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Department Mission and Goals

The Hudson Valley Community College Intercollegiate Athletic Department is dedicated to the values of Hudson Valley Community College, and is a part of the college's overall mission to provide dynamic, student-centered, comprehensive, and accessible educational opportunities that address the diverse needs of the community. Through this dedication, the Intercollegiate Athletic Department promotes personal, academic and athletic growth and development in our student-athletes. Our staff and coaches facilitate this growth in our student athletes, who then become a source of pride for Hudson Valley Community College as they compete for athletic glory.

I. Mission of Department

The mission of the Hudson Valley Community College Intercollegiate Athletic Department is to offer student-athletes the opportunity to participate in an environment that fosters the highest levels of individual growth, self-discipline, respect, integrity and academic excellence. The Intercollegiate Athletic Department strives to enhance the quality of student life, promote diversity, instill character in our student-athletes, create habits that lead to lifelong success and develop a sense of community. To fulfill its mission, each employee and student athlete within the Intercollegiate Athletic Department functions respectfully and ethically while demonstrating character through actions.

II. Mission Related Goals of Department

The academic success and personal development of student-athletes is the top priority of the Intercollegiate Athletic Department, and participation in intercollegiate athletics is an opportunity to enhance the educational experience. The goals of the Intercollegiate Athletic Department directly support the goals and objectives of the College.

  • Providing initiatives to monitor and improve the academic achievement of student-athletes.
  • Fostering personal growth in student athletes.
  • Employing coaches and staff who model positive behavior, exhibit integrity and ethical conduct, and support the mission of the college.
  • Striving for excellence by competing for conference, regional and national titles.
  • Providing and maintaining quality and safe facilities.
  • Expanding and enhancing intramural and intercollegiate athletic participation opportunities.
  • Enhancing the visibility of the college.