Canisius University Club Sports

Our Mission

Club Sports mission is to have students that participate develop strong social bonds.  Participation in Club Sports is a valuable part of the education experience of all students, and provides equal opportunity to any student regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status. Club Sports is also designed to support the pursuit of lifelong activity and to assist in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. 

Our Clubs

With over 250 active student participants in our Club Sport programs, Club teams compete in over 7 different leagues including: ACHA, UNYCHL NIRSA Region 1, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Conference (ECVA),Northeastern Women's Club Volleyball League, North Division of the National Club Basketball Association. At Canisius the focus is not only on success on the field, we promote our organizations to be active members both on campus community and the Greater Buffalo Area through community service. 


 Our Facilities

Patrick P. Lee Student Recreation Center



Nick Stenzel

Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities & Director of Club Sports



Derek Colburn

Graduate Assistant