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John Mack ’00 Named Ford Family Director of Athletics

John Mack ’00, who has previously held the title of student-athlete, coach and administrator at Princeton University, will add another role to his resume – Ford Family Director of Athletics. He succeeds Mollie Marcoux Samaan ’91 who announced in May she would be stepping down to take over as commissioner of the LPGA. Mack’s first official day as Director of ... Read More »

Renew Your 2021-22 PVC Membership Today!

Thank you to all of our PVC members for your generous support and unwavering commitment over the past year. Your support throughout 2020-21 enabled us to support key departmental initiatives, adapt our core programming for student-athletes and alumni, and position us for continued success as we transition back to our traditional Princeton Athletics’ experience. Click Here to view the 2020-21 ... Read More »

Coach for College Spotlight: Aria Nagai ’24

The Princeton Varsity Club has partnered with the Coach for College program since 2013, providing Tiger varsity student-athletes the opportunity to teach and coach underprivileged middle school students in rural Vietnam (to-date, the PVC has sponsored 51 student-athlete participants). This summer’s program took on a different look and feel, with participants engaging with their Vietnamese coaches and students virtually. The ... Read More »

A Look Back: 15 Years of the Jake McCandless PVC Speaker Series

This past year marked 15 years of the Jake McCandless ’51 PVC Speaker Series. In celebration of this milestone, we wanted to offer a look back at all of the impactful speakers who have participated in the series. Thank you to our PVC donors who have supported this tremendous program over the years! CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PVC SPEAKER ... Read More »

Celebrating our Princeton Athletics’ Tiger Heroes

The Tiger Heroes series, presented by Princeton Athletics partner RWJBarnabas Health, showcased alumni representatives in the medical field from each of Princeton’s 37 varsity sports with weekly features running from April through July. The Department of Athletics is honored and humbled to recognize this incredible group of Tiger alumni who continue to serve their respective communities in incredible ways and ... Read More »

Princeton Athletics Presents Annual Awards at Gary Walters ’67 PVC Awards Banquet

Co-hosted by seniors AJ Chen and Juliana Tornetta alongside Ford Family Director of Athletics Mollie Marcoux Samaan ’91, the Awards Banquet was an opportunity for the Tigers to rally together and commemorate the championships, successes, relationships and memories that will live on as the Class of 2021’s legacy. Click here to view highlights and features from the banquet.   C. Otto von Kienbusch ... Read More »

Marcus Jonas & Ali Munson Named Spring 2021 PNC Student-Athlete Achievers

Princeton Athletics and PNC Bank are proud to recognize our Spring 2021 PNC Student-Athlete Achiever Award recipients — Marcus Jonas (men’s lightweight rowing) and Ali Munson (women’s track and field) — for their efforts as all-around student-athletes. Marcus Jonas is a senior captain for the men’s lightweight rowing team. In 2018, Jonas earned second-team All-Ivy League honors while stroking the first varsity eight ... Read More »

Vietta Johnson ’82 Named Class of 1967 PVC Citizen-Athlete Award Recipient

50 Years of Women’s Athletics at Princeton Book Excerpt on Vietta Johnson Vietta Johnson’s contributions as a Princeton athlete came in sprints that lasted barely more than 10 seconds at a time. Her post-graduate contributions to society for the last nearly 40 years have been more of a marathon, one that she continues to run at an inspirational pace. Johnson, ... Read More »

Adam Maloof Named 2021 Marvin Bressler Award Recipient

Professor Adam Maloof, a long-time Athletics Fellow for Princeton baseball and Chair of the Faculty Advisory Committee on Athletics and Campus Recreation (FACA), has been named the recipient of the 2021 Marvin Bressler Award. The award is presented to that member of the Princeton family who, through heartfelt support of the University’s student-athletes and coaches, best embodies a belief in the ... Read More »

Six Tigers Named Finalists for C. Otto von Kienbusch Award

Six Princeton student-athletes have been named finalists for the 2021 C. Otto von Kienbsuch Award, which is awarded annually to a Princeton senior woman of high scholastic rank who has demonstrated general proficiency in athletics and the qualities of a true sportswoman. Presented in memory of C. Otto v. Kienbusch ’06, friend and benefactor of women’s athletics at Princeton. The C. Otto ... Read More »

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