Philosophy of KAIAC

Philosophy of KAIAC

To provide middle school students with enjoyable experiences, the opportunity to develop athletic and life skills, and experience success through knowledgeable instruction and positive role models.

1. Enjoyable Experiences: The emphasis is on enhancing student self-esteem and increasing their interest and ability in sports and other activities.

2. Opportunity to Participate in Jamborees: Participants will have the opportunity to play against teams from other schools in the M.S. KAIAC community.

3. Develop Skills: Participants will be taught personal commitment, fundamental skills, life skills, teamwork, sportsmanship and a sense of fair play.

4. Experience Success: Participants will be placed on teams where their ability levels and grade levels are evenly mixed. There will be no stacking of the teams. Participants will experience the benefits of being part of a team.

5. Knowledgeable Instruction: The coaches will have a basic understanding of the middle school jamboree philosophy and will work with athletes to improve their athletic and teamwork skills.

6. Positive Role Model: The athletes will be guided in the personal disciplines of playing team and individual sports. The coaches will motivate participants to give their best effort no matter the outcome. The coaches will exemplify the highest sportsmanship behavior at all times.