Clark University Student Athlete Advisory Committee Mission Statement

Our mission is to support and represent student-athletes in the athletic, campus, and surrounding communities. We strive to promote a positive image for athletics in all our communities while creating a unifying experience for all student-athletes.

In order to uphold our mission, SAAC must:

  • Represent the student-athlete voice and facilitate dialogue at the departmental, coaching, and team levels.
  • Organize and partner with groups both on and off Clark campus through community service leaving a positive and lasting impact.
  • Utilize the shared passion of the athletic department and larger student body to build relationships that inspire a positive environment. 

Division III SAAC Mission Statement

The mission of the NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity for all student-athletes; protecting
student-athlete welfare; and fostering a positive student-athlete image, while maintaining the tenants of the Division III philosophy.

New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference SAAC

"The NEWMAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee stands to promote student leadership within the conference and the NCAA. The committee provides a forum for student-athletes and administrators to exchange ideas about NCAA and NEWMAC legislation. The opportunity for the group of student-athletes to share and understand varying perspectives endorses the educational values of the NEWMAC."