Mission Statement:

The mission of the Student-Athlete Development Office is to contribute to the personal growth and character development of Razorback student-athletes through holistic programming for success in life.

The Student-Athlete Development Office continues to expand its commitment to the offerings and opportunities in the following areas:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Athletic Excellence
  • Career Development and Graduate School Preparation
  • Community Service
  • Personal Development
    • Health and Wellness
    • Leadership and Character Development
    • Financial Planning

Student-Athlete Development Office Goals:

  • Provide career development programs that will enable our student-athletes to develop and pursue career and life goals.
  • Engage our student-athletes in outreach experiences involving the university, local, state, national, and global communities through services.
  • Invest in the personal development of our student-athletes through various programs that enable them to be successful in the classroom, the community, and in their athletic activities

Student Athlete Development Staff

Eric A. Wood Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Services 479-575-4424 eawood@uark.edu

Rodger Hunter Student-Athlete Development Coordinator 479-575-4056 rhunter@uark.edu
Charles Small

Director of Student-Athlete Development

479-575-4782 clsmall@uark.edu

Please feel free to contact them if you need assistance.