GOALS AND SPORTSMANSHIP

ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT GOALS:

1. To efficiently operate a broad-based intercollegiate athletics program with equal considerations for competitive opportunities for both genders.

2. To operate an athletic program in concert with the strategic plan and defined goals of the institution.

3. To operate an athletic program that subscribes to and complies with the rules and regulations of our member association.

4. To operate an athletic program that is sensitive to issues involving student-athlete welfare.

SPORTSMANSHIP STATEMENT:

The NCAA and Bluefield State College promote positive sports behavior by student-athletes, coaches, and spectators at all athletic events. We request cooperation by supporting the participants and officials at all contests in a positive manner. Profanity, racial, sexist, or other abusive comments or actions directed at officials, student-athletes, coaches, or team representatives will not be tolerated and will be grounds for removal from the athletic site.