Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls takes pride in our sports teams and we offer our students many opportunities to participate. Diocesan policy requires that all students involved in the athletic program have a current year Sports Physical form from their physician as well as a parent/guardian Sports permission slip.
Any third through fifth grade boy can play on the boys JV basketball team. The grades sixth through eighth varsity team is coached by Mr. Moore. Several area schools are involved in the league, therefore, we play at home and have away games. Mr. Esposito is the coach. Practices are held during the week after school in our gym. Games are played on Saturday; we play at all the schools involved. The season runs from November to the end of February. Parents need to provide transportation after the practices and to the games. A permission slip and code of ethics form is required to join.
Mr. Dzielski is the girls' JV basketball coach and girls in grades 3-5 are encouraged to join. Varsity grades 6-8 is coached by Miss Buckingham. Practices are scheduled during the week after school in our gym. Our school provides the basketball jerseys; games are held on Saturday. Parents need to provide transportation after the practices and to the games. A permission slip and code of ethics form is required to join.
Basketball Association Rules
If you love to cheer and want to make new friends, our Cheerleading team is for you! Cheerleading is JV 3-5 and Varsity 6-8. Mrs. Kratts and Miss Lopardi are the cheerleading coaches. Tryouts for girls in fourth to sixth grade are held in October/November. The cheerleaders practice twice a week after school in our gym and cheer on our Boys Basketball teams on Saturdays. Uniforms are provided by our school. Usually at the end of the cheerleading season there are competitions the girls can participate in. Parents need to provide transportation after the practices and to the games. A permission slip, physical, and code of ethics form is required to join.
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The following forms are required to participate in any of our sports programs: