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Becoming Elite

Athlete Development and Performance

Strength + Conditioning
Athletic Training
Sport Psychology
Performance Science
Performance Nutrition

Building
Winning Culture

The University of Kentucky Athletics Department is a 22-sport program dedicated to competing at the highest level nationally and in the Southeastern Conference.

Our Vision for
Excellence.

The spirit of Elite 1-3-5 is simple – to establish UK Athletics among the truly elite athletics departments in America. By 2022, we will:

1 – Win a conference or national championship in every sport

3 – Sustain a 3.0 cumulative GPA

5 – Reach the Directors’ Cup top five
Teams
22
Men's Teams
Women's Teams
Student Athletes
500+
Learfield IMG Directors' Cup

UK Athletics finished 14th in final 2018-19 national all-sports standings, third highest among SEC schools and the third best finish in school history.

Building
Winning Culture

The University of Kentucky Athletics Department is a 22-sport program dedicated to competing at the highest level nationally and in the Southeastern Conference.

Our Vision for
Excellence.

The spirit of Elite 1-3-5 is simple – to establish UK Athletics among the truly elite athletics departments in America. By 2022, we will:

1 – Win a conference or national championship in every sport

3 – Sustain a 3.0 cumulative GPA

5 – Reach the Directors’ Cup top five
Teams
22
Men's Teams
Women's Teams
Student Athletes
500+
Learfield IMG Directors' Cup

UK Athletics finished 14th in final 2018-19 national all-sports standings, third highest among SEC schools and the third best finish in school history.

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