American Midwest Conference

American Midwest Conference

American Midwest Conference
American Midwest Conference logo
Established 1986 (as Show-Me), 1994
Association NAIA
Division Division I
Members 13
Sports fielded 17 (men's: 8; women's: 9)
Region Region V of the NAIA
Headquarters St. Louis, Missouri
Commissioner Will Wolper
Website .com.amcsportsonlinewww
American Midwest Conference locations

The American Midwest Conference (AMC) is a NAIA college athletic conference with 13 member institutions located in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee in the United States. The conference began as the Show-Me Conference in 1986, then changed to its current name in 1994, reflecting that its footprint had expanded beyond Missouri.

Member schools

Current members

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Joined
Benedictine University at Springfield Springfield, Illinois 1927 1,023 Bulldogs 2011
Columbia College of Missouri Columbia, Missouri 1851 4,000 Cougars 1986
Freed–Hardeman University Henderson, Tennessee 1869 2,027 Lions 2013
Hannibal–LaGrange University Hannibal, Missouri 1858 1,200 Trojans 1986
Harris–Stowe State University St. Louis, Missouri 1857 1,900 Hornets 1986
Lindenwood University – Belleville Belleville, Illinois 2003 1,900 Lynx 2014
Lyon College Batesville, Arkansas 1872 600 Scots 2012
Missouri Baptist University St. Louis, Missouri 1828 2,800 Spartans 1986
Park University Parkville, Missouri 1875 2,340 Pirates 1993;
St. Louis College of Pharmacy St. Louis, Missouri 1864 1,260 Eutectics 2014
Stephens College Columbia, Missouri 1833 754 Stars 2008
William Woods University Fulton, Missouri 1870 2,300 Owls 1993
Williams Baptist College Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 1941 700 Eagles 2001
  • Park — left the AMC in 2000, and re-joined in 2009.
  • Stephens College — women's institution, does not field men's sports.

Former Members

Institution Location Founded Nickname Joined Left Current
Fontbonne University Clayton, Missouri 1923 Griffins 1986 1990 St. Louis
University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, Illinois 1969 Prairie Stars 2003 2009 Great Lakes Valley
Iowa Wesleyan College Mount Pleasant, Iowa 1842 Tigers 1993 1995 St. Louis
Lindenwood University St. Charles, Missouri 1827 Lions 1987 1996 Mid-America
McKendree University Lebanon, Illinois 1828 Bearcats 1987 2012 Great Lakes Valley
Mid-Continent University Mayfield, Kentucky 1949 Cougars 2013 2014 Closed in 2014


Conference sports
Sport Men's Women's
Baseball Green tickY
Basketball Green tickY Green tickY
Cross Country Green tickY Green tickY
Golf Green tickY Green tickY
Soccer Green tickY Green tickY
Softball Green tickY
Tennis Green tickY Green tickY
Track & Field Indoor Green tickY Green tickY
Track & Field Outdoor Green tickY Green tickY
Volleyball Green tickY


External links

  • Official website