The Athletic Department at Utah Tech is a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) at the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Utah Tech competed at the NCAA Division II level from 2006-2007 to 2019-2020 after several decades as a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national power. Utah Tech currently sponsors 15 intercollegiate athletic programs, including six men’s sports (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, and soccer) and nine women’s sports (basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, indoor & outdoor track and field, and volleyball).
We strive to help student-athletes define, shape, and achieve educational and life goals, contributing to the University’s personalized and excellent teaching in a learning environment where all student-athletes can become passionate about their individual educational and athletic endeavors. Athletic teams and programs are designed to fuel students’ desire to succeed on their various fields and courts of play, excel in the classroom while progressing toward achieving academic success, all while becoming and serving as outstanding and exemplary members of the community. In essence, we strive to build champions in the classroom, in athletic competitions, in the community, and in life.
- Burns Arena (Basketball & Volleyball) seats 4,779 people and was built in 1986.
- Greater Zion Stadium (Football & Soccer) seats nearly 10,000 people and was built in 1983.
- Bruce Hurst Field (Baseball) seats nearly 2,200 people and was built in 1995.
- The Student Activity Center seats nearly 1,000 people and was built in 1956. It was home to the basketball team until 1985. The SAC currently serves as a practice facility for the volleyball and basketball teams.
- Karl Brooks Field (Softball) seats 250 people and was built in 1992 in a joint venture with St. George City. In 2007 a state-of-the-art clubhouse was built with in-kind donations from many people within the community.