Ave Maria Gyrenes
|Ave Maria University Gyrenes|
|University||Ave Maria University|
|Conference||The Sun Conference|
|Athletic director||John Lamanna|
|Location||Ave Maria, Florida|
|Mascot||Jax the Gyrene|
Tanzanite Blue and Kelly Green|
The university is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), primarily competing in The Sun Conference, formerly known as the Florida Sun Conference (FSC). In the spring of 2016, the Gyrenes joined the Mid-South Conference for football. Ave Maria has also maintained a membership in the USCAA
- "Schools". NAIA.ORG. NAIA. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
- "Members". Thesunconference.com. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
- Wilson, Michael (25 February 2016). "Local teams officially join Mid-South football conference". The Lakeland Ledger. Retrieved 27 February 2016.