To provide students with an intercollegiate athletics experience that develops life skills by cultivating moral, physical, intellectual and emotional growth. In support of the mission and goals of Willamette University, our program strives to enhance the overall learning environment for scholar-athletes.
The Willamette University Department of Athletics is located in the Sparks Center on Willamette's main campus and is comprised of coaches and administrative staff. Included in the administrative staff are the Athletics Communications Director and the Athletic Training staff.
The Northwest Conference has a reputation as one of the most competitive NCAA DIII alliances. The nine private colleges and universities situated throughout Oregon and Washington are nationally competitive in a broad spectrum of sports.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association is the organization through which the nation’s colleges and universities speak and act on athletics matters at the national level.Division III is where the true student-athlete studies and competes.
Willamette University is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its academic programs. The University shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status and sexual orientation.