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Our Middle School athletic programs allows for students in 6th through 8th grade to participate in, and enhance their skills in sports that they may be interested in continuing in High School.

Middle School Teams

Baseball

Head Varsity Coach: 
Matt Kelly
mkelly@cadets.com

All Middle School Baseball players / parents must complete the online MSHSL paperwork and baseline IMPACT concussion testing with our athletic trainer, Cole Hartwigsen.   In addition, all players must have a physical completed within the last three years on file with the school nurse. For more information, please see the Sports Medicine Page.  If you have any questions about these requirements, please contact  Assistant Athletic Director, John Kenney at jkenney@cadets.com

Middle School Baseball teams participate in the Catholic Athletic Association and compete against other Catholic schools around the Twin Cities.  Home games are played at local parks in Mendota Heights and parents provide transportation to all away games.  There will be a 6th-7th grade combo team as well as an 8th grade team.  

Football

Head Coach: 
Dan O'Brien
dobrien@cadets.com

All Middle School football players / parents must complete the online MSHSL paperwork and baseline IMPACT concussion testing with our athletic trainer, Cole Hartwigsen. In addition, all players must have a physical completed within the last three years on file with the school nurse. For more information, please see the Sports Medicine Page.  If you have any questions about these requirements, please contact our John Kenney, Assistant Athletic Director at jkenney@cadets.com .

If you have any questions about the Middle School football program or the upcoming season, please feel free to contact Head Coach, Dan O'Brien by email at dobrien@cadets.com.

Cross Country

Hockey

Soccer

2019-20 Schedule

September 13             5:10 pm           STA vs Mounds Park Academy @ Saint Thomas Academy

September 16             5:10 pm           STA vs St. Elizabeth Ann Seton @ Saint Thomas Academy

September 18             5:10 pm           STA vs SPA Blue @ Saint Thomas Academy

September 23             5:10 pm           STA vs St. Joseph of Rosemount @ Saint Thomas Academy

September 27             4:30 pm           Trinity RR vs STA @ Trinity RR

September 30             4:00 pm           Mounds Park Academy vs STA @ Mounds Park Academy

October 5                    9:00 am           SPA Blue vs STA @ St. Paul Academy

October  10                 4:30 pm           STA vs Trinity  @Saint Thomas Academy

October 12                  10:00 am         St. Elizabeth Ann Seton vs STA @ Veterans Field-Hastings

 

Head Coach: Denny Withers
Contact info: xwithers@aol.com

This is Denny's second year at Saint Thomas Academy as the Middle School Program's Head Soccer coach. He has coached soccer in Minnesota since the 1980's coaching his own children, and now grandchildren in the Minnesota Youth Soccer league, and into the High School levels.  He has also coached traveling teams in Edina, Bloomington, and Eden Prairie, along with stops at local High Schools, Bloomington Jefferson and Eden Prairie. 
He also holds a coaching licensure in Minnesota (D License), U.S. Soccer (C License), and has the NSCAA Goalkeeper Training Diploma Level "1".  He values teaching soccer strategy, training information and brings valuable new ideas to the teams that he coaches at Saint Thomas Academy.