Membership Information

The Gator Backcourt Club is an organization of over 180 men and women dedicated to providing support to the University of Florida Women’s Basketball program. Membership is open to anyone (except current and prospective student athletes) interested in supporting the UF Women’s Basketball team. Parents of current and past players are always welcome.

How To Join

Complete the Membership Application and mail it in with payment to our secretary. We offer three levels of membership, so please refer to the list below and make your selection on the application form.

Membership Levels

  • Individual Membership – $30.00 yearly
  • Family Membership – $50.00 yearly – up to 2 family members ($5.00 for each additional family member)
  • Student Membership – $5.00 yearly – current and prospective student athletes not permitted

Community Outreach Membership Levels

  • Fast Break – $250.00 yearly
  • Beyond the Arc – $500.00 yearly
  • Buzzer Beater – $1,000.00+ yearly
  • Non-Profit – $75.00 yearly
Pay Membership Dues

 

Membership Levels


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Membership Benefits

Members are provided access to all of our events including:

  • Meeting with coaches and players
  • Coaching Clinics
  • Potluck Dinner with Coaches and Team
  • Alumnae Events
  • Travel to Away Games
  • End of Year Team Banquet

Please visit our schedule of events to see what we have in store for the season.

Member Requirements

Members are recognized by the NCAA as Boosters. Therefore, they are required to follow the compliance guidelines as listed by the NCAA and the University Athletic Association.

For more information regarding NCAA rules, please visit the UF compliance website at Gatorzone.com/compliance.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors shall consist of the Executive Board, Committee Chairperson(s) and Members‐at‐Large. The Executive Board is nominated by general membership. The Nominating Committee creates a slate of officers for general membership voting approval. The Executive Board term starts on July 1 of each year and lasts for one year.

By-Laws

The Gator Back Court Club is governed by its bylaws.

Becoming a Board Member

See our Frequently Asked Questions for those interested in becoming a board member.

Executive Board Members

Below are the current board members for the 2017-2018 Membership Year who have full voting privileges.

LauraLaura Ellis: President
Email: president@gatorbackcourtclub.com 

 

 

Leslie White, First Vice President

Susan Spinks, Second Vice President

Ruth Dalton, Secretary
Email: secretary@gatorbackcourtclub.com

Steve Sommer, Treasurer

Cassie Macias, Past President

Serena Wilson: Director of Basketball Operations/Women’s Basketball Rep.

Standing Committee Chairs

Betty Parrish: Events

Bill Humphreys: Public Relations

Special Support Personnel

Lani McQuade: UAA Advisory Member

Ruth Dalton: Away Game Booster Organization Outreach

Honorary Members

Individuals who perform exceptional service to the University of Florida Women’s athletics may be awarded a lifetime membership by the Board. Honorary members shall have the same rights as Individual members.

Current Honorary Members:

  • Dr. Ruth Alexander
  • Ann Marie Rogers
  • Dr. Paula Welch
  • Barbara Dalsheimer