About the Department of Athletics
TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY varsity athletic teams compete in the 13-team Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC). The conference includes Tuskegee University (Tuskegee, Ala.), Albany State University (Albany, Ga.), Benedict College (Columbia, SC), Claflin University (Orangeburg, SC), Clark Atlanta University (Atlanta, Ga.), Fort Valley State University (Fort Valley, Ga.), Kentucky State University (Frankfort, KY), Lane College (Jackson, Tenn.), LeMoyne-Owen College (Memphis, Tenn.), Miles College (Fairfield, Ala.), Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.), Paine College (Augusta, Ga.) and Stillman College (Tuscaloosa, Ala.).
The SIAC is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Conference (NCAA) and participates at the Division II level. The SIAC sponsors seven men's championships (cross-country, football, basketball, golf, tennis, outdoor track and field, and baseball) and six women's championships (cross-country, volleyball, basketball, tennis, outdoor track and field, and softball).
Tuskegee University offers teams for men in baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, tennis and track and field. Women compete at Tuskegee University in basketball, tennis, track and field, cross-country, volleyball and softball.
The mission of the Tuskegee University Department of Athletics is to conduct a successful Intercollegiate Athletics Program under the NCAA's fundamental principles of sportsmanship, ethical conduct, rules compliance and amateurism that is of value to individual students, to members of the immediate collegiate community and to the larger University constituency. The Athletics Department is committed to the physical emotional and social welfare of its student-athletes, including gender issues, ethnic diversity and sexual orientation issues. A major focus for all coaches and members of the department is the academic progress and ultimate success of the student-athlete.