Building Champions for Life

Chris Pezman

Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics

Dear friends of Houston Athletics:

Our administration, coaches and support staff are committed to our mission of Building Champions for Life, by creating opportunities for each student-athlete to have success academically and in their personal development. The contributions from our Cougar Pride members play a vitally important role in creating these opportunities for success.



  • 98 Student-athletes who graduated from the University of Houston in 2017-18

  • 92 All-Conference performers

  • 30 All-Americans

  • 13 Teams Represented in NCAA postseason

  • 11 Teams posting 3.0 cumulative GPAs or higher in 2017-18

  • 7 American Athletic Conference Coach/Coaching Staffs of the year

  • 6 American Athletic Conference Championships

  • 2 NCAA Indoor national champions

  • 2 NCAA Outdoor national champions