Bluesters Parent Booster Club
The St. Mary's Academy Bluesters are SMA parents, alumnae, and community members committed to SMA's quality athletic programs. We are here to cheer on our student athletes through game-day events, fundraising, and support. The Bluesters expand upon vibrant and holistic game-day experiences for our student athletes and our community.
St. Mary’s Academy’s Bluester Club works to support all sports and is focused on establishing and maintaining a first-class athletic program consistent with the school’s mission and values.
• Build community around SMA athletics and work to ensure exceptional experiences for all student-athletes.
• Promote sports programs to increase student interest, parent and alumnae involvement, and broader community outreach, including planning of special game-day experiences.
• Assist with planning of sports-related development activities, including team camps, service opportunities, concessions, and SMA apparel.
• Help to provide student-athletes with the support and equipment that will increase their probability of success
• Collaborate with SMA administration and coaches to identify specific areas where supplemental funds are needed.
• Help plan and execute fundraisers in conjunction with school interests.
• Solicit support from the surrounding community and area businesses through sponsorship, mentoring, and service opportunities.
• Help identify other opportunities to support SMA athletics and institutional goals.
Events for the 2023-2024 Year:
Our goal is to connect over the course of each sports season to have season-specific meetings with coaches and the athletic department to form strategies, address needs, and provide encouragement for the coming season.
Fall Sports Night
Winter Live Speaker Event
Spring BBQ/Pizza-third week in May 2024
Current Bluester Steering Committee:
- Greg Meyer - 23-24 Co-chair (Soccer, Tennis)
- Pat Cottrell 23-24 Co-chair (Soccer, Basketball, Track)
- Ellen Langer (Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse)
- Jennifer Brady (Soccer, Tennis)
- Jakub Langer (Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse)
- Erika Cottrell (Soccer, Basketball, Track)
- Ericka Nelson (Soccer, Skiing, Tennis)
Actively seeking Volleyball and Swim
All parents can support SMA athletics by attending games, wearing St. Mary's Academy gear and colors, cheering on our teams, and sharing photos on social media -- Tag @stmaryspdx and send photos to our communications team.
Bluesters Contacts: 2023-2024 Co-chairs, Pat Cottrell & Greg Meyer
Questions? Contact the Bluesters.