Sport Clubs Mission Statement
The mission of the Sport Clubs program at Western Washington University is to promote individual leadership through group participation. Campus Recreation Services is committed to providing resources to campus community members as they strive to attain their goals both academically and through their sport club involvement.
Are you interested in competing in a club sport as a WWU student? We currently feature 25 active sport clubs here at WWU in a wide variety of sports and activities, so odds are we have you covered. Visit our Active Sport Clubs Page for a listing of websites, contact information and social media pages for each team.
Resources for Participants
Are you a current member of a WWU sport club? You’ll want to see our Resources for Participants page for important documents, rules and forms relating to your team.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are sport clubs? How can you join an existing club or start a new one? For answers to these questions and more, check out our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact our sport club staff listed below.
Sport Club Office Contacts
- Caitlin Sommers, Sport Clubs Coordinator: (360) 650-4191 – Caitlin.Sommers@wwu.edu
- Emily Elam, Sport Clubs Graduate Intern: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Team Liaisons: (360) 650-2781 – email@example.com
- Office Location: Wade King Student Recreation Center – Room 135
Sport Clubs in the News
Read more about the accomplishments of our talented sport club competitors on The Western Front sports page.
Hockey: WWU joins Pac-8 Hockey Conference – May 25, 2018
Sailing: Sailing in the San Juans – March 14, 2018
Wrestling: Three Viking wrestlers head to Nationals – March 8, 2018
Women’s Water Polo: Women’s water polo makes a splash – Feb. 22, 2018
Men’s Rugby: Western rugby alumnus turns pro – Feb. 22, 2018
Men’s Lacrosse: Alumnus set to play in 2018 World Lacrosse Championships – Feb. 22, 2018
Women’s Lacrosse: Succeeding with player-coaches – Feb. 15, 2018
Baseball: Baseball looks to ride pitching staff to national stage – Feb. 15, 2018
Men’s Lacrosse: Redemption year for men’s lacrosse – Feb. 15, 2018
Women’s Lacrosse: Haley Johnson’s late-game heroics lift Vikings past Oregon State – Feb. 10, 2018
Wrestling: Western wrestling team driven by underclassmen – Feb. 8, 2018
Equestrian: Equestrian club: horses of a different color – Feb. 8, 2018
Sailing: Vikings sail away in Lake Whatcom – Feb. 7, 2018
Women’s Rugby: Western Washington ready for D-I test – Feb. 5, 2018
Men’s Rugby: Fallen Men’s Rugby player honored on Saturday – Feb. 4, 2018
Figure Skating: Figure Skating Club to host skate night at Sportsplex – Feb. 2, 2018
Men’s Rugby: Rugby walk-on becomes the star – Feb. 1, 2018
2017 USA Rugby Playoffs hosted by WWU
In April of 2017, the WWU Campus Recreation department hosted the regional rounds of the USA Rugby men’s and women’s national Championships at Harrington Field. Click here for a recap of the event, which attracted some of the best collegiate rugby teams from the west coast.