Thursday, February 13, 2020

HELP WANTED: Baseball / Softball Concessions

The Pike Patriots are scheduled to open the 2020  home baseball and softball season on Tuesday, February 18th against Fort Dale. The JV games will be played first again this home season. Both JV games will play five inning games lasting no more than 75 minutes. The varsity games will begin at approximately 6:00 pm. 

Please contact Donna Copeland at copelandd81@gmail.com or 334-268-1691 to claim your shifts on the attached concession schedule.  We need the parent's of each child participating in baseball and softball to work at least two shifts during the regular season. The profit from concessions is a large portion of the Booster Club's annual revenue.

Also, the booster club will be selling a variety of hats and visors at the gate and concession stand this season. All fitted game hats are $25.00 while all adjustable hats and visors are $20.00.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Job Opening: Athletic Director and Head Varsity Football Coach

Pike Liberal Arts School is currently taking applications for an Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. Resumes will be accepted through the end of the day Wednesday, December 18, 2019

This position is to oversee all aspects of the athletic programs, including, but not limited to:
  • Managing and supervising athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, discipline, respect, and good sportsmanship
  • Managing athletic budgets
  • Ensuring the school's compliance with athletic rules and regulations and monitoring and enforcing student eligibility criteria for extracurricular participation
  • Planning fundraising campaigns
  • Building community and media relations
  • Purchasing athletic equipment
  • Creating sporting event schedules
  • Collaborating with all coaches in maintaining athletic facilities
  • Working with the Headmaster in hiring of staff and coaches
  • Promoting events
  • Supervising all coaches and sports personnel
  • Evaluating each coach at the end of his/her season. These evaluations are to be used as a tool for positive reinforcement and constructive criticism. The AD and the coach will set up an appointment to discuss the past season and strategies for future success of the program. The AD will report on this discussion to the Headmaster. The AD will be evaluated by the Headmaster.
  • Creating an environment that is conducive to whole-person development of our student-athletes
  • Collaborating with all coaching staff on game days throughout the sports season
  • Collaborating with all coaching staff on summer and in-season workout schedules for all sports
  • Using a variety of instructional techniques to meet the needs and improve the abilities of student athletes
  • Working with other members of school staff to plan and put in place instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall educational development of student athletes
  • Taking all necessary precautions to protect student athletes, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Developing and coordinating a continuing evaluation of the athletic programs and making changes based on findings and the ongoing needs of the program
  • Accompanying and supervising student athletes during athletic competitions in assigned sports
  • Instructing and advising students on NCAA regulations with regard to academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices
  • Maintaining, filing, and copying all pertinent materials, eligibility forms, transfer forms, grade reports, and ensuring that AISA guidelines are followed
  • Applying and enforcing student discipline during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off school property in accordance with Student Code of Conduct
  • Encouraging sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation
  • Establishing and maintaining open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, Headmaster, and teachers
  • Maintaining a current inventory of all fixed assets within program
  • Overseeing the process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all campus athletic equipmen
Skills and Abilities
  • Candidate must have excellent skills in planning, organization, and leadership.

All applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and list of references to eburkett@pikelib.com and jhenderson@wjsorrell.com.

Monday, August 19, 2019

2019 Dress Themes for Game Weeks

8/23 - Morgan Senators - Away 

8/30 - Crenshaw Cougars - Home - "Cuff the Cougars"- Cops and Robbers Theme

09/06 - Freeport Bulldogs - Home - "Buzz the Bulldogs" - Bug Theme

9/13 - Northside Knights - Home - "Knock Out the Northside, Make 'Em See Double" - Twin Day

9/20 - Macon East Knights - Away

9/27 - Lee Scott Warriors - Away  

10/04 - Abbeville Generals - Away

10/11 - Fort Dale - HOMECOMING WEEK

10/18 - Monroe Volunteers - Away

10/24 - Success Mustangs - Away

11/01 - Lakeside Chiefs - Home - "Chain the Chiefs" - Ball and Chain Theme

As always, we encourage our Patriots to dress in Patriot (or red, white and blue attire) on all game days, including any away games.

Saturday, August 17, 2019