For Collegiate Athletic Programs, Sustained Success At Division I Doesn't Come Easily
For most collegiate athletic programs in the NCAA, the goal is simple: sustained success at the Division I level. But getting to that point doesn’t come easily.
There are a lot of logistics, money and administrative effort that goes into the initial development and creation of a sports program.
Here in Arizona, we’ve seen a couple universities that have recently achieved this, building up division one programs from scratch.
Arizona State closes out their second full NCAA hockey season next weekend on Feb. 23-24 at Oceanside Ice Arena in Tempe, and GCU is currently making a push for the NCAA tournament as they wrap up their fifth year.