The best way to become a Brutus and learn about our program is to attend one of our clinics where we teach the fundamentals of our program, or check the website,

We have a tryout process at The Ohio State University. Please check the website for more information. The tryout includes: An interview, A game day situation performance, and an individual made skit.

Representing the University is an important part of being Brutus. Brutus is the FACE of the University and holds a very high level of prestige. Brutus put in many hours of public relations work through Columbus and the surrounding communities, visiting elementary schools, senior citizen centers as well as attending banquets, dinners, parades, grand openings, charity events and more.

To be academically eligible, each mascot must maintain a minimum, cumulative grade point average (GPA of 2.00 and must be a full time student during autumn, winter and spring quarters.

The Ohio State Mascots meet weekly to work through events, functions and practice for game day. The mascots have access to medical supervision and care, certified athletic trainers a sports psychologist and a sports nutritionist.

Being Brutus affords you many opportunities: Academic counselors, priority scheduling, study tables, and scholarship opportunities.

CLINICS to learn how you can become BRUTUS:
February 16 – 6:30 – 8:00 – French Field House
February 21 – 10:00AM – Noon – French Field House
March 6 – 1:00 – 3:00 – Location TBA
March 31 – 6:30 – 8:00 – French Field House
April 16 – 6:30 – 8:00 – French Field House

Interview: April 17 – St. John Arena – Times set up on April 16th
Tryout: April 18 – St. John Arena – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Lenee’ Buchman
Head Coach

Dana Bumbrey
Assistant Coach