Thiel Tomcats compete on 22 NCAA Division III varsity sports teams and routinely are featured as Presidents' Athletic Conference leaders for honors in academic achievement, as well as for their athletic prowess.
Research shows that student-athletes tend to have higher GPAs and graduation rates. As a Thiel student-athlete, you will learn superior time management skills and discipline through a balance of sports and academics and how to excel in each area. You will be asked to step outside of your comfort zone. As a student-athlete you will grow in confidence and independence as you cultivate your leadership skills.
In addition to competitive varsity teams, Tomcat Athletics offers all students access to a variety of intramural sports, fitness facilities and recreational opportunities. Thiel recently invested nearly $3 million to renovate the indoor court, tennis facilities and additional improvements to the baseball field. An additional $3 million was recently invested in a new track and field complex and renovating the fitness center.
“A Thiel student-athlete receives a world-class education where they can achieve great success in the classroom, complete internships in their field of study, participate in numerous campus activities and traditions and compete for championships in an otherwise challenging conference.”
- Michael McKinney Ed.D. ’02, Vice President for Student Life and Athletics