Southern Utah Thunderbirds

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Southern Utah Thunderbirds
University Southern Utah University
Conference Big Sky Conference
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Ken Beazer
Location Cedar City, Utah
Varsity teams 15
Football stadium Eccles Coliseum
Basketball arena Centrum Arena
Soccer stadium Thunderbird Park Complex
Nickname Thunderbirds
Colors Scarlet and White[1]

The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are the varsity athletic teams representing Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah in intercollegiate athletics. The university sponsors fifteen teams competing in seventeen sports.. The baseball program was dropped after the 2011–12 season.[2] The Thunderbirds compete in NCAA Division I and joined the Big Sky Conference on July 1, 2012 after departing from The Summit League.[3]


A member of the Big Sky Conference. SUU sponsors teams in seven men's and ten women's NCAA sanctioned sports. [4]

Men's Intercollegiate Sports Team Article Head Coach Women's Intercollegiate Sports Team Article Head Coach
Basketball Thunderbirds men's basketball Todd Simon Basketball Thunderbirds women's basketball Chris Boettcher
Cross Country Eric Houle Cross Country Eric Houle
Football Thunderbirds football Demario Warren Golf Richard Church
Golf Richard Church Gymnastics [v 1] Scott Bauman
Tennis Sadhaf Pucher Soccer Fred Thompson
Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor) Eric Houle Softball Tom Gray
Tennis Rose Ketmayura
Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor) Eric Houle
Volleyball Coach Choate
  1. ^ The gymnastics team competes as a member of the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference


  1. ^ "Academic Style Guide". Retrieved 2016-03-29. 
  2. ^ "College baseball: Southern Utah mourns, celebrates dropped program | The Salt Lake Tribune". Retrieved 2014-03-12. 
  3. ^ "Big Sky Conference - Member Institutions". 2012-07-01. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Southern Utah Thunderbirds". Southern Utah University. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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