'The Akela Club'

akela (n.) - A Pack leader.  Origin: after Akela, the leader of the wolf pack in "The Jungle Books" by Rudyard Kipling.

"The Akela Club" is a comprised of a group of Pack supporters that are dedicated to helping the ThunderWolves athletic programs compete for RMAC and NCAA Championships.  The time has come for Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletics to gain NATIONAL PROMINENCE! 

Members of this prestigious group pledge $3,000 per year for three years.  The goal for "The Akela Club" is 50 members.  This group has the potential to generate $150,000 per year, which will give CSU-Pueblo coaches the resources to attract the very best student-athletes and compete at the national level.

"Akela Club" members have elite benefits above and beyond the highest level of giving in the "Pack Club":


“Akela” Club Exclusive Benefits:

• All benefits of "The Pack Club" at the $2,500 level (Click here for more information on "Pack Club" benefits)

• Recognized on exclusive "Akela Club" sign in Massari Arena

• Recognized on exclusive "Akela Club" sign at Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl

• Two (2) Football VIP parking passes

• Four (4) invitations to annual “Akela” Club-only Football pre-season reception

• Name recognition on ThunderBowl and Massari Arena reserved seats

• Tax deduction


Joining 'The Akela Club'

To join "The Akela Club," contact CSU-Pueblo Athletic Development Director Racheal Morris, at (719) 549-2013 or via email at racheal.morris@csupueblo.edu.

You may also download The "Pack Club" registration form here.

'2015-2016 Akela Club' Members

Andrea Aragon & Darrin Smith

Mike & Dotsy Baxter

 Dr. Charles & Patricia Bedard

 Joe & Kris Bower

Darrin & Lori Buxman

Tim Carducci

Mark & Lanette DeRose

Sel & Vivian Elizondo

Joe & Rosalie Folda

Richard Greenwood

Greg & Kathy Hahn

John and Georgina Kelly

Dave & Janie Knapp

Sam & Brenda Krage

Doug & Shawna Miller

Dr. Richard & Laura Moreschini

Jonathan Quenzer

Dr. & Mrs. David Robinson

Greg & Gretchen Rode

Jack & Donna Seilheimer

Steve & Andrea Shirley

Kevin & Brenda Shriver

Larry & Carol Spradley

Keith & Sharon Swerdfeger

Ray & Jill Swerdfeger

Andrew & Donna Trainor

Chris & Lea Ann Turner

William & Barbara Vidmar

Ralph & Janice Williams

John & Rochelle Wristen