Athletics Quick Facts
Location: Takoma Park, MD
Colors: Navy Blue and White
President: Weymouth Spence, Ed.D.
Athletic Director: Patrick E. Crarey, II
National Affiliations: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)
Conference: Association of Independent Institutions
Graphics Standards: WAU Athletics Graphics Standards Manual
Athletics Phone: (301) 891-4195
Athletics Fax: (301) 891-4552
Sponsored Programs: Acro-Airs, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball
The objective of the Washington Adventist University's Intercollegiate Athletics Program is to provide an opportunity for students to enrich their college experience through comprehensive, challenging and professionally managed athletics program. Through associated athletics events, student-athletes are encouraged to achieve levels of excellence in competition and individual development. Additionally, the Athletics Program is dedicated to enhancing the university's reputation for integrity and excellence as demonstrated by the performance of student-athletes, coaches, and all department staff members both on and off the field.
Athletics Department Mission Statement
The Department of Athletics at Washington Adventist University strives to use the Christian principles of love to develop the whole-person into the image of Christ for winning in athletics and in life.
To further make this vision practical, the Athletics Program challenges athletes, coaches, staff, administrators, and related faculty to frame their experience in basic philosophical commitments for developing excellence, respect, and love:
- We will model the life and teachings of Jesus Christ into all aspects of the learning community.
- We work to develop each student-athlete as a whole-person. Understanding human function in four dimensions-physiologic, mental, psychosocial and spiritual helps us to treat the person as a whole and a temple for God.
- We aspire to be like Jesus by focusing on His example in living the best life possible in all dimensions. Four scripture-based qualities of Jesus guide our aspirations to be like Him-Warrior, Miracle-Worker, Lover and King.