Lion Pride

As a Christian school, God is always put first! The coaching staff will also make sure that every athlete knows they are important to the team and to God.
The mission of the Zion Lutheran School Athletic program is to instill a sense of fair play and good sportsmanship while encouraging positive fitness and nutrition habits always displaying a positive Christian attitude to fellow athletes, coaches and officials.  Expectations of the Athlete Zion expects athletes to be what they are – God’s people. A Zion athlete will conduct himself/herself in such a manner as to be recognized not only as an athlete but also, more
importantly, as a Christian (II Timothy 2:5). The Zion athlete will:

  • Reflect his/her faith in Christ:
  • Strive to be a better player today than he/she was yesterday;
  • Play hard all of the time, regardless of the score;
  • Respond positively to coaching suggestions and criticism because only through correct
  • practice will he/she improve;
  • Practice and play fairly, giving complete effort in all circumstances and credit in victory to
  • teammates and to opponents in defeat.
  • Meet all attendance and academic requirements;sports
  • Have fun; sports are meant to be fun.
  • Demonstrate respect for opponents and officials before, during and after contest;
  • All fifth through eighth grade students will be eligible for various athletic opportunities. Two
  • sports are exceptions to this policy; baseball is limited to sixth through eighth grade, and boys’
  • volleyball is limited to seventh and eighth grade.
  • Zion Lutheran School has extra-curricular athletic teams that participate in the following sports:
  • Girls’ volleyball (August through October) Boys’ baseball (August through October)
  • Girls’ basketball (October through March) Boys’ basketball (October through March)
  • Boys’ and Girls’ track (March through May) Cheerleading (October through February)
  • Boys’ volleyball (September)