Athletics

2017 Fall Sport Opportunities

*Times/Dates are subject to change. July 31, 2017 is the first official day for Fall practices.

 Varsity Cheer (Grades 9-12)

Coach Katie Fowler (kfowler@gracechristian.net)

  • First day of practice (tryouts) August 3 – 3:30-5:00 / Aug 4-  3:30-5:00pm @ 1101 Campus Activity Building
  • GRACE provides uniform top and bottom
  • Practice 2-3 days a week in the Activity Building – 1101 Campus

Varsity Cross Country (Grades 9-12)

Coaches Pat & Kristy Dolwick (pdolwick@gracechristian.net)

  • First day of practice (tryouts) July 31 / 3:45pm-5:30pm @ WakeMed Soccer Park
  • Practice 4-5 days a week at WakeMed or  Umstead
  • GRACE provides uniform top, family purchases shorts

MS Cross Country (Grades 6-8)

Coach Felicia Nielsen (fnielsen@gracechristian.net)

  • First day of practice August 3rd / 3:45pm-5:00pm @ Umstead Park
  • Practice 4 days a week at WakeMed & Umstead Park
  • GRACE provides uniform top, family purchases shorts

Varsity Boys Football (Grades 9-12)

Coach Keith Boutwell (kboutwell@gracechristian.net)

  • First day of practice (tryouts) July 31 – Aug. 2  / 8-10AM  & 6:30-8PM @ GRACE Athletic Field
  • Practice 4 days a week, games on Friday on campus – GRACE Athletic Field
  • Coach Boutwell will have summer training and workouts
  • GRACE provides helmet, shoulder pads, game & practice pants, game & practice tops
  • Practice location will primarily be the GRACE Athletic Field but also could be off-campus

JV Boys Football (Grades 6-9)

Coach TBD

  • First day of practice (tryouts) TBD (projected to be the week of July 31st)
  • Practice 3 days a week, games on Thursdays on campus – GRACE Athletic Field
  • GRACE provides helmet, shoulder pads, game & practice pants, game & practice tops
  • Practice location will primarily be the GRACE Athletic Field

Varsity Boys Soccer (Grades 9-12)

Coach Roman Pibl (rpibl@gracechristian.net)

  • First day of practice (tryouts) July 31 – Aug. 2 / 4:30pm – 6:30pm @ GRACE Athletic Field
  • Practice 4-5 days a week on campus – GRACE Athletic Field
  • GRACE provides socks, game uniform top and shorts

MS Boys Soccer (Grades 6-8)

Coach Russ Dreyer (dreyer607@gmail.com)

  • First day of practice (tryouts) Aug. 3 & 4  / 4:30pm-6:00pm @ GRACE Athletic Field
  • Practice 4-5 days a week on campus – GRACE Athletic Field
  • GRACE provides socks, game uniform top and shorts

Varsity Girls Tennis (Grades 9-12)

Coach TBD

  • First day of practice (tryouts) July 31 & Aug. 1 / 3:45pm – 5:45pm @ Farmington Woods Courts
  • Practice 4-5 days a week at Farmington Woods Courts
  • Matches played at Kildaire Farm Racquet & Swim Club
  • GRACE provides a uniform top

MS Girls Tennis (Grades 6-8)

Coach Robin Pittman (robinbutterfly2001@yahoo.com)

  • First day of practice (tryouts) Aug. 3 & 4  &  Aug. 7-9 / 3:30pm-5:00pm @ Pullen Park
  • Practice 4 days a week at Pullen Park or Kentwood Park
  • GRACE provides a uniform top

Varsity Volleyball (Grades 9-12)

Coach Russ Wolfinger (Russ.Wolfinger@jmp.com)

  • First day of practice (tryouts) July 31 – 5:00PM – 7:00PM @ 801 Campus Gym
  • Aug. 1 – 3 from 8:30AM – 10AM &  5:00PM – 7:00PM @ 801 Campus Gym
  • Aug. 4th & 5th  from 8:30AM – 11:30 AM @ 801 Campus Gym
  • Aug. 7-9 from 8:30AM – 10AM &  5:00PM – 7:00PM @ 801 Campus Gym
  • Practice 4-5 days a week at 801 Campus Gym
  • Coach Wolfinger has information for team camp and summer workouts, send him a note to be added to his email list
  • GRACE provides uniform top

JV Volleyball (Grades 9, 10)

Coach TBD

  • First day of practice (tryouts) July 31 – Aug. 4 / 5:00PM – 7:00PM @ 801 Campus Gym
  • Practice with Varsity 4-5 days a week at 801 Campus Gym
  • GRACE provides uniform top

MS Volleyball Blue (A) (Grades 6-8)

Coach Brittany Oxendine (boxendine@gracechristian.net)

  • First day of practice (tryouts) August 3 & 4  / 3:30PM-5:00PM @ 801 Campus Gym
  • Practice 4 days a week at 801 Campus Gym
  • GRACE provides uniform top

MS Volleyball Orange (B) (Grades 6-8)

Coach TBD

  • First day of practice (tryouts) August 3 & 4  / 3:30PM-5:00PM @ 801 Campus Gym
  • Practice 4 days a week at Raleigh Campus Gymnasium
  • GRACE provides uniform top

If you happen to know of any contacts for one of our Head Coach openings, please email Athletic Director Devin Terris (dterris@gracechristian.net)

Kinder to Senior Video Series

Earlier this month we asked kindergartners and seniors what they wanted to be when they grew up and paired up kindergartners with a senior buddy with similar interests. You can watch their video responses on the GRACE YouTube Channel or click the links below:

Additionally, some of the above videos have been compiled along with senior and sidekick pictures and some statistics on the class of 2017 in Kinder-2-Senior Finale video.

 

Eagles in State Tournament Play

EVERY GRACE spring varsity sports team made the playoffs this season! Come out and cheer on the Eagles as they conclude the 2017 season! This page will be updated as the Eagles advance in the state tournaments.

Tuesday, May 9th

  • #9 seeded Varsity Baseball vs. #16 Coastal Christian
  • #11 seeded Varsity Boys Tennis @ #6 Cary Christian
  • #4 seeded MS Softball @ #1 Franklin Academy (CAMSC Playoffs)
  • MS Track Meet @ Cary Academy (CAMSC MS Track/Field Championship)

Saturday, May 13th

  • #1 seeded Varsity Girls Soccer vs. winner of round 1 & 2

Monday, May 15th & 16th

  • NCISAA 2A Golf State Match @ Southern Pines (Mid South Golf Club)

Friday, May 19th & 20th

  • NCISAA 2A Track & Field State Meet @ Campbell University

 

2017 Fall Sports Interest Meetings

Below are our 2017 Fall Sport Interest Meetings taking place in the next few weeks. These meetings are for both parents and students who are interested in participating in a Fall Sport for the 2017 season. We will be conducting Fall Sport Sign-Ups for students during lunch starting next week. 

The Fall Sport Season officially starts July 31, 2017. We will be sending out more detailed Fall Sport information before the school year ends. 

TIME: 3:30pm – 4:15pm (Could end sooner than 4:15pm)

LOCATION: 1101 7-12 Campus

WEDNESDAY MAY 10

  • JV & V Volleyball – Teen Center
  • MS Volleyball – Walker Conference Room
  • V & MS Coed Cross Country – Room #137 Nielsen
  • MS Boys Soccer – Room #114 Fairchild

WEDNESDAY MAY 17

  • MS Girls Tennis – Room #114 Fairchild
  • V Boys Soccer – Room #133 Pibl
  • JV & V Football – Activity Building
  • V Cheerleading – Teen Center
 

JV Volleyball and JV Football participants are still encouraged to go to the varsity interest meeting while we are in the hiring process for a Head Coach.

VG Tennis participants will not have an interest meeting but are encouraged to SIGN-UP during lunch. We are still in the hiring process for a Head Coach.

If you know of a possible candidate that would be interested in a Coaching position for the FALL 2017 Season, we are still hiring for the following positions: (please email dterris@gracechristian.net) or have them visit our online application link. https://www.applitrack.com/gracechristian/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Athletics

  • Head VG Tennis Coach
  • Head JV Volleyball Coach
  • Head JV Football Coach
  • Head MS Volleyball Orange (B) Team Coach
  • Assistant MS Coed Cross Country Coach