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Our Mission -

To use the platform of Athletics to lead our student athletes, coaches, and fans into a growing relationship with Christ.

Our Vision -

Play and Compete for an Audience of One

We want everyone involved in Panther Athletics to have an intentional and sincere awareness of our ultimate goal of glorifying Christ in all we do and say in athletic competition.

Be a Program of Class

We will compete harder and play tougher than anyone, but always respect the game and our opponents.

Make Lifelong Impacts

We strive to make lifelong impacts, so players will leave our program more prepared to succeed in life.

Our Core Values -

We will play with Integrity

"The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them." Proverbs 11:3

We will put the team above self

"So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.  Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.  Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others." Philippians 2:1-4

We will use our platform on campus to serve others to the best of our ability

Jesus washes His disciples feet - John 13:1-17

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Casey Thorpe

B.A. Biblical Studies, M.Ed.

From the time he was young, Casey knew he was called to work in faith based vocations where he could serve others. Once he got into college, the opportunity to use athletics as a platform to share the Gospel captivated him. Casey played D2 Baseball as well as one summer playing for an outreach ministry, Athletes in Action’s International team. It was during that formative summer in the Dominican Republic that Casey felt The Lord was calling him to step out in faith and pursue full time ministry and coaching. For the next decade, Casey would do just that.

Prior to moving to Phoenix in 2020 with his wife, Sydney, Casey was very involved with the local community that he grew up in. He was a youth pastor, Young Life leader, HS baseball and football coach, and was also a HS English teacher in the WA State Public School System. Casey has a heart and passion for people with the desire to use the platform of administrative leadership, faith based vocational ministries, and coaching, as vessels to share the Gospel and grow in his own walk as a follower of Jesus Christ.

Most recently, Casey taught 8th grade Bible at a local Christian school and coached baseball at Arizona Christian University. Casey is excited to lead the athletic programs at PVCP in this new season. He prays that every coach will recognize the opportunity they have to impact their players for the Kingdom of God, both on and off the field. He believes the ultimate goal for every player, coach, and fan at PVCP is to learn to live and compete for an audience of One, which is Christ alone. Casey believes the core biblical values of integrity (Proverbs 11:3), service (John 13:1-17), and teamwork (Philippians 2:1-4), will lead to successful programs for the PVCP student athletes to be proud of when they graduate and leave their legacy behind.

League Championships

Middle School

Swim - 2020, 2021, 2022

Boys Baseball - 2007,  2020

Girls Volleyball - 2004, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2021

Boys Basketball - 2005, 2006, 2009

Coed Soccer - 2009

Girls Softball - 2008, 2024


State Championships

Upper School

Girls Basketball - 2013, 2020

Ultimate Frisbee - 2019

Coed Soccer - 2014, 2015

Boys Volleyball - 2015

Boys Soccer - 2014

Boys Baseball - 2013, 2014



Athletic Calendar

Fall Sports

Fall Sports Participation Packet

All students taking part in PVCP athletics must complete this packet before participating in any event, including a practice.

Winter Sports

Middle School

Panther Prep

Through the Panther Prep program, 4th grade students can begin conditioning for middle school sports by participating in team practices.

Winter Sports Participation Sign Up

All students taking part in PVCP athletics must complete this sign-up form before participating in any event, including a practice.

Spring Sports

Spring Sports Participation Sign Up

All students taking part in PVCP athletics must complete this packet before participating in any event, including a practice.

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