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Current Clubs

There are 17 competitive club sport teams at SCU that compete locally, regionally and nationally against other universities.

Club Descriptions and Websites

The Campus Recreation Club Sports program is currently capped with 17 competitive clubs. We will not be accepting applications for any additional Club Sports for the upcoming academic year. Students who wish to be part of a competitive team should consider joining one of these clubs, playing intramural sports, or signing up for a local sports league. Students who want to start a “recreational” club that will not compete against other universities will need to go through Associated Students to become a Registered Student Organization.

Club websites are not maintained by Campus Recreation. Views expressed on club websites are not necessarily the views of the Campus Recreation Program.

For convenience, you can click the link below associated with the team you want to learn more about.

Boxing Cycling Equestrian
Women's Field Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Men's Lacrosse
Women's Lacrosse Men's Rugby Women's Rugby
Sailing Shotokan Karate Swimming
Triathlon Men's Ultimate Women's Ultimate
Men's Volleyball Women's Club Volleyball  

 

Boxing
The Boxing club is made up of SCU students who have an interest in keeping fit, learning self defense, and training to fight competitively. No experience is necessary to join the club; in fact, most of the members are totally new to the sport. For those who wish to take their skills to the next level, the competitive portion of this club participates in intercollegiate bouts, representing SCU at the regional and national level. For more information, contact the team president.

Team Presidents: Byrren Gonzales - b1gonzales@scu.edu

 

Cycling
The Cycling club has been a student group on campus for many years. The club includes a competitive racing team, as well as a more recreational mountain biking group. The racing team competes in the NCCA (National Collegiate Cycling Association) against prominent teams in many Northern California races. Check out this highlight video from the 2013 team. For more information, contact the team president.

Team President: Seve Mustone -smustone@scu.edu

 

Equestrian
The Equestrian club consists of both competing and non-competing members. The team competes against the schools in Zone 8 of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA). As a club, they organize group rides and on-campus events, including having the San Jose Mounted Unit visit campus. The team is open to any student who has an interest in horses and horseback riding. No experience is necessary - students must only share a passion for horses. For more information, visit the team website.

Team President (Hunt Seat): Lexie Smallwoood - asmallwood@scu.edu
Team President (Dressage): Maura Redmond - mredmond@scu.edu 

Women’s Field Hockey
This team provides the SCU community with the opportunity to continue their passion for or learn anew the sport of Field Hockey. The club encourages all female SCU students to come experience a practice or join the team. For more information, contact the Women’s Field Hockey Team Captain. For more information contact the team president.

Team President: Chelsea Verhasselt - CVerhasselt@scu.edu

 

Men’s Ice Hockey
The Ice Hockey club joined the Club Sports Program in October of 2006. The team plans to play and practice at Logitech Ice, located 10 minutes away from campus in San Jose. They encourage anyone with a background in Ice Hockey or Roller Hockey to come out and experience the fastest game on ice. For more information, visit the team website.

Team President: Philip Park - ppark@scu.edu

 

Men’s Lacrosse
For over 25 years, the Men’s Lacrosse program has built success based on tradition, dedication, and the pursuit of excellence. This club competes in the Western Collegiate Lacrosse League, with games during the Winter and Spring Quarters. Practices are held between six to eight hours a week and tryouts are typically held during the Fall Quarter. For more information, visit the team website or contact the team president.

Team President: David Leonardo - dleonardo@scu.edu

 

Women’s Lacrosse
The Women’s Lacrosse club travels throughout California and Arizona to compete in the Western Women’s Lacrosse League. Each year, their goal is to finish at the top of their conference and qualify for the National Championships. Since 2004, the team has seen great success, include qualifying for Nationals multiple times. Practices are held between six to eight hours a week, and games are played during the Winter and Spring Quarters. Tryouts are held during the Fall Quarter. For more information, visit the team website.

Team President: Mallery Hansen - mhansen@scu.edu

 

Men’s Rugby
The goal of the SCUTS (Santa Clara University Touring Side) is to introduce world culture into American sports. Rugby is a full-contact sport played without pads.  However, players do not need to be large in order to be successful - rugby also requires strategy. Many of the club members have never played rugby until they came to Santa Clara, and the club is always looking for new members. Over the past few seasons, SCUTS has built up a tradition of success. This club works hard, plays hard, and has fun. For more information, visit the team website.

Team President: Onno Ho - santaclararugby@gmail.com 

 

Women’s Rugby
The Women’s Rugby club is also known as BRUWS (Bronco Rugby Union Women’s Side). This club provides an opportunity for women at SCU to get involved with the campus community and build lasting friendships. The team practices three times a week, and competes in matches during the Winter Quarter. They represent SCU in the Pacific collegiate region of USA Rugby. For more information, visit the team website.

Team President:Jessica Lew-Munoz - jlewmunoz@scu.edu 

 

Sailing
The Sailing Club team practices and sails in nearby Redwood City. The club competes in collegiate dinghy regattas all along the West Coast. Collegiate sailing primarily competes in Flying Juniors, but also in Laser class sailboats. Sailing is both exciting and highly rewarding as the team continues to build a strong reputation. 

Team President: Will Pollard - wpollard@scu.edu

 

Shotokan Karate
The Shotokan Karate club has been active on campus for over 40 years. This martial arts form is one of Japanese-based style from Okinawa. The great instructors will help you gain confidence and strength while training you in this popular form of karate. This club will prepare you for tournaments, belt-testing, and self-defense. For more information, contact the team president.

Team President: Christian Groneberg - cgroneberg@scu.edu

 

Swimming
The Swim club welcomes all levels of swimmers! Their practices offer challenging swim workouts, as well as a chance to be social with students who have similar interests. As a club, they compete with various University swim programs in the region. 

Team Presidents: Daniel Torre -dtorre1@scu.edu

 

Triathlon
The Triathlon club is a competitive group, training to be a serious contender at the collegiate triathlon level, while still having fun. They strive to stay in peak condition, both physically and mentally, by pushing each other during training sessions. The team is open to all students, experienced or not! The main goals are to train hard, train smart, and have fun. For more information, contact the Triathlon Team Captain. 

Team President: Jared Shimada - jshimada@scu.edu

 

Men’s Ultimate
Santa Clara Men’s Ultimate is a fast-growing program that aims to be competitive nationally. The team has improved on its post-season finish each of the last three years, and had its highest ever finish at regionals last year. Students with no previous playing experience are welcome; however, those who aim to make the Select squad are expected to practice regularly and work hard. For more information, check out the team website.

Team President: Jeff Stein - jstein@scu.edu and Matt Kordonsky - mkordonsky@scu.edu

 

Women’s Ultimate
Also known as RAGE (Santa Clara Raging Ultimate Women), this team offers a place for females to play the competitive, fast-paced sport of Ultimate Frisbee. The team plays in various tournaments throughout the year, up and down the West Coast. No matter your experience, you are encouraged to give this fun and exciting sport a try as it adapts well to athletes of any background. For more information, contact the team president.

Team President: Alicia Manfroy - amanfroy@scu.edu

 

Men’s Volleyball
From late January through March, the Men’s Volleyball team competes in the Northern California Collegiate Volleyball League, which is comprised of nine colleges in the bay area. The team encourages everyone to tryout in the Fall Quarter regardless of skill level or previous playing experience. For more information contact the team president.

Team President: Isaac Jorgensen - ijorgensen@scu.edu

 

Women’s Club Volleyball
The Women’s Club Volleyball team competes in the Northern California Collegiate Volleyball League, and is an established threat at both the league and national championship level. Anyone interested in joining the team should attend open gym and tryouts which are held early in the Fall Quarter. 

Team President: Mary Fowler - mfowler@scu.edu