Men's Club Sports
We offer a variety of competitive and non-competitive Club Sports for men.
Club Baseball of Notre Dame (CBND) was established to give non-varsity athletes the opportunity to continue their competitive baseball careers at the collegiate level. CBND plans to join the National Club Baseball Association.
Notre Dame Club Basketball seeks to provide students an opportunity to continue playing basketball at a highly competitive level while pursuing a top notch education. The club is in its first official year and plays against other university club teams in regional and national tournaments.
More than 200 boxers participate annually in the Bengal Bouts Tournament, raising money for the Holy Cross Missions in Bangladesh. In the fall, novice training offers coaching and conditioning for the first-time boxer, and in January all members train to compete against each other in Bengal Bouts.
We are the Notre Dame ACHA DIII Men’s Ice Hockey team. Founded in 2012, we have grown each year into a premier Club Hockey team. The season begins in early September and ends in February. Competing as an independent team, we have the ability to play against many other competitive programs and tailor our schedule to reflect traditional Notre Dame rivalries.
All home games are played at the astounding Compton Family Ice Arena. In 2017 – 2018, we have playoff aspirations, hoping to attend regionals for the first time in program history. With experienced, local coaching, we have a high-caliber program, which has developed players to make Notre Dame’s NCAA DI program, including Joe Aiken (’15), Nick Stasack (’16), and Peter Mark (’18).
The Men’s Club Lacrosse team is a competitive team open to undergraduate and graduate students. The Club participates in the Great Lakes Lacrosse League (GLLL). The team competes in the Eastern Division with teams from Michigan State, Holy Cross College, and Schoolcraft College.
Both experienced and novice rowers have the opportunity to represent Notre Dame at regattas, including annual competitions at the Head of the Charles in Boston, the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and ECAC championships. Rowing competes in both the fall and spring with dry land conditioning in the winter.
The Men’s Rugby Club is a High Performance Club playing in Division 1 of the Midwest Rugby Union. Games are played in the Fall and Spring and all students at Notre Dame and Holy Cross are eligible to join the club.
As a newly developing team on campus as of Spring 2012, Men's Soccer club is just beginning to pick up steam. While many of its players played soccer in either high school or club, the club encourages players of all skill levels to try out. Tryouts are held in the early fall, with the season starting fairly early in the semester.
The Notre Dame Men’s Volleyball club is a competitive club for both experienced and novice students. Tryouts are conducted in the early fall, followed by practices and pre-season tournaments in preparation for participation Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association tournaments.
The Water Polo club competes in the Great Lakes League and is traditionally one of the stronger clubs in the Midwest, having qualified for the national championships on several occasions. Students of all experience levels are welcome to play.