The athletic programs at Wright State University is recognized as an integral part of the total educational process. The athletics program is designed to contribute to the development of the student-athlete's health, fitness, leadership skill, and respect for others.
Wright State University's intercollegiate athletic representatives are student-athletes who are instructed on and dedicated to the principles of fair play and amateur competition as defined by the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. It is the responsibility of the athletics administration and coaches to insure that the entire program is in full compliance with all pertinent rules and regulations.
Objectives of the Intercollegiate Athletics Program at Wright State University are:
1. to provide a form of student activity which is a generally accepted part of collegiate life.
2. to provide for the development of unique skills and abilities of a particular segment of the undergraduate population.
3. to provide the opportunity and motivation for participation in sports activities for a broad segment of the student population.
4. to provide a vehicle which is a recognized builder of morale and esprit de corps among students, staff, and alumni.
5. to create an awareness of, and support for, Wright State University within the region, state, and nation.
6. to sponsor a breadth of programs which will provide student-athletes with the opportunity to compete on a local, regional, and national level. Within this objective, programs will be funded and expectations generated which will provide each program or individual with the opportunity to achieve success.
7. to provide an environment in which the student-athlete will learn the value of fair play, the necessity of obeying rules and regulations, and the necessity to perform up to prescribed academic standards.