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Athletic Orientation

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

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Diocesan Dead Period

June 21 through July 9, 2024


Important Dates

Dead Period 2024:  June 21st-July 9th

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

Discount Card Fundraiser Selection due by
Sept 1, 2024*

*your selection is made in your daughter’s Final Forms account.


Requirements to Participate in Athletics at NDA

There are 2 Requirements to Participate in Athletics at NDA: 1) The Athletic Participation Fee, and 2) The Athletic – Discount Card Fundraiser

1. 2024-25 Athletic Participation Fee Structure

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

  • General Athletic Participation Fee: $275  Minimum requirement for a single season/student athlete
  • Sibling Fee: $140 for single season for each additional sibling 
  • Second Sport Fee: $85 per student athlete

Use the button below to learn more about the Discount Card Fundraiser.

2024-2025 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 also be completed and uploaded to Final Forms. 

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. 

2023-2024 Season Information

Fall Sports – 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 Joe Durrett at Durrettj@ndapandas.org


July 15th -at 10:00 am

Location: Pioneer Golf Course – Kenton County

  • Email Coach Henderson @ hendersonk@ndapandas.org to inform of your intent to try out.
  • This way we can make sure appropriate tee times are reserved.
  • Email or call Coach Henderson with any questions 

Soccer provides 3 Teams: – Varsity, JV and Freshman

2023-2024 (New)

OPEN FIELDS: (all incoming and returning players)

  • TBD



BEGIN- July 17th

Freshman & Sophomore Tryouts: 
  • TBD
  • TBD

Junior & Senior Tryouts:

  • TBD
  • TBD

Practice All Levels Begins – TBD

PRACTICE for all teams begin after try outs 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 approximately Oct. 31st.

Meet the Team Night (All Teams):  TBD

Contact Coach: Brian Woeste with any questions


2023-2024 (New)

OPEN GYMS: (all incoming and returning players)

  • Monday, July 17th
  • 7:00pm-8:30pm



(9th and 10th graders)

  • Tuesday, July 18th    5-7 pm
  • Wednesday, July 19th 5- 7pm
  • Thursday, July 20th OFF

(11th and 12th graders)

  • Tuesday, July 18th – Varsity – OFF
  • Wednesday, July 19th 7-9 pm
  • Thursday, July 20th 7-9 pm


  • Friday,  July 21

(for the entire program):

  • Monday, July 24th
  • 6 – 8 pm

Direct any questions to Head Coach: Leslie Litmer

Practice begins the week of October 16th or 23rd – tbd 

  • Monday – Thursday
  • 3pm- 4pm

For more information contact head coach John Lonneman at lonnemanj@ndapandas.org

Basketball begins October 15th

2023-24 Tryout Information coming soon

For more information contact head coach Kes Murphy at murphyk@ndapandas.org

Tryouts for 2023-24:

October 2nd, 3rd, 4th (M,T,W) 3:30 – 5:30 pm

October 10th, 11th, 12th
(T W, Th) 3:30 – 5:30pm

Location: Strikes and Spares in Erlanger

If you cannot make these tryouts dates reach out to Coach Hampton to make other arrangements.


Practice begins October -tbd

  • Times – tbd

For more information contact head coach David Hampton at hamptond@ndapandas.org

Practice begins October 15th

For more info about Swimming for NDA contact head coach Jamie Kelly at kellyj@ndapandas.org

For information about Diving for NDA contact head coach Katie McGonigal at mcgonigalk@ndapandas.org



Bass Fishing begins sometime in February 

For more information contact head coach: tbd

Team info: tbd

Lacrosse Begins in February 

2022-23 Tryout information coming soon

For more information contact Jimmy Marshall at marshallj@ndapandas.org

Softball begins February 15th

Tryout information coming soon

For more information contact head coach Chris Schreiber at schreiberc@ndapandas.org

Tennis begins February 15th

Tryout information coming soon

For more information contact head coach Lyndsey Maynard at maynardl@ndapandas.org

Practice begins February 15th times tbd.

For more information contact head coach: TBD

email: tbd