Catholic University Athletics offers student-athletes of exceptional ability and dedication the guidance they need to excel in their chosen sports, providing equal opportunities for men and women in intercollegiate athletic competition. Varsity athletics programs play a vital role in strengthening the overall student enrollment and enhance student retention rates.
New and updated facilities, enhanced recruiting resources, and an expanded coaching staff will elevate our Cardinal varsity teams to the ranks of elite NCAA Division III programs, and empower Catholic Athletics to support the University’s growing enrollment goals, cultivate alumni engagement, and uplift the quality of student life.
Providing Premiere Athletic Facilities
From training rooms to playing fields, Catholic University student-athletes will have access to unparalleled facilities, enabling them to compete at the highest levels of which they are capable.
Enhancing Intercollegiate Athletics Competitiveness
Growing our varsity teams’ recruiting and operating resources will boost Cardinal competitiveness at conference and national levels.
Building Coaching Excellence
Every Catholic University varsity program will be directed by an outstanding full-time head coach supported by at least one full-time assistant coach, strengthening every aspect of the student-athlete experience. Full-time head coaches can be underwritten perpetually with a $1.5 million endowed fund, while Assistant Coaching positions can be endowed at the level of $1 million.