Congratulations to the Mater Dei Varsity Black Volleyball Team!

Region 20 Champions

Mater Dei Girls Volleyball team

Mater Dei CYO Sports Program

Mission Statement  

CYO Sports is one component of our parish’s comprehensive youth ministry program which enables the partnership of parents, coaches, priests, religious teachers and adult leaders to manage and support a sports program that allows youth to grow in their relationship with God and come to better understand themselves and the Catholic faith.

  • Employs healthy and enjoyable competition to promote the sharing of catholic values among athletes, parents, and coaches.
  • Assists parish leadership in nourishing the emotional, spiritual, social, and physical needs of young people.
  • Encourages our youth to appreciate the talents they possess, and challenges them to share these strengths with their community.
  • Allow our student athletes to witness the life of a Christian in their coaches and adult leaders.
  • Encourage our youth to become responsible members of their faith to our community.

Contact Information

President:  Jeffrey Benner

Athletic Director:  Ed Ward

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday Oct. 21, 2023 @SMG - Fall CYO Sports Mass  5pm
  • Saturday Oct. 21, 2023 @SMG - CYO Dance @ Drexel Hall (details to follow)
  • Winter Registrations Close - Oct. 25, 2023

Registration Link:

FALL 2023 Registration Links


Cross Country



Fall Sports:

  • Soccer:
    • JV Boys and Girls (5th and 6th Grades)
    • Varsity Boys and Girls (7th and 8th Grades)
    • Minis Boys and Girls (3rd and 4th Grades)
    • PeeWees Boys and Girls (Kindergarten to 2nd Grade)
  • Girls Volleyball:
    • JV Girls (5th and 6th Grades)
    • Varsity Girls (7th and 8th Grades)
  • Cross Country:
    • Kindergarten thru 8th Grade
  • Cheerleading:
    • 4th thru 8th Grade
  • Additional Opportunities:
    • Robotics - (Coed 5th to 8th Grades) - through the Lansdale Catholic High School Robotics program
    • Football - (5th to 8th Grades) - through Corpus Christi
    • Swimming - (Kindergarten to 8th Grades) - through Corpus Christi

Winter Sports:

  • Basketball:
    • PeeWees (Kindergarten to 3rd Grade)
    • 4th Grade Boys and Girls
    • JV Boys and Girls (5th and 6th Grades)
    • Varsity Boys and Girls (7th and 8th Grades)
    • High School Boys and Girls (9th thru 12th Grade)
  • Cheerleading:
    • 4th thru 8th Grade

Spring Sports:

  • Baseball:
    • JV Boys (5th and 6th Grades)
    • Varsity Boys (7th and 8th Grades)
  • Softball:
    • JV Girls (5th and 6th Grades)
    • Varsity Girls (7th and 8th Grades
  • Track and Field:
    • 4th thru 8th Grade Boys and Girls
    • Sub Novice (Kindergarten to Grade 3)
  • High School Co-Ed Volleyball
    • 9th thru 12th grades

All athletes must be registered students in Catholic School or a registered, participating student in PREP.

For more detailed information on CYO, registration information, and specific contacts in each season, visit the Archdiocese of Philadelphia CYO or the appopriate CYO website as listed below:

Coaches' Information

All Coaches must be certified in order to coach in our CYO program. In order to be certified each coach must have the below complete and documentation turned into St. Stan's parish office.

1. Disclosure Statement OR Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance

  • If you have been a resident of Pennsylvania for 10 continuous years, you must fill out and sign the attached Disclosure Statement Application for Volunteers
    • The Disclosure must be signed by a witness over 18 years of age.
    • Minors must have parent/guardian sign as a witness.
  • If you have NOT been a resident of Pennsylvania for 10 continuous years, you must obtain Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance.

2. Pennsylvania State Police Clearance

  • Can be obtained online at with results available within a few minutes.  

3. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance

  • Can be renewed online at
    • The applicant must not have received a background certification free of charge within the previous 57 months.
  • Follow the above link to the Compass website.
    • If you know your login ID, use the “Individual” login tab.  If you no longer know your login (called “Keystone”) ID, use “Create Individual Account” and you will need to refill the application (note that the ‘Keystone ID’ is the ID that you create and should be kept on file, along with your password, for easier future renewals).
    • When asked if you were given a payment code, click “no” and it will ask to verify that you are renewing a clearance for a volunteer.
  • Results will be sent to you within a few days.  

Mater Dei Catholic School

Mary, Seat of Wisdom, Teach Us Love
Our theme for the 2022-2023 school year is Mary, Seat of Wisdom, Teach Us Love. The theme comes from an ancient title given to Mary, Sedes Sapientiae. This title was bestowed upon Mary because she held Jesus, the Divine Wisdom, on her lap. Our Blessed Mother is constantly acknowledged as a model of Wisdom and Love. Mary has much to teach us.  As children of God, and Catholic educators, we need to open our hearts and be willing to sit at the feet of Mary to receive the gift of spiritual Wisdom and learn from Mary how to love.




students at gym fundraiser


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