Club Sports

If you're seeking an avenue to showcase your talent, bond with like-minded individuals, and forge lifelong memories, look no further. Stetson Club Sports offers an incredible opportunity to be part of a vibrant community that embraces engagement, intellectual development, and personal growth. Whether you're a seasoned athlete or someone looking to try a new sport, our Club Sports program welcomes students of all levels and backgrounds. One of the greatest advantages of participating in Club Sports is the chance to balance academics and athletics seamlessly. We understand that your education takes top priority, and our flexible schedules are designed to accommodate your course load while still providing ample time for practice, games, and tournaments.

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Aikido student group posing together in the studio

Mondays and Thursdays, 8 - 10 p.m.

Club Aikido at Stetson University teaches students about the traditional Japanese martial art of Aikido. It is a self-defense grappling and throwing-based martial art, that also utilizes traditional Japanese weapons such as a medium staff. We specialize in teaching our members key components of self-defense.

Our lessons are hosted inside the Hollis Center Aerobic Studio on Mondays and Thursdays, 8 - 10 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please contact President Wyatt Hammerle at [email protected]


Student batting in a baseball game

Club Baseball is a student ran non-varsity intercollegiate baseball team that plays in Division 1 NCBA in the spring.

The purpose of Club Baseball at Stetson University is to bring together students from Stetson that enjoy the sport and want to play competitively. The objectives of the Club Baseball at SU is to compete in competitive environments and to promote baseball around the campus.

If you are interested in Club Baseball, please contact President Cameron Alconero at [email protected].


student shooting into the sky

Club Clay Target Team is primarily a competitive shotgun shooting team that competes in American Trap, American Skeet, and Sporting Clays. However, recreational shooters are also welcome; this club is open to all Stetson students and staff/faculty, both men and women, who enjoy clay target shooting.

No prior experience with shotguns or clay target shooting is necessary to join. We provide fun and safe opportunities for members who have never fired a shotgun before, intermediate shooters, and the most advanced shooters. Our main goal is to exhibit and promote firearm safety while enjoying our favorite sport!

Additionally, the Clay Target Team is not simply about gaining the opportunity to fire a shotgun, it provides the opportunity to connect and work with terrific members of Stetson faculty, city officials, and engaged community members.

If you are interested in participating in Club Clay Target Team, please contact President Riley Wiegner at [email protected].


two student splaying together on their computers

Club E-Sports is a gaming team focused on League of Legends tournaments. We have teams in many current gaming titles and are always looking to expand into new games if there is a sufficient collegiate player base. We also compete in local college tournaments across our region.

Our organization is open to anyone interested in the greater professional e-sports scene including the Overwatch League, League Championship Series, and many others.


three girls on the team uniform showing their blue ribbons after a win

Club Equestrian: comprised of the Hunt Seat, Dressage, and Western teams provides undergrads of all ability levels to practice and compete in collegiate horseback riding.

Our Club is dedicated to serving our campus and the Deland community by providing valuable chances for giving back services and the opportunity for horse showing on the collegiate level. Club Equestrian has been widely recognized as the best of its kind as we have previously won Sports Club of the Year three times and are frequent contenders in the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA).

If you are interested in participating in Club Equestrian, please contact President Kelsey Quackenbush at [email protected].


students from the running club posing together after a run

Club Running is a running club at Stetson University and is open to anyone willing to run, no matter their previous experience! We cater our workouts to meet every running level and our club incorporates both cross-country and track practices. We compete in local 5k, 10k, and half/full marathons. No attendance requirements! Come whenever you can and feel free to run whatever distance you want.

If you are interested in participating in Club Running, please contact President Abigail Denton at [email protected].


four students smiling on their scuba garments before a dive

Hatters Down Under (Club Scuba) is a club sport that seeks to gather SCUBA divers and snorkelers together to share common interests and experiences. Our main purpose is to participate in and support relevant activities by educating members of the club about marine conservation and engaging in various underwater activities, and sport within the Stetson community.

If you are interested in participating in Club Scuba, please contact Club Officer Nicholas Mauck at [email protected]


group of students from the soccer team smiling together

Men's Club Soccer at Stetson is made up of Stetson University students, faculty, and staff. The Men's Club Soccer participates in soccer-related events in order to promote the sport of soccer throughout the university campus, the City of Deland, and the State of Florida. We welcome all competitive and non-completive participants.

If you are interested in participating in Men's Club Soccer, please contact President Garrett George at [email protected].


two girls smiling back to back with their soccer uniforms

Club Women Soccer's mission is to allow for a competitive playing field for females wishing to further pursue soccer at the club level. Our purpose is to create an athletic environment that is conducive to team building, as well as providing an opportunity for women to continue to play soccer at a high level, while still being able to enjoy their college experience.

We travel throughout the southeast to play in tournaments as well as hosting games and one tournament in the spring.

If you are interested in participating in Club Women's Soccer, please contact President Brooke Ferrari at [email protected].


Student surfing on a big wave

Stetson Surf Club is a student-run club sport at Stetson University. Our goal is to unite Stetson students that share a common interest in surfing and to enable them to get the most out of their years at Stetson. We are open to all students on campus, regardless of their skill level, but the surfing experience is a plus. For those looking to learn to surf, we'll have "learn to surf" lesson days set up hosted by our club members. Our goal is for club members to improve upon their surfing skills and potentially develop a competitive team.

If you are interested in participating in Club Surf, please contact President Luke Ritter at [email protected].


student about to catch a ball

The Stetson's Women's Softball Club is open to all new and old players looking to play competitive Softball in a fun environment. Our club is completely managed and run by current students at Stetson University. With each coming year, we have grown and have become more competitive. We are part of the National Club Softball Association and we play against FSU, UCF, UF, and FGCU.

If you are interested in participating please contact the Club Softball President Taylor Tantaquidgeon at [email protected].


club table tennis group of students posing together

Club Table Tennis is open to all competitive and non-competitive students. Club Table Tennis participates out of the Wellness and Recreation Hollis Center.

If you are interested in participating in Club Table Tennis please contact President Patrick Chisholm at [email protected].


student jumping to hit tennis ball

The Club Tennis team at Stetson University is a great way to get involved at SU! We have a lot of fun by providing a social and competitive environment for students looking to keep up their tennis game. Our season runs throughout the fall and spring semesters during which we compete against other university tennis clubs through weekend-long tournaments. Practices are open to players of all skill levels!

If you are interested in participating please contact President Chris Jasinksi at [email protected].


gourp of students smiling on track team

Stetson Striders is a student-led club sport committed to bringing the joy of track to Stetson University. We encourage runners of any level to improve and work towards their running goals. This organization is open to any Stetson student, whether you have experience in track or not. You'll learn! The love of track will be displayed through joint meets with AAU, USATF and NIRCA. With each coming year, we plan to emphasize the importance of health, wellness and fitness. 

If you are interested in participating in Club Track (a.k.a Stetson Striders), please contact President Zende Magloire at [email protected].


girls playing volleyball

The Club Volleyball team at Stetson University brings together students who have years of volleyball experience and are looking to continue playing competitively in a fun, team environment. We hold two practices a week in the Wellness and Recreation Hollis Center and have other required activities such as conditioning, community service and fundraising. We travel to tournaments on the weekends, usually 3 to 4 times a semester. All players are welcome no matter their skill level. 

If you are interested in competing please contact President Jadielyn Cruz-Bianchi ([email protected]).