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    Fellowship of Christian Athletes

    High School athletes come together in a time of fellowship, worship and fun.  Meet and fellowship with THESA athletes from all our sports.


    Fall Sports

    Fall THESA sports begin preparation for their season in the late spring and over the summer for most teams.  Season play begins in August or September and continues until the end of November.  Basketball has fall tryouts and runs to spring break.



    The 2016 TAIAO State Champion THESA Riders are holding tryouts for the 2017 season on Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th.  Tryouts do not require previous experience.  Athletes will need a current sport physical, a deposit of half the sport fee and workout gear (no pads or helmets).


    Girl's Volleyball

    Volleyball tryouts  are this Tuesday, May 2 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for junior high and high school teams.  Tryouts are held at Tejas Volleyball Club in North Richland Hills.  There is a $15 fee per athlete for tryouts.



    2017 Cheer Team Tryouts were the week of April 17 - 21 for High School Girls 9th - 12th Grade.  If you missed tryouts email the athletes name, grade, and any previous cheer experience to or call Coach Pam McKeever at 817-999-2137.  Have a conversation with Coach McKeever about your option to tryout for the team.


    Boy's Volleyball

    THESA is holding open boy's volleyball gym dates to assess the interest in beginning a Boy's Volleyball program.  Open gym dates are Fridays May 12, May 19, and May 26 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    Open gym is at Game On Sports Complex and the cost is $10 per player per night.  To help us plan each session please sign up by clicking here.


    Basketball - Boys / Girls

    Boys   The 2016-17 Rider boys Varsity basketball team had a great end to the season. The Riders won the NCHBC National Division II Championship game.  Congrats to the Riders.  Season information for the 2017-18 season will come out in September.

    Girls   THESA is excited to announce that Delyssa Miller has accepted a basketball scholarship at Oklahoma Christian University.  Delyssa, congratulations on your scholarship!


    Spring Sports

    Spring THESA sports begin preparation for their season in the fall with practice or clinics into January when practices begin.  Season play begins in February and runs into May for most spring sports.


    Track & Field - Boys / Girls

    The Rider track and field team will be competing in the 2017 TAIAO Invitational Track Meet on April 22.  The track meet is at Wanda R. Smith High School in Keene, TX.  Come see our high school and middle school athletes compete in a broad range of events.

    The track team is open to athletes from 8 years old through high school.



    THESA Softball will hold tryouts in the Fall for the 2018 Spring season.  Please check back for dates and location as details come available.

    For further information, please email

    The Riders were the 2016 NACA Softball Division I National Champions.  


    Tennis - Boys / Girls

    The tennis team is closing out their season with high school matches at Fort Worth Country Day on Tuesday and junior high matches on Friday versus Liberty Christian.



    The Riders closed the season finishing 5th in the Homeschool World Series.  With the end of the World Series we look forward to tryouts in September for the 2018 teams.  Baseball players from the 8th grade through high school are encouraged to attend tryouts.


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    Texas Home Educators Sports Association (THESA)

    THESA (Texas Home Educator's Sports Association) exists to support Dallas/Fort Worth area families with a calling to home educate their children by providing competitive sports programs, enabling children to grow in Godly character and skills at the junior and senior high level.  THESA offers cheer, volleyball, basketball, softball, tennis and track & field for girls and football, basketball, baseball, tennis and track & field for boys.


    Ron Orr


    Phone: 817-454-5992