OUR ATHLETIC PROGRAM

Lacrosse-Boys-015The purpose of the athletic program at Immanuel Christian School is to provide a God-glorifying avenue for student athletes to participate in interscholastic competition. We do this through Christian coaches who are passionate about sharing their love for Christ through sports, by equipping our athletes with the necessary facilities and equipment and by fostering an environment of encouragement and growth in the knowledge of God through sports. While it is our desire to have a competitive program, we are first and foremost committed to upholding God’s truth. Therefore, our primary goal is to show our athletes, as 1 Timothy 4:8 states, that “physical training is of some value, but godliness holds value in all things, holding promise for this life and the life to come.” Because of our commitment to Christ, family and school, we schedule each sport a maximum of three days per week and never schedule any athletic function on a weekend or holiday.

“I firmly believe that through interscholastic athletics a student’s character is revealed, which allows the opportunity for coaches to partner with parents and come alongside students to facilitate the growth of Christian principles. My goal for the students who come through our program is that they would grow in their sport specific skills, compete to the best of their ability, and emulate Christ-like attributes both on and off the field or court.”

~Mark Warden, Athletic Director

OUR MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAM

Conference

Our Middle School (6th-8th grades) is a member in good standing of the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC), made up of six private schools throughout the Washington DC Metro Area.

Middle School Competitive Sports

We compete in soccer, cross country, basketball, softball and lacrosse.

  • Soccer (5th – 8th grade, JV and varsity girls and boys teams)
  • Cross Country (5th – 8th grade, JV and varsity girls and boys teams)
  • Basketball (5th – 8th grade, JV and varsity girls and boys teams)
  • Softball (6th – 8th grade, varsity girls and boys teams)
  • Lacrosse (6th – 8th grade, varsity girls and boys teams)

Directions to Athletic Games

OUR HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAM

Our Goal For High School Student-Athletes

  • Glorify God…the most important measure of our success. (Colossians 3:17a) “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it in the name of the Lord Jesus…”
  • Exemplify Christian character…attitude, behavior, and sportsmanship, exhibiting a God-honoring lifestyle while abstaining from drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. (I Corinthians 6:19b-20) “…You are not your own, you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your body”
  • Strive for excellence…exhibit a heart for hard work, passion, enthusiasm and energy in the classroom and on the field. (Colossians 3:23) “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.”
  • Compete as one…what is best for the team always comes first. (Philippians 2:4) “Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.”
  • Run the race to win…compete at the highest possible level. (1 Corinthians 9:24b) “…run in such a way as to get the prize
  • Be committed…showing up and honoring your word is the norm. (1 John 2:5b ESV) “But whoever keeps his word…by this we may know that we are in Him.”

Conference

During our inaugural (2019-20) year, ICHS will be a member of the Northern Virginia Independent Athletic Conference and a member of the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA).

High School Competitive Sports

Year 1 (2019-20)

  • Cross County
  • Basketball
  • Track

Year 2 (2020-21)

  • Cross County
  • Basketball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball

Year 3 (2021-22)

  • Cross County
  • Basketball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Soccer

Year 4 (2022-23)

  • Cross County
  • Basketball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Baseball
  • Lacrosse

Future Sports:

  • Tennis
  • Cheerleading
  • Softball
  • Golf

 


Enjoy a highlight video of the 2016 Homecoming Basketball game where the ICS Warriors clinched a win against the Trinity Gryphons. Thanks to 2015 alumni, Michael Schroeder, for putting this video together!