Student-Athlete Development Mission Statement
The University of Minnesota's Student-Athlete Development program encourages and supports service, leadership, personal and professional development for the overall well-being of the intercollegiate student-athlete. We strive to build success through creative problem solving, personalized educational sessions, trainings and meaningful partnerships with campus and community stakeholders.
To serve as the premier provider of services and resources in the enhancement of the student-athlete experience through empowerment and leadership development.
Pillars of Excellence
Student-Athlete Development Commitments
Academic Excellence - Utilize resources to shape and build upon intellectual capacity in the pursuit of scholastic achievement.
Athletic Excellence & Leadership - Empower a continued commitment to honoring our athletic mission guided by leadership, integrity and pride.
Personal Development - Coordinate educational programs, developmental initiatives and assessment tools to increase awareness through identity exploration and enhancement.
Professional Development - Provide programming to encourage career progression and enhanced professional competence.
Service - Promote a shared belief in making a difference in the lives of others by being an active and engaged member of our campus and surrounding community.
The Gopher Experience
1/5/2018 - Student-Athlete Affairs
The University of Minnesota continues to reach out to its local community, as it invited three middle schools to campus prior to the holiday season.
Gophers Host Annual Pro Day
10/17/2017 - Student-Athlete Affairs
Gopher Athletics hosted its fourth-annual Pro Day for Gopher student-athletes and Minnesota businesses on Monday night.
Backpack to Briefcase: Alyssa Grogan
10/10/2017 - Student-Athlete Affairs
Suffering a career-ending injury during her Gopher career, Grogan found a different path in life as a teacher.