Tomorrow is a community outreach program designed to give UNCW
student-athletes the opportunity to encourage elementary and middle
school children to stay in school, achieve academic success and stay
UNCW student-athletes hope to motivate youth using the life lessons inherent in sports:the
value of respect, teamwork, sportsmanship, leadership and positive
attitude. Our student-athletes have an opportunity to be positive role
models for children and demonstrate how communities working together
can make a difference.
Seahawks Tomorrow, our UNCW Athletic Department administrators, coaches
and student-athletes are committed to strengthening our engagement and
outreach activities in the community. In 2007, the UNC General
Administration released the findings of its UNC Tomorrow initiative.
The findings called for universities within the system to become more
engaged in key challenges facing our state. Seahawks Tomorrow supports
Tomorrow also supports our partnership with the NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills
Program. CHAMPS, which stands for Challenging Athletic Minds for
Personal Success, is designed to ensure personal growth of the
student-athlete. The five commitment areas are academic excellence,
athletic excellence, personal development, career development and
Tomorrow provides our student-athletes with essential programming to
address the total needs of their development, while providing a
meaningful contribution to the Wilmington community and the greater
southeast region of North Carolina.Student-athletes
are given the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary
to achieve success while on campus and, in the future, through the
Seahawks Tomorrow program.
Department of Athletics at UNCW is dedicated to providing quality
programs for all student-athletes. Balancing academics and athletics is
challenging and requires maximum effort. It is important for
student-athletes to remember that the skills that have made them
successful as athletes, such as commitment, discipline, determination
and hard work will help them achieve academic, personal and
professional success as well. This is a message worth sharing!