Duchesne offers team sports opportunities for our younger students through West Houston Christian Sports Association (WHCSA).
What sports are offered for team play?
- Fall – Soccer, PreK-4 through 5th grade
- Winter – Basketball, Kindergarten through 5th grade
- Softball, Kindergarten through 5th grade
- Volleyball (offered through Chapelwood), 4th – 6th grade only
Is there a fee associated with WHCSA?
Yes, there is a fee that the league determines.
What does the fee cover?
The fee covers uniforms, pictures, trophies, league fees, referees, and Duchesne team practice supervision.
How do I register?
The link to pay and register will be sent out in the Thursday Duchesne Newsletter prior to the start of each season and will run for 3-4 weeks.
When do registrations for each sport begin
- Soccer – May (Early Bird) – June (Late)
- Basketball – October
- Softball – January
- Volleyball- January
Are late registrations allowed?
Due to time constraints with ordering uniforms, late registrations are strongly discouraged and will incur an additional charge.
How long are the seasons?
Each sport is approximately 10 weeks, which includes 1-2 pre-season practices and 7-8 games.
Where do they practice and play games?
Practices take place on the Duchesne campus once a week on Sundays, as scheduled by our junior sports coordinator. Games occur on Saturdays at various sites around the city.
What are the objectives of WHCSA?
The WHCSA seeks to help develop skills, strength, coordination, and the maximum possible health and physical growth of each participant. It assists each child in developing his or her individual athletic and leadership talents. The association instills good sportsmanship and a sense of fair play in coaches, parents, and children. It also encourages the widest possible participation by members of the church and school communities.