What: Home Education Athletic Teams (a.k.a. Tyler HEAT) is hosting a season kickoff meeting for all sports for the 2021-2022 school year.

Who: Homeschool parents and players entering grades 6 through 12 who are interested in playing with HEAT – Tyler’s Christian Homeschool Sports Organization. Teams for 2021-2022 include Cross Country, 6-Man Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, and Track & Field. (Childcare is not available, but younger children are welcome if your family can provide proper supervision.)

Date: Monday, July 12, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Location: South Spring Baptist Church – Youth Building (first building as you enter from Hwy 69) 17002 US-69, Tyler, TX 75703

Meeting Purpose: Informational meeting and fellowship for HEAT families for all sports. Registration information will be available for all sports and registration will be open for fall sports – volleyball, cross country and 6-man football.

There are outdoor activities, volleyball, Gaga ball, 9-Square-In-The-Air, basketball, etc. for use by students and families during the event. There is also a disc golf course and running trails for the more adventurous. A group meeting and breakout meetings for specific sports will be held throughout the evening. You can come and go for the group meeting and sport-specific meetings or come and stay and enjoy the fellowship of other Christian homeschool families.

Registration will be available online for FALL sports!


6:00 pm – Fellowship

6:30 pm – 6-Man Football – Coach Jeff Gage & Coach Jeff Lay

7:00 pm – All HEAT meeting

7:30 pm – Basketball – Coach Jeremy Thomas and Coach Jason Carlile

7:50 pm – Volleyball – Coach Lana Wilson

8:10 pm – Cross Country & Track & Field – Coach Josh Stevens

8:30 pm – Baseball – Coach Bryan Muench and Coach Jody King

*Please try to attend the sport-specific meetings you are interested in so you can meet coaches, here information specific to the sport, learn about expectations and ask questions.

What if you can’t make it to the Kick-Off meeting, can you still play for HEAT?

Yes. We will miss meeting you in person, but you may go online to etxheat.org and sign up. Make sure to read the rules and expectations for your sport. You are agreeing to adhere to HEAT’s expectations and code of conduct by signing up.