May 25, 2009
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Kimika Rozier, an outside hitter on the Washington State University volleyball team is attending the 2009 NCAA Student-Athlete Development Conference in Orlando, Florida, May 24-27, at the Walt Disney World Coronado Spring Resort.
Rozier, a redshirt sophomore from Murrieta, Calif., has been very active in the Cougar Student-Athlete Advisory Council for two years. She was nominated by WSU and is one of 233 student-athletes from DI institutions selected by the NCAA to attend the conference. There are 700 student-athletes from all NCAA divisions attending the conference.
The annual NCAA National Student-Athlete Development Conference provides NCAA student-athletes with a forum to openly discuss issues that may affect them on their campuses and in their communities, while also providing them with the opportunity to enhance their leadership, communication, decision-making and problem-solving skills. The National Student-Athlete Development Conference also promotes better communication among student-athletes, coaches, administrators, faculty and communities. The four-day conference consists of daily color team sessions, exercises, speakers and activities to help the student-athletes develop as individuals and as contributing members to society. This conference takes place annually in Lake Buena Vista, Florida and is provided at no cost to all NCAA member institution student-athletes