We are a program that is 19 athletic programs and 34 state championships strong. We are a Division 2 school in the Virginia Independent School Athletic Association (VISAA). Our teams compete in the League of Independent Schools (LIS) and the Virginia Independent Conference (VIC).

Participation in sports at The Covenant School is both a privilege and an important part of a child’s education. We believe that sportsmanship, hard work, teamwork, and fair play are the building blocks of a sound athletic program. While winning is valued, there is an overriding emphasis on character formation. Over 70% of our students participate on at least one athletic team, while many students participate on several teams. This high participation rate reflects the inclusive nature of the athletic program, the quality of the coaching staff, the camaraderie of our teams, and the enjoyment that athletics provide. 

Meet the Athletic Director

Jason Bennett comes to The Covenant School after 20 years of serving as the Director of Athletics at a private Chrisitan school outside of Baltimore, Maryland.  He received his undergraduate degree from Houghton College in Physical Education and his Master's Degree from the College of St. Rose in Special Education. Jason spent time as a teacher in both of those fields before becoming an Athletic Director. He has also coached Varsity soccer for 21 years, as well as boys lacrosse and girls basketball. Jason and his wife, Becky, have six children.

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  • 19

    Athletic Programs
  • 34

    State Championships
  • 60

    Conference Championships
  • 64

    Christian Coaches
  • 3.4

    Average Athletic GPA
  • 83

    Collegiate Student Athletes
  • 1

    Olympic Gold Medalist
  • 542

    Adoring Student Fans

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The Covenant School

Birdwood Campus | Lower School | Pre-K–Grade 5 |
1000 Birdwood Road Charlottesville, VA 22903 | 434.220.7309

Hickory Campus | Middle and Upper School | Grades 6–12 | 175 Hickory Street Charlottesville, VA 22902 | 434.220.7329
Located in Charlottesville, VA, The Covenant School is a non-denominational, private, Christian day school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, visual and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.