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Archbishop John Carroll High School

Athletics Department Mission Statement


Archbishop Carroll High School is considered a forerunner in athletics across Pennsylvania and Philadelphia offering over 40 unique athletic teams competing in 24 different sports. In all, Archbishop Carroll student-athletes have won multiple PIAA State Championships, more than 50 PCL and district 12 titles, and have earned several individual All State honors.  The Archbishop Carroll High School Athletic Department commands a standard of excellence with all its athletic programs.   

Our primary goal is to develop our student-athletes spiritually, academically and socially. We believe our athletic and activities are an important part of the Archbishop Carroll educational experience.  Not only do they compete and excel in sports, but more importantly our student-athletes excel in our community and in the classroom.   We actively teach principles of faith, character, and servant leadership.  Student-athletes are expected to participate in community service projects and attend mass.  Our teams have hosted fundraisers, led service based project, and attend Kairos.  

Our goal is to teach our student-athletes to serve and to prepare them for life, including making a positive impact on our community beyond graduation.   We believe it is important to recognize that our Catholic identity permeates throughout the greater Philadelphia area.   

Being part of the Archbishop Carroll HS athletic program is more than just a physical presence at the school. We are committed to improving all aspects of our student-athletes’ high school experience by providing tools to live out their Catholic values beyond their years at Carroll. The Athletic Department also strives to provide opportunities which create positive interaction within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  We are committed to expanding our student-athlete connection to our Catholic community as well as increasing alumni involvement in a variety of ways.  

More than 85 percent of Carroll students participate in one or more athletic teams or extracurricular activities. Over 25 student-athletes went on to compete collegiately, several at the NCAA Division One level.  With great pride, the Archbishop Carroll athletic department offers the area’s best coaches, training services and athletic facilities. 

Archbishop Carroll High School competes in the very prestigious and historic Philadelphia Catholic League in addition to the PIAA, featuring some of the top athletic programs across the state.  

The Archbishop Carroll Athletic Department

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