC, and from team members to the SAAC.
  • To share ideas in order to enhance St. Norbert College athletics policies.
  • To encourage unity among St. Norbert College student-athletes and athletics programs. 
  • To provide volunteer services for the college community and the greater De Pere and Green Bay communities.

Membership

See the current sport representatives on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Programs

The SAAC conducts several programs each year:

Sept. 4, 2017: 
Blessing of the Athletes

An annual event to unite coaches and student-athletes at the start of the year.

Oct. 14, 2017: Hurricane Irma Relief Raffle

Half the proceeds of the 50-50 raffle held during the St. Norbert-University of Chicago football game will be donated to relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Irma.

Oct. 30-Dec. 10, 2017: MWC Canned Food Challenge
Teams will collect canned good thoughout this time by setting boxes in buildings across campus and by going door-to-door during Halloween trick-or-treating. St. Norbert fans are also invited to bring canned goods to any home athletic events during this period.

Feb. 2, 2018: Play for the Cure 

Monetary donations will be collected at the Green Knights hockey game against St. Scholastica for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

April 2-15, 2018: MWC SAAC “READS” program
An opportunity for student-athletes to provide outreach for local schools and after-school programs.

April 2-8, 2018: NCAA Division III Week
Division III Week is a positive opportunity for all individuals associated with Division III to observe and celebrate the impact of athletics and of student-athletes on the campus and surrounding community.

April 22, 2018: Special Olympics “Fun Day” - Campus Center
Student-athletes provide athletic activities for people with special needs.

April 23, 2018: Norby Awards

An annual ceremony to celebrate the achievements of student-athletes.

For more information about SAAC, visit the SAAC Facebook page.

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