SAAC | Student Committee
Student Athlete Advisory Committee
The purpose of the Student -Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at Dakota County Technical College is to 1) enhance, support and promote student opportunities in both participation and support (fan attendance and campus identity; 2) support the total student experience by recognizing intercollegiate athletics as a dynamic campus and student life program; 3) provide a positive student-athlete image both on and off campus through communication, promotion, and community service, and primarily; 4) discuss, process and present, with the assistance of the college athletic coordinator/director, and in conjunction with the DCTC Student Life Committee and all relative procedures, the annual athletics budget.
The goals of SAAC are to 1) form and foster a relationship and image of athletics as a student life opportunity to participate, support and/or attend campus related activities and entertainment; 2) serve as a representative advisory group for the college administration, faculty and student body in relation to policy, planning and budget from a student-athlete perspective; 3) be active in the college and surrounding service community through various activities such as fundraisers, civic engagement and volunteering; and 4) be a voice for all Dakota County Technical College student-athletes both on campus and at the national level.
SAAC members are appointed by the sport team head coaches and shall be led by an elected president and two vice-presidents. The duties of the committee shall include, but are not limited to 1) creating sporting events that will help bond students on campus; 2) engaging the college community so that mutual appreciation exists for all constituencies on campus, including student-athletes; 3) planning and partaking in community service and engagement opportunities for all students.
The duties of the president shall include 1) leading and conducting regular meetings; 2) leading SAAC activities; and 3) delegating and offering guidance to group members in charge of SAAC activities. The Athletic Director or Coordinator shall serve as the college advisor.
The Student- Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) members are Dakota County Technical College student- athletes. Each athletic team at the college shall have three SAAC members appointed by head coaches.