bergen catholic: the home of champions

A rich tradition consisting of over 560 championships in school history!

mission statement

The mission of the Bergen Catholic Athletic Department is to augment the academic, spiritual, and social program of Bergen Catholic High School by attempting to provide opportunities for those students who seek to continue their growth to Christian maturity through participation in a chosen sport.

The Bergen Catholic Crusaders compete in 18 different sports as part of the NJSIAA and participate as an active member of the Big North Conference.  BC has won 635 championships since the school’s inception in 1955.

Nickname: Crusaders
Colors: Scarlet & Gold
Motto: Deus Vult! (God Wills It)

2018-2019 Lou Molino All-Sports Banner

Congratulations to the Crusader athletic prorgam for winning the 2018-2019 Lou Molino Big North Conference All-Sports Banner in the United Division – Boys Schools.  This is the sixth year in seven that BC has earned this recognition.  The Crusaders also won All-Sports Titles in the inaugural 2012-2013 season as well as 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.

Athletics Staff

Joe Haemmerle ’86
Associate Athletic Director

Brendan McGovern ’10
Associate Athletic Director


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Bergen Catholic has enjoyed a rich and storied athletic history that dates back to the 1950s.  To view the complete listing of over 550 championships won by Crusader teams in school history, please click on the link below. Deus Vult!

NCAA Recruiting Rules

Please click on the link below to download the Bergen Catholic Sportsmanship Guidelines as well as a letter from the Big North Conference on sportsmanship.