“There is no I in Team, but I control my team destiny” — George LaFrance


Navajo Technical University Student-Athlete,

Welcome to the Navajo Technical University SKYHAWKS Athletic Department.

We want to recruit and help our student-athletes become educated, independent and leaders in society on-and-off the Navajo Nation.

To be eligible to participate in intercollegiate athletics a student-athlete must:

A student athlete must be currently enrolled during any given term of participation in a minimum of 12 institutionally-approved or required credit hours at time of participation. Repeated classes do not count towards the minimum credit hour requirement.

A student athlete must have passed 12 credits or more and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her proceeding term.

To be eligible for the following semester, a student athlete must identify a major in a certificate or degree program, unless they are identified as Non- Major. (NTU Catalog)

We believe that athletes should be well trained physically, mentally, and emotionally. That means no drugs, no alcohol, academically educated, listening to parents, coaches, and helping your community in a positive way and builds character and leadership skills.

We believe in team effort. Practice like it is a contest. Work hard, have fun, control your emotion, and win the contest. Yes, we want to win.

Navajo Technical University is a member of the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the U.S. Collegiate Archery Association (USCA), and the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).

Intercollegiate sports at Navajo Technical University are:

  • Cross Country (men and women)
  • Archery (men and women)
  • Rodeo (men and women)

Club sports at Navajo Technical University are:

  • Basketball (men, women, and co-ed)
  • Volleyball (men, women, and co-ed)

You have an opportunity to receive your education, as well as participate in intercollegiate and club sports. Our goal for you is to take advantage of this tremendous opportunity. We are here to support and help you achieve your academic and athletic goals. Coaches, faculty and staff will challenge you to achieve your goals. The work will be challenging, but the reward will be great.

I encourage you to take advantage of the programs that the university provides to further your development and to attain your degree from Navajo Technical University.

As a student-athlete, you will represent our program not only in competition, but also in the classroom and out in the community. We encourage you to take this responsibility seriously and represent Navajo Technical University and its Athletic Program in a way that is reflected in the overall goals of the school and our Athletic Program.

Welcome to Skyhawk Athletics!


George LaFrance
Director of Athletics

Skyhawk Athletics

NTU teams have goals to place in their conference, regional, and national championships in a variety of sports. Winning teams have become a tradition at NTU in both men’s and women’s sports. Community support for intercollegiate athletics at NTU has been outstanding. The caliber of coaching, the quality of uniforms and equipment, the training and medical facilities, and the opportunity to play against good competition are superior. NTU Athletic Programs aspire to the highest level of intercollegiate competition, sportsmanship and academic excellence through the University mission.

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