Athletics

Shaping a Child’s Development Through PE

Friday, June 26 | 11:30-12:15pm Athletics Session Recording Regents School of Austin’s Physical Education (PE) program is biblically based and focused on age-appropriate motor skill development. In this session, Regents’ PE Dept Chair, Nick Gordon will provide an overview of Regents’ PE Curriculum, starting with Kindergarten and finishing in 8th grade. Lower Grammar utilizes a Motor Skill Lab which has been essential to not only… Read More »Shaping a Child’s Development Through PE

Developing Relationships Between Academics and Athletics

Thursday, June 25 | 2:30-3:15pm Athletics Session Recording The purpose of this workshop is to provide helpful tips on developing sound, productive, working relationships between teachers, administration, and athletic staff/coaches. It is hopefully the consensus that the goal of the learning environment is to provide programming that addresses each student in a holistic manner. Whether athletics is considered co-curricular or extra-curricular, it is important that… Read More »Developing Relationships Between Academics and Athletics

Building a Successful Athletic Dept Starts at the Top

Friday, June 26 | 10:30-11:15am Athletics Heads of School & Boards Session Recording In this panel, participants will hear from two different Heads of School and their Athletic Directors on how essential Sports is to the fabric of their school culture, and it starts with school leadership. Beck Brydon Beck Brydon is the Director of Athletics for Regents School of Austin in Austin, Texas, a… Read More »Building a Successful Athletic Dept Starts at the Top

Coach Training & Development

Friday, June 26 | 2:30-3:15pm Athletics Session Recording Parents expect high-quality coaching on the field and court just like they expect high-quality teaching in the classroom. Yet, coach training and development isn’t a priority at many schools. Regents School of Austin’s Director of Athletics, Beck Brydon, will discuss Regents’ new Coaching Excellence program, a three-year training program for full and part-time coaches. Beck Brydon Beck… Read More »Coach Training & Development

Athletics is Essential to Classical Education

Thursday, June 25 | 11:30-12:15pm Athletics Session Recording What makes athletics a classical endeavor? Why is a vibrant athletic program not only relevant, but essential to classical education? What is meant by the statement, “the most classical part of any modern progressive education institution is actually their athletics program”? This seminar is meant to explore the pillars of classical education in an athletics program and… Read More »Athletics is Essential to Classical Education

How to Build a Successful Athletic Program

Thursday, June 25 | 10:30-11:15am Athletics Session Recording The athletic program is a key component of a healthy classical school. Every classical school can have a robust athletic program regardless of its size. With an average enrollment of 15-20 students per grade, Hillsdale Academy has built a thriving athletic program over the past twenty years. This panel will explore best practices and cover how to… Read More »How to Build a Successful Athletic Program