Nationally ranked athletic programs
A winning team
The athletics departments at each of our 10 colleges make academics the top priority, so you can keep up your grades and meet your career goals while you play sports. The benefits of playing college sports are clear:
• Be a better student. Athletes are more likely to earn their degree.
• Get hired. Develop skills that translate to the business world, like leadership, time management, and teamwork.
• Make friends. Build strong bonds with your teammates that can last a lifetime.
• Stay fit. Regular exercise and a competitive spirit are a recipe for lasting fitness.
A sport for everyone
With Phoenix as the home base for MLB’s Cactus League, baseball is a big draw at Maricopa.
Six of Maricopa’s 10 colleges have men’s and women’s NJCAA basketball teams. Many go on to continue their academic and athletic careers at four-year colleges.
Maricopa’s cross country program goes the distance to help students discover and apply proven training methods to continue to reach and surpass their goals.
Build your skills to play at the next level at Maricopa, which has had multiple NJCAA title-winning teams.
Our golf teams provide male and female athletes the opportunity to improve their game and strive for success on the local, regional, and national level.
Maricopa is serious about soccer, with both young and well-established programs for men and women at eight of our 10 colleges.
Our competitive women’s softball teams attract top talent from around the Valley and beyond.
The Valley of the Sun was made for tennis, and our growing teams feature players who are as serious about their schoolwork as their stats.
Track and field
Maricopa’s diverse program features both indoor and outdoor seasons and is home to local, regional, and national track and field champions.
Our volleyball players and coaches have been recognized at the local and national level. Find out more about joining a team or where to catch them in action.
" Being an honors student as well as an women's basketball player here at Phoenix College has been a learning experience. Having the resources and support...has helped me to keep my priorities straight and stay on top of things. "
Become a Maricopa athlete
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