Student Athlete Advisory Committee

2016-17 FHSAA Student Athlete Advisory Committee Members

Name: Ashlyn Aleywine
School: Deane Bozeman School (Panama City)
Year in School: Junior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: I am looking forward to bringing unity among our state's athletics in order to make decisions that benefit every student athlete in Florida. Regardless of our competition and rivalry, I want to come together to make Florida a place where student athletes grow and are sought after at the next level. 
Name: Lauren Cameron
School: Trinity Prep School (Winter Park)
Year in School: Senior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: As a member of the SAAC, I hope to encourage community service among sports teams and increase school spirit across the state of Florida.  I will represent athletes in the best way that I can, and promote involvement in sports.

Name: Natalie Chapman
School: Northside Christian School (St. Petersburg)
Year in School: Senior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: As a SAAC member, I am looking forward to bringing more insight from different perspectives, and incorporating these into the implementation of new rules and regulations, or the modification of existing ones.
Name: Korey Creary
School: Plantation High School
Year in School: Senior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: I am looking forward to enacting change for the better of student athletes around the state of Florida and presenting important information to the board.
Name: Jacob Donovan
School: Lake Mary High School
Year in School: Junior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: As a member of the SAAC, I want to focus on helping athletes achieve academic success and supporting the ability for students to maintain healthy amounts of sleep. I also want to encourage schools to provide equal access to fields, facilities, and finances to all sports to allow interested students to participate in their high school varsity athletics.

 

Name: Catherine Dorcinvil
School: Northwest Christian Academy
Year in School: Junior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: As a member of SAAC one thing I would like to accomplish is to make sure athletes are not only super stars on the court, field, or track, but to also make sure that they are stars in the classes too. In addition to that I will also like to provide the best training, motivation, and opportunities to student athletes all around Florida to help them become more adept and reach their full potential in whatever sport they wish to pursue in their life.
  Name: Kristen Lloyd
School: Carrollwood Day School (Tampa)
Year in School: Junior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: I want to push for guidelines regarding coaching skills.  I want to raise the bar for coaches everywhere because I want to give athletes the chance to thrive and grow.
  Name: Brian Markovich
School: Cape Coral High School
Year in School: Junior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: I am looking to address certain areas of Florida sports that need improvement and have intelligent discussions with my fellow committee members about how we could improve them. Examples of areas that may need to be addressed include sportsmanship and safety. I am really looking forward to seeing these areas gradually progress around me.
Name: Lauren Perry
School: Oak Hall School (Gainesville)
Year in School: Senior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: I’m looking forward to learning more about FHSAA and giving a voice to all athletes.
Name: Esteban Sainz
School: Marathon High School
Year in School: Junior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: As a member of FHSAA I'm looking to improve relationships between a coach and his/hers fellow athletes on and off the field. Also I'm hoping to improve school spirit along with sportsmanship.
Name: Ryan Savoldy
School: Fivay High School (Hudson)
Year in School: Senior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: As a member of SAAC, I look forward to working with other student-athletes from across the state to improve the level of student-athletes statewide.  It is vital we focus on being students first, and then athletes, while maintaining sportsmanship and integrity. 
Name: Abigail Serda 
School: South Florida HEAT (Fort Lauderdale)
Year in School: Junior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: I am excited to collaborate with other SAAC representatives in order to improve the overall experience of all student-athletes in Florida.  This includes encouraging increased involvement by educating students to the wide variety of sports available, while also identifying barriers inhibiting participation.  Additional goals may include a volunteer training program.
Name: Alana Shew-A-Tion
School: Pedro Menendez High School (St. Augustine)
Year in School: Senior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: I'm looking forward to voicing the opinions of my fellow athletes and discussing the ways in which we can improve high school athletics.
Name: Michael Smith
School: Trenton High School 
Year in School: Senior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: I would like to see a mandatory study hall incorporated into the class schedule for all FHSAA athletes.  With the after school demands on their time as representatives of the school, the mandatory study hall would allow student-athletes to complete their school work and maintain their commitment to their teams.
Name: Morgan Smith
School: Canterbury School of Fort Myers
Year in School: Senior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: As a member of the SAAC I am hoping to be the voice of my fellow student athletes so their needs and concerns and be represented and addressed.
Name: Daniel Sweeney
School: Maclay School (Tallahassee)
Year in School: Junior
What are you looking forward to accomplishing as a member of the SAAC?: As a member of the SAAC, I am looking forward to enacting improvements to high school athletics in the state of Florida. Observing a lack of peer support, especially for some smaller sports, I would like to encourage school spirit among the student body for all sports teams. Additionally, I would like to improve the feasibility for athletes to participate in multiple sports throughout the school year. 

 

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