Welcome to Southern Wake Athletics!
Southern Wake Academy recognizes the important relationship between academics and athletics, and we strongly believe that regular exercise, development of skills, and interscholastic athletic competition play critical roles in each student’s growth. The Athletic Department recognizes and supports that the primary responsibility of student athletes is educational and therefore supports the link of academic achievement to eligibility. Our sports program helps nurture integrity, pride, loyalty and overall character which builds school spirit.
Sports being offered at Southern Wake for high school/middle school 21-22 school year:
- Cross Country
Southern Wake Academy offers an educational based athletic program for students in grades 6-12. In which, we are governed by the NCHSAA (North Carolina High School Athletic Association). This year we will be competing in the NCHSAA at the 1A level as a independent member for high school athletics.
The NCHSAA mission, vision and values to schools, student-athletes are below:
The mission of the NCHSAA is to provide governance and leadership for interscholastic athletic programs that support and enrich the educational experience of students.
The NCHSAA will be the national model for developing and inspiring greatness through interscholastic athletic experiences.
Core Values and Beliefs
Core values and beliefs are shared among the stakeholders of an organization. Values drive an organization's culture and priorities and provide a framework in which decisions are made. The core values and beliefs are the principles that guide the association.
following the rules of the game, respecting the judgment of referees and officials, treating opponents with respect, respect for one's opponent and graciousness in winning or losing
consistency of actions, values, methods measures, principles, expectations and outcomes - the truthfulness or accuracy of one's actions
- Fair Play
shared interpretation of the rules, the equal treatment of all concerned, sticking to the agreed rules, not using unfair advantages
uprightness and fairness, truthfulness, sincerity, or frankness, freedom from deceit or fraud. To consistently seek and speak the truth
a positive feeling of esteem for a person or other entity and specific actions and conduct representative of the esteem
fairness, just and right, equitable treatment of all, dealing fairly and equally with all concerned
- Fair Competition
competitors within a competition should have similar performance potential and performance strength
- Development of Student-Athletes
participation in athletics should aid in the physiological and psychological development of the student-athlete
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