Club Sports

  • Club Sports Executive Board 

  • Club Sports Executive Board Mission Statement: “The Executive Board represents all Club Sports. The Executive Board is intended to assist with Club Sports policies and procedures, while also developing as professionals, networking with YSU professional staff, and gaining new experiences in administrative roles. The Executive Board members are student leaders and are expected to be of sound mind, moral judgment, and present themselves well on and off-campus.”

    Chief of Staff: Samantha Johnson 

    • Graduate Assistant of Club Sports and Summer Camps 

    President: Juan Saylor 

    • Treasurer of the Ultimate Frisbee Club

    Vice President: Fiona Lally

    • Secretary of the Women's Soccer Club

    Secretary: Niki Spencer 

    • Chair of Social Media for the Tennis Club

    Treasurer: Zach Tabor 

    • President of the Clay Target Club 
    • Club Sports Housing Experience Scholarship

      Club Sports Housing Experience Scholarship

      Amount: $1,000/semester ($2,000 for academic year)

      Available awards: 30

      15 first-year students/transfer students 15 renewals (see requirements below)


      Fall Semester

      Maintain active club participant status (i.e. attending all practices, games, and club events).

      Spring Semester

      Continue active club participation (will be confirmed with the Club President and/or Coach.) To be considered for the renewal, the award recipient must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Earn a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Complete five (5) hours of community service for the Department of Campus Recreation. Should a participant be unable to attend a scheduled event, they must communicate their conflicts to the Club President and/or Coach to be considered excused. Three (3) unexcused absences will result in a review of the participant’s activity within the club. The scholarship may not be renewed the for the consecutive semester.

      Renewal (must complete application)

      Must have been awarded the Housing Experience Scholarship in the prior consecutive year. Submit housing application to the Office of Housing and Residence Life. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher as of the date of application. Complete five (5) hours of community service for the Department of Campus Recreation. If the cumulative GPA falls below a 3.0, then the award recipient will be offered an opportunity to appeal their scholarship renewal to the Coordinator of Club Sports and Summer Camps. All appeal approvals will be granted by the Director of Campus Rec.

      Failure to meet these standards will result in the loss of the Housing Experience Scholarship.

      Note: The Housing Experience Scholarship is a scholarship of $1,000/semester ($2,000/year) awarded by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to assist with housing expenses. The Department of Campus Recreation will review applications and provide recommendations of recipients on a “first come, first serve” basis. However, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will make the final decision based on the department’s academic standards. The award is renewable for two consecutive years and is based on satisfactory performance. This scholarship is not contingent upon a student’s skill or athletic ability. The Club Sport participant/Housing Experience Scholarship recipient will be held to the aforementioned standards listed above by the Department of Campus Recreation.

      Requirements: minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0

      The Housing Experience Scholarship is for exclusive for Club Sports participants. An application is required for consideration. This award may not be combined with other Housing Experiences awards on campus.

      To Apply:

      Deadline to apply for 2022 - 2023 Academic Year: November 1, 2021 

    • Upcoming Programs 

      Program Name:  Club Sports Instructional Week 

      Date: September 6-10, 2021 
      Time:  Check practice schedule 
      Location:  Check practice schedule (attach schedule) 

      Description:  Interested in joining a Club Sport but don’t know how? Check out one of the Club Sports we have to offer during their first week of practice! Sign up for your practice time in advance! ( 

      Tag line: Join the Club! 
      Cost:  Free 



      Program Name:  Odd Balls Out! 

      Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021 
      Time:  2pm-4pm 
      Location:  Heritage Park 

      Description: These aren’t your traditional sports! Come find out what makes some of our Club Sports unique and the perks of playing them. Participate in fun activities and win some prizes! 

      Tag line:  Join the Club! 
      Cost:  Free 


      (Rugby, Racquetball, Spikeball, Ultimate Frisbee) 

      Program Name:  Club Sports Information Table  

      Date: Monday, October 4, 2021 
      Time:  11am-1pm 
      Location:  Campus Rec Lobby 

      Description:  Come learn about the various Club Sports we have to offer! This is a great way to get involved and make new friends. 

      Tag line: Join the Club! 


      Program Name:  Intro to Archery  

      Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 
      Time:  2-4pm 
      Location:  Harrison Field (across from MVR Restaurant)  

      Description:  Ever wanted to learn how to use a bow and arrow? Register for this clinic! We will teach you the basics of archery. Equipment will be provided for you. Register now!  

      Tag line: Limited spots available!  
      Cost:  $10/students, $20/faculty & staff, $25/general 

      Contact:  Domonique Sak, | 330-941-2239  


      Program Name: “Hire” Education  

      Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 
      Time:  4-5:30pm 
      Location:  Kilcawley Center, (Ohio Room)  

      Description:  Do you need help enhancing or building your resume? Look no further, we are here to help!  Check in the with YSU App!

      Tag line:  Resume tips from the pros! 
      Cost:  Free  

      Contact:  Domonique Sak, | 330-941-2239  


      Program Name:  Stick It Out! 

      Date: Friday, October 15, 2021  
      Time:  1pm-3pm 
      Location:  Heritage Park 

      Description:  Using certain equipment is required while playing some sports. We are talking tennis, lacrosse, bass fishing, and more! Come learn more about these Club Sports and participate in fun activities! 

      Tag line:  Join the Club! 
      Cost:  Free 


      (Lacrosse, Tennis, Fencing, Baseball) 


      Program Name: Mini Hockey Competition   

      Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 
      Time:  2-4pm 
      Location:  Heritage Park  

      Description: Grab a partner and compete against your fellow colleagues in a mini hockey competition!   

      Tag line: Hockey without ice.
      Cost:  Free  

      Contact:  Domonique Sak, | 330-941-2239 


      Program Name:  How to Create a Club  

      Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 
      Time:  11am-1pm 
      Location:  Campus Rec Lobby  

      Description: Come learn how to create your own club sport! We already have some ideas for you! Check in the with YSU App!

      Tag line: A Club is Born 
      Cost:  Free  



      Program Name:  eSports Tournament 

      Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 
      Time:  4-8pm 
      Location:  Kilcawley Center 

      Description:   Want to win a FREE t-shirt?! Register for our eSports Tournament today!!! We will be playing Super Smash Bros Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. Top 3 winners will get a prize. Feel free to bring your own controller! 

      Tag line:  Join the League! 
      Cost:  $15/player 

      Contact: Domonique Sak, | 330-941-2239 


      Program Name: Rock & Bowl 

      Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021 
      Time:  2pm-4pm 
      Location:   Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center: Campus Rec Lobby 

      Description: Did you know November is National Bowling Month? Come rock out with the YSU Bowling Club and show off your bowling skills!  

      Tag line: It’s not how you bowl, it’s how you roll. 
      Cost:  Free 


      Program Name: The Great Outdoors

      Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 
      Time:  11am-1pm 
      Location:   Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center: Campus Rec Lobby  

      Description:  You may not see some of our Club Sports practicing on campus because they are practicing in the great outdoors! Come learn more about these clubs and participate in fun activities! Check in the with YSU App!

      Tag line: Join the Club! 

      Cost:  Free  


      Program Name:  Let’s Dance!  

      Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021  
      Time:  6pm-8pm 
      Location:   Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center: Aerobics Studio  

      Description:   Head over to the Aerobics Studio to learn some dance moves from our Hip-Hop Dance Club! Show off your own moves!  Check in the with YSU App!

      Tag line:  Join the Club! 
      Cost:  Free  


      (Hip-Hop Dance Club)  

      Program Name:  Lessons from the Clubs 

      Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021  
      Time:  11am-1pm 
      Location: Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center: Lobby 

      Description:  Want to learn more about how to play a certain sport? Our Club Sports members got you covered! 

      Tag line: Join the Club! 
      Cost:  Free 



      Program Name: Keep in Contact 

      Date: Thursday, December 9, 2021 
      Time:  1pm-3pm 
      Location: Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center: Lobby 

      Description:  Come learn all about our contact Club Sports and how they stayed safe during the pandemic. Participate in activates and win some prizes! 

      Tag line: Playing it safe. 
      Cost:  Free 



      Program Name:  Club Sports Information Table 

      Date: Thursday, December 16, 2021 
      Time:  11am-1pm 
      Location: Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center: Lobby 

      Description:   Come learn about the various Club Sports we have to offer! This is a great way to get involved and make new friends. 

      Tag line:  Join the Club! 
      Cost:  Free 


    • eSports

      Interested in Esports and want to provide some feedback? Please complete the link below: 

      Below are a few site you can go to for online gaming

      Games online free – each user screenshots end of game to report scores
      • Stream other users playing games
      pokemonshowdown.comSimulates Pokemon battle
      • Solo player –


      Sites that allow you to play board/card games
      • Yahtzee!
      • Monopoly
      • Cards Against Humanity
      • Chess
      • Checkers
      • Poker
      • Solitaire
      • Uno
      • 8-ball pool
      • Sudoku
      • Puzzles
      • Crazy Eights
      • Euchre
      • Hearts
      • Spades
      • Gin Rummy
      • Spit
      • War
      • Sport games
      • Pinball

      Games on your phone free – all games must be downloaded first

      Mario Kart Tour Words with Friends 2 (like Scrabble)
      • Need PS4 and to buy “jackbox games” in the Playstation Store ($12.49-20.99)
      • Can have game shown at site via webcam
      • Each game has 4-8 players
      • Game will prompt you with a link and game code to input on your phone
      • Phone becomes game controller




    • Club Sports Council
      These are our fully active Clubs who compete against other universities all around the country!
      Bass Fishing Women's Rugby
      Bowling Men's Soccer
      Clay Target Women's Soccer
      Equestrian Spikeball
      eSports Tennis
      Fencing Track
      Hip-Hop Dance Ultimate Frisbee
      Men's Lacrosse Men's Volleyball
      Women's Lacrosse Women's Volleyball
    • Transitional Clubs
      While these Clubs are recognized by the university as Student Organizations, they are still in the process of getting voted into the Club Sports Council as a fully active member!



    • Expressed Interest
      These Clubs do not currently have a presence on campus, but students have recently expressed interest in starting that process!
      Golf Men's Rugby
      Ice Hockey Wrestling
      Softball Archery 

      The Fencing Club practicing together

    • Club Sports Resources 

      The YSU Men's Lacrosse Club huddling together before a game

      Hip-Hop Dance Club posing for a Club picture

      A YSU Women's Rugby Club player kicking a rugby ball