Exciting Updates In Joy Christian School Athletics

Exciting Updates In Athletics

Written By: Patrick Blakesley

What a blessing I have been given to serve as the Athletic Director and I am very excited to share all of the good things going on here in the Athletic Department for Joy Christian.  I appreciate all the interest and patience from so many of you - we are working hard to fill all the requests and needs.  Below are a few of the updates:

Boys Basketball:  

 - Coach Moe Williams

 - Varsity and Middle School Teams for the coming year

Girls Basketball:

 - Coach Patrick Blakesley

- Varsity and Middle School Teams for the Coming Year

Girls Volleyball:

 - Coach Benita Ranney

 - Practices start today in the gym for all levels

Cross Country:

 - Coach Darla Fronstin

 - Coach Missy Borgstedt for Middle School


 - Currently Interviewing for both HS and MS


 - Coach Ralph Ramano

 - Practice Schedule to follow soon

 - Middle School Baseball is a go for the upcoming season


New Sports:

Mountain Biking:

 - I will be the coach (I ride competitively) 

 - We will be a part of a National Bike League (NICA): http://www.nationalmtb.org/ local league: http://www.arizonamtb.org/

 - PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO: “More Than a Sport" video produced by Trek: https://youtu.be/wimNfA_LLjg.

 - This is a great sport for those who want to experience what sports can offer.  No need for exceptional athletic ability - just a bike (and a helmet). 

- Co-ed teams, both MS and HS ride together at/with their age levels and skill levels

- International Students are welcome

 - Really an awesome program - so much more than a sport

 - Please let me know if your son or daughter would like to participate by July 4th.  Practices will start Mid-July.