Registration for each offering has a specific process that begins at least two weeks in advance of the program. Each offering has designated coaches who may be volunteers, community partners, Columbus Academy coaches and/or teachers. Please refer to the Coaches Requirement or Forms section for more information. If you are interested in coaching a youth sports team, please email

Current Youth Sports Offerings

Clinics and PACA Sports Tryouts

PACA Youth Basketball Tryouts (Grades 4-6) | Saturday, October 23rd & Sunday, October 24th 

  • Location: Fieldhouse
  • It is expected your child will attend both days of tryouts. (only players and coaches will be in the gym during tryouts.)
  • During the beginning of the October 23rd tryout, a mandatory parent/guardian meeting will be held with Mary Deeds, assistant director of athletics for youth sports.
  • An email will be sent the week before tryouts confirming the exact time your student should arrive on October 23rd and 24th.
Registration closes October 21st

Junior Vikings Volleyball (Grades 2-5) | Sunday, November 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th | 4:00-5:30 p.m. 

  • Coaches: Steve Brown and Jessica Sekelsky with CA volleyball players
  • Location: Fieldhouse
  • Cost: $75 per child (check due by the first day of the clinic)
  • What to Bring: Water bottle with name, sneakers and knee pads (recommended but not required)
  • Join in on "theme days" throughout the camp including: Day 1 - Maroon & Gray, Day 2 - Wacky Colors, Day 3 - Favorite Sports Team, Day 4 - Clinic t-shirt & wristband (included).
Registration closes October 29th

Learn to Play Hockey & Learn to Skate Clinics (Grades 1-5) | October 11th - December 11th (no classes Thanksgiving Week)

Step 1: Intro to Hockey Skating
Step 2: Advanced Hockey Skating
Step 3: Hockey Skill Development

  • Locations: Chiller Dublin, Chiller Easton and Chiller North
  • Three-step introductory program 
  • Open to boys and girls, ages 4-10 (Junior Vikings in grades 1-5) 
  • Receive head-to-toe equipment with first-time enrollment (included in fee & yours to keep)** 
  • Family-friendly schedule with eight weeks of 45-minute classes 
  • Eight-week sessions ($200) held year-round at the OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rink locations listed above
  • With each registration receive one (1) free ticket to a 2021-22 regular season Blue Jackets home game 
  • If you have any questions or would like to purchase equipment at an affordable price, please email CA head varsity ice hockey coach Adam McHugh 
See registration page for more details

Junior Vikings Field Hockey (Grades 2-5) 

  • Coaches: CA teachers Miranda Bring & Alyssa Thiele with JV field hockey players
  • Location: Carlin Fields Turf
Registration is closed

Junior Vikings Soccer (Grades 2-5) 

  • Coaches: Locker Soccer Academy
  • Location: Carlin Fields Turf
Registration is closed

PACA Youth Football (Grades 5-6) 

  • Coach: Lawrence “Mugz” Bernstorf
  • Eligibility: Open to boys and girls in grades 5-6
Registration is closed

After School

Girls On the Run (Girls in Grades 3-5) 

  • Coaches: Brelle Farrenkopf, Wendi Chavarria and Anne Ramsey
  • Location: Dining Hall hallway and Lazarus Courtyard
Registration is closed