Phoenix Hall of Famer Pam Roecker ’83 was inducted into the Madison Sports Hall of Fame

Phoenix Hall of Famer Pam Roecker ‘83, (Communications) was inducted into the Madison Sports Hall of Fame, May 31, 2023, with prestigious company, including longtime Badgers men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan. The dinner banquet and awards ceremony was held at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center.

Roecker, the Regis College Dean of Athletics, was one of five people selected for induction. Roecker was a three-sport athlete at Madison LaFollette High School, where she won nine varsity letters in tennis, basketball and softball. Her softball team won the Big 8 Conference championship and became a WIAA State finalist. During the tennis season, she was a City Doubles champion and was a First Team All-City selection, advancing into the WIAA State Tournament. She was all-city and all-conference in basketball, helping her team advance to the WIAA State Tournament. In s stellar four-year career at UW-Green Bay, she was a 1000-point scorer and remains the all-time leader at UW-Green Bay in assists in a single game, assists in a season, and assists for a career.

“It was an honor to be inducted into the Madison Sports Hall of Fame, and my opportunity at UWGB was definitely an integral part of the athletic, academic and professional career that was recognized,” Roecker said.

After coaching in the college ranks a number of years, she moved to the administrative side of collegiate athletics full-time at Emmanuel College from 2003 to 2015. She was AD at Gann Academy in Waltham from 2015-2017 and took over as Dean of Athletics at Regis College in May of 2017, where she remains. For the last 20 years, Roecker has been a regional TV and Web broadcaster for college basketball games on ESPNU, ESPN+, ESPN3, Fox, MSG Network, and CBS Sports Network. She has also been a guest speaker at basketball camps throughout the Northeast.

Roecker was inducted along with Gary Buss, an all-conference football player at the University of Wisconsin; Michelle Jesperson, an All-American swimmer at Stanford University; Doug Parrish, who played football at UC-Berkeley and the Canadian Football League; and Bo Ryan, legendary men’s basketball head coach at three different colleges within the University of Wisconsin system, including UW-Madison from 2001 to 2015.

The Madison Sports Hall of Fame Club began in 1963 to recognize and honor great athletes and sports figures from Madison, Wis. The group hosts weekly luncheon meetings from August through May and holds the induction ceremony every year. Over 200 individuals have been previously inducted into the Madison Sports Hall of Fame. Go to to find out other information about the club.

Krash the Kress Event – Thursday, February 9th

Come network and socialize with fellow UW-Green Bay alumni and current students at the tailgate party in the Dick Bennett Gymnasium in the Kress Events Center prior to the men’s basketball game against Oakland on Thursday, February 9th!

Come enjoy food, beverages and activities for $15/person with doors opening at 5:45 p.m.  Game starts at 7 p.m.

Menu includes: Caesar Salad, BBQ Chicken Flatbread, Margherita Flatbread, Baked Ziti Primavera with Alfredo Sauce, Gluten Free Penne Marinara, Italian Sausage, Cookies & Brownies. No registration for the tailgate party is necessary. Pay at the door.

Game tickets sold separately by clicking here.  In the promo box enter “UWGBALUMNI”.  Select the February 9th game and select “Find Tickets”. Select section 212 and select any green open seats. Add to Cart and checkout.

See you at the Kress!

UWGB Alumni Night at Bullfrogs Baseball Game

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Joannes Stadium
1450 E. Walnut Street
Green Bay, WI 54301

6:00 p.m. Alumni Tailgate
7:05 p.m. Green Bay Bullfrogs vs. Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

$16 Tailgate Tickets: includes all-you-can-eat and unlimited soda and water from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., as well as a stadium seat.

Register at Green Bay Bullfrogs by Friday, July 7, 2017.

Questions can be directed to Kari Moody, Director of Alumni Relations, at 920-465-2226 or sent via email to

Alumni “Meet Up” at Phoenix Men’s Basketball Game

11586_10152337490683455_1352178424_nThe UW-Green Bay Alumni Association in conjunction with Current Young Professionals is hosting a Meet-Up at Green Bay Distillery prior to the Green Bay Men’s Basketball game against Detroit at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. at the Resch Center.

Cost is $15 for alumni, $20 for non-alumni guests and $10 for children (under age 18) and includes your ticket to the game.* There will be great food and drink along with other cool stuff to cheer on the Phoenix, as well as chances to win some fantastic prizes.

Please RSVP to Kari Moody by Mon., Feb. 16 at or register online at Phoenix Men.

*If you are a season ticket holder or have tickets to this game, there is no cost to attend the reception. Advance registration is required for entry into the reception.

Phoenix Phanatics…Connect, win!

UW-Green Bay is launching a new social media engagement program where alumni, students and anyone interested in the University can show their support by engaging on social networks and earning rewards through our new Phoenix Phanatics Rewards program.

Developed in partnership with Lodestone Sports, the leader in social media programs for college sports, fans receive points for participating in social media activities such as ‘liking’ Facebook posts, commenting, sharing, tweeting hashtags, re-tweeting, watching a YouTube video, checking in on Foursquare or Facebook and more.

The UWGB Alums Facebook Page is one of these pages!

The program tracks overall point leaders from all participating UW-Green Bay departments. In addition, fans can sign up for special promotions, coupons or become the Fan of the Week on Facebook pages. This will allow UW-Green Bay to create a unique experience and promotion for each department, drive awareness and reward our fans. There will be grand prizes, giveaways and special fan experiences.

This is just the beginning as participating UW-Green Bay departments will be adding new social platforms and additional ways to earn points and engage. So check it out and start earning rewards today!  What a fun and easy way to stay connected to your alma mater!