Athletics at JWU Charlotte

JWU’s Charlotte Campus is home to 12 varsity teams and is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). JWU has excellent facilities for a school its size. Combine that with the opportunity to play in big games and national championships, and the stage is set for a really attractive product for potential recruits.

That standard of excellence also extends to our student-athletes. In 2021-22, JWU Charlotte had 27 USCAA All-Academic honorees and 16 USCAA All-Americans across all varsity sports. In addition, Charlotte Athletics was also honored with National Coach of the Year, National Player of the Year, and National Student-Athlete of the Year in women’s basketball.

But if organized sports aren’t your thing, there are SO many other options to choose from, including intramurals, recreational play, and fitness classes. Our 30,000-square-foot Wildcat Center has a full-service fitness center for group and individual workouts.

Our mantra is ‘excellence at every level.’ We believe in the total development of all of our student-athletes — athletically, academically, personally. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR TRUDI LACEY

Tour the Wildcat Center

In this video, explore the Charlotte Wildcat Center (located behind the Academic Center). This 33,000-square-foot space is home to Athletics, Student Involvement & Leadership and various student organizations. It also includes a 600-seat gym, a fitness center, group fitness room, locker rooms and the Wildcat Den student meeting area.

Athletics Videos

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JWU Charlotte Athletics overview

Here’s a look at our athletics offerings at JWU Charlotte. We’re proud to support 12 varsity sports teams. Go Wildcats!
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A Day in the Life of a Charlotte Athlete

We follow CJ Miller, a junior and member of the men’s basketball team, to get a look into how he balances both athletics and academics.

Game On!

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We Are the Champions

How the JWU Charlotte women’s basketball team became a powerhouse player in their division, thanks in large part to Trudi Lacey’s strong leadership.
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Charlotte Athletics

From team lineups to game play news, get the latest on Charlotte Athletics.
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