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LogoDivine Mercy Catholic Academy athletics continue a long and distinguished tradition begun in the Catholic grade schools of Greater Johnstown. Through athletics and our other extracurricular programs, our students learn teamwork, selflessness and perseverance - values that will serve them well throughout life.

 

JUST ANNOUNCED!

Cross-Training Clinic at DMCA 
Open to any DMCA student ages 5-13, this new cross-training clinic will help children learn the proper technique for stretching, agilities and running. All skill levels welcome, whether your child has been involved in athletics or is just thinking about it. The weekly clinics are expected to be held year-round (with the exception of holidays and inclement weather) beginning Wednesday, April 28, from 5:30pm - 7pm at DMCA West (bottom field). Sign up here!
 
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Crusher Football Sign-Ups
We are now accepting sign-ups for the 2021 Crusher football season for:
 
  • Grades K-2: Flag
  • Grades 3-6: Flag
  • Grades 3-6: Tackle

All players and skill levels are welcome! Click here to sign up. Let's build on an amazing 2020 season and keep the DMCA Crusher tradition strong!

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Coaches who encourage, support and teach our student-athletes
We encourage our students to participate in sports that interest them, beginning when they're ready and want to learn a particular sport. Our volunteer coaches help our young students develop confidence in their abilities so that they learn not only how to play, but also how to handle themselves in competition and to represent their school with respect and dignity. All of our coaches have completed the necessary legal clearances. If you would like to volunteer with one of our athletic teams, please call us at 814.961.DMCA (3622) or contact us here


Boys bball 1DMCA Athletic Assocation
Our competitive athletic programs are organized and funded almost entirely by our school’s Athletic Association, a volunteer group that works year round to ensure the quality of our athletic programs. If you would like to become involved in supporting or contributing to our Athletic Association, please call us at 814.961.DMCA (3622) or contact us here.


Program Boys' Teams  Girls' Teams Season Grades
Football red check mark    Fall Grades K-6, with different divisions per grade
Cheerleading   red check mark Fall-Spring Grades 1-6, with different divisions per grade; Grade 6 cheerleaders participate in Bishop McCort Catholic High School cheerleading program
Soccer red check mark red check mark Spring Grades 3-6, with different divisions per grade
Wrestling red check mark   Winter Grade 6, offered as part of Bishop McCort Catholic High School athletic program
Hockey red check mark   Winter Grade 6, offered as part of Bishop McCort Catholic High School athletic program
Basketball red check mark red check mark Winter Spans the grades, with different divisions per grade
E-Sports Co-ed Co-ed
Winter/
Spring
5th and 6th grade; inter-student virtual basketball, football, hockey and soccer 

 

Our Crusader Football Elementary Program is open to all K-6 DMCA students at both our East and West campuses. Our 2020-21 teams include:
K2 Football

 

We are now accepting sign-ups for the 2021-22 Crusher football season. Click here to sign up. Let's build on an amazing 2020 season and keep the DMCA Crusher tradition strong!

Our soccer program is open to boys and girls in grades 3-6.  Students from our East and West campuses come together to play as DMCA Crushers. Practices and games are held in the spring. Sign-ups will be announced as the season nears.

At DMCA, girls in grades 1-6 grade are welcome to join our Crusher Rec Competitive Cheerleading Program. In this program, we teach safe, proper technique for stunting, tumbling, and many other precision skills integral to the sport of cheerleading. In addition to learning athletic skills, DMCA cheer members learn respect, team bonding, responsibility, and dedication to others.Cheer

 

Our members practice and work hard for many months perfecting their skills and competing locally at numerous cheer competitions. We support the football and other teams at Divine Mercy. We also have a lot of fun. 

 

Two different cheer teams are offered so that everyone has an opportunity to learn and grow at a pace appropriate for their age and ability. Teams work under the leadership of experienced Head Cheer Coach Megan Miller Gordon. From time to time some parents and/or other volunteers may be asked to help the cheer squads. All volunteers have the appropriate volunteer clearances on file.

 

Our cheer athletes are building a strong foundation for future cheerleading experiences and for life. We invite interested students or parents to contact Ms. Miller here. 

The Crusher Wrestling program is offered to boys in grade 6. It is part of the Bishop McCort Catholic High School athletic program. Visit www.mccort.org for more information.
Crusher Hockey is open to boys in Grade 6 and is offered as part of the Bishop McCort Catholic High School athletic program.  Visit www.mccort.org for more information on the hockey program.
Girls bballOur basketball program is open to boys and girls in grades 3-6. Students from our East and West campuses come together to play as DMCA Crushers. Practices and games are held in the early winter months. Sign-ups are announced as the season nears.
 
Intermural teams are also formed each season, independent of DMCA athletics, and compete in local and regional leagues in the community.