Lyon Academy is home to the Ligers Football team. The Ligers are a co-ed flag football team for students in grades 6-8. We compete with middle schools thoughout SLPS via the Public High League (PHL). The Ligers practice every Tuesday and Thursday from March to May with games on Saturdays. The student-athletes of the Ligers Football team strive to be the best team in the PHL and are committed to both academic and athletic excellence.
Degrees and Certifications:
Degrees: - BA History - Minor Political Science Certifications: - 9-12 Social Studies - 5-9 Social Studies - 9-12 English - K-12 Physical Education
Coach Swartz is the 5th and 6th grade social studies teacher at Lyon Academy. He has been teaching at Lyon since 2018 and previously taught social studies and PE at Great Circle - St. James. He has played football and competed in track and field at Parkway South High School. Coach Swartz also played football at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Most recently, Coach Swartz has served as the Offensive Line Coach at Roosevelt High School and the Head Basketball Coach at Lyon Academy.