LETOURNEAU ATHLETICS PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT
Athletics at LeTourneau University is a vital and integral part of the educational process. LeTourneau University student athletes will discover who they are in Jesus Christ in an environment of athletic training and competition, community, and academic rigor. As children of God, student athletes will manifest their identity in Christ and glorify God as they train diligently, compete courageously, serve sacrificially and mature intellectually.
NCAA DIVISION III PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT
Colleges and universities in Division III place highest priority on the overall quality of the educational experience and on the successful completion of all students’ academic programs. They seek to establish and maintain an environment in which a student-athlete’s athletics activities are conducted as an integral part of the student-athlete’s educational experience, and in which coaches play a significant role as educators. They also seek to establish and maintain an environment that values cultural diversity and gender equity among their student-athletes and athletics staff. (Revised: 1/10/95, 1/9/06 effective 8/1/06)
(2010-11 NCAA® Division III Manual, page vii)