Athletic News

A Letter From Our President/Principal, Dr. Jeffrey Budz

Dear JCA Community, It is with great excitement that I welcome you to another school year!   We welcome the Class of 2026, and we celebrate All of our students as we again have a strong enrollment hovering at 600 students.   It seems like our summers fly by faster and faster each year, but I hope … Read More

JCA announces 2022 Hall of Champions-Athletics Inductees

Joliet Catholic Academy inducted the eighth Hall of Champions class in a ceremony this afternoon in the Warning Innovation Research Center. This year’s honorees continue to highlight the depth of tradition and talent on and off the playing fields that the Angels and Hilltoppers have produced over the years. The previous classes made up a “Who’s … Read More

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JCA announces Jared Voss ’92 as new Director of Admissions

Joliet Catholic Academy president/principal Dr. Jeffrey Budz is pleased to announced Jared Voss ’92 as the next Director of Admissions. Voss has served as a faculty member in the history and physical education departments at JCA over the past 26 years, while also serving as the head baseball coach for the past 23 years. Throughout … Read More

JCA Baseball Head Coach Jared Voss ’92 to lead Team Illinois at the Geico High School Baseball National Championship

Joliet Catholic Academy head baseball coach Jared Voss ’92 will once again lead Team Illinois at the Geico High School Baseball National Championship in Baton Rouge, LA beginning this Monday, June 27 and running through July 1. He is fresh off leading the Hilltoppers to the 2022 IHSA Class 2A State Championship, the fourth in … Read More

Main Office and Spirit Shop Summer Hours

Main Office Hours Joliet Catholic Academy will be on summer hours from May 31 until August 15. The main office and business office will be open from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. each day. JCA is closed on Friday during the summer months.  Joliet Catholic Academy 1200 N. Larkin Ave. Joliet, IL 60435 Main Office … Read More

Joliet Catholic Academy names Adam DeGroot new head boys basketball coach

Joliet Catholic Academy Athletic Director Jim O’Brien is proud to announce Adam DeGroot as the new Head Boys’ Basketball Coach of the Hilltoppers.  DeGroot has spent the last nine years on the basketball staff at JCA under Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Famer Joe Gura, who retired after 49 years of coaching at the … Read More

JCA boys volleyball hires Jeffrey Budz to lead program

JCA boys volleyball hires Jeffrey Budz to lead program

Joliet Catholic Academy athletic director Jim O’Brien is proud to announce Jeffrey Budz ‘15 as the new head boys volleyball coach. Budz most recently coached collegiate volleyball as an assistant at Concordia University Chicago, where he served under his former JCA head coach Rhyen Staley. While at JCA as a student-athlete, Budz helped lead the … Read More

JCA Angel & Hilltopper Alumni Banquet Cancelled

Alumni and Friends,   Due to the current weather and impacted travel arrangements leaving two of our headliners unable to travel into Chicago from San Diego and Spain, we regret to inform you that the annual Angel and Hilltopper Banquet on Thursday, February 3 has been cancelled.   Unfortunately, due to the nature of this … Read More

Annemarie Hickey ’10 helps lead Wisconsin Volleyball to NCAA National Championship

Joliet Catholic Academy Girls Volleyball legend Annemarie Hickey ’10 was named the Gatorade Player of the Year in Illinois for the Angels back in 2009. She led the Angels to back-to-back state championships in 2008 and 2009 before embarking on a successful collegiate volleyball career at Wisconsin Volleyball.   Hickey has continued her winning ways, … Read More

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