Meeting Minutes and Schedule

 Fall Schedule:

Friday, September 14th, Intramural Fields 2:30pm
First interactive event of the year. Play kickball and have a burger on us while you get to know other SMA members!

Tuesday, September 25th, 2305 Centennial Hall 7pm
First classroom meeting of the year. It is an opportunity to meet the officers, new members and learn about the direction of SMA. We will be taking any questions about application to the Sport Management program.

Thursday, October 18th, La Crosse Center 7pm
The Milwaukee Bucks are in town facing the Memphis Grizzlies for a preseason exhibition game! Join your other SMA members at the game for only $7! Purchase your tickets through SMA to ensure you'll get to sit together.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2305 Centennial Hall 7pm
Our guest speaker will be Kate Burke, the External Relations Coordinator for the UW-L Athletic Department. She will be talking about her first impressions of UW-L, and how she got here.

Tuesday, November 27th, 2305 Centennial Hall 7pm
We will be welcoming the General Manager for the 2012 NWL Champion La Crosse Loggers Chris Goodell to our meeting! Chris will be talking about what he does, and how he got to where he is today. He will also talk extensively about their internship program over the summer! If you're looking for a great resume building internship, attendance is strongly encouraged!

Tuesday, December 4th, 2305 Centennial Hall 7pm
    We are very happy to welcome UW-La Crosse's Athletic Director Josh Whitman as our speaker! Josh's path is a pretty unique and exciting! He will talk about that, the direction of UW-L athletics, and different ways to get involved.   

Tuesday, February 19th ,2305 Centennial Hall 7pm
    We are starting off the Spring semester with the Chill! Head Coach AJ Degenhardt from the Coulee Region Chill will be talking to us for our first meeting. After AJ's presentation, there will be an opportunity for new members to pay their dues and either ask questions or sign up for the Lambeau Field trip. As a reminder, dues are $20 and the Lambeau trip is an additional $20. If you plan on signing up for the Lambeau trip please bring $20 cash or check (or $40 for new members, $20 for dues, $20 for trip). See you all there!

Saturday, April 6th, Mitchell Hall
We will be leaving for Green Bay to tour the Packer's facilities at 8am outside of Mitchell Hall. Once we are done with the tour, everyone will have a chance to look through the Hall of Fame and purchase anything you'd like from the Pro Shop. There will be pizza and soda/water for the ride home. It promises to be a good time!

Friday, May 10th, Myrick Park 3-6pm
Everyone is welcome to our annual end of the year cookout! We will be serving brats, hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, soda and water. We are excited to also be announcing the new 2013-2014 officers for SMA at the cookout! Please stop by for a much needed reprieve from studying and writing papers! We hope to see everything there to cap-off another great year for SMA!


All of our speakers will bring great insight of their field, a chance to network, free advice to the audience, and potentially internship opportunities so please don't miss out!

We will keep you updated on the specific dates each speaker will be scheduled on as soon as it is confirmed with our officers!