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

Join us at Riverbend Country Club, August 9, 2021 to participate in our Annual Golf Challenge supporting the students of University of Houston.

Follow the following link to register today:

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

Unfortunately due to COVID-19, Party on the Plaza and UHCAA tailgates have been cancelled for the season.

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