The Elon Phoenix football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Elon University located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision and are members of the Southern Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1909. The team plays its home games at the 13,100 seat Rhodes Stadium. They are coached by Rich Skrosky. Elon will join the highly competitive Colonial Athletic Association for football in 2014.