I believe that athletics is critical to the education of our students. It is on the athletic fields and courts where lessons such as teamwork, overcoming obstacles and adversity, sacrifice, and selflessness are best taught. At Landmark, our priorities in athletics are that our student-athletes grow spiritually from the experience of competing on our teams, that they learn to compete with a relentless spirit, that they develop great fundamentals and techniques, and they they learn how to win and lose with class and dignity.
Everyday, Landmark's coaches and athletes pour their hearts into their sports. We are successfully competing against much larger schools (in all classifications) and Landmark graduates have earned athletic scholarship money to compete at the college level. We have had athletes compete in the SEC, ACC, and almost all other major conferences in several different sports. Although most Landmark athletes will not play at the next level, they all (from elementary through high school) will be impacted by their participation in Landmark's athletic program. The peer relationships, godly mentoring, hard work, accountability, physical demands, lessons of winning losing, mental toughness, self-discipline and teamwork, all help to prepare them for the higher calling of impacting their world for Jesus Christ.
See you at the track, pool, gym, fields, courses, and courts!
Durand Rice '00
Director of Athletics