The tradition of excellence in athletics is an important part of life at St. Vincent’s Academy. SVA teams consistently rank among the best in state competition. Our students can choose to participate in more than ten different sports.

Basketball

St. Vincent’s basketball program is one of the longest running programs in the history of the Academy. The season begins with tryouts in mid October for the Varsity and JV teams. Competition begins in late October and ends with play-offs in March.

Please contact Coach Marie Dotson for more information at marie.dotson@svaga.net.

Cross Country

St. Vincent’s cross country program has won 9 Region Championships and finished 3rd in the State this past season. Cross county is a very popular sport and we usually compete at the JV and varsity levels. The season starts in August and competes thru November.

2017 Cross Country Schedule

Please contact Coach Brooke Sims for more information at brooke.sims@svaga.net.

Golf – 2017 GHSA AA STATE RUNNER UP

The golf program at St. Vincent’s Academy was started in the spring of 2012. The first team consisted of 7 players. This inaugural team went on to win the City Championship and posted a 4th place finish in Region 2-AA golf tournament. The season begins in mid-February and continues until the end of April.

Please contact Coach Karye Moreau for more information at karye.moreau@svaga.net.

 Rifle

The rifle team practices 4 days a week after school to prepare for the GHSA Area 3 rifle matches. The season starts in January and continues through April. Matches consist of up to 7 shooters per team for Area Matches (with play-off teams consisting of 4 members) shooting in three positions each for a possible total of 300 points per shooter. The top 4 scores for each team are recorded. The team is open to all students eligible under GHSA guidelines, and consists of 8-14 members.

Please contact Coach Gary Ogden for more information at gary.ogden@svaga.net.

Softball

St. Vincent’s competes in GHSA fast pitch softball. Tryouts for the varsity and JV team are held in May and are open to all students enrolled for Grades 9-12. Participation in a summer league is strongly encouraged to help build skills for the high school level of competition.

Please contact Coach Marie Dotson for more information at marie.dotson@svaga.net.

Sailing

The Sailing Team is a member of (SAISA) South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association. We sail in our region which is the Lower Area of the Coastal Region. The regattas are held at various sites thought out the region, from Jacksonville, Fla. to Charlestown, SC. The lower region is made up of 13 competing high schools, four of which are from Savannah. All students are invited to join the team. Sailing instruction is given to non sailors, while all levels compete in regattas.

Please contact Coach Karye Moreau for more information at karye.moreau@svaga.net.

Soccer – 2017 GHSA AA STATE CHAMPIONS

The St. Vincent’s soccer program won it’s 5th consecutive region championship and claimed the GHSA AA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP this past season. Tryouts are held in the last week of January for both JV and Varsity teams and the season will continue into May.

Please contact Coach Tess Tvrdy for more information at tess.tvrdy@svaga.net.

Swimming

The St. Vincent’s swim team has consistently qualified individual and relay teams for the state competition over the past 20 years. Practices and home meets are held at the Chatham County Aquatics Center. The season begins in October culminating in February with the GHSA all classification swim meet held in Atlanta, Georgia.

Please contact Coach Ilaria Bruce for more information at ilaria.bruce@svaga.net.

Tennis

The Saint Vincent’s Tennis Team is composed of athletes who are interested in competing in tennis at a high level. The team has won the Region 2AA Crown for 2 years in a row and consistently advances to the state playoffs. The season begins in January and continues until May.

Please contact Coach Katie Broderick for more information at katie.broderick@svaga.net .

Track and Field

The St. Vincent’s Track Team starts training in January at Forsyth Park and continues at Benedictine and Savannah State University until the State Track meet in May. The team competes in field events, short and long distance runs and relays. The St. Vincent’s Academy Track team consistently places athletes in the state competition year after year.

Please contact Coach Joey Morcock for more information at joey.morcock@svaga.net.

Volleyball – 2016 GHSA AA STATE CHAMPIONS

The sport of volleyball was introduced to St. Vincent’s Academy in 1990. Throughout the history of the program we have continued to progress and develop into one of the state’s top competitive programs with the dedication of the athletes and coaches here at St. Vincent’s. Since the induction of the sport, St. Vincent’s has remained successful with multiple Region Championships and an AAAAA State Championship in 2003 and a AA State Championship in 2016.

2017 Volleyball Schedule

Please contact Head Coach Katie Broderick for more information at katie.broderick@svaga.net.

 

One Act Play

St. Vincent’s has been competitive in the Region 2-AA One-Act Play Competition ever year since 2010, placing first in the Region in 2014.  SVA actresses have been recognized at both the Region and State level.  Students have the opportunity to learn about performance art from both an acting and a technical standpoint, and need not have any stage experience.  Auditions and rehearsals begin the second week of the school year, and run through the Region/State competitions at the end of October.

For more information about One Act Play, contact Justin Johnson at justin.johnson@svaga.net.