Belmont University Athletics proudly supports the men and women of the United States Armed Forces and appreciates the enormous sacrifice members of the military and their families make to secure and defend our freedoms.
A number of Belmont student-athletes and staff have served or are currently serving in the military. They include Jess Andree (softball), Jacob Buckman (men's cross country/track), Austin Embry (men's soccer), Daniel Jones (men's cross country/track), Brian Levin (head softball coach), Andrew Mullins (men's track), Stephen Register (men's track), Jese Snyder (men's basketball), Nolan Speichinger (men's track), and Kevin Uyeno (men's track, pictured above).
All active and retired military personnel and their families receive FREE admission to any Belmont home game during the 2016-17 athletic season, marking the 12th consecutive year of the program. This includes men's and women's basketball games at the Curb Event Center, baseball games at Rose Park, and other sporting events.
"The Belmont athletic department is pleased to have this program," said Belmont University Athletic Director Scott Corley. "The Bruin community greatly respects and appreciates all that armed service members, past and present, do for our country."
Here are details of the Belmont University Athletics Military Appreciation Ticket Program:
- Individuals must possess a valid military photo I.D. Tickets will be limited to the individuals and up to three (3) guests.
- Active-duty and retired members of all branches of the military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, National Guard, Reserve - are invited to participate in the program.
If you are interested in the military ticket program, contact Aaron Jerome at 615-460-8062.
MILITARY HONORARY CAPTAIN
Prior to select Belmont men's basketball home games, a military honorary captain is recogized at midcourt. The military honorary captain presents the game ball to the officials and is greeted by Coach Byrd, Belmont student-athletes and fans.
If you know of someone worthy of recognition as a Belmont military honorary captain, please contact Sean Sawyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
For the past several years, Belmont University Athletics has partnered with Wounded Warrior Project, honoring service members and their families during home men's basketball games. If you know of someone involved in the WWP who would like to participate in these annual honorary opportunities, please contact David Fish at email@example.com.