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Dialectic and Rhetoric Sports

The ACADEMY offers a variety of sports at the Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Junior High level.

Cross Country

Varsity, JV, & Junior High

Head CoachSarah Rhea

Participants: Unlimited – must be able to demonstrate the conditioning standard of being able to run 3 miles in under 25:30 for boys and under 27:00 for girls the first day of practice

Open to: Grades 6-12

Season Dates: August-October

Weekly Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 4:00-5:30 p.m., Saturday meets

Cost: Approximately $200 for various items and activities

Special Factors: Summer training: 4 days a week beginning July 12th until school begins

Parent Participation: As requested by coach and team parent.

Known Conflicts: Fall activities. Contact the coach for specifics.

Girls Volleyball

Varsity, JV, & Junior High

Head Coach

Participants: 8-12 per team

Open to: 7th-8th grade girls, High School girls

School Season Dates: August– early October

Weekly Schedule: 2-hour daily practices except Wednesdays, weekend tournaments, off-season Club team

Cost: Approximately $200 for various items and activities for school season.  $1000 for Griffin Club season

Special Factors: Summer program, performance training, and open gyms strongly encouraged.

Parent Participation: As requested by coach and team parent. 

Known Conflicts: Fall activities. Contact the coach for details.

Girls Basketball

Junior Varsity & Junior High

Head CoachJody Wickersham

Participants: 12-15 per team

Open to: 7th-8th grade and High School Girls

Season Dates: November-February

Weekly Schedule: 2-3 games per week, practice Monday-Friday

Cost: Approximately $200-$250 for various items and activities

Special Factors: Summer league, summer camp, JV and Varsity practice and games during and post Christmas break.

Parent Participation: As requested by coach and team parent.

Boys Basketball

Varsity, JV, and Junior High

Head CoachRob McKinzie

Participants: 12-15 per team

Open to: 7th-8th grade and High School boys

Season Dates: November-February

Weekly Schedule: Approximately 4-5 days a week including 1-2 game nights, occasional weekend tournaments

Cost: Approximately $200-250 for various items and activities

Special Factors: Summer league, summer camp and open gyms, varsity practices and tournament during Christmas break, and out-of-town games and tournaments.

Parent Participation: As requested by coach and team parent. 

Track and Field

High School & Junior High

Head Coach: Josh Spears

Participants: Unlimited

Open to: Grades 7-12

Season Dates: January-April

Weekly Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 4:00-5:30 p.m., Saturday meets

Cost: Approximately $200 for various items and activities

Special Factors: May miss some meets due to The Academy travel program schedule.

Parent Participation: As requested by coach and team parent.

Known Conflicts: Spring activities. Contact the coach for specifics.