The Athletic Senate is comprised of representatives from all sports teams, serving as the voice of all Liberty Ranch student-athletes in regards to enhancing the student-athlete experience and wellbeing. Representatives provide education and information to their peers as it relates to the Athletic Department, the Sierra Valley Conference, and the California Interscholastic Federation. The Athletic Senate also engages their teammates in valuable opportunities while promoting academic excellence, leadership development, and community involvement.
The Athletic Senate was created to broaden opportunities for student-athletes and give them a voice in the creation and adaptation of rules and regulations. In addition, the student representatives serve as a conduit of communication from their teams to the Athletic Director and Coaching Staff on issues related to their experience, wellness, and more. Lastly, the Athletic Senate was given the task to build bridges between the programs on campus and enhance the student-athlete culture.
In order to serve as a member of the Athletic Senate the representative must play a varsity sport or junior varsity sport. One representative for JV and Varsity will report out each month. Nominations are received from the coaching staff as a recommendation, formally these representatives are chosen by the Director of Athletics. Representatives are not necessarily the “captain” but rather an influential student-athlete on the team. Meetings are held at designated times in the Athletic Office and include roll call, team announcements, event planning, leadership lessons, and more. The Athletic Senate carries out events such as elementary school visits, night rallies, the Athletic Olympics, movie nights, tutoring, recognition breakfasts, community service, special nights at games, and
By Joining Athletic Senate you will need to attend 75% of the year’s meetings to receive an Athletic Senate Patch, T-Shirt, and possibly more.