Play your favorite sport by joining a sports club created for students, by students.

a group of students whitewater rafting

The sports club program at Wingate University brings students together to stay fit and have fun. But what makes our program different is that clubs are organized by students like you.

Six sport clubs are active on campus. If you’re interested in joining or want more information, E-mail the club’s student leader or staff adviser.

Wingate University Dance Team

The dance team performs at traditional campus events and during halftime of home basketball games. Tryouts and practices are part of participating on the Wingate University Dance Team. The student leader is Angell Jenkins and the staff adviser is Mary Robison.

Wingate University Ultimate Frisbee

Wingate University Ultimate Frisbee is a competitive, co-ed traveling ultimate frisbee team. Even if you’ve never heard of the sport, we encourage you to come check it out. It’s quite a unique sport for all types of people! We practice on Monday evenings from 7:30-9:30 and on Wednesday evenings from 8-10. The student leader is Will Heisner, and the staff adviser is Nick DeLangie.

Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation is a growing club that focuses on outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting, ziplining, camping and rock climbing. The club’s purpose is to get students involved with their peers while being physically active. The student leader is Sam Garrett, and the staff adviser is Jenny Shearer.

Wingate Rugby Football

Wingate Rugby Football competes against clubs from other schools in the area. We practice on Intramural Field #2 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 6-8pm. The student leader is John Carter Fields, and the faculty adviser is Dr. John Acquaviva.

Wingate University Archery Club

The Wingate University Archery Club is dedicated to strengthening the spirit of archery through training, fellowship and competition. Experienced and non-experienced archers are all welcome to shoot with us and make new friends.

It’s Easy to Take Action

Do you have an idea for a sports club you didn’t see listed? Start your own sports club by following these simple steps:

  • Find five active members willing to commit
  • Schedule a first meeting with Campus Recreation’s director
  • Establish a chartered constitution or set of bylaws
  • Secure a faculty or staff adviser for your team

Be Part of Something Great

Contact the Office of Campus Recreation to learn more. Go on. Make new sports memories.