We encourage all students to stay active and involved by playing on one of our athletic teams. With a wide variety of sports to choose from, more than half of our students find their place on a Kirby team. Kirby athletes are dedicated and competitive, participating in the Santa Cruz County Private School Association (SCCPSA) in middle school and the Mission Trails Athletic League (MTAL) division of the Central Coast Section (CCS) in high school.
Beyond helping students to stay fit and healthy, team sports teach students important interpersonal skills like leadership, cooperation, and teamwork. Also, being involved in an afterschool sport supports the development of time management skills. On average, middle school teams meet 2-3 times per week to practice or compete, and high school teams meet 3-5 times per week. This moderate commitment helps students learn how to balance academic, athletic, and personal responsibilities.