Playing For NMU

NMU competes at the Division II level in all sports except for its Division I men’s ice hockey program. The Wildcat Hockey Team is a member of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, the Ski Team is a member of the Central Collegiate Ski Association and the other Wildcat teams are members of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

To contact a Wildcat coach, use our contact a coach page to send your information directly to an NMU coach. 

To explore the academic opportunities you would have if you were a Wildcat student-athlete, go to and click on Academics.

To view the Equity in Athletics data click here.

In addition to its 13 varsity sports programs, Northern has vibrant club and intramural sports programs.  To learn more about the teams that compete for NMU at the club or intramural level, go to Recreational Sports.