Campus Recreation

Club Sports

Starting a Club Sports Team

All groups wishing to establish a new club sport must complete the student organization registration process with the Student Life and Leadership office. Registration information is available online through Mountain Lion Connect.  These documents include the student organization registration form and application for recognition form. All new student groups must attend a club orientation. Upon successful registration with the Student Life and Leadership office, club officers must meet with the Campus Recreation Club Sports Coordinator, Mallory Barger at 715-255-7513 or mbarger@uccs.edu to discuss adherence to eligibility criteria and confirm official Club Sport Association membership.

Annual Registration

In order to remain a recognized student organization, all existing Club Sports teams must annually complete a student organization recognition packet.  Recognition packets are available through Mountain Lion Connect.

Club Sports Criteria

Each new Club Sport must be a registered club through the office of Student Life and Leadership. In addition to registering with Student Life and Leadership, club sports must meet requirements set forth by the Campus Recreation and the Club Sports Association. If the Club Sports team meets each requirement below to the satisfaction of the Club Sports Coordinator the team may achieve membership into the Club Sport Association:  To be considered a part of the Club Sport Association, all clubs must meet the following criteria:

  1. All active club members are UCCS students
  2. Maintains 10 active student members
  3. Registered with a National Governing Body and/or League
  4. Includes some form of competition and availability of adequate competition (tournaments, matches, etc.)
  5. Demonstrates student leadership by maintaining a minimum of 3 officers (President, Vice President & Treasurer) within the club in addition to a Safety Officer
  6. Register and become recognized with the Student Life and Leadership Office within 2 years of becoming a club
  7. Physically active or athletic in nature
  8. Certify 2 club members in CPR & First Aid
  9. Demonstrate financial stability and submit monthly and annual budget worksheets
  10. Adhere to all University of Colorado at Colorado Springs policies and procedures
  11. Approval by Club Sports Coordinator
  12. Approval by the Club Sports Association by a majority vote * Clubs Sport membership will be reviewed at the end of the academic year by the Club Sports Association to retain status; no club is guaranteed permanent status.

*Clubs Sport membership will be reviewed at the end of the academic year by the Club Sports Association to retain status; no club is guaranteed permanent status.

Important Contacts

Mallory Barger, Manager of Compmetitive Sports, (719) 255-7513, mbarger@uccs.edu
Jeff Brown, Club Sports Athletic Trainer, (805) 217-5811, jbrown@uccs.edu
Casi Frazier, Campus Recreation Administrative Assistant, (719) 255-7511, pfrazier@uccs.edu
Annette Biggs, Associate Director of Programs, (719) 255-7519, abiggs@uccs.edu
Sabrina Wienholtz, Student Life, (719) 255-3632, swienhol@uccs.edu
Jamie Duvall, University Risk Manager, (719) 255-3525, james.duvall@cu.edu

In case of a LIFE THREATENING ACCIDENT or a MAJOR EMERGENCY, the following people should be contacted IN THE ORDER LISTED:

  1. University Police Department: (719)255-3111
  2. Mallory Barger, Manager of Competitive Sports W: (719) 255-7513 C: (517) 420-7391
  3. Annette Biggs, Associate Director of Programs W: (719) 255-7519
 
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