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Aikido is a non-competitive method of self-defense based on relaxed coordination of mind and body, rather than strength. It teaches students how to harmonize with and redirect an opponent’s movement and energy. Although its primary aim is protection against physical attacks, the philosophy and techniques of Aikido can also be used to deflect everyday worries. At its gentlest, Aikido helps you remain calm in stressful situations; at its most strenuous, Aikido is the art of dancing with a partner who is trying to hurt you. Aikido promotes awareness, good posture, agility, and a peaceful mind, while improving physical and mental health in a low-impact environment. Aikido can be studied by people of all ages and is ideal for women and children.

President: Connor Prior,
Treasurer:Will von Behren,


Certainly one of the more eye-catching activities to participate in at Wake Forest, the archery club offers exclusive opportunities with a tight knit group of scholar-athletes, the likes of which are difficult to find elsewhere. With the two options of joining either a competitive varsity club team, or a more relaxed recreational team, the archery program at Wake provides a unique experience for all interested students, regardless of experience. The varsity club team, or the “Deacon Warriors”, have a history of excellence in both regional and national competitions, ranking highly against other schools from all along the east coast. The recreational team experience is more relaxed in terms of scheduling, but both outlets of the program share the same value of camaraderie and passion for the sport. All members of the Archery club, regardless of their bow division, enjoy the benefit of getting together with close friends and relieving academic stress while improving on their talents.”

President:  Abby Bowling,
Treasurer: Preston Levy,


President: Dillon Song,
Treasurer: Lydia Yao,

Ballroom Dance

President: Tyler Hollifield,
Treasurer: Nicole Cahill,


The Wake Forest Club Baseball team is for those who love to play baseball on a competitive level. The team has both a fall and a spring season, with conference games in the Spring. The club plays neighboring universities such as UNC, NC State and Elon. The club baseball team practices on campus. If you still love to play hard ball, plan on attending the team’s next practice.

President: Dowell Harmon,
Vice President: CJ Dickman,

Bass Fishing

The Wake Forest Fishing Club is one of the newest clubs at Wake Forest. The club is open to fishermen and women of all skill levels. It is a great chance for someone to start fishing. The club holds two to three tournaments per year for just club members. The club also participates in tournaments around the nation. (Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania and others.) There are approximately five large tournaments per year (some of which are during the summer). Also, there are various outings each semester just for fun. This is a competitive and fun new sport at Wake, so we hope to see you soon. If you have any questions please email one of the officers.

President: Ryan Edwards,
Vice President: Lance Berry,
Treasurer: Alex Ziomek,
Public Relations: David Hanks,

Men’s Basketball

President: Samuel Buchanan,

Women’s Basketball

President: Catherine Ford,
Treasurer: Meredith Gay,


President: Griffin Marette,
Vice President: Moises Castano,
Treasurer: Raza Khan,


The Cycling Club attempts to provide cyclists in the Wake Forest community with an organization through which it is possible to meet others with similar interests. Road bikers as well as mountain bikers are welcome to compete in National Collegiate Cycling Association events at other regional schools. Organized into different categories based on experience and sex, racers compete for conference championships as well as the opportunity to qualify for the National Collegiate Cycling Championships held in the Spring.

President: Andres Gonzales,
Vice President: Andrew Larsen,
Treasurer: Andrew Larsen,


The Equestrian Team is composed of two teams, a hunt seat team and a dressage team. The Hunt Seat Team competes in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, an equestrian organization that allows college students to compete regardless of ability or financial situation. The IHSA contains over 370 college teams and over 8,000 riders. Riders compete in all levels from walk-trot to Open (2’9″ fences). We welcome new riders of all skill levels and we attend around 3-4 shows per semester. The WFU Dressage Team competes in Region I of the Intercollegiate Dressage Association. We attend 4 shows per semester, including one home show at our own Hidden K Stables. The team can bring 8 or more members to each show, providing excellent showing opportunities for those interested. IDA shows have four levels: First Level, Upper Training, Lower Training, and Introductory. We welcome all levels of experience, many of our successful riders started learning dressage when they came to Wake! Our team has sent individuals to the IDA Nationals for the past couple of years and is very competitive in our region, with many team wins under our belt! There are also many local dressage shows that we attend to gain more show experience and prepare for the collegiate competitions.

President: Lauren Holt,
Vice President: Sarah Moran,


President: Stephanie Bilodeau,
Treasurer: Connor Bulakites,

Field Hockey

The Co-Ed WFU Club Field Hockey team is a strong program that has enjoyed growing success in recent years. We practice and play all of our games on the varsity field hockey turf at Kentner Stadium. Practice is from 7-9pm every Tuesday and Thursday in the fall. Most of our games are on the weekends and are round robin style, where we play 2 teams in one day. We also attend at least one overnight tournament in the fall. There is also a less formal spring season. The club is part of the National Field Hockey League’s Southern Division and competes against teams from all over the Southeast.

President: Becky Hack,
Vice President: Stephanie Pham,
Treasurer: Katherine Lorenz,

Men’s Golf

President: John Andrew,
Vice President: Duncan Bowden,
Treasurer: Tim Henson,

Women’s Golf

Wake’s Womens Club Golf team has come a long way in five years. We compete in 2-3 competitive regional tournaments both semesters and have a ton of fun practicing each week. We always love to welcome new members, regardless of ability. Please contact us if you would like to join us at a weekly practice

President: Olivia de Fouchier,
Vice President: Lauren Lauterbach,


Wake Forest Club Gymnastics provides male and female students with instruction for gymnastics skills, the opportunity to compete against other schools, and a place to come together with other students and to feel welcome without judgement. The organization is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Gymnastics Clubs (NAIGC). Practices are scheduled 3 times/week at Salem Gymnastics. The team competes at roughly 3 local meets per year as well as Nationals and our own exhibition in the Spring. If interested in learning more about the club, please contact one of the officers. We’s love to see you join the team!!

President: Elizabeth Gianino,
Vice President: Emily Fishman,
Treasurer: Briana Thompson,

Ice Hockey

Wake Forest Ice Hockey plays in the Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey Conference (ACCHL) within the American Collegiate Hockey Association’s Division 2 (ACHA D-2). We practice twice week at the Winston Salem Annex (next to the Joel Coliseum) with tryouts taking place during the first week of classes. We play around 20 games per season against teams from North Carolina to Washington D.C., and the season runs through February. We play in a competitive league, and many of our players have played varsity high school hockey or high levels of club hockey, but anyone is welcome to tryout for the team. If you are interested in playing, have more questions, or want to get involved in team management, please contact the president.

President: Jack Hennessy,
Vice President: Joe Macy,
Treasurer: Carl Laroe


The purpose of this organization is to encourage the study of karate as physical and mental discipline and to provide an organized program of training in this martial art.

President: Chris Lane,
Vice President: Rae-Ling Lee,

Men’s Lacrosse

The Lacrosse Club was founded to allow Wake Forest students to further their lacrosse experience. Our team is composed of between 20 and 30 members each year and is open to anyone interested, regardless of ability. Our season is in the spring, when we play 8 – 12 games, both home and away. We also practice twice a week in a relaxed atmosphere. We hope to see you out, whether it is playing or watching.

Co-President: Kevin Fischer,
Co-President: Duncan MacDougall,

Women’s Lacrosse

The Lacrosse Club is open to women of all skill levels. Our season is in the spring, and we practice 2-3 times a week. We also have matches against women’s lacrosse teams from other neighboring schools.

President: Katie Trimmer,
Vice President: Caroline Bertoni,
Treasurer: Sarah Greenspon,

Momentum Dance Crew

Momentum Crew is the longest lasting hip/hop dance crew on campus since 2005. We accept all styles of dancing, and incorporate them into a unique fusion of technique and swagger. We practice twice a week and perform for multiple events on campus throughout the year. During the spring semester we travel to competitions held throughout North Carolina and compete with schools within the state.   No prior experience is needed, just good vibes and a sense of rhythm.

President: Luke Gabriel,
Treasurer: Allie Williams,

Rowing Club

The Wake Forest Rowing Club, founded in 1998, is a co-ed team dedicated to introducing people to the sport of rowing and helping them to perform at a high competition level. We travel to regattas across the south and race against teams from all over the south east. We practice on the water at least 3 times a week, and supplement land practice whenever we can’t get to the lake. No experience is necessary, as long as you’re willing to work hard, and have fun doing it!

resident: Dale Davis,
Treasurer: Kenny Zheng,

Men’s Rugby

The Wake Forest University men’s rugby team provides Wake Forest students with the opportunity to play highly competitive intercollegiate athletics while pursuing an education at one of the nation’s elite academic institutions. The team is committed to furthering the reputation of Wake Forest University through the achievement of success both on the rugby field and off, and the team prides itself on fostering camaraderie and respect among team members.

The team maintains a roster of approximately 35-40 players, as well as a dedicated coaching staff consisting of four experienced coaches, including an athletic trainer who runs the team’s strength and conditioning sessions.

Beginning in the spring of 2011, Wake Forest will be competing in the Atlantic Coast Rugby League, which consists of the rugby teams from the schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

High school rugby players interested in continuing their academic and rugby careers at Wake Forest and current Wake Forest students looking to play a competitive sport should contact the club one of the club officers.

President: Pierre Duncan,
Vice Presidents: James Doerfler,; Johnny Passarelli,
Treasurer: Christopher Tierney,

Women’s Rugby

A young club looking for women interested in playing rugby. No experience required!

C0-President: Regina Mundy,
Vice President: Shilpa Jayarajan,


The Wake Forest Running Club is open to runners of all skill levels. We hold practice every weekday year-round, and those who are interested in competing have the option to travel with the club to cross country meets with other club teams across the southeast region. Our season culminates with a trip to the NIRCA (National Intercollegiate Running Club Association) National Championships each November. Spring Track meets may also be available for those interested, and many members of our club choose not to compete at all. Feel free to contact officers with any questions.

President: Ted Terpos
Vice President: Spencer Kirk
Treasurer: Lily Roberts
Secretary: Avery Camp

Men’s Soccer

The Men’s Club Soccer Team is an organization open to men of all skill levels. Interest has run so high, that in the past three years, we have divided the participants into two teams. Practices are two to three times a week; games are generally every weekend against other ACC club teams, as well as occasional tournaments.

President, Co-Captain:Alex LaPalme,
President, Co-Captain: Luke Dellorso,

Women’s Soccer

The WFU Women’s Club Soccer Team is an organization for female students to play soccer at a competitive level against other schools in the region such as UNC, Duke, Virginia Tech and Clemson. We practice twice a week and play games on the weekends. Once or twice a semester we have weekend tournaments that we travel to play in. Female students of all levels are invited to come out and play.

President: Catherine Ford,
Treasurer: Carly Heman,


The women’s fast pitch softball team invites all women who have an interest in fast pitch to come out this year. This is our second year in the National Club Softball Association (NCSA), where we’re scheduled to play against teams in our league such as Duke, UNC-Charlotte, and Campbell University. We’re looking forward to a competitive and fun schedule for both the fall and the spring semesters, with a home tournament being planned for the spring. Even if you’re not sure of your skills, come practice with us! We’d love to have you.

President: Carly East,
Treasurer: Megan Wolborsky,


C0-President: Lauren Darnis
Treasurer: TBD


The Wake Forest club swim team consists of 25 members dedicated to fitness and fun in the pool, practicing 3 to 4 times a week while still finding time to hang out on Friday nights or at football tailgates to cheer on the Deacs. To maintain our competitive edge, we travel to 2 or 3 meets per semester at schools such as Virginia, Elon, and High Point. The ECC Invitational hosted by Georgia Tech, whose pool was used for 1996 Olympics, is one of our favorite yearly events. We take pride in our participation in intramural sports such as water polo (2010 Co-Rec Champs) and innertube water polo, as well as charity events such as Hit the Bricks. Swimmers of all ability levels are encouraged to join.

President: Austin Hopkins,
Vice President: Emily McMullen,
Treasurer: Jenny Kopp,

Men’s Tennis

President: Jackson Hubbell,
Vice President: Michael Connolly,

Women’s Tennis

President: Caitlin Burton,

Men’s Ultimate Frisbee

The Men’s Ultimate team is a competitive organization that is open to men of all playing levels, regardless of prior experience. We travel throughout the Atlantic Coast and the Southeast to tournaments during the year, culminating in the USA Ultimate Championship Series at the end of the spring semester. Please contact an officer for more information.

President: Charlie Patton,
Treasurer:  Matt Bachner,

Women’s Ultimate Frisbee

President: Elizabeth Piontkowski,
Treasurer: Renae Zengotitia,

Men’s Volleyball

Wake Forest Men’s Club Volleyball is an organization for students to play volleyball at a competitive level against other schools in the region and nationally. The team consists of approximately 18 dedicated players who practice three times each week and travel to at least three tournaments each semester. If you have volleyball experience and are interested in playing at a collegiate level, contact one of the club officers for more information.

President: Noah Schwartz,
Vice President: Ben Shelley,
Treasurer: Quentin Brillantes,

Women’s Volleyball

Wake Forest Club Volleyball consists of approximately 25 members who practice three times each week and travel to two-three tournaments each semester. Our season highlight is the National Tournament in the spring each year. Contact one of the club officers for more information.

President: Madison Greer,; Kyayla Turman,
Vice President: Elizabeth Thornton,
Treasurer: Ellie Hogan,

Wake Board/Water Ski

President: Sam Appling,
Treasurer: Andrew Saxton,


President: Carr Cody,