CHAMPS / Life Skills Program

NCAA CHAMPS / Life Skills ProgramIn 2001, Barry was one of 39 NCAA member institutions accepted into the CHAMPS/Life Skills Program. The program was created to support the student development initiatives of its member institutions and to enhance the quality of the student-athlete experience within the university setting.

The CHAMPS/Life Skills Program:

  • Supports efforts of every student-athlete toward intellectual development and graduation.
  • Uses athletics as preparation for success in life.
  • Meets the changing needs of student-athletes.
  • Promotes respect for diversity among student-athletes.
  • Enhances interpersonal relationships in the lives of student-athletes.
  • Assists student-athletes in building positive self-esteem.
  • Enables student-athletes to make meaningful contributions to their communities.
  • Promotes ownership by the student-athletes of their academic, athletic, personal, and social responsibilities.
  • Enhances partnerships between the INCA, member institutions, and their communities for the purpose of education.
  • Encourages the development of leadership skills.

Barry's 12 varsity teams compete for points in academic excellence, personal development, career development, community service, athletes supporting athletes, SAAC communication, and "going the extra mile." Prizes are awarded the top three teams in the competition. Teams receive 100 points if 60% of their team attends an event/seminar or 2 points for each individual who attends. Bonus points are offered throughout the year.

2011-12 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Women's Soccer
2ndSoftball
3rdWomen's Golf

2010-11 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Softball
2ndWomen's Soccer
3rdRowing

2009-10 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Softball
2nd Rowing
3rd Women's Soccer

2008-09 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Softball
2nd Rowing
3rd Women's Soccer

2007-08 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Women's Soccer
2nd Softball
3rd Women's Basketball

2006-07 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Softball
2nd Women's Soccer
3rd Baseball

2005-06 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Baseball
2nd Softball
3rd Rowing

2004-05 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Rowing
2nd Softball
3rd Men's Soccer

2003-04 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Men's Tennis
2nd Women's Soccer
3rd Women's Tennis

2002-03 CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Results

Place Team
1st Softball
2nd Women's Basketball
3rd Men's Golf

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