Texas A&M University-Texarkana Athletics
"Chelsea Cook has the work-ethic, dedication, and commitment we are looking for as we lay the foundation for the women’s soccer program here at Texas A&M University Texarkana. Look for Chelsea to come out and compete every single chance she gets”. Steve Golas - Head Coach Women's Soccer
“Ellie has great lateral movement and tremendous ability to react and anticipate where she needs to be. Playing at the level she has played at will only benefit her as she transitions to the collegiate game. Do not under estimate her goal keeping skills because she is undersized, she definitely plays beyond her physical frame”. Steve Golas - Head Coach Women's Soccer
Texas A&M University-Texarkana announced in September, 2013, its intent to compete in Intercollegiate athletics, specifically women’s soccer and men’s and women’s tennis. Each coach is actively recruiting student-athletes who place a high priority on obtaining a quality education and participating in a first class athletic program”.
Department of Athletics Mission Statement:
The Athletic Department at Texas A&M University Texarkana is committed to providing a competitive, culturally diverse, and gender-equitable program that operates within the rules and regulations of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The department strives to recruit academically sound student-athletes whose desire and motivation is to graduate and develop a personal ethic that values service to others and personal achievement through participation in leadership opportunities. The Athletic department insists that its student-athletes, coaches, staff and administration conduct themselves in a manner that exemplifies the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Champions of Character core values: Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Servant Leadership, and Sportsmanship.
Department of Athletics Vision Statement:
The Department of Athletics strives to build quality athletic programs, maintain a talented and driven coaching staff, and recruit student athletes who display strong character, leadership qualities, a commitment to academics, and who have a strong desire to seek a balance between academic and athletic requirements. The Department of Athletics seeks to be a source of pride and representation of Texas A&M University Texarkana, as well as the surrounding community. In doing so, the Department of Athletics strives to successfully compete in the NAIA.
About the Athletic Director and Coaches
|Michael Galvan||Athletic Director||Bio|
|Billy Power||Head Coach-Men's and Women's Tennis||Bio|
|Steve Golas||Head Coach-Women's Soccer||Bio|