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Genoa Christian Academy,

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GCA Athletics


GCA is affiliated with the Central Ohio Athletic League (COAL). The COAL is comprised of Christian and non-Christian schools. Our teams also have the option to participate in the Ohio Christian School Athletic Association (OCSAA) state tournaments. GCA has earned several league championships, as well as a few state championship and runner-up titles.

 

Our desire for our coaches is to model Christ-like living, love our student athletes, coach in a positive and enthusiastic manner, and work to make a difference in each student's athletic life. Scroll down to read more about our teams.

GCA families may purchase discounted season or annual sports passes at the gate. GCA students get in free to home games. Season or annual sports passes are not accepted at away games or tournaments.

 

Season and Annual Passes

  • Season: $30 individual, $50 family

  • Annual: $50 individual, $75 family​

 

Individual Tickets

Varsity:

  • $5 for adults

  • $3 for non-GCA student and senior adults

  • $1 for GCA grandparents

  • GCA students and children under 5 are free.                                                        

Middle School:

  • $3 for adults

  • $2 for non-GCA students and senior adults

  • $1 GCA grandparents

  • GCA students and children under 5 are free.

Thank you for your support!

Jake Hardy

Athletic Director

Team Parents: We need volunteers at home games. Please sign up using the links below:

 Varsity Boys Basketball 

Middle School Boys Basketball

Varsity Girls Basketball

Middle School Girls Basketball

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Boys Basketball

 

GCA offers Middle School and Varsity Boys Basketball Teams. Zack Ruder coaches the Middle School Boys Basketball Team. Zack is GCA's Dean of Students and Upper Academy Bible teacher, and also a pastor at The Village Church. Zack's wife, Megan, also teaches and coaches at GCA, and they have two children enrolled at GCA. Assistant Coach Jeff Lee and his wife Kari have four children enrolled at GCA.

 

Details about GCA's High School Basketball Team coaching staff will be announced soon.

 

We may have spots available for high school homeschooled students. Please contact the GCA Athletic Director via the link above or call the office at 740-965-5433.

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Girls Basketball

 

GCA offers Middle School and Varsity Girls Basketball Teams. Our Middle School Girls Basketball Team is coached by Mindy Bartley, our High School History/Social Studies teacher. Mindy and Craig Bartley have a daughter enrolled at GCA and a son who graduated from GCA and is attending college. Assistant Coach Whitney Stalnaker is our Intervention Services Coordinator. She and her husband have two young daughters enrolled at GCA.

 

The Varsity Girls Basketball Team is coached by Christina Wolber, a GCA Upper Academy math teacher with 18 years of coaching experience.

We may have spots available for high school homeschooled students. Please contact the GCA Athletic Director via the link above or call the office at 740-965-5433.

Golf

 

GCA's Golf Team is coached by Phil Kinley, the Director of Finance for Genoa Church. Spots are available for 8th-12th Grade boys and girls in the fall season. Please contact GCA Athletic Director via the link above or call the office at 740-965-5433.

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Soccer

 

GCA offers fall soccer teams for Middle and High School students. Our teams are coached by Michael Carlisle, Tommy Muceus, Jason Lozano and Brian Christensen. 

 

Coach Carlisle is the head coach of our Varsity Soccer team. He is also the Community and Outreach Director at The Village Church in Columbus.

Coach Muceus, our Middle School Soccer coach, loves the game of soccer and has a passion for discipleship. He attended Xenia Christian as a starting forward and is thrilled to bring his skills and knowledge to GCA. 

 

Assistant coaches Christensen and Lozano are GCA parents who have a passion for helping young athletes grow spiritually as well as developing their God-given talents. 

 

We may have spots available for high school homeschooled students. Please contact the GCA Athletic Director via the link above or call the office at 740-965-5433.

Cheerleading

 

GCA's Cheerleading squads are open to Middle and High school girls. Our squads cheer for boy's basketball games in the winter. Our Middle School Cheer Coach is Brittany Wagner, and our High School Cheer Coach is GCA Elementary teacher Katie LeBrun.

Please contact the GCA Athletic Director with any questions via the link above or call the office at 740-965-5433.

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Softball 

GCA offers high school girls softball during the spring season coached by Sean Smith and Shara Martin. Coach Smith grew up playing baseball and has a heart for growing players in Christ. He and his wife Elaine have 3 children attending GCA. Coach Martin has previously coached middle school softball and has a daughter attending high school at GCA. She teaches math at GCA and leads high school girls bible studies in her spare time.

 

Please contact the GCA Athletic Director for more information via the link above or call the office at 740-965-5433.

Track and Field

 

GCA is proud to offer a Spring Track and Field team for middle school boys and girls. The coaching staff will be announced soon. Please contact the GCA Athletic Director for more information via the link above or call the office at 740-965-5433.

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Volleyball

 

GCA offers Middle and High School Girls Volleyball teams. Megan Ruder, a GCA Elementary teacher, and Dr. Jeff Lee, a GCA parent, coach our Varsity Girls Volleyball Team. Dr. Laura Dzugan, a GCA Middle School teacher, coaches our Middle School Girls Volleyball Team. Our Middle School team captured first place in the 2017 COAL Tournament.

 

High School Boys Volleyball is coached by Dr. Jeff Lee. We may have spots available for high school homeschooled students. Please contact the GCA Athletic Director for more information via the link above or call the office at 740-965-5433.

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Ski Club

 

GCA offers an Upper Academy (6th-12th Grade) Ski Club. The club adviser is Brian Kutzley, our Middle School Social Studies teacher. David Vics, a GCA parent, is our Ski Club team leader. The Ski Club participates through Snowtrails in Mansfield, Ohio. Please contact the GCA Office at 740-965-5433 for more details.

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7562 Lewis Center Road 

Westerville, OH 43082

740-965-5433

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