Lincoln Athletic Program

Lincoln University is leaving a historical footprint in the Bay Area launching the school’s first ever athletic program. Beginning fall 2021 the Lincoln athletic program will host three main sports Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Soccer and Football. The football program will be led by Athletic Director/Head Coach Desmond Gumbs (, Associate AD Scott Scherer (, Director of Football Operations Arti Gigantino (, and Defensive Coordinator Al Simmons ( This is a historic time in the Bay Area as Lincoln will provide an outlet for future student-athletes to compete and earn a college education. Please stay tuned for more news and updates!