Cougar Athletic Alliance

Welcome to Cougar Athletic Alliance!

The Cougar Athletic Alliance mission is to strengthen the relationship among and between alumni, students, and former athletes of the University of Houston.

To unify and build a coalition of supporters whose goal is to increase resources for the University and the community.

UHCAA is dedicated to:

  • uniting and reuniting former athletes, alumni, and friends
  • promoting the legacy of athletes
  • bridging transitions for student-athletes
  • advancing the interests of the University of Houston and the community


President: Kevan Brewster (’82)

Vice President: Seante Johnson (’14)

Treasurer: James Holmes (’86)

Secretary: Yolanda Williams

Parliamentarian: Jerald Bass (’01)


At Large Board Members:

Sharon Spillman (’97, M.Ed 03′, ED.D ’11)

Demetrius Pearson (’90 ED.D)

Jerald Bass (’01)

Kimmy Watson (’84)


Events and Scholarships

Our next check back next August for details about our Annual Meeting.

Times are still TBD, we start 4 hours prior to game time and ends 45 minutes prior to game time.  Come join us!

Saturday, September 7, 2019 vs. Prairie View
Saturday, October 12, 2019 vs. Cincinnati
Thursday, October 24, 2019 vs. SMU
Saturday, November 16, 2019 vs. Memphis
Saturday, November 30, 2019 vs. Navy

Cougar Athletic Alliance Scholarship

UHCAA would like to congratulate deserving students awarded $11,500 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year.

Meritorious Scholarship Award: $3,000

Coach Elmer Redd Memorial Award:

Corbin Foster

UHCAA Past Presidential Award:

Oluwapelumi Esther Akinwande

Academic Achievement Scholarship Award: $2,000

Jerry Tristan

African American Initiative for Scholarships: $1500

Jordan Pemberton

Board of Director’s Scholarship Award: $1000.00

Ericka Mitchell

Special Donor Book Award: $500.00

Nhi Tran

Mututwa Mututwa