Message to Student-Athletes from President Philip Oldham
You have joined a university, an athletics program, a student
body and a team with awesome traditions and great pride. I welcome
you to our campus, and I want you to know I have great respect for
how much you are willing to dedicate of yourself to perform as a
Golden Eagle student-athlete.
In turn, I encourage you to learn about how being a
student-athlete at Tennessee Tech calls for you to be a trusted
teammate, a fair competitor, a good student and an upstanding
Our university and community have come to expect excellence from
our student-athletes, and we pledge to give you the resources you
need to reach your full potential on the playing field and in the
I am a sports fan, so I look forward to seeing you compete. You
now represent a great university, and I hope you will wear the
purple and gold with pride.