Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

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Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference logo
Established 1961
Association NCAA
Division Division II
Members 14
Sports fielded 14 (men's: 6; women's: 8)
Region Atlantic Coast
Headquarters New Haven, Connecticut
Commissioner Daniel Mara (since 2006)
Website caccathletics.org
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference locations

The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (or CACC) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)'s Division II. Member institutions are located in the northeastern United States in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

The CACC was founded in 1961 as an NAIA conference, and later joined the NCAA in 2002 on provisional status. The CACC Conference Office has been located in New Haven, Connecticut since 2004, the same year that it upgraded to full active status. The CACC has three full-time staff members and one part-time.[1]

Member schools[edit]

Current members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Type Enrollment Nickname Joined
North Division
Bloomfield College Bloomfield, New Jersey 1868 Private 2,000 Deacons 1961-62
Caldwell College Caldwell, New Jersey 1939 Private 1,800 Cougars 1987-88
Concordia College Bronxville, New York 1881 Private 2,431 Clippers 2009-10
Dominican College Orangeburg, New York 1952 Private 1,678 Chargers 1982-83
Felician College Lodi, New Jersey 1923 Private 1,700 Golden Falcons 1999-2000
Nyack College Nyack, New York 1882 Private 3,100 Warriors 1961-62
Post University Waterbury, Connecticut 1890 Private 1,198 Eagles 1986-67
South Division
Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1924 Private 2,000 Griffins 2007-08
Georgian Court University* Lakewood, New Jersey 1908 Private 3,153 Lions 1966-67
Goldey–Beacom College Wilmington, Delaware 1886 Private 1,600 Lightning 1999-2000
Holy Family University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1954 Private 2,100 Tigers 1999-2000
Philadelphia University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1884 Private 3,500 Rams 2005-06
University of the Sciences Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1821 Private 2,808 Devils 1999-2000
Wilmington University New Castle, Delaware 1968 Private 11,500 Wildcats 1999-2000

* - Georgian Court admitted its first male day students in the fall of 2012. As of fall of 2013, it became fully co-educational and added men's sports to its athletic program.

Former members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Type Enrollment Nickname Joined Left Current Conference
C.W. Post College of Long Island University Brookville, New York 1954 Private 8,472 Pioneers 1961-62 1988-89 East Coast (ECC)
Dowling College Oakdale, New York 1955 Private 4,481 Golden Lions 1961-62 1988-89 East Coast (ECC)
The King's College New York, New York 1938 Private 550 Lions 1961-62 1988-89 NCCAA
Marist College Poughkeepsie, New York 1929 Private 5,408 Red Foxes 1961-62 1980-81 Metro Atlantic (MAAC)
Monmouth University West Long Branch, New Jersey 1933 Private 6,494 Hawks 1961-62 1984-85 Metro Atlantic (MAAC)
New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, New Jersey 1968 Public 8,840 Highlanders 2000-01 2005-06 NCAA D-I Independent
St. Thomas Aquinas College Sparkill, New York 1952 Private 2,400 Spartans 1965-66 1998-99 East Coast (ECC)
Southampton College Southampton, New York 1963 Private 75 Colonials 1961-62 1988-89 fields athletic programs through Stony Brook University

Membership timeline[edit]

 Full member (all sports)   Full member (non-football)   Associate member (football-only)   Associate member (sport) 


The CACC sponsors intercollegiate athletic competition in men's baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's golf, women's lacrosse, men's and women's soccer, women's softball, men's and women's tennis and women's volleyball. In 2008-09, the CACC added conference championships in Men's Tennis and Women's Lacrosse. Women's Outdoor Track & Field began in the 2013–14 season.


  1. ^ http://www.caccathletics.org/information/About_the_CACC

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