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We are excited to announce a series of webinars designed to help incoming student-athletes and their parents with the transition to life at Cal. We can't wait to get your family on campus and want everyone to be ready to hit the ground running upon arrival.

Information about each webinar topic is below. To register, press the button for corresponding box. We look forward to having you join us. GO BEARS!

If you have any questions about the webinar series, contact Megan Sawatzky at

Webinar 1: Athletic Department Welcome & State of the Department

Department overview with academic and athletic resources available to incoming student-athletes.

Thank You For Joining Us!

Webinar 2: Medical Services, Compliance and Financial Aid

Overview of medical and training resources for student-athletes and important compliance and financial aid information

Thank You For Joining Us!

Featured Speakers

Jim Knowlton
Director of Athletics

Marissa Nichols
Associate Athletics Director, Student-Athlete Development

Ryan Cobb, MS ATC
Senior Associate Athletics Director, Performance, Health & Welfare

Dr. Lindsey Huston
Head Team Physician

Jenny Simon-O’Neill
Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director, Chief of Staff & Senior Woman Administrator

Beth Tafolla-Voetch
Associate Athletics Director, Development 
Chief Development Officer (Interim)

Derek Van Rheenen
Executive Director,
Athletic Study Center

Kat Brown
Assistant Athletics Director, Compliance

Jay Larson
Senior Associate Athletics Director, Administration

Ty-Ron Douglas
Associate Athletics Director,
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Laura Dixon, MS ATC
Assistant Athletics Director, Sports Medicine

Alex Splan
Associate Director, Compliance - Financial Aid

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