Student Life



PBA has 17 varsity sports, 8 men's and 9 women's.

PBA's athletic department is committed to academic and athletic success, spiritual growth and serving others on and off the field. Participation in intercollegiate athletics is an integral part of your overall educational experience. By participating in our sports programs, you'll be encouraged to succeed in life, the classroom and the playing field by coaches that are selected for their ability to teach and mentor, as well as their athletic knowledge.

The athletic department endeavors to maintain a high-quality competitive athletics program consistent with our mission and traditions. Over the years, the winning results of our teams are evidence that an institution can play for the glory of God, be ethical and follow the rules, yet be successful on the field and in life.

Official Athletics website

Men's Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track

Women's Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse 
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball 
  • Beach Volleyball

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a member of the Sunshine State Conference

Sailfish Athletics Quick Facts

Varsity Sports: 18
Men's Sports: 8
Women's Sports: 10
Athletic Affiliations: NCAA Division II
Conference: Sunshine State Conference 
Mascot: Sailfish
Colors: Navy Blue and White

Contact Us

Phone: (561) 803-2333; Fax: (561) 803-2532
Athletic Director: Courtney Lovely
Sports Information Director: TJ Budd

Staff Directory

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Greene Complex for Sports and RecreationA baseball player pitches at the Rinker Athletic Complex, PBA's newest major facility.
65,000 square foot facility built in 1998 and home to Sailfish Athletics:

  • Rubin Arena (home to men's and women's basketball and Sailfish volleyball)
  • Athletics staff offices
  • Mahoney Auxiliary Gym
  • Fitness Center
  • Athletic Training Room
  • PBA Sports Hall of Fame

Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus

Located along I-95 just 1.8 miles from PBA’s downtown West Palm Beach main campus. The 76-acre site is the outside home to Sailfish Athletics and features space for practice and competition:

  • J.M. "Jake" Rubin Park (Baseball)
  • Simpson Field (Softball)
  • PBA Soccer/ Lacrosse Field
  • Mitch Gornto Tennis Center (Men’s and Women’s Tennis)
  • Additional softball field
  • Three soccer/lacrosse practice fields 
  • Cross country course
  • Three volleyball courts
  • Two basketball courts


John & Sheila Rinker Sports Center
The John & Sheila Rinker Sports Center

In the heart of the Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus stands the beautiful John & Sheila Rinker Sports Center. Completed in August 2017, the building houses staff offices, academic and team meeting rooms, strength and conditioning rooms, six lockers room and much more. 


We offer athletic scholarships in all 18 varsity sports. Email the coach of your chosen sport(s) for more information.