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VARSITY C CLUB

Columbia University has a rich history of academic and athletic success. To celebrate our longstanding commitment to excellence, we welcome you to join the Varsity C Club.

For more information, please visit www.columbiacampaignforathletics.com

WHAT IS THE VARSITY C CLUB?
The Varsity C Club is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting Columbia Athletics through advice, counsel, and volunteer activity. The Varsity C Club also provides moral and financial support for Columbia Athletics-both for the 31 varsity sports programs and The Fund for Excellence. The Varsity C Club is committed to sustaining a lifelong partnership with Columbia Athletics and enhancing the student-athlete experience, guided by the program's vision, mission, values, and goals.

HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER OF THE VARSITY C CLUB?
Donors of $250 or more to The Fund for Excellence automatically become members of the Varsity C Club. Young Alumni who have graduated in the last 5 years (Classes of 2009-2013) can become members with a gift of $100 or more to The Fund for Excellence.

WHAT IS THE FUND FOR EXCELLENCE?
The Fund for Excellence provides vital, immediate funding for the most critical needs of Columbia Athletics including: enhancing student-athlete programming, recruiting talented student-athletes and coaches, expanding travel and recruiting budgets, improving competitive facilities, and enhancing the operating budgets for all 31 varsity sports programs. 

Varsity C Club Membership is based on giving to The Fund for Excellence in the fiscal year. The current fiscal year runs from July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014. 

Click here to make your gift to The Fund for Excellence and join the Varsity C Club today.  

For more information, contact:
Katie Day Benvenuto
Associate Director, Athletics Development
622 West 113th Street
Mail Code 4523
New York, NY 10025
(212) 851-4025
kad57@columbia.edu

WHAT ARE THE MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS OF THE VARSITY C CLUB?

  • Membership card
  • Thank-you letter from the Varsity C Club President
  • Annual subscription to the Lions Den newsletter
  • Greeting cards from Columbia Athletics
  • Name recognition on the website, Lions Den, and annual Varsity C Celebration program
  • Invitations to special events
  • Unique volunteer opportunities
  • Special mailings from Columbia Athletics

 

VARSITY C CLUB EXECUTIVE BOARD
The Executive Board of the Varsity C Club consists of five officers: Past President, President, President-elect, Treasurer, and Secretary. The Executive Board represents the leaders of the Varsity C Club and work directly with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education and/or her designated staff.

VARSITY C CLUB EXECUTIVE BOARD: 2013-14
Past President: Joe Simone '79CC (Men's Golf)
President: Monica Conley '03CC (Fencing)
President-elect: Lauren Harrison '03CC (Cross Country/Track & Field)
Treasurer:  Kacy Krisman Irwin '07CC (Softball)
Secretary: Noah Cooper '08CC (Baseball)


VARSITY C CLUB SPORTS PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEES
The Varsity C Club establishes sports program advisory committees for each intercollegiate sports program, which serve to provide advice and counsel to the coaches and student-athletes. These committees, formed of alumni/ae of the sports programs, also address several areas of special interest including recruiting, career counseling, and special fundraising efforts and events. Members of the advisory committees serve as ambassadors for Columbia Athletics and help to raise the visibility of the Athletics Program. Each advisory committee has chair(s), who are the primary point of contact for Columbia Athletics. The term limit for chairpersons is four years.

VARSITY C CLUB SPORTS PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Archery: Amanda Wiss '06BC
Baseball: Noah Cooper '08CC (co-chair)
Baseball: Dean Forthun '10CC (co-chair)
Men's Basketball: Brett Loscalzo '08CC
Men's Basketball: Jerry Sherwin '55CC (Emeritus)
Women's Basketball: Helen Doyle Yeager '85BC (co-chair)
Women's Basketball: Megan Bramlette '02SEAS (co-chair)
Diving: Rachel Flax '03CC
Men's Fencing: Jeff Kestler '68CC
Men's Fencing: Steve Buchman '59CC (Emeritus)
Women's Fencing: Monica Conley '03CC
Field Hockey: Kaitlyn Busler '10CC
Field Hockey: Jackie Klatsky '09CC 

Football: Steve Dance '02CC (co-chair)
Football: Lou Miller '10CC (co-chair)
Golf: Joe Simone '79CC
Lacrosse: Rachael Ryan '09CC (co-chair)
Lacrosse: Megan Donovan '10CC (co-chair)
Men's Rowing: James Weinstein '84CC (co-chair)
Men's Rowing: Colin Redhead '85CC (co-chair)
Men's Soccer: Thomas Fritsch '91CC
Women's Soccer: Joan Campion '92CC
Softball: Kacy Krisman Irwin '07CC
Squash: Brooks Klimley '79CC
Men's Swimming: Chris Ferris '99CC
Women's Swimming: Kelly McConnell '07CC (co-chair)
Women's Swimming: Mary McCue '07CC (co-chair)
Men's Tennis: Rajeev Emany '05CC
Women's Tennis: Natalia Christenson '11BC
Men's Track & Field/Cross Country: Al Jackson '67CC
Women's Track & Field/Cross Country: Lauren Harrison '03CC
Volleyball: Ellie Thomas '10CC 
Wrestling: Ravi DeSai '05CC

VARSITY C CLUB BOARD OF ADVISORS
The Board of Advisors establishes the overall strategic direction for the Varsity C Club, represents Columbia Athletics within the University community and provides advice and counsel to the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education. The Board of Advisors is composed of the Varsity C Club Executive Board (Past President, President, President-elect, Treasurer, and Secretary), Sports Program Advisory Committee Chairs and the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education and her designated staff. 

The Board of Advisors meet quarterly throughout the fiscal year (July 1st - June 30th).

Thank you for supporting Columbia Athletics!

For more information, please visit www.columbiacampaignforathletics.com

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