Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way sports are…Team sports at Summit Academy provide scholars with the opportunity to grow physically and socially, as well as emotionally. Scholars develop critical social skills through peer interaction and sportsmanship when participating on our athletic teams.
During the 2015-16 school year Summit Academy will offer scholars several opportunities to participate in team sports. Scholars must maintain a “B” GPA as well as meet the behavioral requirements to be eligible to participate in the Summit Academy Charter School Athletics programs. Sports for this year include: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, Softball, & Cheerleading.
Coach Mixson comes to Summit Academy Charter School with 6 years of experience coaching basketball on the high school level. Mixson holds strong views of the importance of maintaining a 3.5 grade point average and the advancement in education of every student that crosses his path. He believes, with the proper tools, all students can and will go on to the college of their choice. Coach Mixson has prepared the students he has coached and worked with to receive full scholarships to Division One colleges and mentors students to fullfill careers in professional basketball.
Outside of his professional life, Coach Mixson has two children who both express a vested interesed in sports.