Cross Country & Track




Best Women’s Athletic College

Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Cottey Gains Membership in the NAIA

Cottey College was granted full membership into the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) on April 17, 2018, at the 77th NAIA National Convention held in Kansas City, Missouri. Read more…

Comets Repeat as Region XVI Champions

The Cottey College Comets are back-to-back regional softball champions after sweeping the Region XVI Tournament in Farmington, Missouri. Read more…

About Athletics

Cottey College offers cross-country/track, volleyball, basketball, softball, and golf in its intercollegiate sports program. Cottey is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The NAIA is a governing body of small college athletics programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics. The Comets will compete as an independent college in 2018-19 while the College seeks a conference affiliation.


Are you interested in becoming a Cottey College Comet? Contact our head coaches directly by filling out the athletic questionnaire for your sport.

Cross Country and Track
Flag Football

Athletic Scholarships

Athletic Scholarships are awarded for basketball, cross-country, esports, golf, softball, track, and volleyball based on demonstrated ability. Athletic guidelines for NAIA can include a maximum of tuition, room and board, books, fees and supplies. To be eligible for official awards of scholarships, grants, student employment and loans, prospective students must be accepted for admission and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Physical Examination Form

For more information on Cottey College’s athletic program, please contact Athletic Director Stephanie Beason. E-mail address is, or write her at the College address: 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO 64772.