Fall Sports

*Must be a member of St Brendan Parish or student at St Brendan School to participate in ALL St Brendan sponsored athletics.*

Grades 4-8 Cheerleading  (Cost $80)

  • Must be a parishioner or attend St Brendan School.
  • There are no tryouts.
  • Squads will have 1 practice a week and then cheer at the game.
  • Season consists of 8 games played on Sundays beginning in early September and concluding the first weekend in November (tournament games).
  • Cheerleaders are cheering at the 4th-8th grade St Brendan boys games, which are played at various Columbus Diocese high schools.
  • Uniforms (skirt, vest, and pom-poms) are on loan by SBAA.
  • Parents need to provide black turtleneck, spankies and shoes.

Grades 4-6 Girls Volleyball  (Cost $135)
Grades 7-8 Girls Volleyball  (Cost $135)

  • Must be a parishioner, attend St Brendan School or be from a parish without a girls volleyball team.
  • A recreational and competitive league played against other parishes.
  • Teams formed based on number of signups per grade.
  • 7th & 8th Grade JV & Varsity teams typically have 1 competitive and 1 recreational team, depending on signups.
  • All other teams will begin practicing the week before school starts.
  • Regular season games are played on the weekends; 90 min practices are held 2 times per week.
  • Season ends with single-elimination tournament.

Grades 4-6 Boys Volleyball  (Cost $135)
Grades 7-8 Boys Volleyball  (Cost $135)

  • All parishioners, St. Brendan School students, and members of other parishes who do not have a Boys volleyball team are welcome to play for St. Brendan Parish.
  • Will compete in a competitive Boys League consisting of players from parishes within the Diocese of Columbus. The Varsity League (6th – 8th), and Senior Reserve League (4th – 6th) consists of boys from combined or individual grade levels.
  • Players will be placed on teams depending on signups per grade. Sixth grade boys with previous volleyball experience can try out for placement on the Varsity team.
  • Parents will be notified of team placement, roster, and coaching staff once signups are complete.
  • Practice for the fall season will begin in August and conclude in October. Practice days/times will be determined after teams are established.
  • Two 90 minute practices will be held each week during the regular and post season.
  • Regular season games are played on the weekends. Post season ends for each League with single-elimination tournament.

Grades 4-8 Cross Country (Cost $75)

  • Must be a parishioner or attend St Brendan School.
  • There are no tryouts.
  • Practices held 3 evenings per week starting early August at St. Brendan or local park.
  • Season consists of 6 meets run from early September to mid-October. Last season meets were run on Wednesday evenings, Saturday or Sunday.
  • Compete against teams across the diocese with different parishes hosting each meet.
  • 4th & 5th grade Boys and Girls divisions race 1 mile. Varsity Boys and Girls (6th-8th) divisions race 2 miles.
  • Uniforms provided on loan by SBAA.
  • Running shoes needed for practice. Spikes optional for meets.    

Grades 4-5 Boys Flag Football  (Cost $100)
Grades 5-8 Boys Tackle Football  (Cost $150)

  • Must be a parishioner or attend St Brendan School.
  • All equipment is provided including jerseys but is on loan and must be returned at the end of the season.
  • Practices start at the beginning of August and are usually held at St Brendan’s. Flag football practices 1-2 times per week. Tackle football practices 3-4 times per week.
  • Games usually start at the beginning of September and conclude by the beginning of November and are played at various Columbus Diocese schools and Catholic high schools.
  • Tackle football is grouped into a 5th-6th grade team and a 7th-8th grade team.

Soccer Grades K-4 Boys/Girls ($85)

  • Must be a member of St Brendan Parish or student at St Brendan School.
  • Includes a game jersey and socks.
  • Typically one 60 minute practice during the week.
  • All games are on Sunday.
  • This is recreation soccer so no prior experience needed.
  • Competition is introduced but our goal is to have fun and develop skill
  • All interested coaches need to have taken Protecting God’s children and have been fingerprinted.
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