Athletics

It's not an uncommon question, and the answer can vary: Do community colleges have sports? At Oakton Community College, the answer is a resounding yes. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved in athletic activities here on campus. Whether you’d like to join an intercollegiate sports team, play at the intramural level or work out on your own in our Fitness Center, it’s easy to stay active at Oakton.

Feeling competitive?

Join one of our 13 intercollegiate sports teams:

  • Fall: Men's and Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Men's and Women's Golf, Men's and Women's Cross Country
  • Winter: Men's and Women's Basketball
  • Spring: Baseball, Softball, and Men's Tennis

Oakton is a member of the NJCAA, NJCAA Region IV and Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference and competes regionally and nationally every semester. Get in the game by joining your team of choice, and follow the latest Oakton athletics events to cheer on the whole athletic community.

Visit the Oakton Owls website for the latest schedule, news and learn more about Oakton athletics teams and programs. To inquire about participation in a sport please complete the prospective athlete form below and contact the program's coach directly.

About the Office of Athletics Student-Athlete Academic Program

Success in the classroom for our student-athletes is a top priority in Oakton's Office of Athletics. We are committed to providing a comprehensive network of academic and life skills to support our athletes throughout their collegiate careers so that they can enjoy time on the court, field or course and also get the most out of time in the classroom.

For us, the goal is to help every Oakton student-athlete succeed and graduate regardless of their interests or circumstances. The Athletic Staff are here to provide academic, personal, transfer and career-related advising on an individual basis to student-athletes. These services include:

  • Individualized academic and athletic eligibility advising.
  • Academic performance monitoring.
  • Supervised, structured study table sessions.
  • Student-athlete development workshops.
  • Referrals to the appropriate campus-wide resources. 

Contact Us

Oakton Community College Athletics Department
1600 E. Golf Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847.635.1753
Room 1336

Oakton Athletics Staff Directory