When it comes to student athletes, the support of a coach can mean the difference between merely being on the team and going on to become a great athlete. At Fellowship of Christian Athletes--Darien, we make it our goal to train young athletes to be more than great athletes--we want them to live great lives. And we do this with screened and gifted coaches building meaningful relationships with student athletes at weekly and monthly gatherings we call "huddle," as well as special seasonal events.
We do this because we believe that receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and serving Him in your relationships and in the fellowship of the church is key to living a great life. But this mission isn't new with us.
Since 1954, Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes at all levels for the purpose of impacting the world for Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ, with huddles meeting across the country and around the globe.
What We've DONE
- In September 2016 we launched the first FCA high school huddle in the state of Connecticut.
- In November 2016, we invited coaches of the top two football programs in the state (New Canaan High School & Darien High School) to share their personal testimonies to an audience of 50+ students athletes and their parents three days before the annual Turkey Bowl rivalry game. Click here to read about it.
- During the 2016-2017 school year, we held several large gatherings of student athletes where more than 100 middle schoolers have come to hear powerful testimonies from current and former collegiate and professional athletes.
- In early 2017, we launched the first FCA middle school huddle in the state of Connecticut.