Philosophy 

 

The athletic program at St. Paul’s Lutheran School exists to give our students another opportunity to honor their Lord and Savior as they learn and practice important values and principles of life such as team work, competition, discipline, and hard work. It also develops the overall athleticism of children as they learn the basic fundamentals of their given sports.

 

We also teach our student athletes about priorities in life, and in keeping them in this order:  God, family, school, and then athletics.  Honoring God through studying His Word, through regular worship attendance, and through serving Him through what we say and do is our first priority.  We honor and obey our parents and commit ourselves to family only second to God.  Education is our third priority, and doing our best in school.  If we keep the first three priorities to the best of our ability, we can rightly commit time and energy to our athletic growth through our team play on our St. Paul’s athletic teams.

 

Athletic Association / Coaching

 

St. Paul’s Lutheran School participates in the Lutheran School Athletic Association (LSAA) which has a membership of approximately sixteen Lutheran Schools from three counties in Northeastern Indiana. We compete with these Lutheran schools in an atmosphere of Christian fellowship and sportsmanship. We appreciate the hard work of parents and teachers throughout the various sports seasons who generously volunteer their time and talents to provide coaching and mentoring for our children. Parents who have an interest in coaching a particular sport may contact the athletic director for information on how to get involved!

 

 

Links

 

The following links may be helpful to you:

 

Our School Athletic Calendar – All games and practices may be found here by date.  Also, maps to locations of our games may be found by clicking on the event as listed on the calendar.

 

St. Paul’s Basketball Facebook Page – Like this page for basketball updates and pictures.

 

Lutheran School Athletic Association (LSAA) – Our area Lutheran School Athletic League.

 

Indiana Lutheran School Athletic Association (ILSAA) – Our state Lutheran Athletic Association of which every Lutheran School in Indiana has membership.

 

Concordia Lutheran High School Athletics – Concordia is the high school to which St. Paul’s feeds.  We encourage all of our students to continue their Christian education at CLHS both for academics and athletics where the teachers and coaches follow the same Christ-centered philosophy found at St. Paul’s.  This will link you to the CLHS athletic page.

 

Athletic Forms for Parents

 

IHSAA Physical Form (All Athletes are required to have one of these on file in the school office before participating in St. Paul’s athletics.)

 

Heads Up Concussion Fact Sheet for Parents

 

Mr. Andy Whirrett, Athletic Director