Athletics




 Learning Community Charter School
is a part of the Charter School Athletic League (CSAL), which is a division of the New Jersey Education Consortium. We currently have a competitive girls' and boys' basketball team,  a co-ed soccer team, and a co-ed volleyball team,  all comprised of our middle school scholar-athletes. Additionally, in 2015, we added a 5th-8th grade cross country team/running club with an added, 2017 bonus, of a co-ed track team!

Check out the 2019-2020 athletic calendar here:


 

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Boys basketball

 
Boys' Basketball

Our Boys Basketball team is comprised of middle school students from 6th, 7th and 8th grade and is coached by Angel Melendez, who is the head coach, and Jerome Davis, who is the assistant coach.

Any questions about our boys basketball team, please contact Angel Melendez at AMelendez@lccsnj.org

Congratulations to the Boys on winning the 2019 CSAL Championship!!
This is the first Basketball title for LCCS.
The Boys Team is ready to get started for the upcoming season. Please see links below for more info on Conditioning. 
Conditioning Calendar

Conditioning Procedures
Boys Bball Tryouts will be on Friday, 11/22, from 3:30-6:00 in the LCCS Gym.  All boys in 6th-8th Grades are welcomed to attend.

Girls basketball
Girls' Basketball

 

Our girls basketball team are comprised of middle school students from 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and are coached by Jerome Davis who is  head coach,Anne Seitzinger, who is the assistant coach.

Any questions about our girls basketball team, please contact Jerome Davis, jdavis@lccsnj.org
Basketball Conditioning is starting up.  It is opened to Girls in 6-8th Grades.  Please see links below for more information.
Conditioning Calendar
Conditioning Procedures
Girls BBall Tryouts will be held on ​Tuesday, 12/3/19, in the LCCS Gym from 3:30-5:00.  All girls in 6th-8th grades are welcomed to attend. 

Soccer
Co-Ed Soccer

In the spring of 2014, we officially launched our first co-ed soccer team. Our soccer team is comprised of middle school students from 6th-8th grade and are coached by _____, head coach and our assistant coach is _______ for the 2018-2019 school year.

Any questions about our soccer team can be directed to Athletic Director, Melissa Megaro, mmegaro@lccsnj.org



Co-Ed Volleyball

In the spring of 2016, we officially launched our first co-ed volleyball team. Our volleyball team is comprised of middle school students from 6th-8th grade. Our head coach is Ms. Charlotte Carr, and is assisted by coach Franni Russo.

Any questions about our volleyball team can be directed to Charlotte Carr at ccarr@lccsnj.org

CSAL


Congratulations Volleyball on bringing home the 2019 CSAL Championship!!

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Cross Country Team/Running Club

In the winter of 2016, we officially launched our first running club. Our running club will be comprised of middle school students from 5th-8th grade, boys and girls. The club's facilitators will be Christina McGarry and Charlotte Carr. We also have a competitive, fall cross country team and spring track team that competes in the CSAL and meets around the state.
Cross Country Running is a great sport to participate in for all athletes.  It is a great way to condition for Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball and for anyone's overall fitness.

Any questions about our running club, cross country and/or track team can be directed to Christina McGarry at cmcgarry@lccsnj.org

Please make sure Health documents have been submitted to Nurse Monya.  Medical clearance grants the student-athlete access to participate.
For those who are cleared:
Cross Country Practice Procedures
Cross Country Schedule


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health news

1. Sudden Cardiac In Young Athletes 

ABC News Health

Cardiac Health - Sudden Death in Athletes


2. Sports' Concussions


CDC - Concussion

CDC - Concussion Youth

3. Managing Mental Health in Student-Athletes

https://www.ncaa.org/sites/default/files/2007_managing_mental_health_0.pdf

4. Nutrition with Athletes

http://targetgoodhealth.com/yahoo_site_admin1/assets/docs/Sports_Nutrition_for_Student_Athletes.91104129.pdf