Building champions in competition, in the classroom and in life

Your generous support as a member of the UW Tyee Club provides our 650 student-athletes from 22 sports with a world-class University of Washington education and the opportunity to excel in athletic competition, in school and in life.

Thank you.

Student-Athletes

Goal-line: Graduation

Salvon Ahmed didn’t care much about succeeding in school. Then, a college recruiter delivered a stark wake-up call: improve your grades or risk losing out on an athletic scholarship. “I was good at football, but that wasn’t enough,” says the freshman tailback, one of the top-rated recruits in the nation coming out of high school... FULL STORY

Donors and Difference-Makers

Honoring Kelsey

Kelsey Plum stands as one of the greatest Husky Women’s Basketball players of all time — one of the best to ever play NCAA Division I hoops. Thanks to the generosity of long-time fan Karen Koon, future generations of Husky student-athletes will benefit from the standard of excellence that Kelsey exemplified.... FULL STORY

Alumni

Paving the way

When Husky soccer players compete in a stadium dedicated to their sport — on real grass, in front of big crowds of fans, before heading to their own locker room — they have loyal alumni like Mark Cairns to thank for paving the way. Back when Mark played soccer for Washington in the late 1980s, it was a whole different world... FULL STORY