Niigata University of Health and Welfare

University-designated Sports Clubs

Our university designates 10 competitive sport clubs as enhanced support clubs with the aim to foster top athletes and instructors. Taking full advantage of being a comprehensive university specialized in the fields of medicine, welfare, sports, and nutrition, NUHW is well organized to support its athletes by multi-professional specialized staff including sports trainers, rehabilitators, and nutrition counselors.

Swimming Club
The 30th Universiade Napoli 2019:
 Men’s 50m Freestyle, Men’s 50m Butterfly and Women’s 100m Breaststroke : Silver Medal

Track and Field Club
The 87th All Japan University (national intercollegiate) 2018:
 Men’s High-jump : Gold Medal
The 88th Japan National University Championships 2019:
 Men’s High-jump : Gold Medal

Men’s Soccer Club
Produced many J.LEAGUE (professional soccer league) players

Women’s Soccer Club
Produced many Nadeshiko LEAGUE (women’s soccer league) players

Men’s Basketball Club
The 70th All Japan University (national intercollegiate) Men’s Basketball Tournaments:
 5th Participation since the creation of the club in 2005

Women’s Basketball Club
The 71th All Japan University (national intercollegiate) Women’s Basketball Tournament:
 11th Participation since the creation of the club in 2005

Women’s Volleyball Club
Produced many V.LEAGUE (professional volleyball league) players
The 66th Imperial Princess Chichibu Cup All Japan University (national Intercollegiate) Women’s Volleyball Championship:
 Participated for six consecutive years

Baseball Club
Produced two NPB(Nippon Professional Baseball) players

Dance Club
The 32th All Japan Dance Festival Kobe / Original Dance Competition University Section:
 Won the Special Award

Table Tennis Club
The 67th Fall Session of Hokushinetsu Regional Student Table Tennis Championship 2019 (Division 2):
 Won the 1st place and promoted to Division 1

Tennis Club
Started as a designated club in 2021

Men’s Vollyball Club
Started as a designated club in 2021