Holy Spirit School Athletic Handbook

The purpose of all extracurricular activities and athletics at Holy Spirit School is to complement the home, church, and school in the development of the whole person.

Our award-winning athletics program is available to all students in Grades 5-8. Activities are for the enjoyment of the children and are suited to their age and physical growth. Particular emphasis is placed on the development of sportsmanship, teamwork, physical fitness, and fundamental skills. Holy Spirit maintains excellent athletic facilities on our beautiful 35-acre campus. Holy Spirit competes in the Grand Rapids Area Catholic Elementary Athletic Council, Catholic United Sports, and Westside Youth Sports.  The cost per year is $85 for Holy Spirit students and sign-ups are online at  CUS and WYS may have different registration fees, found in their online registration links, when available.  Please feel free to contact Rosemary Sweedyk, Athletic Director, at with any questions.

Student athletes are required to submit the following before participating:

  • GRACEAC Registration – Seasonal links sent out throughout the school year)
  • MHSAA Medical Form rev 3.2024 (dated after April 15)
  • Concussion Form
  • $85 Participation Fee (Holy Spirit School students and parishioners) CUS & WYS may be different.

** Links to Catholic United Sports Flyers: ** 3rd & 4th Gr Flag Football, 3rd & 4th Gr Sideline Cheer, Cross Country, Football 7th & 8th Gr , Football 5th & 6th Grade, Sideline Cheer Middle School.                  **These will be updated shortly for the upcoming 24-25 school year.  

Sports available to students at Holy Spirit School may include:

-Fall Volleyball
-Fall Cross Country
-Winter Basketball
-Winter Competitive Cheer
-Spring Soccer
-Spring Softball
-Spring Track
-Spring Lacrosse

-Fall Football
-Fall Cross Country
-Fall Soccer
-Winter Basketball
-Spring Baseball
-Spring Track
-Spring Lacrosse

To be considered for a volunteer coaching position within Holy Spirit School’s Athletic Program, please download, complete, and return to the school office the Coaches’ Application.

Athletic Boosters
Contact the school office for additional info.

Athletic Director – Rosemary Sweedyk

Lisa Kalahar, Jason Bauer, Ben Sweedyk