The Saint James School Athletic Program teaches and encourages Christian values as it promotes physical development, athletic skill, team camaraderie, good sportsmanship, and school spirit.
The athletics program is managed by the SJS Athletic Board, established in 1990, with the mission to foster good sportsmanship among teammates and between competing teams. The Athletic Board is run by a dedicated group of parent volunteers and reports to the Principal of the school.
The 2019-2020 Athletic Board:
President: Josh Cohen
Secretary: Tammy Carlson
Treasurer: Dave Mittel
Facilities: Jerry Klopp
Equipment: Josh Cohen
Special Events Coordinator: Tess Dean
Technology Director: Frank Perrotta
Digital Communications Director: Margaret Perrotta
Concessions: Jane Werling
Soccer Director: Margaret Perrotta
Cross Country Director: Chris Werling
Girls Volleyball Director: Christy Horn
Boys Volleyball Director: Open
Girls Basketball Director: Mark Del Boccio
Boys Basketball Director: Paul Sheldon
Track Director: Chris Werling
Softball Director: John Zafiris
POMs Coach: Open
St. James School offers an active interscholastic athletic program for boys and girls in grades 5th through 8th. SJS competes in the Northwest Suburban Catholic Conference (NWSCC) and plays against 15 area schools, including St. Alphonsus, St. Anne, St. Colette, St. Emily, St. Francis, Holy Family, St. Hubert, Our Lady of the Wayside, St. Mary, Queen of the Rosary, St. Raymond, St. Theresa, St. Thomas and St. Zachary. For Soccer, SJS competes in the North Shore Catholic Schools league.