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The Warrior basketball program was started by Tom Sanders and Troy Prasatik in the spring of 1992 from the roots of our Sports Day program for Home School families.

One Jr. High team, and one Sr. High team competed at the State Home School tournament. The following fall, a limited number of games were arranged against small, local Christian schools. The teams competed in the State, and National School tournaments. The program has now grown to include Elementary, Junior High, and High School teams. 

More than 100 boys attend workouts on Mondays and Wednesday, October through March. Skill work and intramural play is emphasized. Cost varies by team. The older teams compete against outside competition, which includes other Home School teams; private schools; and public schools.

The  current program is headed by David Kennedy. Funding is provided through fundraisers, summer camps, fees ($35 - $85 per month, depending on the team), and corporate donations. The Varsity Team is recognized as one of the top private school teams in the state, and competes primarily against public school teams. Tryouts are in September.

In previous seasons, the Warriors have won many public school tournaments, and the program has ranked 1st or 2nd in the nation at the National Home School Basketball Tournament for many years. Several players from past years are currently playing at the college level. One Warriors player, Kevin Johnson, has distinguished himself in college play for Division 1 Tulsa.

For information on joining one of the teams, or to schedule games with the HCYA Warriors, contact:

David Kennedy  - 281-677-7199

For game schedules go to the team website:


Our Purpose

To promote home education in the state and nation through the sport of basketball, to teach Christian leadership and Christian character, and to compete and excel in the sport of basketball; all to the glory of Jesus Christ, who is God!


Our Vision

To present Jesus Christ as Lord...
To challenge U to a life of faith...
To challenge U to a life with purpose and vision...
To challenge U to be single minded...
To train U to be the best basketball player U can be...
To train U to focus on team goals by sacrificing self...
To train U to honor those in authority, to honor each other and to honor your opponents...



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The Home-Schooled basketball scene has seen tremendous growth and exposure in recent years and HCYA basketball has been there.
State Championships
2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
2011, 2013, 2014
National Championships
1998, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, Runner-Up 2012, 2013, 2014
2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
2003, 2004, 2005, 2009
Runner-Up 2015
Alumni Players (played professionally)
Kevin Johnson, Thomas Sanders, Jesse Sanders, Justin Jackson
Alumni Players (played college & graduated)
Kevin Johnson, Rex Causey, Thomas Sanders, Luke McDonald, Jeremiah West, Josh Decker, Joel McDonald, Jesse Sanders, John-Caleb Sanders, Donrad Knowles
Alumni Players (currently playing in college)

Abdullah played 5 years with HCYA before going to play college basketball at Trinity University.

High school accomplishments:

1st Team All-Region, National All-American, Defensive Player of the Year, 1st Team All-State, winning a Regional Home school championship and a Texas Home School State Championship in 2019

Currently: playing college basketball at Trinity University