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Varsity C Club

Varsity C Club

The Varsity C Club is committed to sustaining a lifelong partnership with Columbia Athletics and is guided by the athletics program's vision, mission, values and goals. The Varsity C Club's purpose is to serve as a volunteer organization that supports Columbia Athletics by providing advice and counsel to the athletics program and also serves to provide moral and financial support to the intercollegiate sports program.

Members of the Varsity C Club support Columbia Athletics with their Time, Treasures, and Talent.



Benefits

  • Recognition in the Athletics Annual Report
  • Invitation to events: Varsity C Club Welcome Night, receptions, and tailgates
  • Networking opportunities with alumni from all sports and all eras

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: 2017-19

  • Past President: Lauren Harrison '03CC (Track & Field/Cross Country)
  • President: Noah Cooper '08CC (Baseball)
  • Secretary: Evan Bass Zeisel '02CC (Track & Field/Cross Country)
  • Treasurer: Natalia Christenson '11BC (Women's Tennis)

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 also address several areas of special interest including recruiting, career counseling, and special fundraising efforts and events. Each advisory committee has chair(s), who are the primary point of contact for Columbia Athletics. The term limit for chairpersons is four years. The chairpersons come together to form the Varsity C Club Board of Advisors.

Board of Advisors

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 also address several areas of special interest including recruiting, career counseling, and special fundraising efforts and events. Each advisory committee has chair(s), who are the primary point of contact for Columbia Athletics. The term limit for chairpersons is four years. The chairpersons come together to form the Varsity C Club Board of Advisors.

  • Archery: Marilyn He '14CC, Amanda Wiss '06BC
  • Baseball: Noah Cooper '08CC, Dan Neczypor '08CC
  • Men's Basketball: Brett Loscalzo '08CC, Jerry Sherwin '55CC (Emeritus)
  • Women's Basketball: Christina Dugger '89CC, Lauren Dwyer '11CC
  • Diving: Rachel Flax Kaplan '03CC, Micah Rembrandt '15CC
  • Men's Fencing: Jarrod Perry '07CC, Steve Buchman '59CC (Emeritus), Jeff Kestler '68CC (Emeritus), Steve Sobel '54CC (Emeritus)
  • Women's Fencing: Kelly Suh '96CC, Monica Conley '03CC (Emeritus)
  • Field Hockey: Tina Fernandez '02CC, Caitlin Mullins '11CC
  • Football: Matt Barsamian '07CC, Matt Bashaw '10CC
  • Men's Golf: Stephen LaRouere '13CC, Joe Simone '79CC
  • Women's Golf: Jane Dong '15CC, Ashley Zambito '13CC
  • Lacrosse: Katie Angulo '15CC, Grace Sterritt '05CC
  • Men's Rowing: Stephen LaPerla '08CC
  • Women's Rowing: Jessica Mullin '06CC
  • Men's Soccer: Chris Totman '00CC
  • Women's Soccer: Joan Campion '92CC, Ashley Mistele '10CC
  • Softball: Maggie Johnson '11CC, Kacy Krisman Irwin '07CC
  • Squash: Pravin Dugel '84CC, Katie Quan '13CC
  • Men's Swimming: Chris Ferris '99CC, Rob Frawley '10SEAS
  • Women's Swimming: Kelly McConnell '07CC, Mary McCue '07CC
  • Men's Tennis: Rajeev Emany '05CC
  • Women's Tennis: Natalia Christenson '11BC, Amy Li '15CC
  • Men's Track & Field/Cross Country: Evan Bass Zeisel '02CC
  • Women's Track & Field/Cross Country: Lauren Harrison '03CC
  • Volleyball: Charlee Dyroff '15CC, Ellie Thomas '10CC
  • Wrestling: Ravi DeSai '05CC, Nick Standish '11CC