Visiting Team Information

The following information is designed to help teams during their visit to the Alma, Mich., area and the campus of Alma College. Team travel coordinators that have any questions after reviewing this information can contact the Alma College athletics department at 989-463-7279.

General Information

Location: Alma, Michigan

Founded: 1886

Enrollment: 1,400

Nickname: Scots

Colors: Maroon and Cream

Affiliation: NCAA Division III

Conference: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA)

President: Dr. Jeff Abernathy

Director of Athletics: Steven Rackley

Athletic Department Phone: 989-463-7279

Athletic Department Fax: 989-463-7018

Athletic Department website: www.GoAlmaScots.com

Athletic Department mailing address: Alma College, 614 W. Superior St., Alma, MI  48801

Athletic Department Staff Directory

Click here for the current staff directory for the Alma College athletics department

Accomodations

There are no hotels in the immediate Alma area that can accomodate visiting teams.

We suggest the following guide if you are looking for hotel options in nearby Mount Pleasant: Area Accomodations

Dining Options

Click here for a list of restaurants and eating options in the Alma area.

For restaurant options in nearby Mount Pleasant, click here

Facility Information

  • Baseball - Our baseball team plays their home games at Klenk Park. Teams can be dropped off at the field, or if locker room use is needed in the parking lot out front of the Hogan Center. Athletic Trainers will be at the field during and shortly after each game.
  • Women's Bowling - Our bowling team bowls its home matches at the 300 bowl. Teams can be dropped of in the parking lot in front of the bowling alley. Athletic trainers will be in attendance. There are no locker rooms located at this location.
  • Cheer & STUNT - Our cheer & STUNT team hosts their home meets in Art Smith Arena, which is located in the Hogan Center. Teams can be dropped off outside of the Hogan Center in the parking lot off Superior St. Locker Rooms and the Athletic Training room are located in the north east end of the Hogan center on the ground level. Athletic Trainers will be in attendance at each event.
  • Men's and Women's Cross Country - Our cross country teams run their home meets at Pine River Country Club. Teams can be dropped off at the front of the Country Club. There will be Athletic trainers in attendance for the duration of your event. There are no locker room facilities located at this location.
  • Football - Our football team plays their home games at Bahlke Field. Teams can be dropped off on the drive off Iowa street, just after the railroad tracks. Athletic Trainers and emergency medical staff will be in attendance for the duration of the event. Locker rooms are located on the ground floor of the Hogan Center if needed.
  • Men's and Women's Basketball - Our basketball teams play their home games in Art Smith Arena, located inside the Hogan Center. Teams can be dropped off outside of the Hogan Center in the parking lot off Superior St. Locker Rooms and the Athletic Training room are located in the north east end of the Hogan center on the ground level. Athletic Trainers will be in attendance at each event.
  • Men's and Women's Lacrosse - Our Scots Lacrosse teams play their home games at Bahlke Field. Teams can be dropped off on the drive off Iowa street, just after the railroad tracks. Athletic Trainers will be in attendance for the duration of the event. Locker rooms are located on the ground floor of the Hogan Center if needed.
  • Men's and Women's Golf - Our golf teams play their home matches at Pine River Country Club. Teams can be dropped off at the front of the Country Club. There will be Athletic trainers in attendance for the duration of your event. There are no locker room facilities located at this location.
  • Men's and Women's Soccer - Our soccer teams play their home games at The Scotland Yard. Teams can be dropped off in the parking lot of Klenk Park and walk over to the field. Athletic trainers will be in attendance for the duration of the event. There are no locker rooms at this venue, locker rooms can be found on the ground level of the Hogan Center and can be accessed at request.
  • Men's and Women's Tennis - Our tennis teams play their outdoor home matches are played at the Superior Street Tennis Complex and their indoor home matches inside the rec center on campus. Athletic trainers will be in attendance for the duration of the matches. There are no locker rooms at either venue, locker rooms can be found on the ground level of the Hogan Center and can be accessed at request.
  • Softball - Our softball team plays their home games at Scots Park. Teams can be dropped off at the lot next to the field off of Orchard Street. Athletic Trainers will be in attendance for the duration of the event. Locker rooms are located inside the Hogan Center if needed.
  • Men's and Women's Track And Field - Our track and field teams run their home meets at the Bahlke Field track. Teams can be dropped off on the drive off Iowa street, just after the railroad tracks. Athletic Trainers will be in attendance for the duration of the event. Locker rooms are located on the ground floor of the Hogan Center if needed.
  • Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving - Our swimming and diving teams swim their home meets in McClure Natatorium, which is located inside the Hogan Center. Teams can be dropped off outside of the Hogan Center in the parking lot off Superior St. Locker Rooms and the Athletic Training room are located in the north east end of the Hogan center on the ground level. Athletic Trainers will be in attendance at each event.
  • Wrestling - The wrestling team holds its home tournaments and meets inside Art Smith Arena, which is located inside the Hogan center. Teams can be dropped off outside of the Hogan Center in the parking lot off Superior St. Locker Rooms and the Athletic Training room are located in the north east end of the Hogan center on the ground level. Athletic Trainers will be in attendance at each event.
  • Women's Volleyball - Our volleyball team plays their home matches inside Art Smith Arena located in the Hogan Center. Teams can be dropped off outside of the Hogan Center in the parking lot off Superior St. Locker Rooms and the Athletic Training room are located in the north east end of the Hogan center on the ground level. Athletic Trainers will be in attendance at each event.

Directions to Campus

Click here for driving directions to the Alma College campus.

Click here for parking information and campus maps.

Addresses for Athletic Facilities

  • Hogan Center-(Basketball, Cheer and Stunt, Swim, Wrestling, Volleyball)
    614 W Superior Street, Alma, MI 48801
    - Note: Buses may NOT pull around to the back of the facility. All drop offs and pick ups must take place near the Art Smith Arena entrance.
  • Bahlke Field-(Football, Lacrosse, Track and Field)
    Bahlke Field is located right behind the Hogan Center, 614 W Superior Street. Alma, MI 48801
    - Note: Buses may NOT pull around to the back of the facility. All drop offs and pick ups must take place in the designated parking area for team buses.
  • Klenk Park-(Baseball)
    Klenk Park is located at 6565 N Smith Rd. Alma, MI 48801
  • Scotland Yard- (Soccer)
    Scotland Yard is located at 6565 N Smith Rd. Alma, MI 48801
  • Scots Park-(Softball)
    Scots Park is located at 525 Orchard Rd. Alma, MI 48801
  • Superior Street Tennis Complex-(Tennis)
    The Superior Street Tennis Complex is located on Campus at 614 W Superior Street. Alma, MI 48801
  • Campus Rec Center-(Tennis)
    The Campus Rec center used for indoor tennis matches is located on campus at 614 W Superior St. Alma, MI 48801
  • Pine River Country Club-(Cross Country, Golf)
    Pine River Country Club is located past campus at 1400 W Superior St. Alma, MI 48801
  • 300 Bowl-(Bowling)
    300 Bowl is located at 3000 W Monroe St. Alma, MI 48801

Athletic Training Information

Professional Staff Contact Information:

Brett Knight, MS, AT, ATC, CES
Head Athletic Trainer
Primary Sport Coverage: Football, Men's Basketball, Softball, Tennis
Office: 989-463-7288
Cell: 989-331-4609
knightbd@alma.edu

Brady Hopkins, MS, AT, ATC, CES
Associate Athletic Trainer
Primary Sport Coverage: Football, Wrestling, Baseball, Golf
Office: 989-463-7484
Cell: 989-331-4299
hopkinsbc@alma.edu

Catherine Newman, MS, AT, ATC, CSCS
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Primary Sport Coverage: Soccer, Swimming, Cheer, Men's Lacrosse
Office: 989-463-7989
Cell: 989-387-0957
newmancj@alma.edu

Sydney Bryce, AT, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Primary Sport Coverage: Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Lacrosse, Track, Cross Country 
Office: 989-463-7485
Cell: 248-520-5516
brycesj@alma.edu

Local Medical Facilities

Hospital
Mid Michigan Medical Center – Gratiot
300 W. Warwick Ave.
Alma, MI  48801
989-463-1101

Urgent Care
Mid Michigan Health
321 E. Warwick Dr.
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 466 - 6805

Athletic Training Room Location

The Alma College athletic training room is located on the north end of the ground level of the Hogan Center.

Athletic Training Services

The athletic training room has ice bags, moist hot packs, electrical modalities and space for taking and treatment. The athletic training staff will provide water, an ice chest with bags and wrap, cups/water bottles, a biohazard container and emergency management supplies (splints, AED, etc.) at event locations. A Certified Athletic Trainer will be in attendance for all events. A Team Physician will be on call (In attendance for home varsity football games) and EMS personnel will be on call (In attendance for home varsity and JV football games).

If your team is traveling without a certified athletic trainer please send a treatment letter requesting services and a fully stocked medical kit. If your team needs special accommodations please contact our staff at least 24 hours prior to your teams arrival to make arrangements.