The Bear Cub Athletic Trust (familiarly called the BCAT), was formed in 1995
as a committee under the auspices of the Santa Rosa Junior College
(SRJC) Foundation. The organization drew together Bear Cub boosters,
SRJC coaches, other college employees, and alumni to assist the SRJC
athletic programs in various capacities such as fund-raising, volunteer
support and as a liaison between the department and the community.
For almost two decades, under the leadership of our dedicated chairs, Bob
Salisbury, Rick Call, Jim Ward, Mike Keefer, Jim Lanz and Laurie Beard,
money has been raised in support of the various athletic programs. Funds
raised have been used to:
- support the purchase of state championship rings for the student athletes;
- defray the cost of new department web pages;
- provide video equipment for use by the coaches and student athletes;
- purchase equipment for the athletic training room;
- provide equipment for the various sport teams;
- assist with costs associated with hosting tournaments, meets and state
- fund the Fall and Spring Award banquets for student athletes.
Since its inception, BCAT Committee members as well as various boosters
have volunteered countless hours supporting athletic program activities and
events. These activities include:
- hosting hospitality rooms for visiting coaches and officials at play-offs and
- setting up,
running and supervising gate and concession operations;
- promoting merchandise sales at home games; and,
- planning and staffing events which include the annual Hall of Fame Dinner, the
SRJC Golf Tournament, the annual Polenta Feed, the Clo Classic football game and the Fall and Spring Athletic Awards Banquets for SRJC student
Under the guidance of current chair, Laurie Beard, the Executive Board and
General Membership Committee, the BCAT looks forward to an active year of providing annual fund-raising activities and helping where needed within
The Santa Rosa Junior College Athletic Hall of Fame remains completely dependent upon the financial support of individuals, families and local businesses. In order to keep costs reasonable while continuing this grand tradition, we are reaching out with a request for your assistance. Please consider becoming a sponsor of the SRJC Athletic Hall of Fame or making a contribution in support of this event. Your generosity is greatly appreciated! Go, Bear Cubs!
Future events scheduled for this year include:
Will be held Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Windsor Golf Course. Time Schedule is as follows: 8:30 a.m., registration and use of the driving range; 10:00 a.m., shot gun start; 3:00 p.m., cocktails; and, 4:00 p.m. dinner.
Cost per golfer is $200 and includes: golf, golf cart, tee prizes, raffle tickets, breakfast bar, food and beverages on the course, hosted cocktail hour, and dinner. Dinner only is available for $30.
Tee sponsorships, to any of the sport team or the Bear Cub Athletic Trust, at a cost of $125 each.
For more information and to register, purchase a tee sponsorship and/or donate please go to: https://santarosajc.ejoinme.org/MyPages/SRJCGolfTournament2014/tabid/529970/Default.aspx or you can visit us at: www.srjcgolf.com.
Looking forward to having you join us.
SRJC Endowment Fund for Excellence in Athletics
In 2006, under the leadership of the Bear Cub Athletic Trust an endowment fund was established to ensure
financial support for the athletic programs in perpetuity. The BCAT initially contributed to start this fund and
continues to makes yearly contributions. Interest is made available yearly to the Kinesiology, Athletics and
Dance Department in support of their needs. If you are interested in making a donation which will have a lasting
impact on our student athletes, you can contact Athletic Director Ron Myers at 707/524-1849; the SRJC
Foundation at 707/527-4348; or you can make a direct donation at the following link.