East Central University Sports Information
On this page, we take a look at the East Central University athletics program as well as each varsity sport offered at the school so student athletes can decide if the school is a good match for them.
The East Central University Athletics Program
What Division Is ECU In?
ECU is in the Great American Conference conference and faces off against other NCAA Division II with football schools.
East Central University Sports-Related Financial Aid
A total number of 310 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 198 of whom are male and 112 are female. On average, these students receive around $4,083 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. On average, the school gave males around $3,839 of sports aid and women received about $4,513.
East Central University Coaches
Of the 9 head coaches at ECU, 4 are leaders of men’s teams and 5 lead women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $63,714, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $50,742 per year.
The head coaches of ECU sports are supported by 5 assistant coaches of women’s teams and 16 assistant coaches of men’s teams. The average salary is $34,667 a year for assistant coaches of men’s teams and $24,078 for assistant coaches of women’s teams. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.
ECU Sports Financials
The sports teams at ECU brought home $3,403,592 in revenue while shelling out $3,216,699 in expenses. So, the good news is that athletics program made a profit of $186,893, and that’s much nicer than losing money (which some schools do).
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 ECU.
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 ECU.
A Note About ECU 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. College Factual’s sports rankings are a little different than the other ones you’ll find on the Internet, since our analyses take both athletics and academics into account. We believe it’s important to get a great education, whether you participate in sports or not.
Popular Sports at East Central University
ECU Men’s Baseball
The 38-player men’s baseball team at ECU is kept in shape by one head coach and 4 assistant coaches. Our Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Baseball] ranking placed ECU# 223 out of the 235 schools in its division.
The ECU baseball program paid out $260,124 in expenses while making $264,437 in total revenue. This equates to a net profit of $4,313 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.
ECU Women’s Basketball
The 12-player women’s basketball team at ECU is kept in shape by one head coach and 5 assistant coaches. According to College Factual’s Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Basketball analysis, ECU was ranked #202 out of the 276 schools in its division.
In terms of financials, the ECU women’s basketball program paid out $310,577 in expenses and made $322,752 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $12,175 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.
ECU Men’s Football
The head coach and 14 assistant coaches train and lead the 109 players of the ECU men’s football team. Our Best Colleges for Division II Men’s Football] ranking placed ECU# 133 out of the 160 schools in its division.
In terms of financials, the ECU football program paid out $980,162 in expenses and made $1,025,735 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $45,573 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.
ECU Women’s Soccer
There are 25 players on the ECU women’s soccer team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. Our Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Soccer ranking placed ECU# 214 out of the 230 schools in its division.
In terms of financials, the ECU women’s soccer program paid out $212,607 in expenses and made $216,418 in total revenue. This means the program turned a profit, making $3,811 for the school. This is great since many college sports programs lose money.
ECU Women’s Softball
The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 21 players of the ECU women’s softball team. Our Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Softball] ranking placed ECU# 183 out of the 260 schools in its division.
The ECU women’s softball program paid out $235,511 in expenses while making $238,755 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $3,244 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.
ECU Track & Field (Combined)
ECU Men’s Track & Field (Combined)
The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 35 players of the ECU men’s track and field team.
The men’s track and field program at ECU made $127,598 in revenue and spent $122,104 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $5,494 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.
ECU Women’s Track & Field (Combined)
The 40 players of the ECU women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and an assistant coach.
On the money side of things, the ECU women’s track and field program brought home $145,856 in revenue and paid out $151,500 in total expenses. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-5,644.
ECU Women’s Volleyball
The ECU women’s volleyball team is made up of 14 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 2 assistant coaches. ECU landed the #239 spot in our Best Colleges for Division II Women’s Volleyball out of the 263 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.
The women’s volleyball program at ECU made $154,181 in revenue and spent $150,322 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $3,859 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.
Notes & References
In case you’re wondering why certain sports that East Central University offers aren’t listed above, it’s because we have no data on those sports.
U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA)
The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
More about our data sources and methodologies.