St. Stephen's develops student athletes through recreational and competitive athletic opportunities. Through a variety of sport options each season, Spartans learn the values of discipline, sportsmanship, and teamwork. Varsity teams compete regionally in the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC). Varsity teams from each interscholastic sport compete for SPC championships during each sport season. Suh-varsity teams are also offered in many sports.

Spartan Soccer and Tennis Academies train and compete outside of the SPC. In addition to traditional sports, St. Stephen's offers outdoor recreation to students through the Devil's Canyon Wilderness Program (DCWP), which includes mountain biking, caving and canoeing.

For more information about Spartan team sports, please visit our Athletics page.

Devil's Canyon Wilderness Program

The Devil's Canyon Wilderness Program (DCWP) offers students the opportunity to explore the gorgeous terrain of St. Stephen's 370-acre campus and the many ecological wonders of the Texas Hill Country in an active, engaging way. Thanks to mild winters and long summers in Central Texas, students can participate in an array of outdoor and adventure education throughout the year. During the fall, students can be found canoeing on several lakes in and around Austin, as well as caving under the direction of St. Stephen's professional DCWP staff. During the winter, students can learn mountain biking; spring offerings include varsity mountain biking and climbing.

Athletics Department Staff

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Jon McCain

    Jon McCain 

    Athletics Director, Economics Instructor
    Year Appointed: 1992
  • Photo of Chelsea Richards

    Chelsea Richards 

    Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Information Director, Field Hockey Program Head
    Year Appointed: 2016
  • Photo of Chris Breckwoldt

    Chris Breckwoldt 86

    Head of Upper School Athletics
    Year Appointed: 1992
Address: 6500 St. Stephen's Dr., Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (512) 327-1213