STAA Mission Statement

St. Therese School supports sports programs as part of the ministry of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.  Sports promote positive values such as good health, strong self esteem, loyalty, fair play, generosity, friendship and cooperation  The emphasis in sports at St. Therese is on insuring positive reinforcement, skill development, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.  Good sportsmanship and appropriate behavior are values that are expected of all participants and spectators at sports events.

 The goal of St. Therese Athletic Association (STAA) is to insure that our sports programs reflect the highest principals and teachings of the Catholic Church.  Information about the sports programs and scheduled events offered at St. Therese School is available on this website.

STAA Board Members

Chris Fassinger – Athletic Director

Laura Fassinger

Kristen Michalski

Jim Michalski

Renee Ruggles

Randy Ruggles


Basketball Program Directors

John Phillip – Boys Program Director

Jeremy Kelley – Girls Program Director



Effective October 15, 2015, 
parents ARE NOT permitted to stay 
for practices unless your child 
has a medical condition that 
requires you to be present.

Open gyms are not mandatory 
but highly recommended. 
Official season starts 
October 15th.



~All physician release forms must
be submitted at the time of 
registration and must be dated
for the current
school year.

~Registration deadline is
September 15, 2017. 
No forms will be accepted after this date. 

thletic uniforms are for
They are NOT to be worn for personal use.

is the Diocesan website for basketball.  
Directions to gyms can be found here.