Athletic Department Mission Statement
The Mount St. Mary's University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics contributes to the complete development of students. To this end, its programs in intercollegiate athletics are designed to enable students to grow spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and athletically; to obtain a liberal arts education and complete their degrees; to develop leadership, citizenship, and sports skills; and to embrace sportmanship and ethical conduct in their daily lives.
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics offers extensive and equitable opportunities for participation in sports for men and women, and is committed to diversity throughout the department. The department has a role in University enrollment, public relations and revenue generation. The coaches and administrators provide opportunities where students, staff, and alumni come together to foster and express loyalty and support for the University.
Administrators, faculty, coaches, and student-athletes all contribute to student development, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics promotes cooperation and communication among those constituencies of the University in athletic matters. The department strictly adheres to the letter and spirit of all rules and regulations of the University, all conference affiliations, and the NCAA.