Support Titan Pride
Fund Division 1 Athletics Program Appropriately
Support Titan Pride by funding a Division I athletics program appropriately. Fully fund scholarships in all of our 15 sports. Fully support the Men's and Women's Golf programs so that these programs will not be eliminated. Increase operating budgets for our teams, to allow for increased recruiting, increased travel to contests and to provide guarantees for teams to visit us, and to provide personnel needed to support all teams.
Progress and Accomplishments
2017-2018 Q1 Report
Support Titan Pride by providing funding for a Division I athletics program and 350 student athletes appropriately. Titan Athletics plans to utilize SSI dollars to fund 70 full student athlete scholarships. NCAA rules allow some sports programs to award less than a full scholarship to multiple students. For example, one full scholarship in baseball could be broken up and awarded as 4 one quarter scholarships to 4 different student athletes. Because of this rule, over 200 student athletes will benefit from the 70 full scholarships. The Director of Compliance has confirmed that a full scholarship in 2018-19 is valued at approximately $22,850. The ability to offer this aid will allow Titan Athletics to be competitive in the Big West conference and Division I in all sports. Additionally, SSI Funds will be used to provide funding to Athletics Academic Services to hire graduate student tutors and fund the Student Athlete LifeSkills Program. Lastly, SSI funds will provide health and wellness benefits to our student athletes by funding 5 Athletic Training Graduate Students, 2 Strength & Conditioning Graduate Students, and sports psychologists for 4 Athletic programs.
Funded fall tuition for 217 student athletes. Funded fall tuition for 5 athletic trainers.
SSI funds will provide health and wellness benefits to our student athletes by funding 5 Athletic Training Graduate Students, 2 Strength & Conditioning Graduate Students, and sports psychologists for 4 Athletic programs.