The Mission of Stinger Athletics
The mission of FDTC intercollegiate athletics is to educate the whole person -- mind, body and spirit -- and to foster an environment that builds character and promotes school spirit. Coaches and support staff stress fundamentals and discipline to help students achieve their goals both on the field and in the classroom. Florence-Darlington Technical College Athletics
Education and personal enrichment
FDTC is committed to providing each student-athlete with quality educational opportunities and programs to help him/her grow as a total person, and better meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. The College values competitive athletic and academic experiences that build self-esteem, a sense of responsibility, effective communication skills and an appreciation for life-long learning.
The highest sense of integrity shall characterize every aspect of policy and performance within our athletic programs. All participants shall exemplify impeccable integrity, be they student-athletes, coaches, administrative professionals or support staff.
Excellence shall embody our performance, our people and our achievements. Seeking excellence is crucial to development of our students. It is imperative that high expectations characterize our behavior on the playing field and in the classroom.
Tech athletic programs are committed to fostering a climate of mutual respect. Florence-Darlington Technical College values the contributions of all participants and encourages open communication. We recognize the need to work as a team and the importance of each individual's self-worth. We value diversity in our people - be that diversity expressed by heritage, race, belief, or gender. Inclusiveness is crucial to real teamwork.