Crusader Basketball

The oldest of the Christendom sports the men's basketball has a rich history.

The team was begun by a volunteer coach, Coach Dick and was continued afterwards by the Mr. Bob Seale.

Throughout the year the men's team has boasted many fine players and monumental acheivements. With wins over Franciscan University of Stuebenville, Mary Washington College and Shenandoah University the team has acheivedsignificant heights over its history.

Entering his 7th year as head coach, Mr. Chris Vander Woude directs the program which strives to develop individual talent for the success of the team. The team begins informal practices in October beforebefore its first games in mid-November.

Record: 7-12

Date Opponent Location Time
Oct 31 Thur Davis College Johnson City, NY 8pm
Nov 1 Fr Johnson College Scranton, PA 4pm
Nov 8 Fri Johnson & Wales Charlotte, NC 7:30pm
Nov 12 Tue Penn State Mont Alto Front Royal, VA 8pm
Nov 15 Fri Randolph College Front Royal, VA 5pm
Nov 20 Tue Southern Virginia (JV) Front Royal, VA 7pm
Nov 23 Sat Maryland Bible College Front Royal, VA 4pm
Dec 6 Fri Appalachian Bible College Beckley, WV 8pm
Dec 9 Mon Maryland Bible College Baltimore, MD 8pm
Dec 14 Sat Williamson Free School Front Royal, VA 1pm
Jan 24 Fri Lord Fairfax C.C Front Royal, VA 8pm
Jan 25 Sat Appalachian Bible College Front Royal, VA 5pm
Jan 29 Wed Patrick Henry College Purcellville, VA 7:30m
Jan 31 Fri Mid-Atlantic Christian Elizabeth City, NC 6pm
Feb 1 Sat Bryn Athyn University Front Royal, VA 5pm
Feb 4 Tue Southern Virginia (JV) Buena Vista, VA 7:30pm
Feb 5 Wed Davis College Front Royal, VA 5pm  
Feb 7 Fri Mid-Atlantic Christian Front Royal, VA 7pm
Feb 15 Sat Williamson Free School Media, PA 1pm
Feb 17 Mon Central Penn College Summerdale, PA 8pm
Feb 19 Wed Patrick Henry College Front Royal, VA 7:00pm
Feb 20 Thur Lord Fairfax CC Front Royal, VA 7:30pm


2013-14 Roster

Name Year Number Position From
Ryan Tappe So 1 G Pittsburgh, PA
Jeremy Minick So 3 G Asheville, NC
Stephen Foeckler Fr 5 G Manassas, VA
Thomas Hepler Fr 12 G Cranberry, PA
Brian McCrum Sr 15 F Clifton, VA
Conor O'Donnell Sr 20 F Stephens City, VA
Christian Kopeck Sr 21 G Hume, VA
Jon Fioramonti Sr 23 G Manassas, VA
Jake Wagner So 24 F Front Royal, VA
Tim Vander Woude Sr 25 F Nokesville, VA
Joseph Pennefather Fr 30 G Nokesville, VA
Micah Davis Jr 32 F San Antonio, TX
Michael McMahon Fr 33 G Front Royal, VA
John Paul Heisler Fr 44 F Front Royal, VA


Chris Vander Woude
Head Coach - 7th Season
Coach Vander Woude is entering his 7th year as the Athletic Director and head men's basketball coach for the Cruaders. Chris played for the Crusaders during his time at Christendom and has been coaching since his graduation from Christendom. Chris strives to build character, discipline and virtue in the members of the crusader sports teams through hardwork and the self-sacrificing that comes with being a member of a team.