Athletic Teams

Join a sports team at HCC. Start the process by filling out the Athletic Interest Form.

Women's Soccer

The Lady Cougars have been crowned New England Champions for five consecutive years and in nine of the last 11 seasons, advancing to the National Elite Eight six times over those years finishing as high as third in the nation.

Men's Soccer

The Cougars have won the New England Championship six times since 1992 and have played their way to the National Championship in 1999 and 2000. HCC men's soccer won the MCCAC Championship in 2008 and 2010 and is proud to have produced 15 All-Americans throughout the years.

Cross Country

The HCC Cross Country team practices daily and takes advantage of the close proximity of both Ashley and Whiting reservoirs, plus the scenic campuses of both HCC and Mount Holyoke College for training runs.


In 37 seasons of New England Championships, HCC has finished first or second on 17 occasions (11 firsts and 6 runners-up).

Women's Volleyball

Did you know? The sport of volleyball was invented in Holyoke!

Women's Basketball

HCC women's basketball boasts 21 All-New England honorees and four All-Americans all time, and has had players continue their education and athletic careers at institutions such as Morgan State University, Westfield State College, UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, Bridgewater State College, Elms College, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and others.

Men's Basketball

HCC is a member of the Massachusetts Community College Athletic Conference and the National Junior College Athletic Association, and regularly competes in state and regional tournaments.


The Cougars have reached the State Tournament each of the last five seasons and have advanced to the NJCAA Regional Tournament 26 times in the history of the program.

Track & Field

Track & Field is returning to HCC as a varsity sport after a lengthy hiatus.

Thomas Stewart

Director Bartley Center Services

Athletics & Recreation

Bartley Center 203

413.552.2162 (Tel)

Athletics interest form

Want to join an HCC sports team? Start by filling out the Athletics Interest Form.


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