THE VIRGINIA ACADEMY ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
The mission of the Virginia Academy Athletic Department is to bring students, faculty, and community together in educational activities that promote healthy-spiritual lifestyles, enhance a sense of community, foster growth in leadership and teamwork skills, and encourage the pursuit of excellence in all areas.
The Athletic Department at Virginia Academy assist students to succeed academically and athletically, while providing highly structured programs and resources to instill a lifelong desire to succeed. Athletics and extracurricular activities are the backbone of building strong character, hard work ethics, and team work. Participation in athletics and extracurricular activities provides students the opportunities to become productive members of society and tomorrow’s leaders. The Activities Department’s ultimate goal is for the scholar-athletes and activity participants to walk across that stage in cap and gown with not only their high school diploma in hand but additionally having gathered lifelong memories that they will carry with them into their journey to the next level.
Virginia Academy strives on offering the following for student athletes:
Mentorship and Development
- Teaching and Building character thru Bible based principles, education and sports. (In That Order)
- Providing life changing experiences thru philanthropic ventures, guest speakers and statistical knowledge
- Business and Leadership skills for success. (Internships & Job Opportunities)
- Experienced coaches who have either played or coached these particular sports for
decades and at all levels
- A competitive environment that is centered around integrity, sportsmanship and leadership.
- A team/family atmosphere
Our commitment is to develop young men and women spiritually, mentally and physically. These qualities will help your son or daughter become a successful leader in sports, in business and in all of his or her interpersonal relationships in life. Our Team of Coaches and Player Support Advocates are dedicated to the whole-wellness and success of all of our scholar athletes.
We have dedicated our time and effort to help students from all walks of life and backgrounds.
Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
– Isaiah 40: 30—31
“Victory or defeat is not determined at the moment of crisis, but rather in the long and unspectacular period of preparation”