Academic Senate Response to Athletics

Dear President Larry Frank,

 

During the last Academic Senate meeting of Spring 2019, a  subcommittee was formed with the charge of providing you a recommendation on the future of LATTC athletics program. We convened our first meeting on Friday, June 14th, 2019 and we formulated a list of clarifying questions for you to respond so that we can make a more informed decision. Thank you again for these responses. A second and final meeting was convened on Friday, June 21st, 2019 where the majority voted on the following recommendation (6 votes for Option #2 and 2 votes for Option #4):

 

Recommendations (Option #2):

  • Reduce and Strengthen the number of sports to Men’s and Women’s Basketball and ensure compliance
  • Assist current coaching staff with other coaching opportunities within the district
  • Work with Academic Senate Subcommittee by providing information on the progress of the Athletics Program
  • Develop intramural/club sporting opportunities for students
  • Coaches, Counselors, and Eligibility Specialists should have NCAA training
  • Develop an Athletics Master Plan and ensure it is consistent with LATTC’s mission and strategic priorities

Sincerely,

Artemio Navarro

Committee Chair