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Intercollegiate Athletics

All full-time students at Community College of Philadelphia are invited to participate in intercollegiate athletics. Read on to learn about our teams, eligibility requirements, game schedules and more. With over 40 years of athletic competition, the College has built strong relationships with many of the region's four-year universities. Our athletes have gone on to compete at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, II and III levels; in Minor League Baseball; and the NBA.

Be a Part of a Winning Tradition

The College's athletics teams have a long history of success and championship titles. Community College of Philadelphia is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and competes in Region IX as part of the Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (EPAC):

  • Compete against skilled teams in the area
  • Participate in regional tournaments and national championships
  • Opportunities to earn All-American, Academic All-American, All-Region and All-Tournament awards
  • Nationwide exposure and support from several national organizations

The College offers 10 intercollegiate teams for you to choose from:

Basketball

Men's and women's basketball compete under the National Junior College Athletic Association. The College's basketball teams have ranked high in local and state championships since 1967.

Men's Basketball Schedule
Women's Basketball Schedule

Cross Country

Men's and women's cross country compete under the National Junior College Athletic Association. The men's and women's cross country teams have won 11 state championships and 10 conference championships combined with a number of students receiving Runner of the Year honors.

Men's Soccer

The men's soccer team operates independently as a member of Eastern States Soccer League.

Tennis Player Serving 

Tennis

Men's and women's tennis compete under the National Junior College Athletic Association. The tennis teams have won several state team titles and have produced several singles and doubles champions through the years.

 

The men's and women's tennis teams compete during the spring semester. Schedules will be posted when they are finalized.

Track and Field

Men's and Women's track and field compete under the National Junior College Athletic Association.  The track team also competes at NCAA Division I, II and III invitationals, as well as USA Track and Field (USATF) meets, winning several events along the way.

 

The men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field teams compete during the spring semester. Schedules will be posted when they are finalized.

Track and Field Schedule

Women's Volleyball

The women's volleyball team had a strong recruiting class in past years and is looking to build on that and become a playoff contender again.

Contact Us

Rogers Glispy, Director of Athletics, 215.751.8965
Lynsey Grace, Coordinator of Athletics, 215.751.8968
Tim Navin,  Fitness Center Coordinator, 215.751.8967
Charis Felton, Equipment Manager, 215.751.8005
Anita Lewis, Administrative Assistant, 215.751.8964

Am I Eligible?

Interested in participating in intercollegiate athletics at Community College of Philadelphia? If so, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be enrolled full-time carrying a minimum of 12 credits and remain in at least 12 credits during the semester of competition
  • Earn 12 credits with a minimum 2.0 GPA each semester
  • Complete a physical examination prior to the season
  • Complete an NJCAA eligibility affidavit
  • Submit your high school transcripts and diploma. If you have not attended a U.S. high school for the last 3 years, please submit a high school diploma and proof of age (birth certificate, passport or driver's license)
  • Submit college transcripts from previous institution(s) if you transferred from another college

Click here for a complete list of NJCAA eligibility requirements.

Tryouts and Additional Information

Tryouts begin Aug. 1 for fall sports, Oct. 1 for winter sports and Jan. 10 for spring sports.
Practice and study hall will be held daily.
All student athletes are advised to schedule classes that end by 3 p.m. in order to avoid conflicts with practice and game schedules.
Support services are available for all student athletes to ensure ongoing academic success.