Paideia Knights volleyball team with Coach Wilson

Knights Athletics

Athletics is an important and growing co-curricular activity at Paideia. We believe athletic participation helps develop life skills and godly character through training, diligence, teamwork and sportsmanship.

fall sports

VOLLEYBALL

Middle School Girls | Grades 5-8
High School Girls | Grades 9-12
Because the volleyball season starts before school begins, it is imperative that any interested girls sign up by July 2.

Coach Ronnie Wilson – 865-387-8613

Both squads will practice and/or play three or four nights per week. Regular practices will start July 26, and the season will run through the first week of October. Please contact Ronnie Wilson at rwilson@paideiaknoxville.org or 865-387-8613 with questions.The cost is $100.

Register for Volleyball

CROSS COUNTRY

Paideia competes in the Knoxville Youth Athletics Elementary and Middle School Cross Country program. For details about the program, please visit the KYA site. You may contact your coach (listed below) with questions. The cost is $100.

Elementary Boys & Girls | Grades 3-5
Coach Tara McIlrath – 865-806-5380

Middle School Boys & Girls | Grades 6-8
Coach David Leach – 865-256-2246

Practices
The first practice will be Thursday, August 12.
Tuesdays on Paideia’s campus from 3:30 to 4:30
Thursdays at U.S. Cellular Field from 3:30 to 4:30

Meets
One Saturday meet in late August
Every Monday of September, with the exception of Labor Day (that meet is on the Wednesday after Labor Day)
One meet in October

Inclement Weather
We will run in the rain. Meets will go on as planned in the rain. But for severe weather check the KYA Twitter site.

Register for Cross Country

FLAG FOOTBALL

Middle School Boys | Grades 5-8
Coach Mark Hamilton

The game schedule will be released after the league meeting on August 14. Until then, we will begin practices. A final determination regarding team structure (1 or 2 teams) after the first several practices. Please contact Mark Hamilton at mhamilton@paideiaknoxville.org or 865-670-0440 with questions. The cost is $100.

Practices
The first practice will be Thursday, August 5.
Thursday, 8/5 and 8/12 from 3:30 to 5:00
Fridays, 8/6 and 8/13 from 3:30 to 5:00
Monday, 8/9 from 3:30 to 4:30

Games
Schedule TBD
All games will be in the local Knoxville area.

Register for Flag Football

CLIMBING

Upper School Boys & Girls | Grades 7-12
6th grade students may also participate with approval from Mr. Leach

Coach David Leach – 865-256-2246

Our teams compete in the Knox Area High School Climbing Team competition at River Sports. Practices will take place at River Sports on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 p.m. If a student cannot attend team practices but is able to practice on their own, they may still participate in the competitions. If you have any questions or for more information, please email Mr. Leach at dleach@paideiaknoxville.org. The cost is $100.

NOTE: Paideia will cover the cost of the meets with this registration fee. Students will be responsible for the cost of the practices at River Sports.

Register for Climbing

winter sports

BASKETBALL

Middle School Boys  | Grades 5-8
High School Boys |  Grades 9-12
Middle School Girls | Grades 5-8
High School Girls | Grades 9-12

Practices will begin after fall break and will be held on campus, immediately following the school day. The cost is $100 per player. Please contact Mark Hamilton at mhamilton@paideiaknoxville.org with questions.

Register for Basketball

spring sports

SOCCER

Middle School | Co-ed | Grades 5-7

KISL League

Register for MS Soccer

High School | Boys | Grades 8-12

Register for HS Soccer