Athletics

Students in third through eighth grade at Ave Maria Catholic School have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports where they will develop leadership, team work, cooperation, and good sportsmanship through competition. All students that register and pay for a particular sport will be placed on a team. Ave Maria is part of, and regulated by, the Catholic Schools Athletic League.

 

Based on grade level, there are two separate leagues that Ave Maria participates in:

 

Sports Offered (Sport / Team availability depends on registration / participation levels):

  • Fall:  Cross Country, Flag Football, Boys Volleyball, Girls Softball
  • Winter:  Boys & Girls Basketball
  • Spring:  Boys Baseball, Girls Volleyball, Futsal

(SCROLL TO BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO SEE IMPORTANT ATHLETICS DATES)

Other Important Notes:

All registration forms, fees, uniform deposits and parent / coaching training completions are due at the beginning of the applicable season.  See registration forms for additional information. If there are special circumstances that need assistance or consideration, please contact the Athletic Director or School Principal

All Tryout / Practice sessions are closed to coaches / players only.  Throughout the seasons, there may be special events held at AMCS for all to attend – these will be communicated through both the coaching staffs as well as normal school communications (Herald, Teacherease, etc.).

Student – Athlete Eligibility:   Please refer to the Student Handbook for information on Academic / Behavioral eligibility requirements.

Coaching Opportunities:  

  • Ave Maria coaches are volunteers who dedicate their time and talent in support of our student athletes
  • Coaching selections are made by the Athletic Director in consultation with the AMCS Principal
  • Coaching Requirements.  Copies of all completion certificates to be filed with the Athletic Director:
    • Safe Environment Training (SET) Completed Annually (All Leagues – Classes at Ave Maria)
    • Concussion Training (CSAL – Online Link to classes on CSAL site)
    • Play Like A Champion – Coaching Class (See CSAL site for class dates / locations)
    • State of Colorado Mandated Report Class – Educators (CSAL – Online Link to classes on CSAL site)

Contact for Athletics:  Aaron Menke, Athletic Director (email)

 

Upcoming Athletics Dates

SEPTEMBER

Sept 30:  Flag Football Week 2

  • Widgets (3rd & 4th Grades)
    • Ave Red vs All Souls – 9AM  @AMCS
    • Ave Blue vs Ave Red – 11AM @ AMCS
    • Ave Blue vs Our Lady of Loretto – 1PM @ AMCS
  • JV (5th & 6th Grades)
    • Ave Red vs St Vincent DePaul – 8AM @ St Mary’s Littleton
    • Ave Red vs Ave Blue – 10AM @ St Mary’s Littleton
    • Ave Blue vs Good Shepherd – 12PM @ St Mary’s Littleton
  • Varsity (7th & 8th Grades)
    • Ave vs All Souls – 2PM @ St Bernadette
    • Ave vs St Thomas More – 3PM @ St Bernadette

OCTOBER

3rd     Cross Country Meet – 4PM – Holy Family

7th      Flag Football Games

  • Widgets – Ave Blue vs Our Lady of Loretto – 9AM @ AMCS
  • Widgets – Ave Blue vs All Souls – 10AM @ AMCS
  • Widgets – Ave Red vs Most Precious Blood – 11AM @ AMCS
  • JV – Ave Blue vs St Rose – 12PM @ St Mary’s Littleton
  • JV – Ave Red vs St Rose – 1PM @ St Mary’s Littleton
  • Widgets – Ave Red vs All Souls – 1PM @ AMCS
  • JV – Ave Blue vs Notre Dame – 2PM @ St Mary’s Littleton
  • JV – Ave Red vs Notre Dame – 3PM @ St Mary’s Littleton
  • Varsity – Ave vs Blessed Sacrament – 4PM @ St Mary’s Littleton
  • Varsity – Ave vs Most Precious Blood – 5PM @ St Mary’s Littleton

13th    Basketball Registration Closes

14th    Cross Country Meet – Mullen High School – 8AM

Flag Football Games (All games at Mullen High School)

  • Widgets – Ave Red vs All Souls – 8AM
  • Widgets – Ave Blue vs Most Precious Blood – 9AM
  • Widgets – Ave Red vs Most Precious Blood – 10AM
  • Widgets – Ave Blue vs All Souls – 10AM
  • JV – Ave Red vs Good Shepherd – 12PM
  • Varsity – Ave vs Notre Dame – 1:30PM
  • JV – Ave Blue vs St Vincent DePaul – 1:30PM
  • Varsity – Ave vs St Thomas More – 2:30PM
  • JV – Ave Red vs Our Lady of Loretto – 2:30PM
  • JV – Ave Blue vs St Mary’s – 3PM

16th – 20th    Basketball Camp @ AMCS (See Herald for Sign Up Information)

  • Mon / Tues
    • 3:15 – 4:45 (K – 2nd)
    • 4:45 – 6:15 (7th – 8th)
  • Wed / Thurs
    • 3:15 – 4:45 (3rd – 4th)
    • 4:45 – 6:15 (5th – 6th)
  • Friday – “Futures Games”  Home Games for our K-4th Grades.  Family / Friends Welcome to Cheer on our “Future” Ave Student-Athletes!!!
    • 3:15 – 4:45 (K – 2)
    • 4:45 – 6:15 (3rd – 4th)

21st    Flag Football Tournament (Games / Times TBD) @St Mary’s Littleton

31st    Halloween – Ave Maria No Play / No Practice Day