ARKANSAS MEN’S GOLF Our Goals * Provide the resources to support the academic progress toward intellectual development and graduation for our student-athletes. * Provide career development programs that will enable our student-athletes to develop and pursue career and life goals. * Engage our student-athletes in experiences involving the university, local, state, national, and global communities through services. * Support the development of a well-balanced lifestyle, decision-making skills, encouraging emotional well-being, and personal growth for our student-athletes. * Invest in the personal development of our student-athletes through various programs that enable them to be successful in the classroom, the community, and in their athletic activities. The Student-Athlete Development Office coordinated more than 6,000 hours dedicated to service in Northwest Arkansas and worldwide. Razorback student-athletes worked with more than 100 agencies giving of their time and energy last season. Razorback student-athletes took advantage of the Razorback Leadership Academy, the first of its kind in the SEC in 2010-11 as well. Student-athletes, coaches and staff were shown steps to become better leaders on their teams, in the classroom, in the workplace and in life. Finally, student-athletes participated in Hogs in Transition, a program designed to help Razorbacks make the move to life after college and athletics. Student-athletes took part in career fairs, corporate office visits and interview training. New for 2011-12 was the debut of the Hogspy awards, modeled after the ESPY’s, to recognize academic and athletic achievements as well as leadership and community service. COMPLIANCE The University of Arkansas Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is proud to have your interest and support in the Razorbacks. The Razorback Athletics Compliance Office works hard to educate its student-athletes, coaches, staff and boosters on the rules and regulations mandated by the Southeastern Conference and the NCAA. SEC and NCAA rules and regulations can be complex, and every situation is different. The Razorback Compliance Office makes every effort to disseminate information, and they encourage student-athletes, coaches, staff and boosters to contact them if there are questions. The Razorback Athletics Department is proud of your support of the Razorbacks, but we caution you that inadvertent actions by our fans may jeopardize the department, current student-athletes or potential student-athletes. MARKETING The excitement and support of the University of Arkansas athletic teams is at an all-time high. Recently, single-game attendance records have been set for many sports including football, baseball, gymnastics and soccer. Bud Walton Arena has also seen an insurgence of
fans with Mike Anderson’s return to Fayetteville with his “Fastest 40 Minutes in Basketball” recapturing the spirit of Razorback fans. State-of-the-art facilities, the nation’s best coaches and players and the greatest fans in college athletics come together for some of the most exciting events that take place in the state of Arkansas. The Razorback marketing staff is a big part of the behind-the scenes success of all 19 teams at the university. They assist in the branding of our image, getting information to our fans and helping to fill our venues. Their work is evident in our stadiums, on the videoboards and during pre-event, halftime and post-events. They work with sponsors, maintain the department’s social media presence and welcome new fans with creative ticket and suite packages. The Razorback Marketing Office also handles the University’s trademark licensing program ensuring fans get the Razorback quality they have come to expect. SPIRIT SQUAD Along with being a Razorback, serving as a Razorback Spirit Squad member has a long tradition at the University of Arkansas. Currently, the Razorbacks have two coed cheer squads - Arkansas Cheer and Razorback Cheer that inspire the crowds at all home and away football games, mens and womens basketball games, volleyball matches, gymnastics meets and many other pep rallies and on-campus and NWA community events. Arkansas also has two dance teams, Arkansas Pom and Razorback Pom, that perform at all home football games, mens and womens basketball games as well as pep rallies and on-campus and community events. The squads also perform at baseball games as the RBI Girls. Both the cheer and dance teams compete nationally at the Universal Cheer and Dance team competitions in Orlando in January. Arkansas has a team of uniformed mascots, led by the original Big Red, the Fighting Razorback. Sue E. joined the family along with kid-sized Pork Chop in the late 1990s. Boss Hog is a 9-foot-tall inflatable mascot and Ribby, the baseball mascot complete the mascot team. They can be found at all Razorback games and events. Jean Nail serves as the director of the spirit squad program and is assisted by Kraig Jimenez, cheer coach and Brooke Bailey, dance coach. For more information on the cheer, pom and mascots and tryouts, go to the Spirit Squad section of ArkansasRazorbacks.com. SPORTS MEDICINE The University of Arkansas Sports Medicine staff is committed to provide each Razorback student-athlete with state-of-the-art medical care. The goal of our sports medicine program is to assist every student-athlete in staying healthy and injury free. The athletic training staff, in conjunction with our team physicians, will coordinate the delivery of professional and comprehensive preventative, treatment, rehabilitation, and counseling services.
2012-13 Arkansas Men’s Golf