SAGU's valued collaboration continues

WAXAHACHIE, Texas -- The National Christian College Athletic Association, with 104 members divided into eight regions, is an esteemed union at Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

Besides the obvious scheduling opportunities between affiliated institutions, the NCCAA offers championships in basketball, golf, soccer, tennis, volleyball, cross country, baseball, track & field, softball and football’s Victory Bowl Invitational.

SAGU fields eight teams in six sports, all of them adherents in the NCCAA.

The SAGU Athletic website now includes a link for each sport listing awards and honors received from the NCCAA. It can be found to the right of each team’s News, Roster, Schedule and Stats. Readers can click on the NCCAA Honors link.

Southwestern is one of 63 members in Division I, where they are in the Central Region. Three teams from SAGU have advanced to the NCCAA Nationals during the past year; women’s basketball, men’s soccer and volleyball.

There are 11 partners from six states in the Central Division, including;

Central Baptist College; Conway, Arkansas. Lyle Middleton, A.D.
Central Christian College; McPherson, Kansas. Melvin Sanders, A.D.
Colorado Christian University; Lakewood, Colorado. Darren Richie, A.D.
Crowley’s Ridge College; Paragould, Arkansas. Paul McFadden, A.D.
Dallas Baptist University; Dallas, Texas. Ryan Erwin, A.D.
Ecclesia College; Springdale, Arkansas. Oren Paris, A.D.
Mid-America Christian University; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Willie Holley, A.D.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University; Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Mark Molder, A.D.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University, Waxahachie, Texas. Jesse Godding, A.D.
Southwestern Christian University; Bethany, Oklahoma. Mark Arthur, A.D.
York College; York, Nebraska. Jared Stark, A.D.

The NCCAA headquarters are located in Greenville, South Carolina, 101 miles southwest of Charlotte, N.C.

Contact: Mark “Link” Warde, Sports Information Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 469-658-2847.