Nassau Community College offers the prospective student-athlete the opportunity to develop both academically and athletically. Our outstanding coaching staffs and student support services strives toward assisting the student-athlete in reaching their full potential both in the classroom and on the playing field. Many of our student-athletes have earned scholarships and have gone onto prominence at senior colleges and universities, as well as in professional sports.
In addition, to having a reputation for academic excellence, the Nassau Community College athletics teams are nationally recognized for their dominance and success. Nassau Community College has over twenty Intercollegiate athletic teams (men's and women's combined) as well as a cheerleading and dance teams. Nassau Community College competes in the Region XV Conference as a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
Nassau Community College’s indoor/outdoor facilities are among the finest in the Northeast U.S. and have welcomed national and international events such as the U.S. National Volleyball Championships, the International Games for the Disabled, the Russian-American Wrestling Competition and the Goodwill Games.
For indoor events the 192,000 square-foot George B. Costigan Physical Education Complex offers a four-lane indoor track, 1,800-seat multi-purpose gymnasium with three full basketball courts, 19,000-square-foot weight room and facilities for badminton, basketball, boxing, cheerleading, dance, fencing, gymnastics, judo, table tennis, Tae Kwon Do and team handball. The Fieldhouse provides 28,800 square-foot rubber (tartan) floor with a 30-foot ceiling and seating for 400. The complex also contains an eight-lane 4-foot deep lap pool along with a 13-foot deep diving pool.
For outdoor events the Mitchel Athletic Complex contains a 6,000 seat stadium that can be expanded to 9,000 for watching competitive athletes on the nine-lane 400-meter synthetic track with a regulation-sized multi-sport turf field suitable for football, soccer and lacrosse. The complex offers four regulation-sized grass softball fields with lights, an electronic scoreboard, a training room a locker rooms. In addition to NCC, the facilities are used for local high school championships and international competitions.