WELCOME TO THE BUCCANEER ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

2015 Soccer Team Group Photo

Dear Buccaneers:

On behalf of the University of the Virgin Islands’ Athletic Department, we welcome you to the University of the Virgin Islands. We are proud that you have chosen or may be considering UVI   to pursue your educational and intercollegiate opportunities.Here at UVI we are dedicated to the well-being of our student-athletes by maintaining active intercollegiate, intramural and club sports programs. We emphasize student development and leadership through sports competition, physical fitness and the development of recreational skills that enrich life after leaving the University. 

UVI is a member of the Liga Atletica Interuniversitaria (LAI) which is comprised of 21 universities offering 16 official sports and 4 exhibition sports. Each member of the LAI is required to offer at least 6 women’s sports and 6 men’s sports. We offer the following intercollegiate sports:

  • FALL:  Men’s Soccer, Men’s & Women’s Cross Country, and Men’s & Women’s Weightlifting. 
  • SPRING: Men’s & Women's Basketball, Women’s Beach Volleyball, Men’s & Women’s Track & Field, and Men’s & Women’s Relay teams. 

It is our belief in the Athletic Department that student-athletes should not only progress athletically, but more importantly academically and socially through the realm of competition.  All Buccaneers are held to the athletic code and to their academic requirements that promote all-around development. Recognizing the importance of academic success, our staff is dedicated to providing academic support to ensure that our students progress during their time here at the university.Our staff, which consists of coaches and administrators are here for you. We wish you the best in all of your collegiate endeavors.

For more information please contact;

Donna Andrews 
Athletic Administration Specialist
(340) 693-1199
dandrew@uvi.edu 

or

Dr. David Santesteban
Interim Athletic Director
(340) 692-4139
david.santesteban@uvi.edu