Central Academy of Technology & Arts Athletics
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.
Phone: 704-296-3088 ext. 7158
Degrees and Certifications:
BA - Catawba College MA - James Madison University
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.