Intercollegiate athletics shall enhance the educational
experience for students. It is expected that intercollegiate athletics
Conducted in an enlightened academic atmosphere.
By all academic measures, student-athletes will perform at or above the level
of the general student population. The college community will demonstrate
an understanding of the educational nature of participation in intercollegiate
Governed by all applicable regulation.
There is no athletic outcome that justifies the violation, in spirit or
intent, of any institutional, conference, CCCAA, State or Federal, policy,
regulation, or statute.
Operated within all applicable guidelines to promote the
health and secure the safety of all participants.
All athletic activities will be conducted in an environment designed to
minimize associated risks and enhance the performance and enjoyment for
participants and spectators.
Organized to ensure the highest quality broad based athletic
experience. The intercollegiate athletics staff will provide
leadership, direction and training that are well grounded in proven coaching
theory. Competitive opportunities will correspond to the diverse interests of
the student population at the Community College level of intercollegiate sport
Practice and competition will optimize the development of, and enjoyment for
die individual student-athlete and team, while providing unique opportunities
to demonstrate courage in situations requiring dedication, discipline and
Operated to provide a link between the college and its
constituencies. Intercollegiate athletics will bond different
generations of students, connect the College and surrounding community with
traditional common interests, and promote the mission of the College through
the accomplishments of its student-athletes and teams.