Athletics

If you live for the game, Rollins has got plenty of action. Our teams proudly compete in the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) under NCAA’s Division II. Rollins offers dozens of varsity teams competing in sports such as basketball, lacrosse, soccer, sailing, and even water ski competitions. Our variety of athletic programs means the Tars compete year-round, so there’s always a reason to cheer.


Athletic and Academic Excellence

With the highest academic success rate in the Sunshine State Conference, Rollins ranks among the nation’s best in blending academic and athletic success.

  • 23

    National Championships

  • 93

    Sunshine State Conference Championships

  • 10

    Sunshine State Conference Mayor’s Cup Championships

  • 10

    Consecutive NCAA President’s Awards for Academic Excellence


21 NCAA Division II Teams

Rollins competes in the Sunshine State Conference (SSC), which is known as the Division II conference of national champions. Over the past decade, the SSC has led all 24 Division II conferences in Academic Success Rate.

Men's Sports

An athlete hitting a baseball in a game.

Baseball

An athlete dribbling down the court during the basketball game.

Basketball

An athlete hitting a golf ball during a match.

Golf

Lacrosse players competing against each other.

Lacrosse

A group of guys rowing in a shell for crew.

Rowing

A sail boat on Lake Virginia.

Sailing

A soccer player breaking through several defenders during a gam.

Soccer

An athlete swimming in the pool competitively during a swim meet.

Swimming

A tennis player hitting a ball during a game.

Tennis

A skier wakeboarding on Lake Virginia.

Waterski

Women's Sports

A female athlete dribbling past a defender during a basketball game.

Basketball

A female golfer finishing in her backswing.

Golf

A female lacrosse player running past a defender during a game.

Lacrosse

A couple of boats full of female athletes getting ready for crew practice.

Rowing

Competitive sailing in Lake Virginia.

Sailing

Soccer

A softball player swinging and hitting a pitch over home plate.

Softball

A swimmer in the pool during a meet doing the backstroke.

Swimming

A tennis player returning a tennis ball during a game.

Tennis

A middle hitter on the volleyball team hitting at the net.

Volleyball

A female athlete skiing during a competition on Lake Virginia.

Waterski

Professor and students in a class discussion at a Rollins outdoor classroom

See for Yourself

Get a feel for Rollins’ unique brand of engaged learning and personalized attention through one of our virtual or in-person visit experiences.

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Game On

Rollins knows athletics is about more than winning games. It’s about building relationships, developing character, and learning to lead. See how our student-athletes are setting the pace—in competition and in the classroom.

Jakobi Bonner ’20 ’21MBA throwing a basketball.

April 14, 2020

The Perfect Blend

Jakobi Bonner ’20 ’21MBA strikes the ideal balance between athlete, scholar, and leader, and he couldn’t have done it without help from his mentors both on and off the court.

Greg Taicher fully dressed in his Rollins Lacrosse uniform running on the field.

June 17, 2019

Taicher ’19 Named Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

For his success on and off the field, Rollins lacrosse player Greg Taicher ’19 receives the Sunshine State Conference Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year award.

Julian Grundler works in a lab.

November 06, 2018

The Sure-Handed Scientist

Julian Grundler 18’s success on the field and in the lab led to one of the nation’s top postgraduate scholarships for student-athletes and a PhD program at one of the country’s most prestigious universities.

#RollinsLife

Get a sneak peek of life on the field through the Instagram posts of our student-athletes.


Fields of Play

America’s most beautiful campus is home to some of the finest athletic facilities in Division II college athletics.

Alfond Sports Center

Take a spring through the 21,000-square-foot Warden Arena, the centerpiece of the Alfond Sports Center and home court for Rollins’ basketball and volleyball teams.

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Sandspur Field

Feel the rush of running out onto Sandspur Field at Barker Family Stadium, home to Rollins’ lacrosse and soccer teams.

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Alfond Boathouse

Head out for some aquatic adventures on Lake Virginia via the Alfond Boathouse, home to our sailing and waterski teams.

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A golf coaches instructs a pair of student-athletes.

Connect With Our Coaches

Learn more about what it takes to be a student-athlete at Rollins by reaching out to our coaches.

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