Intercollegiate Athletics

The Department of Athletics is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and a conference member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). For the sport of wrestling, San Francisco State University is an associate member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC). The University is permitted to offer athletically-based financial aid to qualified student-athletes. Approximately 240 student-athletes participate in the athletic program annually at San Francisco State. The CCAA is comprised of Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State East Bay, Cal State LA, Cal State Monterey Bay, Cal State San Bernardino, Cal State San Marcos, Chico State, Humboldt State, San Francisco State, Sonoma State, and Stanislaus State.


Intercollegiate athletics is an integral component of the academic experience at SF State. The specific mission is to provide a broad-based athletics program that fosters the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development of diverse and highly skilled student-athletes. Intercollegiate athletics are an important part of the heritage and vitality of the University and provide an opportunity for students to share experiences and enhance the cohesiveness of campus life. The department's efforts to accomplish this mission reflect the University's quest for excellence.

SF State Athletics are an important aspect of the total educational program—professional, personal, and intellectual enrichment. Coaches and staff are concerned with the academic work of each student-athlete. Their goal is to see that SF State student-athletes graduate with their chosen degree and become contributing members of the community.

The athletics program consists of twelve (12) NCAA Division II teams, five (5) for men and seven (7) for women. SF State's NCAA sponsored sports include:

Women Men
Basketball Baseball
Cross Country Basketball
Soccer Cross Country
Softball Soccer
Track & Field (indoor/outdoor) Track & Field (outdoor)
Volleyball Wrestling

Athletic facilities used by intercollegiate athletic teams include: Cox Stadium (men's and women's soccer, men's and women's track and field), Main Gym at Don Nasser Family Plaza (men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, wrestling), Maloney Field (baseball), SFSU Softball Field, and Golden Gate Park (men's and women's cross country). Also, the George and Judy Marcus Athletics Performance Center is a fitness-related facility utilized by all student-athletes.

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