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WHO WE ARE

Who is The King’s Academy (TKA) Athletics?

TKA Athletics is a not-for-profit organization established in 2005 for the benefit of The Kings Academy students and eligible home school students who are interested in participating in competitive sports programs.

Who manages TKA Athletics?

 We have an operating board that oversees the day-to-day operations of our organization.  Our board is made up of homeschool parents, both men and women.  All members are actively involved in the community and their local churches. Each has demonstrated leadership skills, a servant heart, and interest and experience in various sports. TKA Athletics employs a full-time Athletic Director who manages the day-to-day operations of the association.

How is TKA Athletics organized?

Our organization is designed with layers of accountability providing necessary checks and balances, with players accountable to coaches, coaches accountable to the Athletic Coordinator, the Athletic Coordinator accountable to a Operating Board, and the Operating Board accountable to the Executive Board.

What about financial policies and organizational procedures?

Our financial records, bylaws and procedures are open to participating families in accordance with the open records laws for 501(c)(3) Non Profit Organizations.   We are a 501(c) 3 organization and will operate as such in every aspect.

OUR VISION

What is your purpose?

Our purpose is to honor and glorify the Lord Jesus Christ, and we seek to humbly serve members of His body in the local community.

What do you view as your primary focus?

Our primary focus is upon strengthening student athletes spiritually, mentally and physically, and we keep in mind that our programs exist for their benefit.

Do you have a Bible verse that supports your vision at TKA Athletics?

Yes we do!  The King’s Academy Athletics name and purpose is a reflection of 2 Timothy 2:5 which says, If anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victors crown unless he competes according to the rules. We desire our young athletes to learn the importance of competition by the rules, especially those that reflect the character of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

CONTACT INFORMATION

How do I contact TKA Athletics?

The King’s Academy Athletics mailing address is PO Box 675, Woodstock, GA 30188.  Our web address is www.tkaknights.org.  E-mails can be sent to [email protected]. To contact our Athletic Director, phone 404-429-6157.

How can I contact someone on the The King’s Academy Athletics staff?

Our Athletic Director as well as members of our Operating Board are available for contact by e-mail or phone.  For further contact information, click here.

How can I stay informed?

Our website is up-to-date with the latest The King’s Academy Athletic news including program information, calendars, schedules, game directions, coach bios, news releases, sponsor info, and more!  

PARTICIPATION

Who can participate?

Participation is open to all students who attend The Kings Academy.  Depending on the sport, conference, and eligibility requirements, there may be opportunity for students in the homeschool community to participate. Most programs are open to 6th thru 12th grade students. 

How do I get involved in a particular sports program?

If you are interested in getting involved in a sports program offered by The King’s Academy Athletics, you can find out more by visiting our sports page and selecting one of the programs.  On each sports page, you will find information regarding team requirements, pre-season clinics, tryouts, and coaching contacts.  You may download an interest form which you can fill out and then mail or e-mail to us. 

I am interested in coaching for The King’s Academy - how do I proceed?

For those interested in coaching opportunities, a coach’s application form is available on the website by clicking here.  Once your application is received, you will be contacted for an initial interview by our Athletic Coordinator.  All coaches must undergo an interview process including reference calls and a criminal background check. Coaches must also agree with our Statement of Faith and be willing to sign and abide by our Coach’s Code of Conduct.

Are parents invited to participate?

We welcome parents with talent, interest and experience to assist with various committee duties for each sport.  Please communicate with our Athletic Director if you have interest in this regard.

What is your policy regarding participation by those of different faiths?

We do not promote or endorse any particular Christian denomination.  However, we do abide by a Statement of Faith based on fundamental Christian beliefs and ask that everyone involved in TKA Athletics show respect for this spiritual foundation.  To view this statement, click here. The King’s Academy Athletics does not discriminate against participants on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin. 

SPORTS PROGRAM DETAILS

What sports does The King’s Academy offer?

At this time, we offer baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, softball, soccer, swim, tennis, and volleyball.  For more information about each sport, visit the individual program pages on this website.

What are your colors & mascot?

The King’s Academy Athletics mascot is THE KNIGHTS, and our colors are maroon, navy & silver. 

When do the sports programs run?

Baseball clinics are held in January with tryouts in February, and the season runs from March through May. Basketball clinics are held in August with tryouts in September, and the season runs from October through February. Cheerleading is basically a year-round sport with clinics held in March with tryouts the same month, football season from August through November, and competition season from January through March.  Cross Country practices begin in July with no tryouts, and the season runs from August through October. Football clinics are held in May with practices beginning the last week of July, and the season runs from August through November. Golf clinics are held in February with tryouts the same month, and the season runs from March through April.  Soccer evaluations/registrations are held in early December. Fitness training begins in January with practices beginning in February. The season runs from late February to early May. Our Swim team practices begin in August with the season running from October through January. Tennis clinics are held in February with tryouts the same month, and the season runs from March through April. Volleyball clinics are held in May with tryouts in June, and the season runs from August through October.  Our Softball Team plays in the spring.  

Which leagues does The King’s Academy participate in?

The King’s Academy participates in several leagues.  For specific league information, please check the Affiliations and Conferences page on this website.

How much does it cost?

Participation fees are comparable to equivalent sports programs in the area. The King’s Academy Athletics is a non-profit organization, and the necessary fees for uniforms, equipment, and supplies are shared equally by participating families in each sports program. Program budgets are published to participating families. Please see the individual sports pages for details.

What are your program policies?

Participating families are provided with individual program information including policies & procedures, code of conduct, budgets, contacts, dates, and more at the information meeting held for each sport prior to pre-season clinics and tryouts.  Check the sports program pages on this website for details regarding when these meetings are held.

Can TKA athletes letter in sports?

Any student in grades 9-12, that completes a season as a Varsity participant is eligible to receive a varsity letter.  If a student is injured during the season and unable to compete, the coaches will determine how the student can best serve the team as a Varsity participant.  Varsity letters will be presented at the close of the season at the awards banquet.  Varsity jackets may be ordered through local retailers, and information regarding these orders will be presented to students during the season.

See: Lettering page

SPONSORSHIP & BOOSTER CLUB INFORMATION


Who are your sponsors, and how can I become one?

The King’s Academy Athletics is proud to be sponsored by several fine organizations such as Publix, Chick-Fil-A, Shirt Shanty Promotional Designs, Batters Up Complex and World of Kids Athletic Campus. We encourage families to visit these sponsors and show their appreciation for making The King’s Academy Athletics programs possible. We welcome any other individuals or organizations interested in sponsoring The King’s Academy Athletics to contact us! Your sponsorships and donations are critical to allowing us to build these sports programs and we greatly appreciate your financial support. If you or your company is interested in becoming a sponsor and/or making a donation, please email us at [email protected].

Do you have a booster club?

Yes, we do!  In order to provide our teams with the support they need we have an official booster club for The King’s Academy Knights.  There are numerous costs associated with acquiring equipment, buying uniforms, paying tournament fees, etc.  These are items that are essential to providing our athletes with everything they need to excel in their chosen sports.  You can join with us as a booster club member at several levels!  For more info, please review the Booster Club page.


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The King's Academy Knights

471 Arnold Mill Road 
Woodstock, Georgia 30188

Email Us: [email protected]
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