The Cannoneers field 13 athletic teams with 200 student athletes, a variety of intramurals, and a modern fitness center.
For athletes, we are the Cannoneers! Our athletes and coaches have an excellent reputation with the Mid-State Athletic Conference of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
Our athletic teams
- Basketball (m/w)
- Cross country (m/w)
- Golf (m/w)
- Lacrosse (m/w)
- Soccer (m/w)
Keep up to date on all things athletics - visit our Cannoneer Athletics site.
Our teams have won over 25 conference championships, 7 regional championships and more than thirty of our top athletes have been recognized as All-Americans. Many continue their athletic careers at four-year colleges and are proud to have been a part of the Cannoneer nation.
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is our governing body at the National level. We are one of over 100 Division III
(non-scholarship) members of the NJCAA and one of over 500 member colleges overall.
National awards, scholarships, rankings, and eligibility are all done through the
Region III consists of 22 colleges in New York State. The Region covers all of New York State
north of Ulster County. The Region coordinates Regional championships that determine national
qualification, recognizes players, teams and coaches for outstanding achievement and sets
rules of participation on the local level.
The Mid-State Athletic Conference (MSAC) includes Jefferson CC, SUNY Broome, Cayuga CC, Corning
CC, Finger Lakes CC, Onondaga CC and Tompkins Cortland CC.
The MSAC manages Conference Championships and names the ALL-Conference Teams and
Player of the Year awards.
Please note that our fitness center is open to all students free of charge with your SUNY ID card - visit the Athletics website for specific hours.
Jefferson Athletics Department
McVean Student Center, building 4, suite 4-110