The Minutemen Club has been an invaluable resource for the UMass Athletic Department since it was established in 1991. Originally started as the UMass Athletic Fund, the Minutemen Club has broadened its purpose to include programmatic support for student-athletes. Annual gifts support all 21 varsity sports and more than 750 student-athletes.
In addition to directing the Minutemen Club, the Athletic Development office also assists and coordinates fundraising efforts with our sport specific booster groups. These 17 booster programs allow funding to go towards travel, program enhancements and special projects that directly impact each sport program at an individual level. Each group highlighted in maroon has separate membership fees and benefit packages. As a donor to any of our sport-specific programs, your gift(s) will automatically qualify you as a member of the Minutemen Club.
“It is a given that we all aspire to compete and win at the highest level. However to sustain success over time, we need support from donors such as yourselves to make that a reality. Whatever assistance you can give is always used to making this experience for the student-athlete one they will always remember.”Coach Carla Tagliente, Field Hockey