Schreiner University is stepping up its game with the addition of eight new athletic programs providing current and future Mountaineer students with more opportunities to compete and succeed.
Students have the opportunity to earn $1,000 per year in scholarships for being a member of one of the athletic programs.
Schreiner University prepares students for meaningful work and a purposeful life in a changing global society through personalized, integrated education in a rich learning environment. It’s all part of The Schreiner Experience, which starts the first day on campus when all required course materials are ready for them—at no additional cost.
We are now accepting applications!
We are looking for students from ALL programs and majors on campus that want to sing at the college level to join our choir! In addition to regular concerts our Concert Choir sings every year with the Symphony of the Hills, which is the professional orchestra located in Kerrville. This is a wonderful opportunity that many singers never receive!
If you play video games and think you have what it takes to compete at the next level, then Schreiner Esports is the program for you!
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Schreiner University Equestrian Team is a varsity club sport with the goal of allowing students of all skill levels to better their equitation and horsemanship. We welcome riders of all levels of abilities, whether you’ve never been on a horse in your life or you’re a lifelong equestrian. Our mission is to be a competitive team on a National level, while at the same time developing a strong sense of camaraderie between team members.
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Schreiner University is expanding their shooting sport programs beyond shotgun sports to include Air Rifle. The new Schreiner athletic program Rifle Program will focus on three-position air rifle shooting. This is the most popular and fastest growing form of shooting sports competition. There are two different Air-Rifle events available and Schreiner will offer both Sporter Air Rifle and Precision Air Rifle. The focus will be on the Precision Air Rifle team that is modeled after the Olympic-style shooting and allows the use of specialized target rifles and equipment. In both types of shooting, competitors fire at targets at a distance of 10 meters. The Schreiner University team will compete in the Civilian Marksmanship Program.
The Schreiner String and Orchestra program is looking for students who wish to continue their performance life on and off campus with options from a full Symphony Orchestra to string chamber ensembles, including service projects bringing music to those in need.
The program is open to any major, including Music majors. Students with diverse career paths will find that continuing their love of string instrument performance at Schreiner will enrich their personal and professional lives. Schreiner offers engagement scholarships to qualified string players regardless of major.
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Schreiner University shooting team, while new to athletic programs, is in their 11th year of competition. Student athletes have competed and won at local, regional, state, national and international shotgun sporting events.
Shooting team members have an incredible opportunity to train and compete at some of the best facilities in the area; Hill Country Shooting Sports Center, Joshua Creek Ranch and the National Shooting Sports Center. The team is coached by Robert Davis, a certified master skeet instructor from Fredericksburg.
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The Schreiner Songkeepers is a program aspiring songwriters (all majors welcome!) and anyone who loves music. This program is designed to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to hone the skills to write and perform their first songs and master their craft. Students in this exciting and engaging program will work with professional singer-songwriters who will consult with the students on their work, will be provided performance opportunities to showcase their work, and have their songs professionally recorded in Schreiner’s state-of-the-art music studio.
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The Schreiner Speech and Debate team is a brand new collegiate team that is seeking competitive students who want to take their academic success to the next level.
Learn more about the Schreiner Speech and Debate team
University Concert Band is the premiere band ensemble of the University. The concert band presents four concerts each year and performs a variety of standard repertoire as well as newly commissioned work for wind ensemble.
University Pep Band performs at home basketball games and additional spirit events on campus, as well as events out in the community. The pep band is the enthusiastic voice of musical pride that students can rally behind at important Schreiner events.
University Jazz Band gives students a chance to perform a variety of styles, from swing to Latin, funk, and modern fusion compositions while also developing skills in improvisation.
Chamber Ensembles at Schreiner allows students to participate in small ensembles that are coached by various applied instructors such as brass quintet, saxophone quartet, woodwind quintet & brass choir.