Athletic competition is a powerful teacher. Canterbury's athletics programs strive to teach honor, integrity, respect, sportsmanship, compassion, hard work, and fair play. The program features 24 interscholastic teams for students in grades six through twelve. Varsity teams compete for district, region, and state championships awarded by the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS).
Most sports operate at both varsity and middle school levels of competition. Because of the variety of options and the school's small size, over the course of a year almost every Canterbury student receives dedicated training and coaching, wears a Canterbury uniform, and represents the school in interscholastic competition.
Participation in athletics offers athletes opportunities to develop self-confidence, leadership skills, and a commitment to teamwork that inspires students to lead productive and healthy lives. In almost every case, the school employs a teacher-coach model: Canterbury teachers who have themselves competed with distinction in their sports-coach Canterbury athletics teams. Coaches strive to develop individual athletes and teams that are constantly improving, working hard, disciplined, and schooled in the fundamental aspects of their sport.
All of the coaches currently employed by Canterbury have either coached or played at the collegiate level. The school's 32 acres mean that Canterbury offers outstanding sports facilities, including a large multi-purpose playing field, fully enclosed baseball field, and two gymnasiums including a competition gym with seating for five hundred.
To learn more about each team, follow links from the list at right which also include each team's schedule and directions to away games. For information regarding cancellations, updates, and changes to the athletics schedule, please call the Main School Office: 972-572-7200.