The Department of Athletics is a member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA), the nation's premier National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division II conference. The university is permitted to offer athletically-based financial aid to qualified student-athletes. Approximately 240 student-athletes participate in the athletic program annually at San Francisco State. The CCAA is comprised of Cal. Poly. Pomona, Cal. State Dominguez Hills, Cal. State Monterey Bay, Cal. State Los Angeles, Cal. State San Bernardino, Cal. State Stanislaus, Chico State, Humbolt State, Sonoma State, U.C. San Diego, and San Francisco State.
Mission: Intercollegiate athletics is an integral component of the academic experience at San Francisco State University. The specific mission is to provide a broad-based athletics program that fosters the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development of diverse and highly skilled student-athletes. Intercollegiate athletics are an important part of the heritage and vitality of the university and provide an opportunity for students to share experiences and by doing so, enhance the cohesiveness of campus life. The department's efforts to accomplish this mission reflect the university's quest for excellence.
The SFSU athletics program is an important aspect of the total educational program--professional, personal, and intellectual enrichment. Coaches and staff are concerned with the academic work of each student-athlete. Their goal is to see that SFSU student-athletes graduate from the university with their chosen degree and to become a contributing factor in the community.
The athletic program consists of sixteen (16) NCAA Division II teams, seven (7) for men and nine (9) for women. The NCAA sanctioned sports include:
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Athletic facilities used by intercollegiate athletic teams include: Cox Stadium (men's and women's soccer, women's track and field), Main Gymnasium (men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, wrestling), Maloney Field (baseball), Softball Field. Also, the Gator Conditioning Center is a fitness-related facility utilized by all student-athletes.
Features of the athletics program include:
For more information about SFSU Athletics, please call (415) 338-2218.
The Recreational Sports Program (RSP) under the supervision of the Department of Kinesiology provides an opportunity for all students to participate in sport activities in a structured and competitive setting and on an informal, "freeplay," drop-in basis. The goal of the RSP staff is to encourage fair play, equality in participation, fun, and enjoyment in a safe environment.
All of the intramural leagues are coed and are offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. Current sports include: Indoor Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, and Basketball. Through their involvement in the program as officials, supervisors, and players, students have a unique opportunity to meet new people, to develop leadership skills, and keep fit in a fun/safe environment.
For those not interested in organized events, Open Gym activities are offered on an informal drop-in basis. Activities include: Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton, Yoga, Weight Training, and Swimming. These activities generally occur during the noon hour and certain evening hours. For more information about the Recreational Sports Program, call (415) 338-3363 or visit www.sfsu.edu/~recsport. Faculty and staff fitness and wellness needs are served by the Fitness Plus Program, call (415) 338-7874.
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