Q: How many sports does Phoenix
College (PC) have?
A: PC has 14 sports competing in the NJCAA. They are Men's
Cross Country, Men's
Track and Field, Volleyball,
For individual sport web pages, please click on one of the links above.
Q: How do I contact PC Athletics
if I am interested in trying out for a sport?
A: For general Information,
please call the Athletics Department at 602.285.7175 or to contact an
individual coach, please visit our Staff
Q: Where on campus is the
Athletic Department located?
A: The Athletic Department
Offices are located on the west side of the "G" Building, which
us just east of the Hoy Field and northwest of the North Parking lot.
Please refer to the campus
map for more detailed information.
Q: If I want to participate
in a sport, how many credits to have to be enrolled in?
A: You must be enrolled in
a minimum of 12 credits at Phoenix College for the entire time you participate
in any sport. Being enrolled in at least 12 credits will be considered
Full-Time status, which is required by the National
Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
Q: Are Scholarships available
for Students who participate in Athletics at PC?
A: There are several types
of scholarships available to students. There is a general $200.00 Athletic
Scholarship awarded per person, per sport, per semester, plus ALL of your
books on a loan basis. Each sport is allowed a maximum number of scholarships
per the Arizona Community College Athletic
Conference (ACCAC) guidelines. Individual coaches determine who qualifies
for a general scholarship. We are a commuter school, which means that
we cannot provide housing. In addition, we cannot offer scholarships to
out-of-state or out-of-county students. You must meet all of the residency
requirements set a side by the Phoenix
College Admissions and Records office to be considered an in-state
or in-county resident. There are also scholarships available through other
campus entities, such as the Financial
Aid Office, Honors
Program, and other clubs
and organizations on campus.
Q: What kinds of documentation
do I need to provide to the PC Athletics Department after I have been
accepted to at team?
A: If you are entering college
for the first time directly from high school, you must provide a copy
of your high school diploma or you complete high school transcripts. If
you are transferring from another Maricopa
County Community College District (MCCCD) campus, you must have the
transcripts from ALL of the colleges you attended sent to the Phoenix
College Admissions and Records office. Other eligibility rules may
also apply. We will also need a completed and signed physical form and
insurance information card. You MUST use the forms we provide for you.
To obtain these forms, please contact the coach for your sport or the
Athletics Department office at 602-285-7175.
Q: Is there a limit on the
number of years (seasons) a student athlete can compete in a specific
sport, and is there an age limit?
A: Yes. You may only compete
in a maximum of two years (seasons) per sport at a Junior College. For
example, you can play two years of basketball and two years of soccer.
You may also participate in two sports simultaneously. For example, you
play volleyball in the fall and basketball in the spring. Al long as you
satisfy ALL of the eligibility requirements, there is no age limit for
competing in the NJCAA
Q: Are there Academic Advisor
available for Student Athletes?
A: Student Athletes at Phoenix
College are required, but not limited, to see their designated Academic
Advisor in the Athletics Department. The Athletics Department has three
Academic Advisors who work with all of the student athletes to make sure
that your schedule will be arranged with your practice and game schedule
to help ensure academic success. Bill
Laslett is the Football Academic Advisor, Morgan
Lee takes care of all the rest of the male athletes, and Pat
Mooney handles all of the female athletes. Students are welcome to
seek advisement from a specific program advisor in the Advisement
Center, in addition to their designated Athletic Academic Advisor.
Q: When are tryouts and practices
A: Tryouts are individually
scheduled based on the coach for that sport. Practice times and duration
are also scheduled individually by each coach.
Q: If I have to participate
in a regularly scheduled game or tournament, will I be excused from my
A: Yes. All instructors are
given an official absence verification form at least one week prior to
the event; however, it is the responsibility of the student to communicate
with their instructor(s) throughout the semester to make sure that everything
has been made up or turned in prior to the event.
Q: Am I allowed to keep anything
that was loaned to me to me while participating in a sport at Phoenix
College? For example, uniform, books, crutches, or anything else issued
by the Athletics Department.
A:No. Any athletic equipment, uniforms, and/or books must be
returned at the end of every season and/or semester. If you were loaned
books, you typically must return them no later than the Friday of Finals
Week. If anything that was issued to you is not returned, you will be
debited a late fee and a fee for the cost of the item not returned. This
debt will be posted to your student account at the Cashier's
Office. Until this debt is cleared, it will negatively affect a student's
graduation, transcript requests, and/or income tax returns.