Why are Colleges Cutting Varsity Sports?

There is no doubt that the entire globe has felt a powerful impact from the coronavirus pandemic. With businesses everywhere shutting down, or in many cases having to be conducted online or remotely. In this country, and everywhere else in the world, a great many people’s lives have been affected by the exploding number of coronavirus cases. As as result, it has put many organizations at pause to reflect on whether their operations might safely be continued during this era of the pandemic.

A significant decline in varsity sports being the direct result.  In some cases, schools have chosen to temporarily pause programs and deferred until next year, while others have cut programs altogether. These changes are impacting athletes, coaches, and support personnel.