Princeton’s Athletics Friends Groups raise money to support a wide range of needs and opportunities for each of the 38 varsity athletic teams and the 37 sport club teams. Currently, there are 18 varsity Athletics Friends Groups, as they are co-ed groups. Each varsity Athletics Friends Group has at least one volunteer president, and in some cases, other volunteer board members to assist the President(s) in carrying out activities of the Group.
The Department of Athletics and coaches rely on the financial support of their Athletics Friends Group for continued success in their programs. The mission of AFGs is to secure philanthropic and volunteer support that enables coaches to recruit, retain and develop some of the finest scholar-athletes in the world, and to provide our student-athletes with the best possible overall experience.
Athletics Friends Groups provide many opportunities to reconnect with former teammates and meet alumni from all decades. Friends are invited to events such as alumni days, fundraising dinners, milestone anniversaries, on-the-road gatherings, “Meet the Coach” events, mentoring sessions, and networking nights. We encourage all Princeton alumni letter winners/participants, parents of student-athletes, parents of alumni and friends of Princeton Athletics to become involved with the Athletics Friends Groups.
If you have any questions, please contact Diana D. Leighton K02, Assistant Director – Capital Giving for Athletics Friends Groups, at firstname.lastname@example.org.