NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Four Vanderbilt student-athletes are among the sixty-six from Southeastern Conference universities who will participate in a meeting of the SEC Student-Athlete Leadership Council to be held this weekend in Birmingham, Alabama. Ethan Barr (football), Joslin Blair (cross country/track and field), Jada Brown (women’s basketball) and Colin Smith (men’s basketball) will represent the Commodores at the event.
Meeting attendees include representatives from the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), Football Leadership Council and Men’s and Women’s Basketball Leadership Council.
During the two-day meeting, the Council will hear presentations from Blair Bloomston of Game On Nation and Will Baggett of Emergent Executives. They will engage the group on the topics of mental health and personal and professional development. The agenda also includes conversations with SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey and SEC Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Katie O’Neal.
The SEC Student-Athlete Leadership Council provides an opportunity for SEC student-athletes to engage with campus leaders and conference office staff. Leadership Councils for football and men’s and women’s basketball, along with SAAC, provide a conduit of communication to the conference office on issues related to student-athlete experience, student-athlete wellness and playing rules.
Vanderbilt – SEC Student-Athlete Leadership Council Meeting Attendees
- Ethan Barr, football
- Joslin Blair, cross country/track and field
- Jada Brown, women’s basketball
- Colin Smith, men’s basketball