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Creekside finishes as one of top Athletic Programs in Sunshine Cup All-Sports Awards

For the second year in a row, Creekside Athletics has finished in the FHSAA’s Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Awards as one of the top athletics programs in the state! The Knights finished 2nd overall in Class 8A, behind St. Thomas Aquinas (private school), making Creekside the top public school athletic program and tops in the county!

Source: FHSAA.org | Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Awards Winners Announced

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Creekside to host Spring Sports Media Day

St. Johns County’s top rated athletics program, Creekside High School, will host a “Spring Sports Media Day” on Thursday, January 31st from 5pm-6:30pm in Creekside’s auditorium presented by Leonard’s Studios.  The event will focus attention on the athletes and coaches of the Creekside Knights’ baseball, softball, boys and girls lacrosse, track and field, boys and girls tennis and boys weightlifting teams.  

 

In this exciting opportunity, Creekside’s Spring Sports teams will be on hand to take their annual, professional sports portraits with Leonard’s Studios. Additionally, local sports media outlets will be on hand to conduct interviews with coaches and athletes.  Creekside’s Spring Sports teams host a wealth of accomplished, high profile athletic talent that features several Division I prospects, All County athletes, District Champions, State Playoff contenders, State Runner-Ups and State Champions!

 

The event will feature food, games, activities and an overall enjoyable atmosphere for the everyone.  Family, friends, and supporters of Creekside Athletics alike are encouraged to join us as we prepare for another successful sports season!

 

For more information regarding this event, volunteer opportunities or to participate, please contact Aaron Carn at [email protected]

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Winter Sports Media Guide

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Creekside High School to host Winter Sports Media Day

St. Johns County’s top rated athletics program, Creekside High School, will host a “Winter Sports Media Day” on Saturday, November, 17th from 11am-1pm presented by Leonard’s Studios.  The event will focus attention on the athletes and coaches of the Creekside Knights’ boys and girls basketball, wrestling, competitive cheerleading, boys and girls soccer and girls weightlifting teams.  

 

In this exciting opportunity, Creekside’s Winter Sports teams will be on hand to take their annual, professional sports portraits with Leonard’s Studios. Additionally, local sports media outlets will be on hand to conduct interviews with coaches and athletes.  Creekside’s Winter Sports teams host a wealth of accomplished, high profile athletic talent that features several Division I prospects, All County athletes, District Champions, State Playoff contenders, State Runner-Ups and State Champions!

 

The event will feature food, games, activities and an overall enjoyable atmosphere for the everyone.  Family, friends, and supporters of Creekside Athletics alike are encouraged to join us as we prepare for another successful sports season!

 

For more information regarding this event, volunteer opportunities or to participate, please contact Aaron Carn at [email protected]

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New Head Strength Coach looks to bring enthusiasm and intensity to Creekside Athletics

Creekside is proud to announce the addition of new Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Coach Oscar Lujan.  Coach Lujan comes to Creekside from Texas having grown up in the West Texas town of Alpine and graduating from Alpine High School in 1993 where he lettered in football, baseball, basketball and track and field. After graduating, he attended Ranger Jr. College and Texas A&M – Kingsville where he competed in both baseball programs.  Coach Lujan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi in May of 2000.  With 17 years experience in teaching and coaching, Coach Lujan brings an enthusiastic and demanding style of expectations to Creekside for the upcoming school year.

“I am here to demand respect, get the most out of your child, and more importantly to help your children become better brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers, and members of society.  I come with an attitude of wanting to create an environment of higher achievements and player development that will be long lasting throughout the young student/athlete’s lifetime.” – Coach Lujan

 

Coach Lujan has coached an overabundance of high school athletes who have gone on to further their careers at the Division I, II, III, and junior college levels in multiple sports.  He has coached district champions, regional champions, and even state champions in the state of Texas.  He brings  an intensity needed to take Creekside Athletics to the next level!

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Creekside tabs Chris Navarro to lead Boys XC

Creekside Athletics is thrilled to promote longtime assistant coach, Chris Navarro to lead Creekside Boys Cross Country.  Coach Navarro started as an Assistant Coach in 2010 for both Cross Country and Track and Field and has spent the last several years working closely with former Head Coach, Eric Frank.  Coach Navarro is a familiar face that will bring a seamless transition moving forward into the 2018 season.  In addition to his coaching experience, Coach Navarro has participated in numerous sports growing up, focusing on Track and Field from 6th grade through college, as a Division III sprinter.  As an adult, Coach Navarro is an active skier, cyclist, and runner, competing in all events up to and including the marathon.
Coach Navarro is very excited take on the challenge of being the Head Coach for Creekside Boys Cross Country, focusing on growing young men and guiding them to championship success.  He feels that in addition the success the Creekside Cross Country program has had, the focus has always been on the student athlete and helping them prepare for the future.  The boys are the reason for the success in the past and will remain so in the future.

“All my experience, learnings and familiarity with the program are focused on the team and helping them achieve their life goals and sports success.”  – Coach Navarro

Creekside looks forward to a run at the podium this year and to return to where championship form when the team won back to back state championships in 2015 and 2016.

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Fall Sports Tryouts

Attention student-athletes!  Creekside High School’s Fall Sports tryouts are upcoming!  Please see the information below regarding our fall sports tryouts!  For more information, please contact each individual coach!

 

Boys Golf | Julington Creek Golf Club | July 30th – August 2nd 2:00 PM
Contact Coach Hudson: [email protected]

 

Girls Golf | JCP Golf Club and Cimarrone Golf Club
Monday 7/30 – 3:00 pm – Cimarrone Golf Club – arrive no later than 2:30 to warm up
Tuesday 7/31 – 4:30 pm – Julington Creek Golf Club – arrive no later than 3:00 to warm up
Wednesday 8/1 – 3:00 pm – Cimarrone Golf Club – arrive no later than 2:30 to warm up
Thursday 8/2 – 4:00 pm – Creekside High School – Team meeting
Contact Coach Triay for more information: [email protected]

 

Girls Swim & Dive | JCP Aquatic Complex | August 7th and 8th 5:30 AM – 8:00 AM and August 10th 9:00 AM
Boys Swim & Dive | JCP Aquatic Complex | August 9th and 10th 5:30 AM | 8:00 AM and August 11th 9:00 AM
Contact Coach DaCosta: [email protected]
Read the 2018 Tryout Letter from Coach DaCosta HERE

 

Volleyball | CHS Gymnasium | July 30th 4:30 PM
Contact Coach Bowers: [email protected]

 

Girls Cross Country | Conditioning now!
Contact Coach Yates: [email protected]

 

Boys Cross Country | Conditioning now!
Contact Coach Navarro: [email protected]

 

Football | Conditioning now!
Contact Coach McIntyre: [email protected]
All student athletes must be registered (and cleared) on Athletic Clearance prior to tryouts.