Club Information


Baseball Club (1995) is competitive and successful in the North Atlantic – West division of the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA). If you are interested in playing baseball without the time commitment of varsity athletics, try this club.

Contact: Matthew DePalma

Basketball (Women's)

Women’s Basketball Club (2003) plays competitively against other college clubs and travels to compete in regional and national tournaments.

Contact: Gabi Esposito


Cheerleading Club (2005) supports the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the football team. During the spring, the club competes in a variety of regional and national competitions. In 2016, the club finished 5th at NCA College Nationals in Daytona, FL.

Contact: Sabrina Roberts

Cortland Dance Company

Cortland Dance Company Club (2005) is open to all students, male and female, and allows them to express themselves through a wide variety of dance styles. Each year, the club organizes, choreographs and performs a large recital  to showcase the routines developed throughout the year.

Contact: Jennifer Stace

Cortland Ice Girls

Cortland Ice Girls (2014) is a club that combines ice skating, dance, and cheerleading to create a unique, spirited experience for the fans. Ice Girls deal with game day operations, interact with fans, and put on performances. 

Contact: Brittany Fialkowski


Danceworks Club (1999) performs at halftime for a number of varsity athletic contests and other events. In the spring, the club competes in regional and national competitions. The club promotes the entire well being of its members and contributes to the entertainment value of various athletic events.

Contact: Jessica Rakic


Equestrian Club (2004) partners with a local stable, Strawberry Fields, to offer fun, affordable riding for students, faculty and staff and a way to meet people with the same interests. Each member receives a series of lessons and volunteers time at the barn. Members range from beginners to highly advanced riders.

Contact: Samantha Renieris

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Club (2001) competes against local colleges and universities as a member of the New York State Club Field Hockey League (NYSCFHL). While the club is competitive within its league, all students interested in this sport are welcome to try out for the club.

Contact: Kaylee Giordano


Golf Club (2002) members can learn, practice and perfect their golf skills at a competitive level at Elm Tree Golf Course in Cortland. The club also competes against other college clubs as a part of the National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA).

Contact: Josh Pinard


Gymnastics Club (2001) offers all students, regardless of experience, the opportunity to learn and practice gymnastics on a recreational or competitive level without the pressures of a varsity program. Members who choose to compete may do so at the local and/or national level.

Contact: James Zeidler

Ice Hockey (Men's)

Men’s Ice Hockey Club (1985) is a competitive member of the Northeast Collegiate Hockey League (NECHL) in Division I of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA). The club invites interested students to try out early in the fall semester.

Contact: Kyle Lancto

Ice Hockey (Women's)

Women’s Ice Hockey Club (2011) seeks to provide opportunities for female students to learn, practice, and compete in the sport. The club is always welcoming new members, regardless of experience, and encourages all interested female students to join the club. In 2016, the club will compete in the Women’s Upstate New York Club Hockey League.

Contact: Taite Phillips

Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu Club (2016) offers all students, regardless of experience, the opportunity to learn and practice the grappling martial art of Jiu Jitsu on a recreational level. Practices consist of warm-ups, technique instruction, and rolling (sparring).

Contact: Tyler Schmitt


Kickline Club (1990) performs at halftime of varsity football and basketball games and competes in regional events throughout the northeast. They practice dynamic routines, choreographed to a wide variety of dance styles and music. Kickline is a great way to get in shape, make friends and have a lot of fun.

Contact: Ashley Mehale

Lacrosse (Men's)

Men’s Lacrosse Club (1994) provides an opportunity for male students to continue their involvement in competitive lacrosse as a member of the National Club Lacrosse League (NCLL).

Contact: Griffin Ryan

Lacrosse (Women's)

Women’s Lacrosse Club (2002) competes in the East Coast Women’s Lacrosse Association (ECWLA) in the Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates (WCLA) Division II.

Contact: Bethanny Jolly

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking (2015) was established to provide SUNY Cortland students with a place to learn how to ride, to participate in mountain biking with others, and to race in the ECCC if they so desire. 

Contact: Marisa Lobelson

Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventure Club (1975) provides opportunities for its entire membership to take part in many wonderful outdoor activities such as camping, whitewater rafting, paintball, skydiving and snowshoeing. Membership is open to anyone with such interests, regardless of their individual level of experience.

Contact: Carly Markowitz

PyroDynasty Step Club

PyroDynasty Step Club (2016) is a newly created performance club that offers students the opportunity to learn to step. The club hopes to actively compete and perform at college events.

Contact: Tishara Jarvis


Quidditch Club (2010) is a member of the Intercollegiate Quidditch Association (IQA) and competes in several local and regional tournaments. This club is open to all students who have an interest in playing a fun, unique sport.

Contact: Amanda Crosby

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing Club (2015) is a newly created club that offers students the opportunity to hone their bouldering and rock climbing skills at the indoor rock wall in the new Student Life Center. The club also plans to participate in outdoor rock climbing trips and hopes to compete someday.

Contact: Deryk Artioli

Roller Hockey

Roller Hockey Club (2008) offers students the opportunity to practice and compete against other college clubs. The club competes in Division II of the Eastern Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (ECRHA). In 2016, the club earned a third consecutive bid to the NCRHA national championships, finishing second.

Contact: John Wagner

Rugby (Men's)

Men’s Rugby Club (1970) gives students the opportunity to learn, practice and compete in the sport of rugby. The club competes against other schools in Division II of the Empire RFU GU as a part of USA Rugby.

Contact: Mike Dotzler

Rugby (Women's)

Women’s Rugby Club (1993) provides a competitive experience in a relaxed atmosphere for those students interested in exploring the sport of rugby. For the past three seasons, the club has competed in the Excelsior Rugby Conference.

Contact: Emily Cazer


Running/Triathlon Club (2014) is a newly formed club that combines the elements of the former Running and Triathlon clubs into one unified group. Interest students may participate in the activities that interest them, and are not required to participate in competitive road races or triathlons. This club provides an opportunity for individuals who share an interest in running, biking, and/or swimming to socialize, train, and compete together.

Contact: Justin Popp


Ski/Snowboard Club (1995) welcomes all students, faculty and staff, beginners to experts, who are interested in skiing or snowboarding. In a partnership with a local ski resort, student members receive discounts on their season passes. This club provides great experience for the avid skier or snowboarder.

Contact: Emily Missavage

Soccer (Men's)

Men’s Soccer Club (2000) offers students the chance to compete at a high level and to increase their knowledge of soccer. In 2015, the club was a part of the Finger Lakes Division in the Region 1 Club Soccer League and traveled to Tennessee to compete in the NIRSA NCCS National Soccer Championships.

Contact: Caleb Richards

Soccer (Women's)

Women’s Soccer Club (1999) was established to allow students to develop their own soccer skills and to continue to participate competitively without the time commitment of a varsity sport. The club is competitive in the Eastern NY Division in the Region 1 Club Soccer League.

Contact: Gaby Grzegrzolka


Softball Club (2001) competes in the New England – West Conference of the National Club Softball Association (NCSA), where they have been successful in recent years. In 2016, the club won their conference championship and earned a bid to the New England regional tournament.

Contact: Marissa Thornton


Swim Club (2002) provides a structured environment for men and women to swim without the rigors of a varsity team. Members have the opportunity to compete, although there is no requirement to do so. No experience is necessary and all students are welcome to join.

Contact: Megan Torres

Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do Club (2000) is open to students, faculty and staff, and operates on recreational, instructional, and competitive levels. Classes are divided into basics, forms, self-defense, and sparring. The club is competitive as a member of the Eastern Collegiate Tae Kwon Do Conference (ECTC).

Contact: Rachel Larsen


Tennis Club (2010) is an evolving club that offers its members the opportunity to learn, practice, and compete in the sport of tennis. Whether you simply enjoy playing or you’re serious about your game, this club has an opening for you.

Contact: Ryan McKenna

Ultimate Frisbee (Men's)

Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Club (2009) is made up of male students who share a passion for the game of Ultimate Frisbee. The club offers participants the opportunity to learn and practice while having fun in a growing sport. The club competes in local and regional tournaments and is expanding every year.

Contact: Joe Zambito

Ultimate Frisbee (Women's)

Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Club (2010) is for female students to learn, practice, and compete in the sport. The club is always seeking new members and encourages all interested female students to experience what they have to offer.

Contact: Beesanne Kurzum

Volleyball (Men's)

Men’s Volleyball Club (1989) competes throughout the year in the Division I –North conference of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA).

Contact: Mark Jensen

Volleyball (Women's)

Women’s Volleyball Club (2000) fields two competitive squads and is part of the Northeast Women’s Volleyball Club League (NWVCL). They compete annually in the National Collegiate Volleyball Federation (NCVF) tournament.

Contact: Kim Waldvogel


Wrestling Club (2008) offers students the opportunity to continue wrestling at the college level without the commitments of a varsity sport. The club actively competes in the National Club Wrestling Association (NCWA).

Contact: Scott Dunham