The interscholastic sports program at St. Teresa’s Academy is an integral part of the school curriculum. This program provides student-athletes with experiences and learning situations outside the classroom that will contribute toward the positive development of the total person. STA provides student-athletes with excellent sport-specific and athletic skills training, team and individual success in athletic competition, and education in good sportsmanship.
2021-2022 Athletic Guidelines
Contact Ty Abney, Athletic Director, with questions.
Tryouts for the 2022-23 fall season begin August 8, 2022, for Cross Country, Golf, Softball, Tennis, and Volleyball. As mandated by the Missouri State High School Activities Association, student-athletes are not eligible for tryouts or competition until they have an annual physical and complete the MSHSAA Physical Exam Form. When completed, the form must be submitted electronically to the PRIVIT website. All other forms shown under the athlete’s account must be completed. To ensure proper completion, please refer to either the New Parent Instructions or Returning Parent Instructions. Student-athletes are not allowed to participate in tryouts or contests until all forms are completed and submitted correctly online by Friday, August 5. MSHSAA requirements.
If all items are not complete prior to tryouts, the individual will not be allowed to participate. A physical form completed by a physician on August 1, 2020 or later will be accepted. Please contact the Athletic Office with any questions.
While the MSHSAA PPE Form is now valid for a two-year period from the date of the physical examination, all other pre-participation documents on PRIVIT must be completed/updated annually for every student-athlete.
NOTE: It is imperative to use the appropriate Parent Instructions and proper submission. No paper forms will be accepted and will be returned to the student-athlete. For questions completing the online submission, please contact PRIVIT Customer Service via https://support.privit.com/hc/en-us or by calling 844-234-4357.
MSHSAA Physical Form
New Parent PRIVIT Instructions
Returning Parent PRIVIT Instructions
STA Athletic Master Calendar
How to Protect Your High School Eligibility
August 8 – 7:30-9:30 a.m., STA Track
August 9 – 7:30-9:30 a.m., STA Track
August 10 – 7:30-9:30 a.m., STA Track
August 11 – 7:30-9:30 a.m., STA Track
August 12 – 3:30-5:30 p.m., STA Track
August 13 – 7:30-9:30 a.m., STA Track
August 8 – TBD
August 9 – TBD
August 10 – TBD
August 11 – TBD
August 12 – TBD
August 8 – 7:00-9:00 a.m., Kevin Gray Field
August 9 – 7:00-9:00 a.m., Kevin Gray Field
August 10 – 7:00-9:00 a.m., Kevin Gray Field
August 11 – 7:00-9:00 a.m., Kevin Gray Field
August 12 – 7:00-9:00 a.m., Kevin Gray Field
August 8 – 9:00-11:00 a.m., Plaza Tennis Center
August 9 – 9:00-11:00 a.m., Plaza Tennis Center
August 10 – 9:00-11:00 a.m., Plaza Tennis Center
August 11 – 9:00-11:00 a.m., Plaza Tennis Center
August 8 – JR/SR and anyone who played for JV or Varsity last season (4:00-5:30 p.m.), FR/SO and all Sophomores who played on the 2021 Freshman Team (5:45-7:15 p.m.) – Goppert Gymnasium
August 9 – JV/V- All incoming juniors & seniors, anyone who played for JV or Varsity last season and invited freshmen (4:00-5:30 p.m.), FR/SO (5:45-7:15 p.m.) – Goppert Gymnasium
August 10 – JV/V (4:00-5:30 p.m.), FR/C-Team (5:45-7:15 p.m.) – Goppert Gymnasium
August 11 – JV/V (4:00-5:15p.m.), FR/C-Team (5:45-7:00 p.m.) – Goppert Gymnasium
As mandated by MSHSAA, student-athletes are not eligible for tryouts until they have an annual physical and complete the MSHSAA Physical Exam Form and submit it electronically to the PRIVIT website. It is also STA Athletics Department policy that all athletes interested in trying out for any athletics team must have a baseline test on file via the XLNTbrain website prior to the start of those respective tryouts.
St. Teresa’s Academy is proud to partner with the Children’s Mercy Kansas City Center for Sports Medicine. They provide athletic training services for student-athletes across the area.
All camp registrations will close at 12 p.m. the Saturday prior to the start of camp. Registration deadlines are final.
STA’s campus has modern athletic facilities to help prepare the student-athletes for competition in the largest classification of MSHSAA schools. The athletic facilities on campus are used daily by the school’s physical education programs. STA utilizes additional off-campus facilities to offer a complete training and competitive experience for student-athletes.
- Basketball (one game court or two practice courts, six goals)
- Volleyball (one or two game/practice courts, two nets)
- Fitness Center
- Large meeting room
- Classroom space with video capabilities
- Indoor batting cages
- Concession stands (indoor/outdoor)
McDonnell Family Sports Complex
- Track (eight-lane track, shot put/discus, high jump, long jump, pole vault)
- Kevin Gray Field (lacrosse, soccer, softball with outdoor batting cages)
- STA Tennis Courts (two courts, resurfaced in 2010)
STA is proud to partner with the Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Mercy. The center provides athletic training services for student-athletes at STA and at many high schools and clubs in the metropolitan area. Staff from the Sports Medicine Center provide sideline coverage and help our student-athletes be prepared physically and avoid injury. Learn More