The Southside Virginia Community College basketball team joined the Virginia Community College System league during the 2003-04 season and earned a very respectable fourth-place finish in the Virginia Community College State Club Basketball Tournament. The team won three straight VCCS division titles from 2006-2008 and captured the VCCS state championship titles in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. SVCC won the USA National Prep Collegiate Post-Grad Championship in 2022, 2017, 2016 and 2015 and also won the NIRSA Mid-Atlantic Regional title at the University of Virginia in 2007 and finished as runner-up in the ACIS National Championships in 2010.
Dennis Smith and Vincent Brown serve as coaches for the SVCC team.
To be eligible to participate in athletics within the VCCS, students must be enrolled in at least six credits at the college and maintain a 2.0-grade point average.
Interested players or coaches interested in scheduling games should contact Coach Smith on the John H. Daniel Campus by calling 434-736-2008 or through email at email@example.com or Coach Brown in South Hill at 434-955-5511 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org