Defiance College Men's Cross Country

Team Information - Men

Division:
Division III
Conference:
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Meet Dave

Director of Experiential Education

Dave Payne heads Sparks' experiential education division - namely, sport camps across the US and in Europe and New Zealand. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Education and a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and is a former collegiate athlete and high school head coach. He has worked at Sparks since 2011; Dave's passion is synthesizing athletic environments that encourage holistic growth.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
681
Tuition:
$44,732
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$23,824
Classroom Ratio:
11 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
41%
% Students on Campus:
50%
% Students from out of State:
30%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
21
SAT Midpoint:
920
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Social Work
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 11
Auditing 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 0
Business/Commerce, General 21
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 4
Organizational Behavior Studies 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 8
Education
Art Teacher Education 0
Biology Teacher Education 0
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7
Education, Other 0
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 3
Health Teacher Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 2
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 7
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 2
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 6
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 7
History
History, General 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science 10
Forensic Science and Technology 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 2
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 8
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 16
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies 0
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Psychology
Psychology, General 8
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 14
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General 0
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious Education 2
Visual and Performing Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General 0
Graphic Design 5

Defiance College Women's Cross Country

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Meet Dave

Director of Experiential Education

Dave Payne heads Sparks' experiential education division - namely, sport camps across the US and in Europe and New Zealand. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Education and a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and is a former collegiate athlete and high school head coach. He has worked at Sparks since 2011; Dave's passion is synthesizing athletic environments that encourage holistic growth.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
681
Tuition:
$44,732
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$23,824
Classroom Ratio:
11 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
41%
% Students on Campus:
50%
% Students from out of State:
30%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
21
SAT Midpoint:
920
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Social Work
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 11
Auditing 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 0
Business/Commerce, General 21
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 4
Organizational Behavior Studies 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 8
Education
Art Teacher Education 0
Biology Teacher Education 0
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7
Education, Other 0
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 3
Health Teacher Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 2
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 7
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 2
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 6
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 7
History
History, General 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science 10
Forensic Science and Technology 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 2
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 8
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 16
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies 0
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Psychology
Psychology, General 8
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 14
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General 0
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious Education 2
Visual and Performing Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General 0
Graphic Design 5

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