Participation in athletics is an important part of the development of students at Monte Vista Christian School, a middle school and high school in Watsonville, California. MVC desires that all students at some point attempt to participate in at least one sport. There are so many positive aspects of being involved in middle school and high school athletics, including being part of a team, discovering personal leadership qualities, conditioning the body and mind to compete, experiencing the joys of success, learning to deal with failure, and digging deep to overcome physical, emotional, and mental limitations. This middle school and high school athletic program in the Bay Area encourages student-athletes to understand that competition is replete with prospects to grow and mature. Athletes at this top athletic program in the Morgan Hill area will develop their knowledge of the sport, and better understand how to focus their body and mind. These aspects must be equally supported if an athlete is to achieve his or her full potential. Student-athletes at this Bay Area athletic program use these skills to compete in sports such as track and field, lacrosse, soccer, and football, and have use of the newly renovated Mustang Stadium and track.