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"Our promise to you: academic success first, athletic success always, service to others forever." - Cesar Cardenas, Interim Director of Athletics

Women's Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, & Golf

Men's Sports: Baseball Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, & Tennis

HNU Athletics: 3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94619; (510) 436-1319; Cardenas@hnu.edu

HNU Athletics Mission Statement

Holy Names University Athletics is committed to the full development of all student athletes through their engagement in the total educational experience. Download the strategic plan for HNU Athletics Pdf

These core values are reflected throughout the University’s 2007 - 2012 Strategic Plan. In brief, HNU seeks to offer compelling programs and services that enrich each student’s full educational experience while preparing individuals to be transformational leaders, effective citizens and life-long learners in a rapidly changing and technologically advancing world.

Holy Names University expects students to embody the core values of the University and to pursue actions that make real and positive differences in local and global communities. HNU seeks to accomplish this through a variety of means, including rigorous classroom instruction, opportunities for service learning, study abroad experiences, participation in cultural experiences, and opportunities for leadership on campus as well as in the
community. Through a co-curricular approach that emphasizes the total educational experience for students, the Department of Athletics actively seeks to align and integrate athletic-related activities with academic and student success initiatives.

Summer Camps for Kids

HNU Athletics offer annual summer camps for boys and girls of all skill groups (ages 7-13) in the greater Bay Area. In addition to our popular basketball and volleyball camps, we offer soccer and softball camps.


Our facilities include Tobin Gymnasium, home court of the Hawks basketball and volleyball teams, the Edie Hawkins Health and Fitness Center, and the Holy Names University Pool, with open hours for use by students, faculty, staff and their guests.

Degrees in Sports Management and Sports Biology

Students interested in pursuing a career in athletics can obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management or Sports Biology, though student athletes are welcome to choose from a wide variety of academic programs offered at Holy Names University.

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