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Athletic Orientation

Welcome! Use the button below to get all the orientation information you need for NDA Athletics.

Diocesan Dead Period

June 25, 2021 through July 11, 2021

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Important Dates

Fall Sports Tryouts: July 15

Winter Sports Tryouts: October 15

Spring Sports Tryouts: February 15 (with the exception of Lacrosse which is early January)

The KHSAA physical, St. Elizabeth Authorization Form and Final Forms Athletic Registration must all be complete prior to tryouts. 

Coupon Book Fundraiser Selection due by: Sept 1, 2021

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Requirements to Participate in Athletics at NDA

There are 2 Requirements to Participate in Athletics at NDA: the Athletic Participation Fee, and the Athletic – Coupon Book Fundraiser

1. 2021-22 Athletic Participation Fee Structure

All Athletic Participation Fees will be processed through FACTS after rosters are set

  • General Athletic Participation Fee: $250  Minimum requirement for a single season/student athlete
  • Sibling Fee: $125 for single season for each additional sibling 
  • Second Sport Fee: $75 per student athlete
2. Coupon Book Fundraiser

Use the button below to learn more about the Coupon Book Fundraiser.

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2020-2021 Season

Try-Out Information for Fall Sports

All athletes intending to tryout for a fall sport at Notre Dame Academy must have the KHSAA Physical forms completed and uploaded to Final Forms prior to Tryouts/First Practice. The St. Elizabeth Trainer Authorization Form should be completed and turned into the Athletic Trainer, Melissa Fields. 

Coaches cannot be asked to make decisions on players who have not attended tryouts.  Practices for fall sports start immediately after tryouts.  Please schedule any vacations prior to tryouts. 

2020-2021 Season Information

Fall Sports – Cheerleading, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball begin July 15.

Winter Sports – Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Swimming & Diving begin October 15.

Spring Sports – Bass Fishing, Lacrosse, Tennis, Track & Field, Fast-Pitch Softball begin February 15.

Practice begins July 15th at tbd. 

For more info contact head coach Celia Fuller at

Soccer provides 3 Teams: – Varsity, JV and Freshman

Freshmen Tryouts: 
  • 7/15/20 – 7/16/20 at 6:30am -8:00am; and 7/16/20 at 7:00 pm – 8pm 
  • Freshman must be prepared to tryout with JV or Varsity 7/15/20 7/17/20 if invited.  (those tryouts are 7-9am)

JV/Varsity Tryouts:

  • Wednesday 7/15/20 –  Friday 7/17/20  at  7:00 am-9:00 am
    and Thursday, 7/16  at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Saturday 7/18 will be reserved as a possible tryout date if needed
  • Friday 7/17/20: Target date for announcing teams at 4:00 pm at NDA.  (Could be moved up or back due to weather)

PRACTICE for all teams begin on 7/20 and the time commitment is 5-6 days per week through October 3rd for Freshman and JV teams, with State Finals for the Varsity team being on Oct. 31st.

JV and Varsity teams will have two-a-days the week of July 20th
Times:  6-7:30am.    and   6:30 – 8:00 pm

Meet the Team Night (All Teams):  TBD

Contact Coach Dave Gronotte at with any questions


Wednesday – July 15, 2020

JV and Varsity:  7pm – 9pm 

Thursday – July 16, 2020

JV and Varsity:  7pm – 9pm 

Friday, July 17, 2020

JV and Varsity:  5pm – 7pm 


Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Freshman:  5pm – 7pm

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Freshman: 5pm – 7pm

Friday, July 24, 2020

Freshman: 5pm – 7pm

Direct any questions to Coach Molly Mcdermott


Monday, July 15th. 

Time and Location TBD

Email Coach Henderson @ to inform of your intent to try out and with any questions or call