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                                            Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

Overview and Mission:

UMKC's SAAC representatives serve as leaders within the athletic department, and on campus. The group of twenty-seven representatives meets monthly to encourage team, department and school unity, while promoting excellence and a commitment to community and campus service. SAAC addresses issues affecting student-athletes, while also serving as a vehicle of communication among student-athletes, coaches and athletic administrators. SAAC strives to affect positive change within the athletic department, on campus and within the community.

For more information and an overview of NCAA Division I SAAC, click here.

For more information about the WAC SAAC, click here.

To follow UMKC SAAC on Twitter, click here.


  • Build unity amongst athletic teams
  • Promote a positive student-athlete image on campus
  • Organize and lead community service projects
  • Promote communication between athletics administration and student-athletes
  • Disseminate information
  • Provide feedback and insight into athletic department issues
  • Respond to and comment on WAC and NCAA legislation

Service Projects:

  • UMKC's Residential Life Move-In Day
  • UMKC's Women's Center Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes
  • Athletic Department Blue and Gold Games
  • Harvesters
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Morning Glory Café
  • Center Middle School
  • Special Olympics
  • Annual Toy Drive for Boys and Girls Club

Roster 2018-19:

Anna Lillig (President) Women's Soccer
Brandon McKissic (Vice President) Men's Basketball
Paige Husa (Athletics Council Rep) Women's Basketball
Alli Schomers (Events Liaison) Volleyball
Lexie Howard (Secretary) Women's Soccer
Jordan Giles Men's Basketball
Kaleb Roy Men's Basketball
Brooke Hampel Women's Basketball
Taylor Larson Women's Basketball
Tony Mok Men's Soccer
Ryan Tome Men's Soccer
Halle Hamilton Women's Soccer
Abby Small Women's Soccer
Emma Dyer


Mikala Wells


Cynthia Diaz Women's Golf
  Men's Golf
Grace Ball Women's Tennis
Tom Kruse Men's Tennis
Macy Hornosky Softball
McKenzie Harrish Softball
Mia Jerman Women's Cross Country
Christy Nell Women's Track & Field
Lexi Pint Women's Track & Field
Marcus Johnson Men's Cross Country
Dave Chappelle Men's Track & Field

Men's Track & Field

Jorden Erskin


Paige Riggs


Amelia Howard


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