OJC athletics takes tremendous pride in the fine work accomplished by its student athletes. The athletic teams at OJC combine hard work, persistence, and dedication with the ultimate goal of success in the classroom and on the fields and courts. The athletic teams at OJC have won championships in competition academically and athletically. Explore the links to the right to find out more about our athletic programs.
The Otero Junior College Athletic Department has adamantly pursued excellence over the years on both the playing fields and in the classroom. Our quest has been supported by faculty, staff, coaches and administrators who have all worked together to help our students succeed in life as well as their respective sport. As a fan of Rattler Athletics, we hope to bring you more opportunities to follow, get acquainted with, and support our teams through game-day webcasts, radio webcasts, and feature articles.
Over the course of the last few years, Otero Junior Colleges administration and staff have worked hard to improve many areas of the athletic department. We have a state-of-the art fitness center where you’ll find all of the latest cardio and strength training equipment along with dynamic group exercise programs that include classes like yoga, step/body bar, aerobics and Zumba.
With excellent facilities, community commitment, fan support and a group of outstanding coaches, Otero Junior College is a major force in the Region IX Conference. Many of our programs are predicted to compete for Region IX championship honors while others should challenge for a bid to the National Tournament in their respective sports.
An exciting year lies ahead for all of our teams and student athletes; with a high academic standard, practice schedule and tough competition we know our student athletes will rise to the top. Come out to this year’s athletic events and enjoy the quality of competition the Region IX and Otero Junior College Athletics has to offer.
For Prospective OJC Players
Planning on being an OJC Rattler next year? Please fill out the Prospective Player
online forms found in your sport of interest's web section (Basketball, Baseball,
Volleyball, etc.). Be sure to download and complete the insurance/health forms and
NJCAA Eligibility form (related links on the right). You will need to present a Physical
and Proof of Insurance form upon registration.
Athlete of the Week
Wrestling Zach won the tournament at the Hastings Open and is ranked #1 in the country.
“Zach was the Hastings college open Champion at 165 3 pins and one decision going 4-0 to start the spring semester” ~ Coach Hacker