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Athletic Performance

Charlotte Christian’s Athletic Performance program strives to help athletes and students maximize their athletic performance through proven practices and data-driven science while developing skills for the athlete to use in life far after sport. With a wide variety of practices and focuses in training, while monitoring and assessing performance through state-of-the-art technology, the program has continued to produce resilient and well-rounded athletes at Charlotte Christian and beyond. 

Program highlights

  • Four-time recipient of the Strength of America Award by the NSCA
  • Athlete-centered, sport-driven programs
  • Year-round access and programming for all student-athletes
  • Two full-time coaches on staff
  • More than 80 collegiate athletes in the past five years
  • Six All-American Athletes from the NSCA

Strength & Conditioning Coaches

Kyle Jacksic
Director of Athletic Performance 

Coach Kyle Jacksic joined CCS in 2024. He has a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of Lynchburg and a master’s degree in human performance from Canisius University with a dual focus in strength and conditioning and cardiac rehabilitation. He was formerly the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Ardrey Kell High School, and prior to that, he coached at Cannon School, Davidson College, Clemson University and the University at Buffalo. He currently serves as the state director for the National High School Strength Coaches Association and is the High School Contributor for Output Sports. He holds multiple certifications in human performance. 

Morgan Carter
Weight Room Coach, Upper School Physical Education Teacher

Coach Morgan Carter joined CCS in 2023. She received her bachelor's degree in exercise science from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a degree in nursing from Shenandoah University. She is a registered nurse and is familiar with CCS having served as a long-term substitute teacher in 2019 for upper school P.E. and the weight room and also coached the middle school girls’ soccer team for the 2018-19 season. She has previously worked in a physical therapy office, multiple floors in a hospital setting, and a hyperwellness clinic. 

Internship program

The Charlotte Christian Athletic Performance Internship Program is for aspiring professionals who are looking to gain experience in human performance. Interns partake in a complete curriculum, much like those found at the collegiate level, but gain real hands-on experience coaching a variety of athletes at the middle and high school levels. Interns will also gain experience with performance-based technologies while being true assets in the growth and development of Charlotte Christian’s student-athletes.

Internship Requirements:

  • Currently seeking a degree in human performance or a related field 
  • Any age student can apply, including current high school students 
  • Coaching experience is preferred, but not required 
  • Have a heart for working with and developing young men and women

Click here for the application.

The entire experience was purely priceless. The knowledge Coach was willing and ready to depart into us on a daily basis, while also challenging our creativity and allowing us to be our authentic selves, is something that I will cherish as I was making my steps to becoming a high school coach. It was always more than ‘programming.’ Coach Jacksic taught me how to be a better coach, a better connector, and how to get people from where they are now, to where they want to be.”