Athletics

Sports Awards 2019-2020

Welcome to the 2019-2020 sports awards. First, I would like to thank the parents for their support. Allowing their child to participate in sports here at Adventure Christian Academy. Second, I would like to thank all of the parents who volunteered their time and willingness to help throughout the year. And lastly, I would like to thank the student athletes that have given their time to participate in the sports program.

--Coach Steve Meister, Athletic Director

COACHING STAFF 2019-2020

We would like to introduce the coaching staff here at Adventure Christian Academy. We would like to thank them for their commitment to the sports program.

 

  • Middle School Soccer Coach Gnann and Coach Meister

  • Middle School Track Coach Payne, Coach Covey and Coach Crotty

  • JV Girls Volleyball Coach Elliott

  • Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach Elliott

  • Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Littiken

  • JV Boys Basketball Coach Meister

  • Honor Guard Coach Dardeen

MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER 2019-2020

This season was a learning experience for me and the team.  We learned who we are as a team, and that it takes an entire team to make things happen.  I am so proud of the players who stuck it out for the entire season.

-Thanks, Coach Gnann

 

Team Members: Kendrick Andre, Katelyn Brooks, Evan Chesser, Skyler Crotty, Christian Gennaro, Jordan Holley, Landon Klyzub, David Mills, Alvin Moore, Brian Rickey, Tayshaun Smith, Mason Stokes and Jamin White.

 

AWARDS:

  • Hart and Hustle Award Alvin Moore

  • Most Improved Award Christian Gennero

  • Coaches Award Brian Rickey

MIDDLE SCHOOL TRACK 2019-2020

The 2020 track season was different from in the past, consisting of many new runners and athletes.  They worked hard, with great attitudes, and even set a few school records.  Our meets were uncharacteristically cold this year, yet the runners persevered, and we had fun.  Mrs. Payne, Mrs. Covey and Mrs. Amanda are very proud of all the athletes, and the way they represented ACA this season.

-Thanks, Coach Payne

 

Team Members: Kendrick Andre, Micah Cadet, Hailey Crawford, Aiden Herrera, Landon Klyzub, Brandon Knight, Matthew Maiello, Jazmin Norris, Cienna Paredes, Brian Rickey, Jade Rios, Caleb Shrode, Tayshaun Smith, Mason Stokes and Landon Vargas.

 

AWARDS:

  • Coaches Award Brian Rickey

  • Most Improved Landon Vargas

  • MVP Award Matthew Maiello

  • MVP Award Jazmin Norris

JUNIOR VARSITY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL 2019-2020

This year our team consisted of 8 players.  They were such a joy to coach.  Probably the best group of girls that I have ever coached.  We were still a young team.  These girls worked so hard and fought many battles against the teams in the conference.  And I am so proud of them.

-Thanks, Coach Elliott

 

Team Members: Taylor Culberson, Giovanna Di Scala, Harley Hughes, Brook Lawles, Emma Lawles, Jazmin Norris, Cienna Paredes, Jianiaris Santiago and Kiley Santos.

 

AWARDS:

  • MVP Award Cienna Paredes

  • Heart and Hustle Award Jazmin Norris

  • Top Server Award Emma Lawles

VARSITY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL 2019-2020

This year our team consisted of 8 players.  They were such a joy to coach.  Probably the best group of girls that I have ever coached.  We were still a young team.  These girls worked so hard and fought many battles against the teams in the conference.  And I am so proud of them.

-Thanks, Coach Elliott

 

Team Members: Hailymar Arias, Meraleigh Banks, Bailee Chesser, Caylyn Elliott, Makenna Elliott, Emiley Holtzclaw, Ava Palmer and Hallie Palmer.

 

AWARDS:

  • MVP Award Hallie Palmer

  • Heart and Hustle Emiley Holtzclaw

  • Top Server Award Makenna Elliott

VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL 2019-2020

This year our girls basketball team focus on going back to the basics.  With only a few players returning we saw many new faces on the court.  At the beginning of the year we worked on the basic basketball skills.  Our motto this year was “never give up”.  Every game we gave it our best and I am so proud of the girls.

-Thanks, Coach Littiken

 

Team Members: Heidi Brooks, Giovanna Di Scala, Makenna Elliott, Alexis Lay, Niasia Lay, Jazmin Norris, Cienna Paredes and Jessica Shrode.

 

AWARDS:

  • MVP Jessica Shrode

  • Heart and Hustle Heidi Brooks

  • Most Improved Giovanna Di Scala

JUNIOR VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL 2019-2020

This team was a joy to coach.  From the beginning to the end of the season this team made tremendous improvement.  When they were on the court each of them where very coachable while giving 110% effort and as a coach that is all that you can ask. I couldn’t have ask for a better group of young men to coach. Thanks, Coach Meister.

-Thanks, Coach Meister

 

Team Members: Landon English, Christian Gennaro, Darius Lay, Brandon Knight, Matthew Mabbit, Matthew Maiello, David Mills, Alvin Moore, Chris Newsom, Alex Newsome, Treyvon Reed, Caleb Shrode and Tayshaun Smith.

 

AWARDS:

  • MVP Award Matthew Mabbit

  • MVP Award Alex Newsome

  • Coaches Award Landon English

Honor Guard 2019-2020

The honor guard members did a great job of representing Adventure Christian Academy.  All of them did their job with dignity and should be very proud of themselves.

-Thanks, Coach Dardeen

 

Team Members: Tyler Eslinger, Christian Gennaro, Brian Rickey and Noel Tucker.

HIGH SCHOOL SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS 2019-2020

FCC All Stars Award:

  • JV Girls Volleyball Cienna Paredes

  • Varsity Girls Volleyball Emiley Holtzclaw

  • Varsity Girls Basketball Jessica Shrode

  • JV Boys Basketball Matthew Mabbit

Scholar Athlete Award:

  • Junior Heidi Brooks

  • Senior Justin Comer

  • Junior Caylyn Elliott

  • Freshman Landon English

  • Junior Emiley Holtzclaw

  • FreshmanNiasia Lay

  • Sophomore Alex Newsome

  • Freshman Ava Palmer

  • Junior Hallie Palmer

  • Sophomore Treyvon Reed

Senior Recognition Award:

Adventure Christian Academy would like to recognize our senior athletes.  Thank you for your commitment and dedication to our sports program.

  • Senior Jessica Shrode

  • Senior Justin Comer

Pride Award:

Adventure Christian Academy would like to recognize the student which best represents our school.  This student shows great character whether it is through sports, volunteering at school, or in the community and serving others.  It is my privilege to announce this year’s Adventure Christian Academy Pride Award winner.

  • Senior Justin Comer

That is the conclusion of the 2019-2020 sports award ceremony. It was an awesome sports year. Have a great summer and see you in the fall.

--Coach Steve Meister, Athletic Director