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Lakeland College is proud to offer the Muskie Athletics Advancement Program (MAAP) to enhance the quality of the student-athlete experience on campus. Developed with assistance from the NCAA Student-Athlete Affairs Department, this outstanding program provides student-athletes with tools necessary to succeed in sports, in the classroom, in the community and in life. For more information, contact MAAP Coordinator, April Arvan at 1-920-565-1222 or email@example.com
Through several areas including service projects and social events, MAAP will enhance the student-athlete experience within the college setting, and, more importantly, bring Lakeland College student-athletes information that will prepare them for life after graduation.
The MAAP strives to:
To reach these goals, the Lakeland College Muskie Athletics Advancement Program utilizes the NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills initiative with focus on five areas of development: Academic Excellence, Athletic Excellence, Personal Development, Career Development, and Service. With the programs, opportunities, and events that Lakeland College has to offer, MAAP will truly offer a student the chance to become a well-rounded person in addition to the athletic experience. We welcome you to "Put Yourself on the MAAP!"
1. Commitment to Academic Excellence
To support the academic progress of the student-athlete
Here at Lakeland College, student-athletes are exactly that…STUDENTS first, then athletes. Classes and school work will take precedence over practices and games. Lakeland College is committed to Academic Excellence. Whether it is team study halls or meeting with a free tutor in the academic resource center, Lakeland’s staff, faculty, and administration are here to assist your development as a student-athlete.
2. Commitment to Athletic Excellence
To build philosophical foundations for the development of athletics
The Muskies have a long history of athletic excellence and continue to provide the very best in competition and winning ways. Yet the experience at Lakeland College as a student-athlete extends far beyond the fields and courts of competition. We promote Athletic Excellence through teamwork, sportsmanship, and fair play, and character development is as important as athletic development. Coaches at Lakeland dedicate themselves to their student-athletes’ athletic and personal growth throughout their collegiate experience. In our athletic department, every day is a great day to be a Muskie!
3. Commitment to Personal Development
To support the development of a well-balanced
Making the transition from high school to college can be overwhelming for most students. Lakeland College provides programming to help foster a student-athlete’s overall development from freshmen orientation through graduation. Being involved in Student-Athlete Affairs at Lakeland will help you take the reins and take control of your life by experiencing time management, goal setting, organization and planning, creativity and innovation, developing your personal style…and much more.
4. Commitment to Career Development
To encourage the student-athlete to develop
Our Career Development department aids students and alumni in developing, evaluating, and effectively initiating and implementing career plans. Lakeland’s Career Development department continuously offers workshops, seminars, internship opportunities, individual counseling and access to the Career Resource Center. On-campus workshops such as creating a résumé, interviewing skills, etiquette luncheons, successful job hunting and job fairs are just a few of the many offerings to enhance your career development skills.
5. Commitment to Service
To engage the student-athlete in service to
Lakeland College athletics recognizes the privilege that we all share in having the opportunity to compete in a variety of NCAA sports. We also value the importance in serving our college and community in ways that extend beyond competition. Lakeland College’s student-athletes participate in a number of community service activities through involvement with the teams they compete on, through events organized by our Student-Athlete Advisory Council, and through our many clubs and organizations offered in our Student Activities department.