Department of Athletics Statement of Goals

  1. Student-athletes are expected to be fully engaged and integrated into the campus community and perform academically at a level that mirrors the student population as a whole.
  2. Student-athletes, coaches and staff should display the highest level of dedication, character, integrity and sportsmanship on the fields of competition and in the campus community.
  3. Provide the entire campus community with the opportunity for spirited participation, promote physical activity and the opportunity to learn the skills of selected lifetime sports.
  4. Coaches, staff and administrators will provide quality participation opportunities to student-athletes, by:
    a) Ensuring male and female students access to equitable opportunities in intercollegiate athletics, relative to the demographics and interests of the student body
    b) Recruiting student-athletes of color and those from less-represented geographic areas to campus, in order to diversify the athletics department and Union College
  5. Create an environment of tolerance, acceptance and inclusion when working with students and fellow staff.
  6. Encourage student-athletes to be engaged in their intellectual experience and lead and participate in rewarding service initiatives locally, nationally and globally.