Centerville Public Schools Athletic Mission Statement
“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.