Lyon Academy is host to both a men's and women's basketball program which begins in early November of each year and ends in late February. Students from grades 6-8 are allowed to try out for a spot on these teams. Practices traditionally take place every Tuesday and Thursday after school and games take place on Saturdays.
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.
The Ligers Men's Basketball team will face Carr Lane on 2/9/2019 at Soldan High School. The game will start at 10:00am. All student-athletes wishing to ride the activity bus must arrive at Lyon by 8:45am!