Feb 6, 2017

Top 11 Things You Hear on the Golf Course

By | 2017-02-16T15:42:15+00:00 February 6, 2017|Athletics, Relationships|

On an annual basis, during late January/early February, my father flies all of his boys (3 of us) and a son-in-law out to the Phoenix area for a long weekend of golf. This year was no exception. Not only was it a great weekend of golf with memories that came from this, but it was READ MORE...

Dec 14, 2016

The Best Season Ever

By | 2017-08-01T21:43:19+00:00 December 14, 2016|Athletics, Character, Secondary|

Not long ago, I heard secondary teacher Trent De Jong describe athletics by saying, “At ACS we don’t just compete, we represent.”  I heard a great story the other day from one of our coaches in the staff room that exemplified this idea. Here is Joanne Friesen, the Jr. Boys’ Volleyball Head Coach, in her READ MORE...

May 19, 2015

Stand up if…

By | 2017-08-01T21:43:33+00:00 May 19, 2015|Athletics, Celebrating, Middle School|

During one of our recent middle school chapels, I asked all of our students who had been involved in any of our athletic teams to stand up. I started with cross-country, then volleyball and basketball, followed by grade 7 and 8 badminton, track and field, secondary soccer teams and golf team. In the end, we READ MORE...

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