Letterwinners,

It was great seeing everyone at our annual meeting on August 15th, 2017. What a great turnout and a lot of energy about the upcoming football season with Head Coach Major Applewhite and the direction of UH Athletics from Athletics Director, Hunter Yurachek! I would like to congratulate our 2017-2018 Officers, Board of Directors and Committee Chairs:

Officers:

President- Alois Blackwell (Football)
1st VP- Chuck Brown (Football)
2nd VP- Josanna Smith (Cheerleader)
Treasurer- Ralph Adams (Basketball Manager)
Secretary- Horst Paul (Football)
Assistant Treasurer- Mike Brem (Football/Baseball Manager)

Board of Directors:
Alois Blackwell (Football), Chairman of the Board
Chuck Brown (Football)
Josanna Smith (Cheerleader)
Horst Paul (Football)
Ralph Adams (Basketball Manager)
Mike Brem (Football/Baseball Manager)
James Hong (Football)- Past President
Keith Howard (Golf)- Past President
Blade Bassler (Football)
Tony Black (Baseball)
Charlie Brown (Football)
Duane Losack (Football)
Roger Mayes (Football)
Josh DeMarr (Football)
Royal Millen (Football)
John Moore (Basketball)
John Morriss (Track)
Halley Spencer (Football)
Kevin Alexander (Football)
Paul Reinhardt (Football)
Mike Tracy (Football)
Calvin Enderli (Football)
Paul Teeters (Football Manager)
Jeff Adams (Football Manager)
Rick Stanley (Football Manager)

Committees:

Finance & Sponsorship- Chair, Ralph Adams
Tailgating- Chair, Jerry Blankenship
Membership- Chair, Josanna Smith
BBQ- Chair, Chuck Brown
Communication & Website- Chair, Horst Paul
Golf Tournament- Chair, Chuck Brown
Mentoring & Student-Athlete Engagement- Chair, James Hong
Social/Happy Hours- Chair, John Clarke

I am excited and honored to serve alongside these great, loyal Cougars to represent the rest of our membership. We will continue to focus on initiatives that will engage and enhance the overall athletics experience for current and former letterwinners across all 17 sports at the University of Houston. I encourage everyone to get involved with your time, talents or treasures as we embark on the future of this organization. Please feel free to reach out to any of us with feedback on ways that we can improve the overall letterwinner experience.

A special thanks to our VP for Intercollegiate Athletics (Athletics Director), Hunter Yurachek and the entire athletics department for all of their hard work and efforts in making incredible progress with our programs. Future success is dependent on the teamwork of all parties working together for the same goal.

Great days are ahead…Go Coogs!

Alois Blackwell, Football
President & Chairman of the Board