Providence Christian Academy offers a wide range of athletic programs for students from our Grammar (elementary) through Rhetoric (high) schools. Beginning in our Grammar School, Providence Christian Academy has opportunities for students to participate in team sports. As students progress through our Logic and Rhetoric schools, Providence Christian Academy offers more advanced and competitive athletic programs, including varsity-level sports such as cheerleading, football, basketball, and baseball, see the full list below. PCA has state-of-the-art facilities and equipment and provides personalized coaching and training to help our student-athletes achieve their full potential. Additionally, Providence Christian Academy resources and supports our student-athletes with academic tutoring, nutritional education, and encouragement to help them balance the demands of their athletic and academic career.

  • Compete in TSSAA in 9-12 grade sports
  • Compete in TIAA for middle school sports.

Grammar School

Cross country
Flag Football
Jr Cheer
Jr. Pro Basketball

Logic School
Rhetoric School

Cross Country
Softball (high school only)

Club Teams


PCA athletes are representatives of their team, their school, their community, and most importantly, God. We are committed to developing each individual’s character as well as proper perspectives on winning and losing which are consistent with the will of God. We will be modest in victory and gracious in defeat.

To this end, PCA strives for excellence – programs that are well managed and well executed with a focus on discipleship – and success – reaching maximum potential both individually and as a team – in all athletic endeavors.

PCA Athletic Director

Coach Tara James was a two-sport athlete (basketball and cross country) at Kennesaw State University and she graduated from MTSU with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education.  Prior to her tenure at PCA, she served as an Assistant Girls Basketball Coach at Riverdale High School and then Head Girls Basketball Coach at Cannon County High School.  Under her leadership, the PCA athletic program has grown tremendously.

In addition to the above experience and skills, Tara’s personal qualities make her a perfect fit for this position.  Her authenticity and zeal for the Lord and our community are evident to all who come in contact with her.  Tara had this to say about her platform within the athletics department, “I am incredibly flattered, thankful, honored, excited, and have so many other wonderful emotions about this HUGE opportunity.  I love our school and will work very hard to follow the plan that God has for us.”

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Happy 4th of July!

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”
‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭3‬:‭17‬

PCA faculty & staff are engaged in professional development and continuing education throughout the summer! Several faculty members recently attended the Association of Classical Christian Schools Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA. They are looking forward to sharing and incorporating what ...they learned!

PCA was honored to recently host the Murfreesboro Police Department SRO and SWAT Team on our campus. The group spent two full days at PCA engaged in a variety of training exercises. We are grateful for all first responders who work hard to protect and serve our community! #WeArePCA