Sport Clubs

Sport clubs are student run organizations that offer competitive, recreational, or instructional opportunities to the student body.

Competitive sport clubs generally are associated with a regional or national league and have extensive travel. Recreational sport clubs are focused on campus and provide opportunities to recreate on campus in a safe environment. Instructional sport clubs provide skill building within a an activity and generally have an instructor guiding sessions or practices.

Below is the list of Willamette University Sport Clubs. Don't see one that you like? No problem! It's easy to start one. Just visit the Student Activites Office in the UC to get the necessary paperwork.


The purpose is to be an organization where members can compete against each other and enhance their skills as badminton players.

Marcos Maza  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

Equestrian Club

The purpose of this club is to get students involved with horses. The club focuses on putting care first and working together to increase communication, responsibility, and patience. Club members volunteer with the community groups that use horses to help others.

Hannah Shotwell  Advisor: Cady Campbell  


The eSports Club aims to provide Willamette Students with the chance to compete in their favorite video game as eSports athletics to develop their competitive spirit, leadership abilities, and teamwork. There will be team practices, competitive tournaments, and viewing parties.

Alejandro Garcia Iboa  Advisor: Josh Laison  


Men's Rugby, formally known as Willamette Rugby Football Club, is the rugby team at Willamette University. We play a challenging schedule in both the fall and spring semesters, and tour all over the country - from home games at McCulloch Stadium to campuses across the Northwest and California plus international tours in Canada and Ireland. Students with any ability level are welcome! Live your golden years playing the greatest sport in the world, and forming friendships you'll have the rest of your life. Practices are Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 4:30pm on the Quad and Fridays at 4:30pm on Brown Field. GO BEARCATS!!

Cullen Burke  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  


To provide players with a more competitive soccer environment than intramurals provides, without being at the extreme level of collegiate varsity sport.

Raul Marquez  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

Nerf Club

The Nerf Club fosters a safe, friendly, social, and inclusive community centered around the Nerfing hobby.

Evan Kohne  Advisor: Rich Dennis  

Outdoor Program

The Outdoor Program aims to provide students with accessible opportunities to engage in outdoor recreation.

Emma Smoll  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

Paradigm Choreography

Paradigm strives to bring an urban/hip-hop community to campus for students to express themselves and present professional level performances.

Chagall Ford-Roshon  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  


The purpose of the running club is to unite runners of all abilities to go on runs together. Participants may choose to run in races together.

Charlotte Howland  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  


This club exists to play Ultimate Frisbee and lots of it. Group members strive to develop skills, play in intercollegiate games and tournaments and to have fun in every weather condition.

Thomas Verner  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  


This organization seeks to gather students of Willamette University to play indoor volleyball and increase their skills in the sport.

Conrad Parrish  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  


This organization is designed to provide the WU community with a more competitive soccer environment than intramurals provides, without being at the extreme level of a colligate varsity sport.

Annette Bautista-Feliberti  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  


Our purpose at Willamette University is to provide women with a fun and athletic pastime outside of the varsity sports. By participating in women's rugby, students have a chance to participate in an interesting sport and get involved in the Willamette community.

Mariko Moore  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

Wrestling Club

Wrestling club is designed to coach students in wrestling, and provide a platform for wrestling athletes to train and travel to competitions.

Henry Veitenhans  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  


The purpose of this team is to introduce and continually cultivate Southern California's urban dance company to Willamette University and Salem's community. Through striving for this goal, dancers will train rigorously for improvement by learning fundamentals and various techniques and will also perform in showcased that will display their skills.

Yoojin Kim  Advisor: Lisa Holliday  

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