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Club Sports Council
Updated 7/23/13

Club Sports Council

The Club Sports Council (CSC) is composed of seven elected Club Sports athletes who act as representatives for the Club teams. Main objectives for the council include granting Excellence & Development Funding, providing recommendations for discipline incidents and club affiliation requests, voicing concerns from Club teams, and guiding new initiatives and/or organizational changes with the Club Sports Administration. Each person on the council volunteers their time for this elected position.

Council Members


Committee Assignment

Brendan Melnick (Gymnastics)
Communications & Club Development
Jared Smith (Rifle & Pistol)
Communications & Club Development
Sarah Lutz (W Volleyball)
Special Events
Minjae Kim (Taw Kwon Do)
Special Events
Nick D'Amico (Triathlon)
Special Events
Mike Carr (Ice Hockey)
Excellence & Development
Anne Hemmelgarn (W Ultimate)
Excellence & Development
Nick O'Malley
Faculty/Staff Advisor Chair

Excellence & Development Funding Committee

Members of this committee are responsible for announcing excellence & development funding request deadlines and awards to all clubs.  They also collect funding request proposals and schedule meeting times for clubs to present to the council.  Excellence & Development Funding Requests can be submitted online.  There is only one funding deadline for all requests during the academic year.  The deadline to submit a funding request is 11:59 PM on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.  

 Excellence & Development Funding Request Form (available September 1)

For additional questions relating to Excellence & Development Funding, please contact a member of the Excellence & Development Committee.

Special Events Committee

Members of this committee are responsible for planning and implementing club wide events including fundraising, service, or social events. They will also be planning the end of year awards banquet in addition to facilitating the nomination and selection process for club sport awards.
For additional information regarding club sport special events, please contact a member of the Special Events Committee.

Award Nomination Links (deadline to submit a nomination is TBD):

Team of the Year

Community Service Award 

Fundraising Award

Spirit Award

Advisor of the Year

Communications & Club Development Committee

Members of this committee are responsible for communicating and addressing concerns related to clubs. They also coordinate requests for club sports affiliation and changes to club classification status in addition to coordinating elections for new council members.
For additional information, or request club sports affiliation or change to club classification status, please contact a member of the Communications & Club Development Committee.

Nominations for Club Sport Council representatives will be accepted during the spring semester by selecting the link below. Deadline to submit a nomination is TBD. 

Club Sport Council Nomination