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Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)


The Pitt-Johnstown Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is a committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. The SAAC also offers input on the rules, regulations, and policies that affect student-athletes’ lives on the Pitt-Johnstown campus.

     Pitt-Johnstown SAAC Mission: The mission of the Pitt-Johnstown Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare, acting as a liaison between student-athletes and administration, and fostering a positive student-athlete image.

o        To generate a student-athlete voice within the institution.
o        To solicit student-athlete response to proposed NCAA legislation.
o        To suggest potential NCAA legislation.

o        To organize community service efforts and create a vehicle for student-athlete representation on 
      campus, conference-wide, and nationally.

o        Have the privilege to be a voice for your team.
o        Communicate with other members to help enhance the student-athlete experience at Pitt-Johnstown.
o        Coordinate events within the Athletics Department and throughout the community.
o        Be a part of the policies and procedures that shape the Athletics Department and Pitt-Johnstown.
o        Get to know other student-athletes and learn skills that will help your professional development.

o        Mandatory attendance at all SAAC meetings.
o        Frequent communication to your team.
o        Active involvement in SAAC events and discussions.
o        Voicing your opinion and sharing issues your team faces.
o        Supporting other SAAC members, their teams and upholding the SAAC Mission and Purpose