Inside Athletics

Welcome to Moorpark College Athletics!.

We provide a quality program of intercollegiate athletic programs that will challenge your skills and prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or university program. Our college has the highest transfer rate for community colleges in Ventura County. We are ranked 2nd in the state for community college transfers to the four-year colleges.

The Athletic Department is also proud of their Athletes and the Scholastic Achievements over the last 15 years:

  • California Scholar Athlete of the Year Award - 8 nominations. 2 winners; 1999-00 - Cherisse Meichtry, 2005-06 - Mary Hanley
  • California Scholar Team Awards. 21 nominations, 7 winners.
  • California Academic Advisors for Student/Athletes Achievement Award. 9 nominations, 4 winners.
  • 9726 Student/Athletes, Western State Conference All-Academic
  • Transfer rate to 4-year Universities 45% over the last 10 years.

Moorpark College belongs to the very competitive Western State Conference and the California Community College Athletic Association (3C2A). We abide by all the conference constitution bylaws and sports supplements, as well as the 3C2A Constitution.

Our athletes are offered opportunities to participate in 16 men's and women's intercollegiate sports.

Moorpark College provides a complete support system for the athlete including a full time athletic counselor, two athletic trainers, two equipment managers, tutorial programs, financial aid program and complete indoor and outdoor facilities.

The Athletic facilities include:

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    • Baseball Stadium
    • Raider Pavilion (Men's and Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Volleyball and Wrestling)
    • Cross Country Course on campus
    • Griffin Stadium (Football and Men's and Women's Track & Field)
    • Golf Driving Range, with 60 tee boxes and three putting greens
    • Soccer Fields
    • Tennis Courts
    • Free Weight Room
    • Fitness Center


Moorpark College has a tradition of winning. We have won 121 Western State Conference Championships with 9 WSC Supremacy Awards, and 9 California Community College Championships. These successes include: Baseball (4); Men's Basketball (7),Final 4-3 times; Women's Basketball (6); Men's Cross Country (13), with 2 state titles and 1 second in state; Women's Cross Country (6); Football (11), with 16 bowl games; Men's Soccer (2), with 1-2nd in state; Women's Soccer (3), with 1 state title; Softball(14), with a 3rd and a 5th in state; Women's tennis (1); Men's Track & Field (12), State Champions '03, 2 time runner-ups; Women's Track and Field (9) with 2nd 3 times and 1 third in State; Women's Volleyball (6)with a 4th & 5th place in the State; Wrestling(22), with 5 state titles, 2nd-2 times; Men's Golf (7), with 1 state title, a 3rd,&4th 2 times and 5th 2 times; and Men's Tennis (1); Women's Golf (0) new sport in 2000; Men's Volleyball (1), State Champions, 2005, new sport in 2002.

Some outstanding Alumni Raider Athletes include:

    • Jamal Anderson, Atlanta Falcons
    • Kibwe Johnson, USA Indoor Weight Throw National Champion (2008)
    • Curtis Marsh, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Isiah Mustafa, Oakland Raiders
    • Mike Crawford, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cleveland Browns
    • Ken Amato, Tennessee Titans
    • Greg Estandia, Cincinnati Bengals
    • Gabe Kapler, Detroit Tigers, Colorado Rockies, Boston Red Sox, World Series Champions
    • Steve Sisco, Atlanta Braves
    • Lucas McKay, University of Georgia, 2002 NCAA Hammer Throw Champion
    • Eric King, Chicago White Sox
    • Steve Reed, Colorado Rockies, Baltimore Orioles
    • Tyler Johnson, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series Champions
    • Dave Laut (Medalist in the Shotput)
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