St. John's Athletic Department Mission Statement

In the Vincentian framework, the St. John's University Athletic Department is an environment where academic freedom, a spirit of inquiry and respect for each individual's worth and dignity prevail alongside intercollegiate and recreational sports. St. John's University provides students and athletes with preparation for lifelong learning, and service to others. The Athletic Department promotes diversity by welcoming men and women of different ages, races, religious beliefs and cultural backgrounds to participate in its activities.

Athletic Department personnel foster collaborative relationships with student-athletes in a nurturing environment that will enhance intellectual, ethical, spiritual, athletic and social development.

St. John's Athletics is committed to providing all student-athletes an equal opportunity to learn and be successful in an environment that promotes academic and athletic excellence.

The Athletic program operates within the spirit of the rules and regulations of the University and Athletic governing bodies, of which we are members.

St. John's Athletics is committed to ensuring that our programs are an enduring source of pride to our student-athletes, staff, alumni and University communities.

Athletics works in concert with other University departments to maximize: University brand awareness, student life programs, student recruitment and alumni cultivation.

In the spirit of the Institution's commitment to service, the department fosters an environment which promotes community support from our employees, student-athletes, and alumni to uphold our moral duty of helping others.

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