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The Office of Student-Athlete Development is committed to inspiring, engaging and advancing student-athletes outside the athletic arena.

Student-Athlete Development Team

Director of Student-Athlete Development- Bridget Woodruff
Bridget oversees the Office of Student-Athlete Development. These responsibilities include supervising the Office of Student-Athlete Development team members, overseeing the Student-Athlete Development curriculum, organizing the Buckinghams: Student-Athlete Annual Showcase of Excellence, serving as the advisor for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and providing career development programming for all student-athletes.

Bridget Woodruff
Director of Student-Athlete Development

Bridget Woodruff

Student-Athlete Development Coordinator- Kelly Higgins
Kelly is responsible for providing personal development programming for student-athletes. These responsibilities include organizing the Badger Beginnings program and the sophomore and junior personal development programs. In addition, she coordinates the student-athlete handbook, organizes the student-athlete graduation receptions and is in charge of the Badger Challenge.

Kelly Higgins
Student-Athlete Development Coordinator

Kelly Higgins

Beyond the Game Coordinator/Student-Athlete Development Coordinator- Andre' Harris
Andre' oversees and organizes all programming associated with the Beyond the Game Program (BTG). In addition to BTG responsibilities, he is the advisor for the Student-Athletes Equally Supporting Others (SAESO) organization, the campus diversity liaison and is responsible for student-athlete diversity and inclusion programming.

Andre' Harris
Beyond the Game Coordinator/Student-Athlete Development Coordinator

Andre' Harris
Student-Athlete Development Coordinator/Employer Relations Coordinator- Mike Clark
Mike is responsible for creating career opportunities for student-athletes by fostering relationships with employers, alumni and staff. These responsibilities include helping organize career development programs such as Student-Athlete Career Night, mock-interviews and networking events. In addition, he coordinates the UW Athletics Partners in Giving campaign.

Mike Clark
Student-Athlete Development Coordinator/Employer Relations Coordinator
O-608-265-5089/ C-717-919-0202

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Mailing Address:
Office of Student-Athlete Development
1440 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53711

Location: Fetzer Center for Student-Athlete Excellence

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