Be St. Margaret's

We coach and support student-athletes to Be St. Margaret's; to become part of a team and belong to something bigger than themselves. To believe in what they can achieve and not be afraid to fail. To push themselves to become better people, better students, better teammates, and skilled athletes who are prepared to succeed in life. Whether you’re preparing for college athletics or just looking to try something new, there are plenty of opportunities here for you to push yourself and have fun.

St. Margaret's competes in the League of Independent Schools (LIS) and the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA).

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Make A Difference ... Be A Scottie Coach!

St. Margaret’s Athletics Department needs coaches who want to make a difference in a young woman’s life. We coach and support student-athletes to be part of a team, push to be their best, and belong to something bigger than themselves. We currently need for coaches for Cross Country, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming, and Softball. Contact Director of Athletics, Cynthia Walker at cwalker@sms.org for more information.

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Athletics News

St. Margaret's Scotties won the 2018 LIS Softball Championship with a score of 7-5 in 7 innings against Collegiate on Friday, May 11 at our Athletics Complex. Six of our players made the all-LIS team, and our coach, Rob Pierce, was named LIS Coach of the Year.

Dedication of the 2018 Softball Season in memory of Brian Edward Johnson P'18 took place on April 3 at the St. Margaret's Athletics Complex. Mr. Johnson is remembered for his belief in the school, his support for our Athletics program, and its Be St. Margaret's philosophy. His daughter, Christine is a senior and a Scottie softball player.

In other news, congratulations to Kristen Berry for being selected to the All-LIS volleyball team and to our Athletic Director, Coach Walker for being named volleyball Coach of the Year for the fourth consecutive time! They exemplify what it means to Be St. Margaret's.



Check out the article on our Athletics program on page 20 in the latest issue of Thistle.

Athletics is about more than the outcome of a practice or game; it's about coaching our girls for life. The building of one's character through teachable moments on the field, on the court, in the pool, or in the locker room is how you Be St. Margaret's. It's where qualities like self-confidence, resiliency, teamwork, empathy, mental toughness, self-control, and respect for others are developed - almost identical to our To Be Statements, further supporting our long-standing mission and philosophy. That's the big picture.

Cynthia Walker '99
- Athletic Director, Coach

2017-2018 Athletics

2017-2018 was an exciting year for our Athletics program. We deepened our bench in a number of sports with our girls improving their skills and showing high spirits and great teamwork throughout the year. Highlights include our Varsity Volleyball team competing in the LIS final tournament. One of our players made the All-LIS Volleyball team, and our Athletics Director was named Coach of the Year for the fourth time! Varsity Softball won the LIS Championship, six of our players made the All-LIS team, our coach was named Coach of the Year, and we competed in the State finals. GO SCOTTIES!

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