IU Kokomo Athletics
Indiana University Kokomo recognizes and celebrates the skills and talents of its studentathletes.Starting in the fall of 2012 IU Kokomo will become a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
Athletics at Indiana University Kokomo will develop athletes in a manner that will contribute to their success upon graduation. Correspondingly, the student athlete will display the character values associated with responsible citizenship and model the ideals desired for all IU Kokomo students. IU Kokomo has approximately 55 student-athletes proudly participating in four intercollegiate NAIA Division II varsity sports. IU Kokomo offers two women’s sports, volleyball and cross country, and two men’s sports, basketball and cross country.
About the NAIA
In the NAIA, a dedication to leadership development is balanced with sports accomplishment. They are a trailblazer in providing equal opportunity for all studentathletes. There is an expectation of ethical behavior, fairness in competition, access to athletic scholarship, sportsmanship and leadership development. At the core of all of this — character. Through Champions of Character, the NAIA seeks to create an environment in which every student-athlete, coach, official and spectator is committed to the true spirit of competition through five core values: integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership.