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Gavin Potter
Gavin  Potter

Academic Counselor

Third Year

Gavin Potter is entering his third year as an academic counselor in the Counseling Program for Intercollegiate Athletes at UConn. A 2006 graduate of Northeastern University, Potter was a four-year starter at free safety for the football team and earned second team All-Atlantic 10 honors during his senior season.

A four-time selection to the Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team, Potter was named Northeastern's special teams MVP in 2003 and defensive MVP in 2004. He earned his master's degree in educational psychology with a focus in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University in 2009.

Prior to joining UConn, Potter served in various capacities in the student-athlete support services department at Northeastern ultimately leaving as associate director of the department. In his role in CPIA, Potter works closely with the SWA, SID and his fellow counselors to coordinate scholarships and awards for the BIG EAST and NCAA.

Potter works with the student-athletes and coaches of the women's soccer, volleyball, men's track and field, and football programs.