The 2018 football season begins on August 15, 2018. Online registration is now open and is required in advance of the first day of practice. Our football program currently offers two levels of play; varsity and c-team. This is a no-cut sport, although coaches may restrict play/access based on safety concerns.
Information on fall camp, including the practice schedule beginning August 15 can be found here. Interested participants are encouraged to read the attached information and contact Coach Cross to be added to our communication channels.
Games schedules will be posted online through NPSLathletics.org. Practice schedules will be released to the team when available.
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Sheldon CrossVarsity Football Head Coach
Sheldon Cross is entering his 3rd season at the helm of the Kennedy Catholic football program, having compiled a 13-7 record in his first two years. Under his watch, the Lancers have transformed into one of the most potent passing offenses in the state and he has helped six graduates advance to play college football.
Cross came home to the Puget Sound area and joined the Kennedy Catholic family from NCAA Division I Idaho State University, where he was the Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach. He has served as an Offensive Coordinator and had great success at Idaho State, Illinois State and at Division II - New Mexico Highlands. Prior to his work at New Mexico Highlands, he served as a graduate assistant at Washington State University.
Originally from Tacoma, WA, Cross also served as the head football coach at Interlake High School in Bellevue, WA. As head coach at Interlake, Cross led his squad to back-to-back playoff appearances in 2008 and 2009. He was named Bellevue Reporter “Coach of the Year” in 2008 and 2009 and KingCo Coach of the Year in 2009. Cross led the Saints to two consecutive trips to the WIAA Football state tournament, the first two for the school in 22 years.
In his three seasons at Idaho State, Cross played a vital role in the Idaho State Bengals record-breaking offense. Cross served as the outside wide receivers coach his first two seasons. At Illinois State, Cross helped guide the Redbirds to a playoff appearance.
Cross was the starting quarterback at Iowa Wesleyan in Mt Pleasant, Iowa for two years and still owns the Mid-States Conference passing record for most attempts/completions in a game. He has his Bachelors degree in Psychology. He also attended graduate school at Washington State University in Sport Management and Education.