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St. Columbkille Athletics provides year-round sports programs for all youth and adult parishioners at St. Columbkille and surrounding parishes. The full range sports program includes competitive, recreational, and intramural sports. 

An athletics council directs the parish sports program. The board consists of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. In addition, the council consists of a Facilities & Grounds Coordinator, a Commissioner for each sport and Committee chairs.
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British Challenger Camp July 30-August 3

posted Jan 5, 2018, 12:03 PM by Jackie Buso   [ updated Jan 5, 2018, 12:04 PM ]

Registration is now open for the 2018 British Challenger Soccer Camp!
Open to all soccer players ages 3 to 15!
The camp is held at the St. Columbkille Soccer Complex.
The camp is now online and open for registration. You can see your camp by clicking the link below:

http://challenger.configio.com/ShoppingCart.aspx?com=detailview&iid=163155&returncom=productlist


Soccer U7-U14 Registration available

posted Dec 14, 2017, 6:42 AM by David Woodard

U7-U14 Soccer registration is now open.
Registration Deadline is January 12, 2018, please visit the U7-U14 Registration page.

St. Columbkille Athletics 7th Annual Bowling Fundraiser UPDATED

posted Nov 9, 2017, 10:38 AM by Jackie Buso   [ updated Jan 5, 2018, 11:57 AM ]

St. Columbkille Athletics 7th Annual Bowling Tournament
January 26th 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Hosted by Papio Bowl
It’s a Luau Theme!
Thank you to those who registered for this year’s bowling fundraiser on January 26th!
All bowling lanes are mostly spoken for; however, we currently have some individual spots that are open.
If you aren’t registered on a team, but would like to come for some food and fun, we are offering meal tickets for just $10.
Contact Travis Pinkelman at 402-490-0367 or trcp@hotmail.com.
Questions? Contact Travis Pinkelman 402-490-0367 or email trcp@hotmail.com.

Learn more about our mascot - The Crusaders

posted Jun 23, 2015, 9:17 AM by Jackie Buso

Who were the crusaders?  What were the crusades?  Find out what we can learn from those medieval Christian knights for our own participation in sports here at St. Columbkille.  There are separate two versions, one for students and one for parents and coaches.  There are also playlists of the full length videos split into individual videos so different parts can be watched individually if desired.  Increase your understanding of our heritage as Catholics and identity as St. Columbkille Crusaders.

Full Video Student
https://youtu.be/xieVTDApEYY

Full Video Parent and Coach
https://youtu.be/uPnyhjpwIW8

Video Playlist Student 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk6izfW-zm0IshzXV9mcb7FFQxXcl3mue

Video Playlist Parent 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk6izfW-zm0JsQrSIg4FdoHmeN6_QQeWT

Mandatory Concussion Awareness Training

posted Jul 24, 2012, 8:12 PM by Desmond Connolly   [ updated Jul 24, 2012, 8:22 PM ]

Nebraska Legislature Enacts New Concussion Law - LB260

On April 14th, Governor Heineman signed into law LB260, the Nebraska Concussion Awareness Act.   This bill was sponsored by Senator Lathrop of Omaha, and took effect on July 1, 2012. The bill affects any schools having athletes 19 years old or younger, as well as any sports organization, including youth leagues, club sports, or any organization sponsoring a sporting activity where there is a cost to participants or where such costs are sponsored.

There are 3 primary components to the Nebraska Concussion Awareness Act:

    1. Education – (a) concussion educational training must be made available to all coaches on how to recognize symptoms of a concussion, and how to seek proper medical treatment.  (b) Athletes and parents must be provided concussion information prior to an athlete’s participation on an annual basis that includes (i) signs & symptoms of a concussion, (ii) risks posed by sustaining a concussion, and (iii) actions an athlete should take in response to sustaining a concussion – including informing their coaches. 
    2. Removal of Athlete – an athlete presenting with signs or symptoms of a concussion thereby being “reasonably suspected” of having sustained a concussion (a) must be removed from participation, and (b) may not return to participation until evaluated by appropriate licensed health care professional, and,
    3. Written & Signed Clearance for Return to Play (RTP) – an athlete having been removed from participation for the purpose of presenting with signs or symptoms or “reasonably suspected” of having sustained a concussion must have, before RTP or participation is allowed by a coach, (a) written and signed clearance from an appropriate licensed health care professional, and (b) written and signed clearance from the athlete’s parents.

All St. Columbkille coaches must complete one of the training videos at the following website, print out the completion certificate and provide it to the Athletic Office.  Sports commissioners will be in charge of ensuring all coaches have completed the training.  The below website is a great resource for parents or athletes as well.

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