Amherst College

Amherst College Sports Information

$7,756,019 Total Revenue
$7,690,908 Total Expenses
27 Head Coaches

If you want to know more about the Amherst College sports programs, you’ve come to the right place. Here we present data on the program as a whole as well as information about each varsity sport offered at the school.

The Amherst College Athletics Program

What Division Is Amherst In?

Amherst competes in the NCAA Division III with football , and is one of the New England Small College Athletic Conference schools.

Amherst College Sports Participants

A total number of 718 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 393 of whom are male and 325 are female.

Amherst College Coaches

Of the 27 head coaches at Amherst, 13 are leaders of men’s teams and 14 lead women’s teams. Women’s team head coaches make an average of $100,915 and men’s team head coaches make about $114,720 each year.

In addition to the head coaches of Amherst sports, there are 36 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 30 assitant coaches of women’s teams. The annual average salary for those who coach women’s teams is $31,944 and the average for those who coach men’s is $38,166. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Amherst Sports Net Profit/Loss

Amherst sports teams made $7,756,019 in revenue, but they did have to spend $7,690,908 for expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $65,111, which is great since many schools have to declare a loss.

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The net profit or loss can vary with each sport. For example, sports like basketball and football are often moneymakers for a school while other sports could be operating at a deficit. The chart below compares the amount of money made (or lost) for each of the men’s sports offered at Amherst.

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Likewise, money made for women’s athletics can vary quite a bit by sport. Here’s what the comparison looks like for women’s sports at Amherst.

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A Note About Amherst Sports Rankings

In addition to giving other data about the sports below, we try to include each sport’s ranking on our Best Schools for a Sport lists when one exists. In order to place in College Factual’s sports rankings, you have to have more than a good sports team. You need to offer a quality education as well. This ensures that while you’re participating in sports programs at the school, you’ll also be getting a solid education.

Amherst Men’s Baseball

$13,024 Net Profit/Loss
31 Team Members

The 31 players of the Amherst men’s baseball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Amherst landed the #29 spot in our Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Baseball out of the 348 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 10% in the nation.

In terms of financials, the Amherst baseball program paid out $215,394 in expenses and made $228,418 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $13,024 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Amherst Women’s Basketball

$8,186 Net Profit/Loss
11 Team Members

The 11 players of the Amherst women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Out of the 387 schools in its division that College Factual ranked in its Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Basketball analysis, Amherst came in at #1.

Amherst brought in $293,685 in revenue from its women’s basketball program while paying out $285,499 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $8,186 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Amherst Cross Country

Amherst Men’s Cross County

$25,027 Net Profit/Loss
20 Team Members

The 20 players of the Amherst men’s cross country team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.

In terms of financials, the Amherst men’s cross country program paid out $94,156 in expenses and made $119,183 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $25,027 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Amherst Women’s Cross Country

$0 Net Profit/Loss
13 Team Members

There are 13 players on the Amherst women’s cross country team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Amherst women’s cross country program brought home $80,207 in revenue and paid out $80,207 in total expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Amherst Women’s Field Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
24 Team Members

The 24 players of the Amherst women’s field hockey team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Field Hockey analysis, Amherst was ranked #17 out of the 150 schools in its division. That means the school is in the top 15% of the United States in this category.

In terms of financials, the Amherst women’s field hockey program paid out $192,497 in expenses and made $192,497 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Amherst Men’s Football

$0 Net Profit/Loss
76 Team Members

The head coach and 7 assistant coaches train and lead the 76 players of the Amherst men’s football team. Amherst landed the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Football out of the 221 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 5% in the nation.

On the money side of things, the Amherst football program brought home $800,369 in revenue and paid out $800,369 in total expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Amherst Golf

Amherst Men’s Golf

$35,433 Net Profit/Loss
10 Team Members

The Amherst men’s golf team is made up of 10 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach.

On the money side of things, the Amherst men’s golf program brought home $218,538 in revenue and paid out $183,105 in total expenses. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $35,433 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Amherst Women’s Golf

$19,407 Net Profit/Loss
11 Team Members

The Amherst women’s golf team is made up of 11 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. Amherst came in first place in its division out of 17 schools in College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Golf ranking.

On the money side of things, the Amherst women’s golf program brought home $252,677 in revenue and paid out $233,270 in total expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $19,407 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Amherst Ice Hockey

Amherst Men’s Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
26 Team Members

The 26-player men’s ice hockey team at Amherst is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Ice Hockey analysis, Amherst ranked #5 out of 73 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

The men’s ice hockey program at Amherst made $211,051 in revenue and spent $211,051 in expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Amherst Women’s Ice Hockey

$0 Net Profit/Loss
23 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 23 players of the Amherst women’s ice hockey team. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Ice Hockey analysis, Amherst ranked #5 out of 55 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

The women’s ice hockey program at Amherst made $230,815 in revenue and spent $230,815 in expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Amherst Indoor Track

Amherst Men’s Indoor Track

$-1 Net Profit/Loss
47 Team Members

The head coach and 4 assistant coaches train and lead the 47 players of the Amherst men’s indoor track team.

The Amherst men’s indoor track program paid out $98,621 in expenses while making $98,620 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-1 to be exact.

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Amherst Women’s Indoor Track

$0 Net Profit/Loss
47 Team Members

There are 47 players on the Amherst women’s indoor track team, and they are led by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches.

The women’s indoor track program at Amherst made $97,822 in revenue and spent $97,822 in expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Amherst Lacrosse

Amherst Men’s Lacrosse

$4,890 Net Profit/Loss
40 Team Members

The Amherst men’s lacrosse team is made up of 40 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Lacrosse analysis, Amherst ranked #7 out of 207 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 5% in the country!

The Amherst men’s lacrosse program paid out $366,647 in expenses while making $371,537 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $4,890 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Amherst Women’s Lacrosse

$-40 Net Profit/Loss
30 Team Members

The 30 players of the Amherst women’s lacrosse team are led by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Lacrosse analysis, Amherst ranked #65 out of 240 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the Amherst women’s lacrosse program paid out $266,267 in expenses and made $266,227 in total revenue. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-40.

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Amherst Outdoor Track

Amherst Men’s Outdoor Track

$0 Net Profit/Loss
47 Team Members

The head coach and 4 assistant coaches train and lead the 47 players of the Amherst men’s outdoor track team.

Amherst brought in $97,614 in revenue from its men’s outdoor track program while paying out $97,614 in expenses. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Amherst Women’s Outdoor Track

$0 Net Profit/Loss
41 Team Members

The head coach and 4 assistant coaches train and lead the 41 players of the Amherst women’s outdoor track team.

The Amherst women’s outdoor track program paid out $97,575 in expenses while making $97,575 in total revenue. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Amherst Soccer

Amherst Men’s Soccer

$0 Net Profit/Loss
25 Team Members

The 25-player men’s soccer team at Amherst is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. Out of the 375 schools in its division that College Factual ranked in its Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Soccer analysis, Amherst came in at #1.

On the money side of things, the Amherst men’s soccer program brought home $205,781 in revenue and paid out $205,781 in total expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Amherst Women’s Soccer

$1,467 Net Profit/Loss
30 Team Members

The Amherst women’s soccer team is made up of 30 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Amherst landed the #7 spot in our Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Soccer out of the 383 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 5% in the nation.

The women’s soccer program at Amherst made $190,021 in revenue and spent $188,554 in expenses. This means the program turned a profit, making $1,467 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.

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Amherst Women’s Softball

$6,686 Net Profit/Loss
17 Team Members

There are 17 players on the Amherst women’s softball team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Amherst landed the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Softball out of the 365 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 1% in the nation.

The women’s softball program at Amherst made $217,603 in revenue and spend $210,917 in expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $6,686 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Amherst Swimming & Diving

Amherst Men’s Swimming & Diving

$0 Net Profit/Loss
27 Team Members

The 27-player men’s swimming and diving team at Amherst is kept in shape by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Swimming analysis, Amherst ranked #8 out of 19 colleges and universities.

The Amherst men’s swimming and diving program paid out $178,638 in expenses while making $178,638 in total revenue. Even though this means that the program didn’t make any money, at least it wasn’t in the red.

Amherst Women’s Swimming & Diving

$-1 Net Profit/Loss
30 Team Members

The 30 players of the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Swimming analysis, Amherst was ranked #7 out of the 16 schools in its division.

On the money side of things, the Amherst women’s swimming and diving program brought home $182,650 in revenue and paid out $182,651 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-1.

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Amherst Tennis

Amherst Men’s Tennis

$0 Net Profit/Loss
11 Team Members

The 11-member men’s tennis team at Amherst is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. Amherst landed the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Tennis out of the 18 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis. This ranking makes the school sit in the top 15% in the nation.

Amherst brought in $199,964 in revenue from its men’s tennis program while paying out $199,964 in expenses. On the positive side, this means the program didn’t lose any money - and that’s not something every college sports program can claim.

Amherst Women’s Tennis

$24,021 Net Profit/Loss
16 Team Members

The 16 players of the Amherst women’s tennis team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Tennis analysis, Amherst ranked #8 out of 16 colleges and universities.

The Amherst women’s tennis program paid out $212,674 in expenses while making $236,695 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $24,021 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Amherst Volleyball

Amherst Women’s Volleyball

$0 Net Profit/Loss
18 Team Members

The Amherst women’s volleyball team is made up of 18 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and an assistant coach. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division III Women’s Volleyball analysis, Amherst ranked #25 out of 375 colleges and universities. This puts it among the top 10% in the country!

On the money side of things, the Amherst women’s volleyball program brought home $242,658 in revenue and paid out $242,658 in total expenses. So, the program broke even. It’s unfortunate that it didn’t make any money, but, then again, it didn’t lose any money either.

Notes & References

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