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CAN Website Under Renovation

CAN's website is currently underdoing a major overhaul. Please be patient with us while this takes place! For the most updated information, please follow us on Facebook or join our new & improved mailing list. Click on "Read More" for information on both.

CAN Nominated for City Paper's "Best Recreational Sports League"

CAN has been nominated for "Best recreational Sports League" in the 2016 City Paper Best of DC Reader's Poll! Vote today!

2016 General Elections

On Monday, March 21, the Capital Alumni Network (CAN) will hold general elections for the positions of Vice President, Secretary and two Advisory Committee Directors. CAN is entirely volunteer run organization and we encourage all members and participants to apply. Applications will close at 11:59PM on Monday, March 14, 2016.

Spotlight on: University Row

Named a “primary social area” by The Washington Post, the Row provides guests an enjoyable, high quality experience, with gourmet food, premium beverages, and engaging Race Day activities, such as our well-regarded Best Dressed contest.

Spotlight on: THEALUMRUN

THEALUMRUN is a national road race series with its inaugural event in Washington, DC. The race weekend harnesses the passion and pride of college and university alumni, students and fans to create a multi-day active lifestyle event featuring a multi-distance road race, community service and more!

2015 Candidate Application

CAN will elect the following positions on Feb 2: president, vice president, treasurer and one Advisory Committee director.

CAN Needs Your Help...

While we continue to experience growth with regards to member chapters and numbers of active participants across CAN’s programming, we are coming to the stark realization that unless we begin to develop a new generation of CAN leaders, our beloved organization will begin to decline and eventually disappear.

Spotlight on: Charlton Jubeark

One of two new CAN Advisory Directors, Charlton Jubeark attended George Mason University, but that's not where his CAN involvement began. This Louisiana native got a taste of the group through the LSU softball team.

Spotlight on: Brett "Coop" Cooper

With his booming voice and outgoing personality, Brett "Coop" Cooper has been a regular fixture on the CAN athletics fields for years. Now this Elon Phoenix is bringing his talents to the CAN board as an Advisory Director.

Spotlight on: Vice President

CAN is looking for someone who is interested in running for the position of vice president. The position, which is also the chair of the Mark Tallarico Scholarship Committee, has been filled admirably by Rebecca Borghi (Pitt) for the last several years. CAN Insider caught up with her to find out what it means to be the CAN VP. Find out more after the jump.

Spotlight on: Assistant Sports Chair

CAN is looking for a new assistant sports chair. The ideal candidate is organized, has attention to detail, is diplomatic, and (most of all) loves sports. We caught up with current sports chair Pam Krieger to find out what it means to be an assistant sports chair. Check it out after the jump.

Spotlight on: Beers and Careers

Frustrated by the way most people find jobs online today, Josh Shapiro, CAN member and founder of the DC-based business,, is re-humanizing the job seeking process with fun, social business networking and job hunting events.

Spotlight on: Stellenbosch

CAN was proud to partner with Stellenbosch Company for the 2013 Softball Tournament. Stellenbosch founder Tom Allen (Wake Forest) worked with local beer distributors to provide tourney participants with the amazing selection of beers for 2013 the tournament. We’re looking forward to working with Tom and his group to make the 2014 season and tournament the best ever!

Spotlight on: Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech won the CAN Softball Tournament for the third time this summer, hoisting the Primrose Cup for the second time in three years.

Spotlight on: University of Pittsburgh

The Chesapeake and Potomac Pitt Club - better known in CAN as Pitt - has become synonymous with community service. Earlier this year, the club won the Philanthropy Award at the inaugural Annual CAN Awards Night. They also led the league in donations at the CAN Softball Tournament School Supply Drive.

Spotlight on: Catholic University

This year, newcomer Catholic University Cardinals became the first team in CAN history to compete for the Primrose Cup in its first year in the league.