Champions of Character®



Champions of Character

Teaming Up for Character

Champions of Character connects with the community at NAIA National Championships, annually impacting more than 30,000 individuals through outreach activities to local schools and youth sports programs...

Changing the Culture of Sport

Champions of Character provides training for student-athletes and professional development for coaches and staff. The values of integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership are put into play and accounted for at NAIA schools...

Highlights from the 2022-23 Scorecard

Every year, each NAIA institution and conference demonstrates their progress in pursuing character-driven athletics. The Champions of Character Scorecard measures growth in training, promotion, conduct in competition and commitment in five key areas ...

campus initiatives

Campus & Conference Programs

Each NAIA institution has a Champions of Character Liaison who implements the program.

NAIA Conference Character Committees are dedicated to promoting Champions of Character throughout conference activities.