The Gator Backcourt Club is an organization of over 180 men and women dedicated to providing support to the University of Florida Women’s Basketball program. Membership is open to anyone (except current and prospective student athletes) interested in supporting the UF Women’s Basketball team. Parents of current and past players are always welcome.
How To Join
Complete the Membership Application and mail it in with payment to our secretary or stop by the BCC club table prior to any home game. We offer three levels of membership, so please refer to the list below and make your selection on the application form.
- Individual Membership – $30.00 yearly
- Family Membership – $50.00 yearly – up to 2 family members ($5.00 for each additional family member)
- Student Membership – $5.00 yearly – current and prospective student athletes not permitted
Community Outreach Membership Levels
- Fast Break – $250.00 yearly
- Beyond the Arc – $500.00 yearly
- Buzzer Beater – $1,000.00+ yearly
- Non-Profit – $75.00 yearly
Members are provided access to all of our events including:
- Meeting with coaches and players
- Coaching Clinics
- Potluck Dinner with Coaches and Team
- Alumnae Events
- Travel to Away Games
- End of Year Team Banquet
Members are recognized by the NCAA as Boosters. Therefore, they are required to follow the compliance guidelines as listed by the NCAA and the University Athletic Association.
For more information regarding NCAA rules, please visit the UF compliance website at Gatorzone.com/compliance.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors shall consist of the Executive Board, Committee Chairperson(s) and Membersâ€atâ€Large. The Executive Board is nominated by general membership. The Nominating Committee creates a slate of officers for general membership voting approval. The Executive Board term starts on July 1 of each year and lasts for one year.
The Gator Back Court Club is governed by its bylaws.
Becoming a Board Member
See our Frequently Asked Questions for those interested in becoming a board member.
Executive Board Members
Below are the current board members for the 2020-2021 Membership Year who have full voting privileges.
Bill Heckler: President
Fern Musselwhite, Vice President
Ruth Dalton, Vice President
Bob Musselwhite, Vice President
Fran Vandriver, Secretary
Joe Cronin, Treasurer
Laura Ellis, Past President
Selena Lamar: Director of Basketball Operations/Women’s Basketball Rep.
Special Support Personnel
Lani McQuade: Executive Assistant
Individuals who perform exceptional service to the University of Florida Womenâ€™s athletics may be awarded a lifetime membership by the Board. Honorary members shall have the same rights as Individual members.
Current Honorary Members:
- Dr. Ruth Alexander
- Ann Marie Rogers
- Dr. Paula Welch
- Barbara Dalsheimer