Charter Stars Winter Sports Offerings

*All players must have a current physical on file at the school prior to practice. Players must have all fees and forms completed before beginning practice. Registration for Charter Stars sports offerings closes after the first week of practice.*

Charter Stars (A2 & A3) Sports High School Athletic Director: Ilse Larsen - best to contact by email at


Charter Stars (A2 & A3) High School Boys’ Basketball (Grades 9-12)

The Charter Stars High School Boys’ Basketball team welcomes new Head Coach Kevin Coughlin, a Twin Cities Academy High School teacher. To contact Coach Coughlin, you can email him at or call him at 651-205-4797.

Practices for the 2014/15 School Year will begin Monday, November 11, 4:30pm to 6:30pm at TCA.

Practices are held from 4:30 to 6:30 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at Twin Cities Academy in St. Paul. The address is 835 E. Fifth Street, St. Paul, MN  55106. Wednesday practices will be held at Metro Deaf School. The address is 1471 Brewster St., St. Paul 55108 (next door to Hmong Academy).

The Charter Stars are members of the EMAC, the Eastern Minnesota Athletic Conference. Home games will be played at Metro Deaf School. To view this year’s preliminary Game Schedule, click here.

Watch this space for updates throughout the season, including changes to the practice or game schedules.

Cheerleading (A2 & A3 – grades 9-12)

The Charter Stars Cheerleading Squad is led by Coach Sam Berg, who also serves as the Charter Stars Volleyball and Softball Coach. To contact Coach Berg, you can email her at; or call her at 651-205-4797 (TCA Main Office).

Practice Schedule: The Cheerleading Squad practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 6pm at Twin Cities Academy in the Cafeteria.

The Charter Stars Cheerleading squad cheers for our Basketball teams in games throughout the metro area. Click here to see this year’s Cheerleading Schedule.

Watch this space for updates throughout the season, including changes to the practice or game schedules.

JV Boys’ Hockey (A1, A2, & A3 – grades 7-12)

Head Hockey Coach Bill Owens returns to lead this year’s St. Paul Academy JV Boys’ Hockey Team. To contact Coach Owens, you can email him at

Practices are held from 3:30PM to 6:00PM Monday through Friday at SPA.

Home games are played at St. Paul Academy in Drake Arena.

A1 (Grades 7 & 8) Basketball

The A1 Basketball team is a co-ed team for boys and girls in the 7th and 8th grades.  The team is intended for athletes of all abilities.  The team will generally have one practice and one game (usually on Fridays) each week.  Practices and game dates will be announced later in the summer.

Student athlete paperwork will be emailed home to parents and guardians.  Fees for the season include practice space, t-shirts, coaching and membership in the league, which includes games and referees.  Dues for the season are $65 – They can be paid either by cash or check made out to Great River School.