Midwest Athletic Conference

Announcement: Any current or incoming full-time student interested in participating in athletics may fill out the recruitment form​ Sports include: Men’s Baseball, Women’s Softball and Volleyball.

Spoon River College — M-WAC Athletic Awards

Spoon River College has a long, proud history of college athletics. The college has provided students with the opportunity to participate in a variety of athletic teams and events. Spoon River College and its athletic program are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The NJCAA promotes and fosters junior college athletics on intersectional and national levels so that results will be consistent with the total educational program of its members.

Interact with Spoon River College Athletics on social media! Follow us on Facebook (@SRCAthletics) and Twitter (@SRC_Athletics)!

Check out our Athletic Camps to help train future Snappers.


Financial Aid

  • Academic scholarships
  • Athletic scholarships
  • Low cost housing
  • Work-study program
  • Foundation scholarships


  • Fully accredited, transferable classes
  • Quarter terms, semester hours
  • Small teacher/student ratios – family-type atmosphere
  • Academic support center w/ free tutoring and study tables
  • Outstanding instruction staff – professional and available


  • Contacts with numerous coaches at the 4 year collegiate level

City of Canton

  • Small, rural, farm community – few distractions
  • Strong Booster Club and local business support
  • Community with family values
  • Small town atmosphere with big city amenities nearby


Athletics Department Staff:​

Director of Athletics & Intramurals – John Bassett (309) 649-6303 or Email John Basset

Baseball Coach –  John Kurtz Email John Kurtz

Softball Coach – John Bassett (309) 649-6303 or Email John Bassett

Volleyball Coach – Danielle Cheatham Email Danielle Cheatham

Men’s Basketball Coach – Kent Jones Email Kent Jones

Women’s Basketball Coach – Julie Thompson-Vass Email Julie Thompson-Vass

Esports Coach – Jake Douglas Email Jake Douglas

Multi-Purpose Building Coordinator – Danielle Cheatham Email Danielle

Additional Contacts:​

Dean of Student Services – Missy Wilkinson (309) 649-6329 or Email Missy Wilkinson


Baseball and Softball games will be played at the new SRC fields on the Canton campus.

Volleyball and Basketball games are played at Canton Spoon River College Multi-Purpose Building.

Driving Directions to Campus Link

EADA (Equity Athletics in Disclosure Act)

Snapper Club Sponsors

Golf Green Lawn Care and Landscaping
Advanced Rehab and Sports Medicine
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Buckheart Solar Logo
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