UWF is building champions for life

Since opening its door in 1967, the University of West Florida has worked to build a strong Athletics program capable of competing at the highest levels. More than 40 years later, the Argonauts offer 13 nationally ranked NCAA Division II sport teams and uphold an unsurpassed reputation for excellence in athletics and academics. The many […]

Setting the pace: UWF runner shows promise

Named “Most Promising Freshman” last year by the University of West Florida Women’s Cross Country team, UWF sophomore Bailee Hedstrom continues to exceed expectations. Placing first in almost everything she participates in, Hedstrom is the first UWF female cross country runner to earn a Gulf South Conference “Runner of the Week” award and she took […]

Bob Stinnett hired as new head men’s basketball coach

Bob Stinnett was hired as head coach of the University of West Florida Men’s Basketball Team. His appointment was announced by UWF President Judy Bense and Athletic Director Dave Scott at a press conference held at the Argonaut Athletic Club Monday. Stinnett, a UWF Athletics Hall of Fame inductee and team captain of the first […]

UWF athletics at a crossroads

University of West Florida Intercollegiate Athletics is at a crossroads. In January, UWF President Judy Bense formed the Athletics Visioning Team to review the full range of UWF Athletic programs, in an effort to recommend the future direction of Intercollegiate Athletics at UWF. Reviewing a detailed analysis of university athletics and working with a national […]

UWF alum soccer star living out his dream

Drafted 43rd overall by the Los Angeles-based Club Deportivo Chivas USA in the 2008 Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft, University of West Florida alumnus Keith Savage, Physical Education ’07, almost immediately stepped off the UWF soccer field and leapt into the national soccer scene, grabbing the opportunity to live out the dream that his coaches, […]

UWF faculty member consulting for Beijing Olympics

University of West Florida faculty member Charlie Song, Health, Leisure and Exercise Science (HLES), is serving as a senior consultant for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Song works to help the Beijing government utilize the Olympics as a development and growth opportunity for the city of Beijing, even after the games end. Song is bringing his […]

Get in the swim this summer at UWF’s Aquatic Center

There are very few forms of exercise that provide cardiovascular benefits, are low-impact and build muscle and strength at the same time. Swimming, however, fulfills all these fitness needs, while also proving to be a much cooler summer alternative to many outdoor forms of exercise. Unfortunately, not everyone has a swimming pool at their disposal, […]

Argonaut athletic family suffers soccer team tragedy

West Florida Soccer Athlete Mason Hupp was found dead Tuesday morning, just a couple of months before his senior soccer season was to begin. He was one of the returning leaders for the UWF Men’s Soccer team, which was ranked as high as third in the nation last season, with an 18-2 record. Hupp was […]

UWF announces Dave Scott as interim athletic director

The University of West Florida announced today that Dave Scott, current director of Recreation and Sport Services, will serve as interim athletic director. Scott has been with the university since August of 1990, and has recently served on the Intercollegiate Athletic Advisory Committee. His duties as interim athletic director will include managing daily operations, implementing […]