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
Gophers Hold Successful Strike Out Cancer Campaign
Pitching Coach Todd Oakes and Gopher Baseball raised over $1,550 for the annual Strike Out Cancer day.
Gophers Hand Out 10th-annual Golden Goldys
recognized both the athletic and academic achievements of its student-athletes at the 2016 Golden Goldys/Scholar Athlete banquet.
SAAC Hosts Inaugural Diversity Dinner
On Monday, April 18, SAAC and the United States Marine Corps. hosted the inaugural Diversity Dinner.