School founded: 1909
Location: Hesston, Kan.
Religious Affiliation: Mennonite Church USA
NJCAA DI (men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s track and field)
NJCAA DII (baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, softball, volleyball)
Six (6) for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer and track
Six (6) for women: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, track and volleyball
Colors: maroon and gold
President: Dr. Joseph A. Manickam
Athletic Director: Chris Nachtigall
Athletic Trainer: Dan Sigley
Compliance and Eligibility Specialist: Michele Miller Sharp
Athletics Phone: 620-327-8274
Athletics Fax: 620-327-8427
Athletic Department Mission Statement:
In concert with the mission and values of Hesston College, the athletic department is dedicated to creating and fostering a Christ-centered environment that provides opportunities for the development of the whole person. The athletic department values gender equity, religious, racial and ethnic diversity amongst its participants. Furthermore, we are committed to academic achievement while emphasizing teamwork, leadership and good sportsmanship with a competitive spirit for excellence and success in all of our student athletes.
Hesston College teams play on the following home venues:
- Baseball – Oswald Field
- Basketball and Volleyball – Yost Center
- Soccer – Hesston College soccer field
- Softball – Bess Mullet Field
With the exception of volleyball and basketball, all Hesston College athletic events are free admission. Admission to basketball and volleyball is $5 for adults, $3 for students, free for children younger than 5 and seniors 65 and older.