|University||University of Missouri–Kansas City|
|Conference||Western Athletic Conference|
|Athletic director||Carla Wilson|
|Location||Kansas City, Missouri|
|Basketball arena||Municipal Auditorium (men)
Swinney Recreation Center (women)
|Soccer stadium||Durwood Soccer Stadium|
|Other arenas||Plaza Tennis Center|
|Colors||Blue and Gold
The UMKC Kangaroos, sometimes called the Kansas City Kangaroos are the intercollegiate teams representing the University of Missouri–Kansas City that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. UMKC currently competes in the Western Athletic Conference after leaving The Summit League in July 2013.
|Men's Intercollegiate Sports||Team Article||Head Coach||Women's Intercollegiate Sports||Team Article||Head Coach|
|Basketball||Kangaroos men's basketball||Kareem Richardson||Basketball||Kangaroos women's basketball||Jacie Hoyt|
|Cross Country||Shameika McField||Cross Country||Shameika McField|
|Golf||J.W. VanDenBorn||Golf||Brianna Broderick|
|Soccer||Rick Benben||Soccer||Chris Cissell|
|Tennis||Kendell Hale||Softball||Meredith Smith|
|Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor)||Shameika McField||Tennis||Kendell Hale|
|Track & Field (Indoor & Outdoor)||Shameika McField|
The school consistently brands itself for athletic purposes as "UMKC".
While its current conference, the WAC, uses "UMKC", its previous conference, The Summit League, persisted in using "Kansas City" - a contributing factor to the school's move.
The national media is inconsistent in usage.
- Missouri 3&2
- "Plaza Tennis Center - UMKC Athletics". Umkckangaroos.com. Retrieved 2015-08-27.
- UMKC Athletics Branding Guidelines (PDF). Retrieved June 3, 2017.
- "UMKC Heading to the Western Athletic Conference - UMKC Athletics". Umkckangaroos.com. Retrieved 2015-08-27.
- "Evolution of the kangaroo". Retrieved 2011-12-29.
- "UMKC Roos". University of Missouri-Kansas City. Retrieved 16 December 2016.