Athletic Mission Statement

Centerville Public Schools Athletic Mission Statement

 District 5&5C

“Our mission is to provide a rigorous athletic program which complements and supports a challenging academic program by teaching students to persevere, to work well with others, and to test themselves.”



  • ·         We believe students are our highest priority.

  • ·         We believe the dignity, worth, and self- esteem of participants should be paramount in all athletic activities.

  • ·         We believe the most important result of competition is the development of life-long values and skills.

  • ·         We believe the athletic program is an integral part of the high school experience.

  • ·         We believe high school athletics should be fun and rewarding.

  • ·         We believe athletic programs are most beneficial when they are competitive.

  • ·         We believe winning is an attitude resulting from optimum preparation, concentrated effort and deep commitment to excel.

  • ·         We believe well-designed athletic programs promote community and school pride.

  • ·         We believe open communication and mutual respect among coaches, parents, and athletes provide the foundation of a successful athletic program.

  • ·         We believe morale, satisfaction, and performance are enhanced when athletes work together as a team.

  • ·         We believe well qualified coaches and program administrators are important components in a successful athletic program.

  • ·         We believe positive parent support and involvement enhance students’ growth and program quality.

  • Adopted August 2012.