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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


High School Girls | Grades 9-12
Middle School Girls | Grades 5-8
Because the volleyball season starts before school begins, it is imperative that any interested girls sign up this summer – registration deadline is June 30.

Both teams will practice and/or play 3-4 nights per week this summer (HS starting July 10th, MS starting July 17th). The season will begin in August and will run through the first week of October. Cost is $125 per player. Please contact Kristin Monge ( with questions.

Register for Middle School Volleyball
Register for High School Volleyball


Elementary Boys & Girls | Grades K-5
Middle School Boys & Girls | Grades 6-8 

The tennis season goes from the beginning of September to the end of October. Practices will start in mid-August with two practices per week. Once the season starts, students should expect 1 practice and 1 game per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students are responsible for their own racket, shoes, and shorts/skirts. The school will supply the team t-shirt. The cost per student is $175. Please contact Kristin Monge ( with questions.

Register for K-5 Tennis
Register for Middle School Tennis


Elementary Boys & Girls | Grades 3-5
Middle School Boys & Girls | Grades 6-8

Paideia competes in the Knoxville Youth Athletics Elementary and Middle School Cross Country program. Practice will begin mid-August. There are 5 regular season meets for each group during the month of September, and a championship meet in October for all runners. State championships for qualifiers is in late October. For details about the program/schedule, please visit the KYA site (NOTE: do not register on the KYA site – you will register through Paideia’s FACTS link below). For questions, please reach out to Tara McIlrath ( Cost is $125. The deadline to sign up for Cross Country is August 24.

Practice is every Tues and Thurs from 3:30 to 4:30 – start date in mid-August TBA. Kids can come out and practice with us a few times and then officially register before the first big meet.

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