Go Penguins! Dominican is a NCAA Division II school and competes in the Pacific West Conference with other California and Hawaii schools. The Penguins have won several PacWest Academic Achievement awards.

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Dominican Athletics supports academic and athletic excellence through continuous learning, leadership, and service. We build esprit de corps on campus and within the greater community by embracing diversity, promoting life balance, and respecting the dignity and value of the individual.

Dominican sponsors 13 NCAA sports and 2 intercollegiate clubs, as well as many other opportunities in recreational sports and fitness, and youth summer camps

Women’s Sports

Dominican sponsors nine intercollegiate women’s athletics teams:

Men’s Sports

Dominican sponsors six intercollegiate men’s athletics teams:

Contact Information

Conlan Recreation Center

Meet Natalie

March Madness

Even before she became the University's all-time career scoring leader in women's basketball in leading the Penguins to their first ever appearance in the NCAA Division II West Region tournament in...

March Madness

The Dominican Experience

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Recreational Sports and Fitness

Athletics is also home to Recreational Sports and Fitness. Show your competitive side by participating in one of our programs including volleyball, basketball, and indoor rock climbing. Keep fit at the gym and outdoor pool or find your Zen with yoga.

Rec Sports Fitness Facilities

Student Athletes: In The News

Meet the Team

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Amy Henkelman, MA

Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports
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Justin Argenal, MA

Head Men's Basketball Coach
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Lukas Baildon, MA

Men's Lacrosse Offensive Coordinator Co-Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
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Bryanna Burke, MA

Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer
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Steve DeHart

Head Athletic Trainer
Teressa DiPerna

Teressa DiPerna, MS

Head Men's and Women's Cross Country/Track and Field Coach
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Aaron Fitzner, MA

Assistant Director of Facility and Athletic Communications
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David Frank, MA

Men's Soccer Head Coach Assistant Athletic Director for Internal Operations
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Booker T. Harris, MBA

Head Men's Basketball Coach
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Timothy LaKose, MEd

Head Coach, Women's Basketball
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Carica Macariola, MA

Assistant Athletic Trainer
Gaylen McGinn

Gaylen McGinn, MS

Assistant Athletic Trainer
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Juliana Santos

Head Coach, Softball
Spencer Shamo

Spencer Shamo

Associate Director, Athletic Communications and Game Operations
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Samuel Vogel-Seidenberg, MS

Head Men's Lacrosse Coach Assistant Athletic Director
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Jonathan Willis, MEd

Associate Head Coach, Men's Basketball