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Address: 701 N. Clinton St.; Defiance, Ohio 43512
Founded: 1850
Enrollment: 607
Nickname/Mascot: Yellow Jackets/Buzz
Colors: Purple (Pantone 267C) and Gold (Pantone 460C)
Affiliation: NCAA Division III
Conferences: Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC), Great Lakes Esports Conference (GLEC)
President: Dr. Richanne C. Mankey
Athletic Director: Derek Woodley
Athletic Communications: Garett Mansfield
Main Athletic Department Phone: (419) 783-2341
Athletics Offices: McMaster Center and Weaner Center
Twitter Account: @DC_Athletics
Instagram Account: dc_yellowjackets

Athletics Home Venues

Football Field/Outdoor Track and Field: Justin F. Coressel Stadium
Basketball/Volleyball/Wrestling Arena: Karl H. Weaner Center
Indoor Track Arena: George M. Smart Athletic Center
Soccer Field: Matthew Winsper-Knobel Memorial Field
Baseball Field: Craig A. Rutter Field
Softball Field: Sal Hench Softball Field
Golf: Eagle Rock Golf Club
Tennis: E. Stevens Dix Tennis Facility
eSports: Pilgrim Library

Athletic Facility Addresses and Directions

  • Karl H. Weaner Center - Basketball, Volleyball, Wrestling

    • 1100 Webster Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512

    • Parking spaces on Webster Street or use the north drive to navigate to the parking lot behind the Weaner Center.

  • Justin F. Coressel Stadium - Football, Track and Field

    • 991 Webster Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512

    • From Webster Street, turn east and navigate down the athletic complex access road located between Grand Avenue and Stadium Drive.

    • Parking is available in the stone lot near the baseball field, or on Webster Street and use the walkway to the stadium.

  • George M. Smart Athletic Center - Indoor Track and Field, Indoor Tennis

    • 1000 Webster Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512

    • Parking spaces on Webster Street or use the north drive to navigate to the parking lot behind the Weaner Center.

  • Craig A. Rutter Field - Baseball

    • 991 Webster Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512

    • From Webster Street, turn east and navigate down the athletic complex access road located between Grand Avenue and Stadium Drive.

    • Parking is available in the stone lot next to the baseball field’s third-base dugout.

  • Sal Hench Softball Field - Softball

    • 991 Webster Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512

    • From Webster Street, turn east and navigate down the athletic complex access road located between Grand Avenue and Stadium Drive.

    • Parking is available in the stone lot next to the baseball field’s third-base dugout.

  • Matthew Winsper-Knobel Memorial Field - Soccer

    • 991 Webster Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512

    • From Webster Street, turn east and navigate down the athletic complex access road located between Grand Avenue and Stadium Drive.

    • Continue straight past the tennis courts and baseball field and parking is available in the grass lot located to the west of the pitch.

  • E. Stevens Dix Tennis Facility - Tennis

    • 991 Webster Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512

    • From Webster Street, turn east and navigate down the athletic complex access road located between Grand Avenue and Stadium Drive.

  • Eagle Rock Golf Club - Golf

    • 211 Carpenter Road, Defiance, Ohio 43512

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