Athletic News

JCA junior Kara Wilhelm named All-American by U.S. Lacrosse

MINOOKA – Hard work pays off. Joliet Catholic Academy junior Kara Wilhelm always was athletic. Early on, she could play any sport and do well, but when a family moved into the neighborhood, another athlete sparked an interest in her. The Leonard family came from the East Coast, and Alexa played lacrosse. The two spent … Read More

JCA hires Ryan Cumbee as Associate Head Wrestling Coach

Joliet Catholic Academy athletic director Mr. Dan Sharp is proud to announce the hiring of Ryan Cumbee as its new associate head wrestling coach. Cumbee will work alongside long-time assistant football coach and wrestling head coach Cory “Mac” McLaughlin to take the wrestling program to new heights. Cumbee is no stranger to the local wrestling … Read More

18 student-athletes sign letters of intent at National Signing Day

JCA athletic director Mr. Dan Sharp led off Wednesday afternoon’s National Signing Day Ceremony speaking of the importance of being a student-athlete, with the “student” portion always at the forefront. Sharp said, “most of the scholarship dollars attained here today by our 18 student-athletes continuing their careers at the collegiate level comes from academic scholarships. … Read More

Spring Athletic Physicals are May 8-12

Physicals will be done the week of May 8th through May 12th, 2017 during all Theology classes.  Any student athlete wishing to participate in a JCA school sport for the upcoming 2017-18 school year, will be able to complete a sports physical during that week. The Parental Permission Slip needs to be signed by both parent … Read More

JCA Dance announces Tryouts and Youth Summer Camp dates

JCA Dance Team Auditions Date: May 2-4, 2017 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Location: JCA Student Activity Center Ages: Incoming Freshman (current 8th graders) through current juniors JCA Summer Dance Camp Grades: Pre-K (3 years old) – 8th Dates: June 20 – 22 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Cost: $55 (Checks payable to Shelley Poropat) Or … Read More

JCA Cheerleading tryouts for 2017-2018 are April 24th

JCA Cheerleading tryouts for 2017-2018 are April 24th

Cheerleading tryouts for the 2017-18 school year for current, new and incoming registered freshmen will be held in the Student Activity Center’s Multipurpose Room (2nd floor) on Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact the Athletic Department at 815-741-0500, ext. 270 or contact … Read More

New Sports Physical Information for the 2017-2018 School Year

SPORTS PHYSICALS NEW FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR Physicals will be done the week of May 8th through May 12th during all Theology classes.  Any student athlete wishing to participate in a JCA school sport for the upcoming 2017-18 school year, will be able to complete a sports physical during that week. The Parental Permission … Read More

Spring Sports Tryout Dates Are Posted

JOLIET CATHOLIC ACADEMY TRYOUTS/PRACTICE 2017 SPRING SPORTS Any Angel or Hillmen wishing to go out for Girls or Boys Spring Sports must turn in their completed Physical and online Athletic Participation Form EITHER PRIOR TO OR ON THE FIRST DAY OF TRYOUTS.  Athletes WILL NOT be able to participate until these forms are completed and … Read More

JCA to host USA Basketball Coaches Academy Feb. 12th

ATHLETIC DIRECTORS AND COACHES: USA BASKETBALL IS COMING TO CHICAGO! USA Basketball Chicago Coach Academy – February 12 at Joliet Catholic Academy! ON AND OFF COURT SESSIONS – LIVE TRAINING – GUEST SPEAKERS – COACHES NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY- NIKE/USA BASKETBALL GIFT!  Register NOW to secure your spot. Space is limited! CLICK HERE http://usab.site-ym.com/event/chiacademy TO REGISTER TODAY!  Speakers announced to date include: Dawn Smyth – Canada Basketball Don … Read More

Joliet Catholic Academy announces Winter Athletic and Activity Camps

Joliet Catholic Academy will host several winter athletic and activity camps for interested junior high students. The JCA Baseball, Softball, and Football programs are each offering individual camps for junior high students. For more information and to register online visit: www.jca-online.org/wintercamps Mail-in registration is also available. Also, the JCA drama department will be hosting a casting … Read More


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