The focus of Calvary Christian Athletics, first and foremost, is to develop athletes who express exceptional character on and off the field. Coaches motivate our athletes to strive for their best, while also allowing players to develop without fear of failure. The crucial skills and character these students build through athletic competition carry further into life, as they positively impact their world for Christ. As 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 says, “…Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Therefore I do not run like someone running aimlessly; I do not fight like a boxer beating the air. No, I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.”
Sports provide many opportunities for students’ physical and mental development from a unique Christian perspective. The teachers and coaches work together to teach students the priorities of school-related requirements regarding their participation.
We believe in:
- Pursuing and achieving excellence through commitment, hard work, character and sportsmanship
- Winning and setting our players up for success. We do not, however, believe in winning at all cost. Our coaches and players are encouraged and held to a high standard of excellence.
- God’s call to us to give all that we have for His glory. We encourage our coaches and players to give their best as pleasing to the Lord.
Calvary offers after school sports for 4th through 8th grade students. Tryouts will be held for each sport. Our league offers 2 levels of competition. DSL (Developmental Sports League) is for students in 4th-6th grade. The purpose of this league is to provide a place for healthy competition while encouraging students to learn the game with active on field/court coaching. The Tri-Way teams are for students in 6th-8th grade. Sixth grade students will be able to try out for DSL and/or Tri-Way teams. (The Tri-Way/DSL league is made up of local private schools, only a handful of which provide faith based education.)
Our league offers the following sports:
Girls – Volleyball | Boys – Flag Football
Girls – Basketball | Boys – Basketball
Girls – Soccer | Boys – Soccer| Co-Ed – Soccer (DSL)
May (short season)
Girls – Flag Football | Co-Ed – Golf | Boys – Volleyball
Uniforms will be provided by CCS and distributed prior to the first game. Athletes are required to supply their own cleats, shorts and additional personal gear as needed. Team uniforms will be collected at the end of the season. Students will be charged for the replacement of the uniform for unreturned uniforms.
Once a team has been selected, teachers are given a team roster and, along with the coaches, will help monitor their student athletes. Any negative trends in academics, citizenship, attitude, or attendance will be reported to the Athletic Director. If at any time the Athletic Director is notified regarding academics or behavioral issues, suspension from games and/or practices could result.
Parental help is essential in maintaining a successful sports program. Parents can assist with snacks, driving and keeping score. Our desire and expectation is that parents, coaches and athletes demonstrate Christ-like behavior towards coaches, referees, opposing schools, and all those involved in the games. As part of the hiring process, our coaches complete an application and background check. In addition, they sign a Statement of Faith and a Coach’s Agreement. Coaches are expected to coach from a biblical perspective.
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