Led by Rodney Cephas, Beacon House Athletic Director, Beacon House provides opportunities for youth of both genders to participate in the Beacon House "Falcon" athletic teams that teach discipline, sportsmanship, self-esteem, bonding, and decision making. Sports teams include football, basketball, cheerleading, baseball, t-ball, and softball. All participants are required to maintain no less than a 2.0 grade point average.
Reverend Donald Robinson, our President and Founder, and Rodney Cephas, our Athletic Director, with two of our student-athletes, Demonte Hines and Aaron Williams (far right). This picture was taken in front of Beacon House’s trophy case on the night that Aaron was honored by the Pigskin Club of Washington, D.C. Aaron was presented with the Youth Sports and Life Skills Award.
Beacon House runs a ten team, 300+ youth football program that participates in the Pop Warner Football League. Led by Coach Cephas and with the help of over 80 volunteer coaches from around the D.C. region, Beacon House's football teams are known regionally as one of the best in the city. Since 2007, Beacon House has sent 4 teams to the Pop Warner Super Bowl Championship game in Orlando, Florida, winning the championship twice and losing in the final game twice.
Falcon Basketball is led by Nicola "Cookie" Jones, a Beacon House alum and former Hampton University basketball player, over 30 girls are participating on Beacon House teams and compete in the D.C. Department of Recreation Leagues. Seven boys teams, totaling approximately 75 boys, participate on Beacon House teams and compete in the D.C. Department of Recreation Leagues as well.
Falcon T-ball and Baseball
Spring sports include Beacon House girls and boys T-ball and Baseball.
Cheerleading has provided youth with an opportunity to learn skills, discipline, and teamwork. Beacon House cheerleaders perform at games, competitions, and special events.
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