DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS VISION STATEMENT
The primary mission of the Department of Athletics is to bring positive recognition to East Carolina University through a program built on concepts such as excellence, integrity, and enthusiasm. The athletics program at ECU is comprised of 19 varsity sports, nine men's and 10 women's. The Student Development Department for student-athletes offers a variety of student services for over 400 student-athletes competing in the ECU athletics program. The Athletic Training Department offers the very best in care and prevention of athletically related injuries. The highly visible athletics program is committed to NCAA compliance, strong academic standards, the quality of its staff, and maintaining a national reputation for innovative and progressive athletic marketing strategies.
The Department of Athletics will focus on the overall development of all persons participating in athletics. Ethical conduct and good sportsmanship will be strongly promoted among alumni and friends, athletics department staff and, most importantly, student-athletes. The Department of Athletics is committed to supporting the academic progress of student-athletes and the achievement of their educational objectives. The Department is also committed to offering equitable opportunities for all students and staff, including women and minorities.