….whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

—1 Corinthians 10:31


The privilege to play athletics gives our student athletes the opportunity to explore and use their God-given abilities in a way that brings glory to God.


Goals of SLA’s Athletic Program

  • To teach that talents and skills are God-given.
  • To teach that all of life is worship, and conduct and athletic participation should be God pleasing.
  • To nurture a Christian respect for other players, coaches, fans and officials.
  • To develop character traits such as self-discipline, self-esteem, responsibility, leadership, teamwork, and self-control under pressure, defeat, and failure, as well as proper acceptance of success and victory.
  • To provide the principles of sportsmanship, fair play and team support.
  • To develop a greater degree the fundamental skills and a knowledge of the rules.
  • To provide quality participation time in practice and in games.
  • To provide a Christian witness through athletic competition and sportsmanship.

Athletic Opportunities at SLA

  • August-October: Middle School Girls’ Volleyball
  • November – February: Boys’ Basketball (5th-6th Grade/7th-8th Grade)
  • November – February: Girls’ Basketball (5th-6th Grade/ 7th-8th Grade)
  • February – April: Soccer (Co-ed 3rd -5th Grade/ Co-ed 6th– 8th Grade)
  • April – Track Meet (K- 4th Grade/ 5th-8th Grade)

SLA Athletic Staff