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Professional Associations


Drexel students can also get involved with other intramural tournaments through PIRSA (Pennsylvania Intramural-Recreational Sports Association) and NIRSA (National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association). Events are held on various regional, state and national levels.

For information on these tournaments, contact Shawn Riley, Coordinator of Intramural Sports, at or 215-571-3236.

William N. Wasson Student Leadership & Academic Award Winners

The William N. Wasson Student Leadership & Academic Award recognizes top students in collegiate recreation who participate in or are employed by the Department of Recreational Sports. Drexel University has had numerous winners, including:

2007 - Erica Leeds
2009 - Bryan Ford
2010 - Bill Ling
2011 - Lauren Dalton, Dan Mullin, Renee Daggett, & Marty Khait
2013 - Brooke Wertan, Kayla Wroblesky
2014 - Jim Amarando

For more information on the award, visit the NIRSA website.

Philadelphia City 6

Drexel University proudly participates in the Philadelphia City 6 Extramural Classic, which for over 25 years has offered intramural teams the chance to compete against their college peers from Villanova, St. Joe’s, LaSalle, Temple, and Penn. The teams compete in four city championship tournaments - flag football, volleyball, basketball and softball, in addition a Charity 5K each fall.

Undergraduate champions of the men’s, women’s and co-recreational divisions from each university’s intramural leagues are eligible to play in these prestigious inter-league tournaments!

The program provides students with an opportunity to socialize and play with peers from neighboring colleges and universities and complete in some of the region’s best recreational facilities, including: the Palestra, Franklin Field, Alumni Field House and Villanova Stadium.