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Faith Christian School has junior and varsity basketball teams. The season begins in November and runs through February with playoffs in March.

2024-25 VARSITY Roster

  • Case Austin
  • Jack DeBoer
  • Luke Niedfeldt

  • Dylan Johnson
  • Lincoln Shereos
  • Landon Viss
  • Adam Tulloch
  • Owen McLeod
  • Mason Vyskocil
2024-25 JUNIOR VARSITY Roster

*indicates JV2 player

  • Jack DeBoer
  • Alex Dummitt
  • Luke Niedfeldt
  • Grady Ballard*
  • Logan Rothfuchs
  • Daniel Diaz*
  • Jake Wilson*

  • Will Bensheimer*
  • Josh Kempka*
  • Chase Reynolds*
  • Jacob DeGroot*
  • Sawyer Denn*
  • Angel Rosario*
  • Caleb Tartaglia*
  • Manuel Valadez*

Coach Pollard has been the boys head varsity basketball coach since 1996-97 season, compiling a record of 379-174.  Coach Pollard looks at developing not only the player but also the person.  He incorporates Christ like values in his basketball team feeling the struggles of competition can be translated into every day life.

Varsity Assistant Coach – JOE TROAST

Joe is a Faith Christian School Alumni who played basketball all 4 years, 2 of which were under Coach Pollard. Joe has been coaching at Faith since 2005 spending time with both the middle school boys and high school boys.

JV & JV2 HEAD Coach – Dave Karmas

Coach Karmas has previously coached 5th through 8th grade basketball.  This year he is coaching the high school JV team. He has a total of 7 years coaching experience. Coach Karmas likes that he is able to coach with his faith integrated into the sport.  ‘Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.’ 1 Corinthians 9:25


2024-25 Roster

Faith Christian School has one varsity girls basketball team. The season begins in November and runs through February with playoffs in March.

  • Sophia Hiemstra
  • Emily Sorensen
  • Jianna Tartaglia
  • Scarlet Curry
  • Liz Schmidt
  • Brooke Ballard
  • Abigail DeBoer
  • Chloe Phillips
  • Lauren Schmidt
  • Whitney Turner

Coach Ballard has coached both girls and boys middle school for the past 6 years.  His desire is to empower the kids to believe that hard work and discipline are two of the most important aspects of a person’s life, both Spiritually and in athletics too.  While he loves to compete and win, his main goal is to build God-honoring athletes, win or lose!

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