Monday – July 24th –Required Fall Sports Parent/Athlete Meeting
7:00 pm in the CATA Auditorium
General Information meeting, followed by team meetings.
All paperwork will be available that night
There will be a notary on hand from 5:30 – 7:00 pm to notarize the Insurance Waiver Form- please arrive by 6:00 if you need this service.
Tryout tickets will be given out at Mr. Niessner's office on:
7/25 – 7/27 – 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
7/28 – 7/29 – 8:00 am – 11:00 am
7/31 – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
*Tryout tickets are required to participate in any sport. Tickets will not be issued if any paperwork is missing.
Any questions please contact Athletic Director Jay Niessner – firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Academy of Technology & Arts AthleticsIf you have any questions, please contact Athletic Director: Jay Niessner at 704-296-3088 ext. 7158.Follow CATA Athletics on Twitter: @CATA_AthleticsIncoming & Returning Athletes - Summer Information - New Student Summer InfoFall Schedules (Updated - 7/30/2017)
Athletic Eligibility Paperwork:Mandatory Paperwork for ALL PROSPECTIVE ATHLETES: (UPDATED 5/22/2017)ALL paperwork besides the physical must be dated after July 1, 2017 for the 2017-18 School Year.Physicals are good for 395 Days.The following Athletic Forms MUST be on file with the school Athletic Department prior to tryouts and participation with any athletic team at any time during the academic year.1. Physical Form - Complete the first page and the top line on page two and take both pages to your doctor when you go for your physical. NCHSAA 2017-18 Physical Form2. The Student Insurance Waiver form is required for PRE-tryout activities. A new insurance waiver must be on file with the athletic office dated after July 1, 2017 for all athletes for the 2017-18 school year. UCPS Insurance WaiverIf you need accident insurance for your child please visit this insurance website to purchase insurance.5. 2017-18 NCHSAA Gfeller-Waller Student/Parent Statement - Student/Parent GW Form 2017-186. 2017-18 NCHSAA Consent For Participation - NCHSAA Eligibility Form 2017-18If you have any questions about any forms for athletics please contact Athletic Director - Jay Niessner
- Football Schedule (Updated 8-7-2017
- 2017 Men's Soccer Schedule
- 2017 Volleyball Schedule
- 2017 Women's Golf Schedule
- 2017 Women's Tennis Schedule
- 2017 Men's & Women's Cross Country Schedule
Phone: 704-296-3088 ext. 7158
Degrees and Certifications:
BA - Catawba College MA - James Madison University
Coach Jay Niessner
Coach Niessner has served as the CATA Athletic Director since the fall of 2013. He is also the head men's & women's soccer coach. Coach Niessner came to CATA in the fall of 2008 and has coached Football, Women's Basketball, Baseball, Men's & Women's Swimming, and Men's & Women's Soccer for the Cougars. In addition to leading the CATA Athletic Department Coach Niessner teaches social studies at CATA.
Prior to coming to CATA Coach Niessner spent five years teaching and coaching at St. Michaels Middle/High in St. Michaels, MD. While at St. Michaels he taught social studies and coached Men's Soccer, Women's Basketball and Softball.