By offering a variety of sports, Lake Ridge Academy is able to offer an athletic experience for students of various ability levels. Over 70 percent of our students participate in our interscholastic sports program – a number considerably higher than the national norm. For the serious athlete, Lake Ridge Academy has made a strong commitment to provide our athletes with a competitive schedule. The Middle School programs and their coaches work closely with our varsity coaches to develop our student-athletes’ athletic potential. Every year we graduate student-athletes who participate at the college level, often receiving excellent scholarships.

Lake Ridge Academy is a member of the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) and we abide by the association's rules and regulations. If you are interested in playing on a sports team or have any questions relating to Lake Ridge Academy’s athletic programs, please contact Director of Athletics, Mrs. Jen Szwagulak at (440) 759-3823, (440) 327-1175 ext 9198 or [email protected].

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In its effort to highlight the accomplishments of women athletes worldwide, Under Armour created the Women of Will Campaign. With it's new partnership with Under Armour, Lake Ridge Academy is now a proud member of the Women of Will Campaign. Through this partnership, Lake Ridge has exclusive access to Under Armour apparel, and also the opportunity to present a Women of Will Award to Upper School athletes each year. Lake Ridge Athletics is honored to be a member and celebrate our young female athletes!

Athletics Highlights

  • Student Participation

    70 percent of our students participate in our interscholastic sports program - a number considerably higher than the national norm.

  • Middle School Programs

    Beginning in sixth grade, Middle School students can choose to participate in any of our eight competitive Middle School athletic programs.

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Meet the Athletic Director

Jen Szwagulak

Athletics plays an important role in the total Lake Ridge Academy experience. Student-athletes in the Middle and Upper Schools are encouraged to play multiple sports which enhances time management skills and promotes creating larger social circles. Our teams' achievements are due to our student-athletes' incredible drive to succeed.

Jen Szwagulak
8 years at Lake Ridge Academy

Athletics Apparel

From shirts and jackets to stadium chairs, the Lake Ridge Academy Sideline Store has everything you need to wear the royal and gold proudly! Order online and everything is quickly shipped directly to you. Proceeds from all sales support our Athletic Boosters program.

Lake Ridge Academy Apparel

Athletics Calendar