Philosophy Statement

San Joaquin Delta College Intercollegiate Athletic programs shall direct its activities to encourage positive attitudes in student-athletes and motivate them to be the “best and the brightest” in athletic achievement, academic development and moral character. San Joaquin Delta College considers intercollegiate athletics an integral part of the educational and developmental process of the complete student athlete.

The San Joaquin Delta College Intercollegiate Athletics program is committed to providing opportunities for its student-athletes to strive for excellence both academically and athletically. Through participation in intercollegiate athletics each athlete should:

  • Develop a strong sense of pride, sportsmanship, and personal integrity

  • Experience the positive effect of teamwork, appreciation of diversity, and a strong sense of loyalty

  • Recognize the benefits of hard work, patience, and perseverance in both winning and losing

  • Carry forth into the community the values gained from the competitive experience and the academic opportunity provided to them by the college