North Central College athletics are steeped in tradition and focused on developing “curious, engaged, ethical and purposeful” student-athletes in the classroom and during competition. Home to 43 National Championship teams, 151 individual and relay national champions, 238 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) team championships and over 800 national academic awards, Cardinal Athletics’ culture of excellence is fostered by talented and passionate coaches and sustained by support from leadership, the Naperville community and the generosity of alumni, parents and friends.   

Support Cardinal Athletics

Your generous gift directly impacts our student-athletes and provides the opportunity for a transformative college experience. To make your gift, click the link to visit our giving page or contact Jared Bogan M ’10, senior associate director of development for athletic giving, at

North Central College football players praying before a game.

Cardinal Athletic Sponsorships

Be a part of our winning team and become a Cardinal Athletic sponsor. Support our dedicated and talented student-athletes while sharing your business with the 1.2 million athletic website visitors and the over 36,000 fans who attend on campus competitions annually.

The North Central women's cross country team.

Cardinal Athletics Facilities

Whether watching the two-time National Champion Cardinal football team at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium or watching talented speedsters sprint around Al B. Carius Track, North Central College strives to provide state-of-the-art facilities to our student-athletes and for the greater Naperville community. Visit our athletics site for information regarding the rental of facilities at North Central College. 

Fans at a North Central College football game.