Athletics

Knoxville Ambassadors offer the following sports:

Knoxville Ambassadors Sports inlude:  baseball, basketball, cross country, softball, soccer and volleyball. For addititional information visit http://knoxvilleambassadors.com.

 

Cross Country Team

The Cross Country team begins training each Fall. Cross Country is an exciting sport that provides discipline, exercise and a chance for our homeschooled kids to participate as part of a sports team! Typically, elementary students run on Mondays and middle school students run on Tuesdays -- at 5 pm.  

There is a fee of $26 and racers will need good running shoes, singlet and matching shorts. 

The meets are held at beautiful locations across East Tennessee. The entry fee allows runners to participate in all 6 races. For more information contact Julia Jinks at sixjinks@gmail.com.

 

Swim Club and Team

The Swim Club provides an opportunity for participants to reach their highest personal potential as athletes and as individuals by promoting life-long fitness and discipline. The club equips swimmers of all levels with water-safety training, technique instruction, and endurance workouts. Through excellent coaching, participants learn sportsmanship, team-building, confidence and discipline in a fun and productive way that enhances each athlete’s body, mind, and soul. The Swim Club consists of three parts:  Training Practices, Flyers Competitive Team, and Adult Fitness.

Training Practices and Adult Fitness:  These sessions are for swimmers of any level of swim ability, ages 4 to adult. Swimmers can practice any or all of the following times: M/W/F mornings from 7:15-8:45 a.m. and T/R afternoons from 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Flyers Swim Team:  Flyers is a competitive team for middle and high school students. The season runs from early October through mid-February. Flyers swimmers will practice during the BHEA Swim Club practice times during the competition season. 

Spring 2017

We will run an 18 week season. January 9 (Mon) - May19 (Friday).  We will take off for Spring Break (March 13-17).  We will swim all other holidays. 

1st or 2nd - 9 week session:

1st session - 9 weeks (Jan 9- March 10) 

2nd session - 9 weeks (March 20-May 19)

Schedule: 

If you are not sure what level your child(ren) should swim, Julia or Mary will be happy to walk you through the description of the levels. A description is also in the Registration link.            

 

Swim Levels
Age suggestion approx.
Mon/Wed/Fri AM
 
Tues/Thurs PM
 
     
Parent/Tot (2-3yrs) 7:15-7:45 not available
Beginner Non-Swimmer 
age 4+ requires a floatie
not available 2:30-4:00
     
Beginner Swimmer  
ages 5+ swims independently 
7:15-8:45 not available
     
Advanced Beginner 7:15-8:45 2:30-4:00
Intermediate 7:15-8:45 2:30-4:00
Advanced 7:15-8:45 2:30-4:00
Adult 7:45-8:45 not available

 

Swimmer Fees

1. $73 Building Fee per family (unless you paid for the whole year in the fall) 

2. 

 

 Full Semester       1st-9 wk Session     2nd-9wk Session  
1st child $200 1st child $100 1st child $100
2nd child $195 2nd child $100 2nd child  $100
3rd+child $190 3rd+ child $95 3rd+ child $95
Adult $100 Adult  $50 Adult

$50

 

BHEA Swim Club Coordinator: Mary Bergquist at 865-291-8008.

Flyers Team Coordinator: Lisa Best lbest62@gmail.com. 

 

Fencing

Pat Luna is a former homeschooling parent who offers weekly fencing lessons to area students. Call (865) 919-0619 for details.

 

Maryville Christian School Athletics:  

The Maryville Christian Athletic Department occasionally has roster spots available for homeschooled students. Each team has a roster maximum and can only accept a set number of players. Players must try out for each respective team. Players will not be responsible for paying the fee unless they make the team. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Director of Athletics.