CVC Athletics Mission

Suns logo  Dear Suns Family, 

In the athletic department at Cedar Valley College, the goal has always been to cultivate and encourage our student-athletes to be the most productive individual they can be, so that when their time is over at CVC they are a better individual than when they came. 

Whether it be the classroom, their respective field of play, or everyday society we hope to plant seeds that help our student-athletes to continually grow. 

We will continue to stress the importance of graduating student-athletes as we also continue to shine in competition. The building blocks of academic accomplishment and feats, athletic triumphs, and being an integral part of our community are building blocks that will forever resonate with CVC. 

Thank you for your commitment to us as we continue to follow our values of respect, integrity, sportsmanship, leadership, trust, loyalty, and success. 

Krasi Kolarov, Director of Athletics   

"Shining Bright, Burning Strong"


The mission of the Cedar Valley College Athletic Department is to develop and promote student-athletes to be productive citizens in an evolving world by teaching sportsmanship, striving for academic excellence, and by developing a healthy self-concept.


  1. Academic Success: The goal is that each individual and each team earn a GPA of 3.0 and above.  Each team should have MAC Academic Achievers (3.25 and above per semester) and NJCAA Academic All-Americans each year (3.50 and above on all course work).
  2. Athletic Success: Student-Athletes and teams can earn individual and team awards through CVC, MAC, and the NJCAA. 
  3. Community Engagement: Each student-athlete is expected to complete 20 hours/year.  Each team is expected to participate in two events per year.
  4. Campus Engagement: Each student-athlete is expected to be a part of a campus club (Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government, Health Club, Recycle Mania, etc.).  Each full-time employee is expected to an active member on one campus committee.  All student-athletes and coaches are also expected to attend 6 home games outside of their sport.  Each team is expected to participate in 4 campus events (excluding sports events), like Earth Day, Music Recitals, Theatre performances, etc.  
  5. Fundraising: The goal is for each team to fund raise $5,000 per year.