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.

Bluester Club Members:

       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.

Bluester Club Organization Meetings:

  • Monthly meetings during the school year
  • Quarterly season-specific meetings with coaches and athletic department to formulate strategy, needs, and encouragement for the coming season
  • Annual social event

Current Bluester Steering Committee:

  • Greg Meyer - 22-23 Co-chair (Soccer, Tennis)
  • Pat Cottrell 22-23 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: 2022-2023 Co-chairs, Pat Cottrell & Greg Meyer

Questions? Contact the Bluesters.