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About sjp Athletics

At St. John’s, we’ve devoted ourselves to building an athletic culture that lives and breathes by one principle: Winning is about more than what the scoreboard says at the end of a contest. The way we see it, being a student-athlete is all about learning and working to be your best.

Guided by this mindset, student-athletes develop lifelong skills, set and work toward lofty but achievable goals, and become confident in themselves—all while forming habits of excellence that extend far beyond the realm of athletics. The pride and growth that come with wearing an Eagles uniform expands on their experience as they prepare for college and career.

Our coaches work closely with student-athletes, helping them to develop new skills, improve their own abilities, and prioritize the best interest of the team while conducting themselves with respect, integrity and kindness. Every Prep student-athlete knows that he alone determines his attitude, and that the right attitude is contagious.

Naturally, we’re proud of our 111-year tradition of success on the field, the ice, the hardcourt, the track, and in the pool. In fact, we have earned the Boston Globe Nason Award* for program-wide athletic excellence 31 times. But being a student-athlete here doesn’t mean that a step toward athletics is a step away from scholarship. At St. John’s, commitment to your studies mirrors commitment to your teammates. Sports are an authentic extension of our classrooms because all of our students strive to be their best and lift one another up—be it on the field, the stage, the lab or campus ministry.

This is why we go to practice every day. This is what fuels an athletics program that teaches lifelong lessons. At St. John’s, it’s not just about winning. It’s about doing and being your best.

*Awarded to the Massachusetts school that compiles the highest winning percentage across all varsity programs throughout the academic year.

Student-athletes must maintain good academic and disciplinary standing to participate in the interscholastic athletic program. To learn more, please check High School athletics and Middle School athletics.

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