Lower School Fall Sports 2016

Harding's Lower School Sports Program provides an opportunity to better prepare, develop, and challenge our young athletes through partnerships with different organizations and leagues around the city.

SK Coed – Soccer

Register through Harding Academy
Contact: Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466

  • Numbers required for a team: Minimum 3
  • Deadline: Registration closes August 12
  • Uniform: Athletes will wear a reversible jersey, black shorts, black socks, and shin guards. You must purchase a jersey from the lower school athletic office. Players provide their own shorts, socks, shin guards, and cleats however the shorts and socks can be purchased from the athletic office. 
  • Sports medical form: A sports medical form for the present school year must be on file in my office before the first practice.  You may download a form here.
  • Practice times:  You will be contacted directly by the coach about practice times when the coach receives the roster.  Practice times are determined by the coach. Practice is generally once a week for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
  • Coach: If you are willing to coach, please contact Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466.
  • Games: We are playing in the Bartlett Soccer league at the Bartlett Blvd. Soccer Complex at 3170 Bartlett Blvd. Games are determined by Bartlett Soccer. As soon as the schedule is received by the Lower School Athletic Office, it will be emailed to the coaches.

1st/2nd Girls – Soccer

Register through Harding Academy
Contact: Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466

  • Numbers required for a team: Minimum 4
  • Deadline: Registration closes August 12
  • Uniform: Athletes will wear a reversible jersey, black shorts, black socks, and shin guards. You must purchase a jersey from the lower school athletic office. Players provide their own shorts, socks, shin guards, and cleats however the shorts and socks can be purchased from the athletic office. 
  • Sports medical form: A sports medical form for the present school year must be on file in my office before the first practice.  You may download a form here.
  • Practice times:  You will be contacted directly by the coach about practice times when the coach receives the roster.  Practice times are determined by the coach. Practice is generally once a week for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
  • Coach: If you are willing to coach, please contact Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466.
  • Games: We are playing in the Bartlett Soccer league at the Bartlett Blvd. Soccer Complex at 3170 Bartlett Blvd. Games are determined by Bartlett Soccer. As soon as the schedule is received by the Lower School Athletic Office, it will be emailed to the coaches.

3rd/4th Girls – Soccer

Register through Harding Academy
Contact: Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466

  • Numbers required for a team: Minimum 6
  • Deadline: Registration closes August 12
  • Uniform: Athletes will wear a reversible jersey, black shorts, black socks, and shin guards. You must purchase a jersey from the lower school athletic office. Players provide their own shorts, socks, shin guards, and cleats however the shorts and socks can be purchased from the athletic office. 
  • Sports medical form: A sports medical form for the present school year must be on file in my office before the first practice.  You may download a form here.
  • Practice times:  You will be contacted directly by the coach about practice times when the coach receives the roster.  Practice times are determined by the coach. Practice is generally once a week for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
  • Coach: If you are willing to coach, please contact Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466.
  • Games: We are playing in the Bartlett Soccer league at the Bartlett Blvd. Soccer Complex at 3170 Bartlett Blvd. Games are determined by Bartlett Soccer. As soon as the schedule is received by the Lower School Athletic Office, it will be emailed to the coaches.

5th/6th Girls – Soccer

Register through Harding Academy
Contact: Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466

  • Numbers required for a team: Minimum 8
  • Deadline: Registration closes August 12
  • Uniform: Athletes will wear a reversible jersey, black shorts, black socks, and shin guards. You must purchase a jersey from the lower school athletic office. Players provide their own shorts, socks, shin guards, and cleats however the shorts and socks can be purchased from the athletic office. 
  • Sports medical form: A sports medical form for the present school year must be on file in my office before the first practice.  You may download a form here.
  • Practice times:  You will be contacted directly by the coach about practice times when the coach receives the roster.  Practice times are determined by the coach. Practice is generally once a week for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
  • Coach: If you are willing to coach, please contact Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466.
  • Games: We are playing in the Bartlett Soccer league at the Bartlett Blvd. Soccer Complex at 3170 Bartlett Blvd. Games are determined by Bartlett Soccer. As soon as the schedule is received by the Lower School Athletic Office, it will be emailed to the coaches.

1st/2nd Boys – Flag Football

Flag Football for grades 1–2 will play in the Parochial Athletic Association. (PAA)

  • Numbers required for a team: Minimum 8
  • Deadline: Registration closes August 12
  • Uniform: Athletes will wear a jersey and black shorts. You must purchase a jersey from the lower school athletic office. Players provide their own shorts however the shorts can be purchased from the athletic office. 
  • Sports medical form: A sports medical form for the present school year must be on file in my office before the first practice.  You may download a form here.
  • Practice times:  You will be contacted directly by the coach about practice times when the coach receives the roster. Practice times are determined by the coach. 
  • Coach: If you are willing to coach, please contact Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466.

3rd/4th Boys – Flag Football

Flag Football for grades 3–4 will play in the Parochial Athletic Association. (PAA)

  • Numbers required for a team: Minimum 8
  • Deadline: Registration closes August 12
  • Uniform: Athletes will wear a jersey and black shorts. You must purchase a jersey from the lower school athletic office. Players provide their own shorts however the shorts can be purchased from the athletic office. 
  • Sports medical form: A sports medical form for the present school year must be on file in my office before the first practice.  You may download a form here.
  • Practice times:  You will be contacted directly by the coach about practice times when the coach receives the roster. Practice times are determined by the coach. 
  • Coach: If you are willing to coach, please contact Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466.

5th/6th Boys – Tackle Football

Register through Harding Academy
Contact: Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466

Numbers required for a team: 16 Minimum / No Maximum
Deadline: Registration deadline is July 8

Below is some information that might be helpful in making a decision about your son playing tackle football for Lower School Athletics in the competitive league.

  • We will enter one team into a league that will play other schools throughout the city. 
  • We will follow the league rules.
  • Uniforms: Game jerseys are furnished. The rest of the uniform is purchased by the athlete. This includes pads, helmet, shoes, game pants, practice pants and a practice jersey.  You can purchase these items from All American. All American’s address is 3230 Summer Avenue and your contact is Tom Horner. 
  • Fees: The Lower School registration fee of $50.00 will cover the officials, medical personnel, and entry fees.
  • Varsity Head Coach: Head football coach, Johnny Allen will be working with the 5th/6th grade coaches.
  • Practices: Practices will be in the afternoons at the Cherry Rd. campus and are mandatory. (The team will probably practice 3-4 days a week from 5:30-7:30 until games begin.)
  • Game schedules: Games will be played on various fields including the new Harding stadium field. The games will be on Thursday afternoons.
  • Number of Games: There will be approximately 6-8 regular season games.
  • Sports medical form: A sports medical form for the present school year must be on file in my office before the first practice.  You may download a form here.
  • Questions:  Please contact Joe Galloway (901) 767-4466

5th/6th Girls - Volleyball

Tryouts will be announced soon for a competitive volleyball team for girls in grades 5–6.