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Club Sports
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The Club Sports Handbook covers the policies and procedures of OU club sports.

All Club Sports Forms can be found by logging into IMLeagues using your Oakland University login

Club Sports

Ballroom Dance
No previous dance experience needed! Learn swing, salsa, tango and more during our weekly practices with a qualified dance instructor. Competition teams are available for those who wish to compete against other universities. Show off your skills as we participate at campus events including the Meadowbrook Ball, Yule Ball and Multicultural Dance Night. Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Ria Perez
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Women's Basketball
This new club is here to give women an opportunity to compete against other women's basketball teams outside of intramural sports. Contact President, Lindsey Pleiness, for information on how to join.
President Lindsey Pleiness

Dagorhir combines live action role-playing with safe fast-paced combat simulation that combines elements of both medieval history and Lord of the Rings fantasy. No previous experience needed! The best way to understand Dagohir is to come out to a practice and check it out.
President Nick Reed
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If you love horses, you can represent Oakland University at horse shows, whether you choose to ride or not. Riding members take weekly lessons with the team and have the option to compete at horse shows, while non-riding members assist at shows and attend team functions. The team practices at Bayside Equestrian Center in Fair Haven, MI, with head coach Aimee Latsch. You may request for more information by contacting Aimee at (248)808-9975, or President Samantha Buckert at
President Samantha Buckert

Learn the art of fencing, fence recreationally and compete against other collegiate clubs and varsity programs in the Midwest Fencing Conference. Read more in GrizzOrgs or on our website.
President Anastacia Maurer
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Figure Skating
This competitive freestyle team skates out of the ONYX Ice Arena in Rochester, MI. Compete against other universities and skate at intermission for the hockey clubs. During the season, practice is once a week and performances are once a month. Read more in GrizzOrgs or on our website.
President Veronica Heitz
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This full-contact football club is committed to providing opportunities for participation in football and related activities, while also encouraging academic excellence, community involvement and healthy lifestyles among the greater community surrounding Oakland University. We compete in the Great Lakes Conference against teams such as UM-Flint, Wright State and Miami (OH). Read more in GrizzOrgs or on our website.
President Nick Newsome
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GrizzFit allows students affordable access to a CrossFit program while building a strong community of lifelong friendships. CrossFit is a revolutionary strength and conditioning program that incorporates functional movements into a high-intensity workout. The first class is free! Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Sydney Akin
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Men's DI Ice Hockey
The ACHA Division I Hockey Club competes within the Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League. The competitive hockey program strives to uphold the values of the University, the coaching staff and the game of hockey: be competitive, admired and respected throughout the nation. Holding prospect camps each spring, support the team at ONYX Ice Arena for home games. Read more on our website.
President Michael MacKinnon
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Men's DIII Ice Hockey
The ACHA Division III Ice Hockey Clubs competes in the North region and prides itself on only playing the most elite competition. The DIII Hockey club finished the 2015-2016 with the National Championship. Home games are at the Detroit Skating Club. Read more in GrizzOrgs or on our website.
President Zac Massa
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Judo is a modern martial art, combat and Olympic sport. A co-ed team that welcomes both recreational and competitive players, the club has five black belt instructors to help both novice and seasoned judokas. Practice both on and off-campus, host clinics and compete across Michigan throughout the year. Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Anthony Hewins 
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Men's Lacrosse
Division I member of the MCLA, Lacrosse Club competes against teams including Central Michigan, Davenport, Michigan State, Pittsburgh, Toledo and Western Michigan. Players of all skill levels are welcome! Informational meetings begin fall semester. It’s a chance to play a great sport and make some great friends! Read more in GrizzOrgs or on our website.
President Victor Fawaz
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Women's Lacrosse
The Women’s Lacrosse Club is a DII club that competes in the North Division of the WCLL against teams like Grand Valley, Eastern Michigan and UM-Flint. They won six consecutive conference championships and have five National Championship appearances. Players with all skill levels are welcomed! Read more in GrizzOrgs or on our website.
President Nicole Cox
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Men's Rugby
Rugby is a full contact sport that incorporates the finesse and speed of soccer, the strength and tackling of football and the quick ball-handling of basketball. The club currently belong to the DII Great Lakes Conference and compete against teams like Calvin, Eastern Michigan and Grand Valley State. No experience necessary to join! 15s style of rugby is played in the fall and 7s style in the spring/summer.  Read more in GrizzOrgs or on our website.
President Mickael Halin
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Women's Rugby
Learn to play rugby! No experience necessary to join. Compete with and against local teams all year round. Read more in GrizzOrgs or on our website.
President Rana Issa
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Running Club
Share common interests of staying fit and meeting new friends with fellow runners. All levels are welcome to join whether you’re just starting out or running marathons. Reach your running goals in a supportive group! . Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Danielle Elder
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Men's Soccer

This club offers students the opportunity to compete on a soccer team. They play in the College Club League against teams like Wayne State, SVSU, and UM-Flint. Everyone is encouraged to participate on the practice squad.  Read more in GrizzOrgs.

President Jordan Parks
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Women's Soccer
This women’s soccer team plays in the CCL against Saginaw Valley, Washtenaw CC and Wayne State. Tryouts are at the beginning of school year to roster 18 players for games. All those interested in soccer can participate on the practice squad and attend workouts and practices. Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Jessica Warminski
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Continue playing the sport you love with the Softball Club! We are accepting new members, so women that are interested in joining the Softball Club may start by contacting the president.  You can also read more about us  in GrizzOrgs.
President Maria Donovan

Interested in continuing your passion for the water and swimming? Join the swim club today.  You can also read more about us  in GrizzOrgs.
President Amber Grier

Stay active and interested in the sport of tennis! This co-ed organization welcomes tennis players of all levels and skills with two teams to accommodate both competitive and recreational tennis players. The competitive team travels and attends regional tournaments throughout the year. Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Jaclyn Nasir
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Ultimate Frisbee
Ultimate frisbee is an exciting non-contact team sport played with a flying disc.  All experience levels are welcomed to try out.  This club aims to compete and travel to play a variety of different teams and talents. Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Tom Baranski
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Vitality Dance
Vitality Dance Club is a competitive dance team that works to strengthen its members as dancers, and improve their technique in many styles of dance. Vitality Dance Club strives to do well at local and national competitions, as well as be positive ambassadors in campus and throughout the community. Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Kelsey Hughes
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Women's Volleyball
This organization is meant to bring together women from Oakland University to play and compete in club volleyball. It is a great program that lets students continue their volleyball career a little further.  Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Mackenzie McClellan
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Water Polo
Learn and practice the game of water polo with this co-ed club! Be conditioned to swim and provide service to the community. All experience levels are welcome to try out, with both recreational and competitive teams. Practice is during the fall and winter semesters in the pool at the Rec Center.  Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Maria Gutowski 
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Winter Guard
Winter Guard is the sport of the arts. The goal of the team is to teach members the art of spinning flags, rifles and sabres. The team competes in the Michigan Color Guard Circuit in the winter and does training and school spirit related activities in the fall. All skill levels are welcome to join. Read more in GrizzOrgs.
President Kristin Kaschalk
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With 26 club sports and just over 400 members, Club Sports at Oakland University is one of the largest student organization groups on campus. Operated out of the University Recreation and Well-Being Department, we have clubs that can fulfill the interests of almost anyone.

If you are looking for a sport that is hyper-competitive and competes at the highest of levels, we have that for you. If you are interested in simply learning a new sport or a new skill without having to compete, we also have that for you. The best way to find out is to send an email to the club sport representative listed underneath each club sport name above.

The best part of Club Sports at Oakland University is that each sport is completely student ran. This allows students to gain valuable leadership and organization management skills that will stay with them long after graduation. 

What if you're an alumni or community member that regularly visits Oakland University? Can you join a club sport? You certainly can! You just might not be able to compete as clubs are required to sustain a 80% student majority at competitions. 

Want more information about club sports? Find them on Grizzorgs, IMLeagues, or even social media sites. If you're looking to read up on some of the clubs, check out the OU Rec Well's blog, we have a dedicated section for club sports