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Vaughn College offers eight intercollegiate sports programs that play in the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference ( As of the 2013-2014 fiscal year, Vaughn College became a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, which allows our athletics teams to compete on a national level ( These programs were established to provide athletic opportunities for Vaughn students to play against a variety of colleges in the metropolitan region, including National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III programs and other Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference participants.

Known as the Warriors, each team—Men's BasketballWomen's BasketballMen's SoccerMen's and Women's Cross Country and Men's and Women's Tennis—is specifically tailored to the needs of the student body and designed to help students develop physical fitness, mental health, good nutrition, competitiveness and leadership skills while enhancing a healthy spirit of fair play and team unity. For more information about all the teams, contact Ricky McCollum, director of athletics, fitness and wellness, at 1.866.6VAUGHN, ext. 314 or via email at

Men's Basketball

The Vaughn College Warriors men's basketball team was established to provide a quality program that helps to develop a player's ability both on and off the court. The team qualified for the HVIAC playoffs in 2010 and 2011. The program emphasizes skill development, basketball concepts, teamwork, sportsmanship and unity. For more information, contact the head men's basketball coach, Ricky McCollum, at

Women's Basketball

The Lady Warriors basketball team was a program created to encourage the females on campus to get involved in a program that emphasizes teamwork, skill development, camaraderie, and sportsmanship. The team competed as part of the HVWAC conference now known as the HVIAC. Vaughn College's women's basketball team is coached by Nicole Conley. For further information, please email Coach Conley at

Men's Soccer

The Warriors soccer team was established to provide a quality soccer program at both the recreational and competitive levels for Vaughn students, while emphasizing skill development, teamwork and sportsmanship in a positive environment. For more information, contact Director of Athletics, Fitness and Wellness Ricky McCollum or head coach David McLaughlin at or

Men's Tennis

Created for students with an interest in tennis, the team helps to develop each member's basic skills and helps prepare students for competition at a collegiate level. For more information, contact head coach Roy Innis at or

Women's Tennis

The women's tennis team was one of the first sports created here at Vaughn for women. This is a sport that utilizes competition, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Our women's tennis team has the luxury of playing at the USTA center where the U.S. Open is played. For further information about playing tennis here at Vaughn, please contact the head coach Laszlo Jurak at

Cross Country

The cross country teams were founded in 2010 to provide Vaughn students with an opportunity to develop athletically and socially. The team embraces the concepts of leadership, competition, hard work, cooperation and teamwork in an environment of motivation, respect and self-esteem. It promotes the values of commitment, sportsmanship and dedication. For further information, email

Men's Cross Country

Women's Cross Country

Men's Baseball

The Vaughn Warriors baseball team started as a club sport in March 2013. It officially became a varsity sport in May 2013 and will compete in its inaugural varsity season in Spring 2014. For more information about joining the men's baseball team, email



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