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2010-11 YEAR IN REVIEW

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES EXPLANATION OF THE FIVE-YEAR PLAN

When Rick Hart came to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, he brought with him a vision and plan for the future of the Mocs. Since his hiring on May 23, 2006, Hart has changed the landscape of the UTC Athletics Department with his leadership, organizational skills and innovative ideas on how to fulfill the Mocs’ mission of preparing students for productive and meaningful lives. This change was set in motion five years ago with the implementation of a Strategic Plan for Mocs Athletics. This plan focused on eight objectives that are detailed below. Throughout the 201011 Year in Review, you will see references to how the Mocs have improved over the last five years in these specific areas. Academics – The Value of a Quality Education Areas of focus include academic support facilities, learning and teaching resources, summer school and post-eligibility aid and relationships on campus. We provide an environment that fosters learning and challenges students to grow their intellectual interests and abilities. Athletics – Broad Competitive Excellence Areas of focus include championship-caliber facilities, scholarship support, recruiting resources and access to quality coaches. We compete for (move towards) and capture championships with integrity and sportsmanship. Social Development – Real-World Ready Areas of focus include life skills, personal development, leadership and career placement. We assist in the growth and development of our student-athletes and, in the process, they become better people. Compliance – Integrity of Actions Areas of focus include providing guidance to the entire UTC community with regard to the rules, regulations and standards which mandate integrity and fair play in all of our affairs. We exist to effectively promote and protect the health and wellbeing of our student-athletes, our department of athletics and the institution. Budget – Acquisition and Distribution of Resources Areas of focus include the student-athlete experience, risk management, equity and inclusion, operating support and revenue generation. We are responsible and accountable for the financial viability of our entire program. Support Services – Our People Areas of focus include facilities, organizational structure, professional development, competitive wages and access to technology. We serve as advocates and guardians to student-athletes and the Department of Athletics. Outreach and Engagement – Valued Community Member Areas of focus include community service, visibility and awareness, strategic partnerships and the UTC Brand. We promote and celebrate the people and events associated with UTC Athletics. We provide premier service and show people that we care. Constituent Relationships – Investing in the Betterment of Student-Athletes Areas of focus include sharing our vision and opportunities to invest, broad participation and stewardship. We invite the friends of UTC and UTC Athletics to develop a relationship with our University.

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2010-11 Chattanooga Mocs Year in Review  

This is the most comprehensive annual recap of all aspects of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Program.

2010-11 Chattanooga Mocs Year in Review  

This is the most comprehensive annual recap of all aspects of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Program.

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