Welcome to New Life Academy Athletic Registration
Winter Athletics Registration is now open and will close on Friday, November 2nd at midnight.
Click the icon below to register for an activity.  Please review all the information below.

Registration Now Open

Registration for the upcoming basketball, girls hockey, boys hockey, basketball cheer, and alpine ski seasons is open at https://newlifeacademy-ar.rschooltoday.com/.  Registration numbers help plan our teams, coaches, game and practice schedules so please register by midnight on Friday, November 2nd.  All students in grades 6-12 need to register through this website in order to participate in any tryouts or practices.



Contact Raquel Gibbs in the Athletics Office - Raquel Gibbs (raquelgibbs@newlifeacademy.org; 651-757-4328).

Directions for completing your Athletic Registration:

  1. Go to https://newlifeacademy-ar.rschooltoday.com/
  2. Click on “Athletic Team Registration”
  3. Click on “Create Family Account” or “Family Account Login.”  Please do not create a new account if you created one in the fall.
  4. Complete all registration steps.
  5. Click on “Family Account Login” if you are returning to add another student to account.

Physical Examination

Physical Examination forms can be downloaded from the registration site.

Students in Grades 7th-12th registering for Athletics must have a current physical examination on file with the Athletic Department before the student is authorized to participate in practice/tryouts. Physicals are current for 3 years from the date of the last exam.  

If you have a new physical or are registering for the first time, please upload the physical examination file and enter the date of the physical examination during Step 4 of the Registration Process.   If your physical date has expired or will soon expire, you will be notified by the Athletic Department.

If you have questions or need assistance with the registration, please address it to: Raquel Gibbs (raquelgibbs@newlifeacademy.org; 651-757-4328).


Basketball and Sideline Cheer Parent & Player Meeting

Monday, October 29th 6:00 pm – Worship Center.  All players and at least one parent/guardian per family are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting. 

Separate meetings for Competition Cheer, Girls Hockey, Boys Hockey, and Alpine Ski; please contact coach or coop host school for details.



Alpine Ski Team Meeting

There will be a student/parent meeting for everyone interested in participating on the Alpine Ski team this winter on Thursday, October 25th at 6:00 pm in the SCPA Cafeteria Annex.  This program is open for all 7th through 12th graders.  Please contact Coach Nelson if you have any questions or cannot attend the meeting.  Please email any questions to thorskicoach7@gmail.com.


How to Stay Connected

Website: Information about schedules/practices is available under the Athletics tab of the New Life Academy website and then click on the Athletic Calendar tab.

Activity Scheduler: check out this Smartphone app from rSchool Today – this is the best source for updated schedules.  When setting up, select State, select MN Christian Athletic Association, then select New Life Academy.

Notify Me:  sign up for this service for each team you wish to follow here (right side of screen under calendar). You will be notified via email/text when practice and game schedules change.  Choose each team (game and practice schedule) you would like to follow.   You may also subscribe to calendar feeds from this page to have your calendars updated automatically.

Schoology:  Join the NLA Athletics Group on Schoology for additional updates and reminders.

Twitter:  Follow @NLAathletics for more coverage of your favorite teams.


Team Information

Tryouts occur for all high school level teams (Varsity/JV/C).  Family accounts will be refunded for those not making the team.


Seasons Start Date


Contact for More Sport Information

Hockey – Girls 8th – 12th*

Monday, Oct. 29

$190 or $400*

Chris Lepper chris@edvisionsoffcampus.org

Sideline Cheer – 7th – 12th**

Monday, Nov. 5


Angela Moorman angelamoorman@msn.com

Basketball – Girls 9th - 12th

Monday, Nov. 12


Greg Wilson Greg.T.Wilson@fisglobal.com

Hockey – Boys 7th - 12th@ Monday, Nov. 12 TBD Joe Cullen  joe.cullen@gentryacademy.com

Basketball – Girls 6th - 8th

Week of Monday, Nov. 12


Dave Woolf 


Basketball – Boys 9th***

Week of Monday, Nov. 12


Athletics Department

Basketball – Boys 8th***

Week of Monday, Nov. 12


Mike Moberg 


Basketball – Boys 7th****

Week of Monday, Nov. 12


Tyler Miller tyler.miller1@gmail.com

Basketball – Boys 6th****

Week of Monday, Nov. 12


Athletics Department

Alpine Skiing – Girls 7th – 12th^

Monday, Nov. 12


Thor Nelson thorskicoach7@gmail.com

Alpine Skiing – Boys 7th – 12th^

Monday, Nov. 12


Thor Nelson thorskicoach7@gmail.com

Basketball – Boys 10th - 12th+

Monday, Nov. 19


Kory Kiekhoefer korykiekhoefer@gmail.com

*Coop with Woodbury High School.  Woodbury is the host school.  $190 fee if you reside in South Washington County Schools boundary.  $400 if you reside outside of South Washington County Schools boundary.  If you reside in South Washington County Schools boundary, you will be refund $210 ($400-$190).

**Tryouts took place last spring and early this fall.  No additional positions on the team are available.  Registration required for those who have already made the team.

***Tryouts will be conducted for C Team.  Open to 8th and 9th graders to tryout for the C Team.  8th graders can decline placement on C Team if they desire.  8th graders not selected for C Team, will be on the 8th Grade Team.  Anyone on the 8th Grade Team will be refunded $55 (the difference between high school and middle school rates).  After this tryout, players may be invited to tryout for JV/Varsity level.  High School Basketball Coaches will be running the tryout.

****6th and 7th Grade Basketball Coaches will be running evaluations for dividing teams equally (if necessary).

^Coop with St. Croix Prep Academy.  St. Croix Prep Academy is the host.

+Tryouts will be conducted for JV and Varsity.  10th and 11th graders may be placed on the C Team after the tryout process.

@Coop with Gentry Academy.  Gentry Academy is the host school.  Fee will be determined based on number of players on the team.  Tryout required.



For NLA teams, online practices schedules will be added for all teams through beginning of December by late October.  The rest of the practice schedules will be available once we receive the Middle School game schedules.  All high school basketball team game schedules are available online now.


For coop teams, please contact the coach or coop host for schedule details.


NLA Schedules:


1. Full Game & Practice Schedules: https://mcaaconference.org/public/genie/40/school/7/date/2018-11-12/view/week/

            a. Click “View Schedules” to select specific teams/schedules

            b. Click “Notify Me” to setup email/text alerts

2. Download the rSchoolToday Activity Scheduler app

            a. Select MN

            b. Select MN Christian Athletic Association

            c. Select New Life Academy


Middle School Basketball Information

Middle school basketball practices will begin the week of Nov. 12 however the game schedule will not be available until closer to December. They play in the St. Paul Catholic Athletic Association against schools of similar size and competition levels.  Typically, the middle school teams will have 2-3 practices a week and 1-2 games per week.  Practices will be on weeknights (except Wednesdays) and Saturday mornings/early afternoons.  Teams can also choose to play in 2 weekend tournaments but those will be determined by the coaches.



Bylaw 208.00 Non-School Competition and Training (Team and Individual Sports)

1. During the High School Season:

Cross Reference: Bylaw 411.10.C Definition (End of Season)

A. A student who is a member of a high school team may not participate as an individual competitor or as a member

of a non-school team in the same sport during the high school season. Participation Definition: Participation is

defined as practice, training, scrimmaging, tryouts and competing. Exceptions: 1) Baseball, softball and skiing.

This comes into play mostly with 7th and 8th graders who may be on a high school team.  No student-athlete can be a member of a high school team (Varsity/JV/B/C) and a non-school (club, AAU) team in the same sport at the same time (except for baseball, softball, and skiing as noted above).  Please contact the Athletic Department with questions.



Transportation policies outlined below exist for the safety of all students and liability for families.


Team Practices:  Transportation is provided after school most days for all teams that practice right after school at a location other than New Life Academy. Students may drive their own vehicles, but they may only transport other family members, they may not drive other students. Transportation is not provided back to NLA after practices at HealthEast Sports Center; parents will need to pick up their students directly from the field.


High School Games: Transportation is provided to most away games when they are leaving directly from school.  Athletes may ride home with their parents after a game with the coach’s permission.  Occasionally there may not be a bus home from a game but that will be communicated ahead of time if the situation arises. 


Middle School Games:  Transportation is provided to most away games that begin earlier than 5:30 pm.  Parents will be responsible for their student’s transportation to any away games that begin 5:30 or later or on weekends.  There will NOT be transportation back to school after any middle school games.



Full Refund will be given when:

  1. A student does not make a team after the tryout process.
  2. A student elects to not participate on a team or suffers a season-ending injury within the first 7 days from the start of the season.

50% Refund will be given when:

  1. A student elects to not participate on a team or suffers a season-ending injury after the first 7 days of the season have passed but within 28 days from the start of the season.

No Refund will be given when:

  1. A student elects to not participate on a team or suffers a season-ending injury after the first 28 days of the season. 



Contact Raquel Gibbs in the Athletics Office - Raquel Gibbs (raquelgibbs@newlifeacademy.org; 651-757-4328).

If you have questions or need assistance with the registration, please address it to:

Raquel Gibbs
New Life Academy admits students of any race, color, national or ethic origin to all the rights, programs, and activities made available to students of the school. It does not discriminate on the basic of color, national, or ethic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, athletics or any other school administered programs.