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Department of Athletics Mission Statement

Wilmington College acknowledges the duality of the student-athlete. It embraces the concept that the student-athlete is first and foremost a student. The department of athletics collaborates with the College community to educate, inspire, and enable student-athletes to achieve beyond their own academic, athletic and personal aspirations. The mission of the Wilmington College athletic department is to provide a successful and competitive program of varsity athletics designed to support and augment the mission of the College.


Core Values

Seven core values guide and govern our actions at all times and in all our affairs. They define "what we stand for" and "what we won't stand for." They include:

  1. Excellence - We strive for excellence in all we do. We have an excellent attitude and outlook. 

  2. Integrity - At all times, and in all our affairs, we strive for integrity. We know that the right thing to do is the only thing to do.

  3. Equity - We encourage and support diversity and promote a comfortable environment for student-athletes and staff to succeed.

  4. Service - We approach all our relationships with a spirit of service.

  5. Respect - We treat others and ourselves with dignity, kindness, and respect.

  6. Accountability - We are thoughtful with the use of our resources. We are personally accountable for our actions. We are an important part of a great team.

  7. Discovery - We place a strong emphasis on discovery. We are always searching for more efficient and effective ways to get things done.