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C Club: Alumni Varsity Letter Winners

Calvin C Club

Connect with alumni athletes!

C Club, the Calvin alumni network for varsity letter winners, seeks to recognize former Calvin athletes, strengthen the Calvin athletic community, and support all current Calvin athletics.

We also provide networking opportunities with Knights, former and current. C Club members can renew at any time; click “Join Now” today!

Congratulations to Dr. Anthony "Tony" Diekema, president of Calvin from 1976–1995, the recipient of the inaugural Knight of Distinction award which will be presented to him at Awards Knight on May 15. Don't miss it:

Awards Knight »
Thursday, May 15, 2014 ~ 7 p.m.

REGISTER$10 for adults
$5 for C Club members & current Calvin students
FREE for ages 17 & under
Awards Knight 2013 was a huge success! Join us for the 2nd annual Awards Knight »

You can also WATCH LIVE »

Save the Date

February 14, 2015: Traditions Game

We will be honoring the women's soccer teams of 1995–1997 during the halftime of the men's basketball game vs. Trine. Please contact us if you have email addresses for soccer team members.

Recent events

March 4, 2014: C Club Spring Sports Breakfast

November 19, 2013: Calvin/Hope women's bball Hospitality Suite

November 16, 2013: NCAA DIII Cross Country Regionals

November 6, 2013: C Club Fall Sports Luncheon

Coaches from fall and winter sports teams give Knight Nation an update/preview.

October 31, 2013: Midnight Madness

This events marks the official opening of the basketball season.

October 19, 2013: Homecoming Saturday

Calvin vs. St. Mary's - Women's Soccer ~ 12 p.m.
Calvin vs. Trine - Men's Soccer ~ 2:30 p.m.
C Club will host a Homecoming Tent for both games.

September 17, 2013: "Knights at the Nets"

Membership Eligibility

Individuals who have been awarded a varsity letter for a Calvin varsity sport; who participated in hockey or lacrosse as a Calvin club sport; or who have been named honorary members (current or retired Calvin coaches, or individuals elected by the Board).


  1. Season pass for Calvin varsity athletic events.
  2. Invitation to C Club events (complimentary or discounted).
  3. Opportunities to network with current and past Calvin athletes.
  4. Opportunities to volunteer at events.
  5. C Club membership decal.


  1. Annual Awards Knight to awards for special individual and team accomplishments; present Beré and Tiemersma Awards; and induct senior letter winners into C Club.
  2. Special anniversary activities honoring significant teams.
  3. Community-building activities for alumni from each sport.
  4. Pre-game receptions/socials for members.

2013-2014 Athletic Pass

General admission* seat for all men's and women's basketball games (Exceptions: Calvin-Hope men's basketball game; MIAA and NCAA tournament games).

*excludes sections 110-113, 216-218 for men's basketball games

Admission to Hospitality Suite receptions and Calvin-Hope pre-game reception.

Priority purchasing for Calvin-Hope men's basketball games and men's and women's post-season tournaments.

General admission to any other Calvin athletic contest (Exceptions: MIAA and NCAA tournaments).

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$50/Knight - one year
$150/Knight - four years
The first year is free for graduating seniors (beginning with the Class of 2013)


More Info

Awards 2013
Bylaws (.pdf)
Constitution (.pdf)
Go Knights!
Welcome new members!

Alumni Sites


  • Dave Buursma '04
  • Carl Gronsman '63
  • Mike Le Febre '92
  • Nancy Meyer '78
  • Warren Otte '62
  • Christie Veltman Ridgeway '93
  • Dave Rietema '13
  • Jim Schipper '87
  • Holly Breuker Shoemaker '96
  • Ben Snoeyink '68
  • Jan Boerema Spoelhof '84
  • Jim Timmer, Jr. '91
  • Mike Van Denend '78
  • Josh Vriesman '05
  • Deb Ruiter Wood '84