Faithful – Available – Teachable
The Knight’s Captains Leadership Program
Jesus says in the Gospel of John chapter 13 (verse 1:17) that He did not come to be served, but to serve others. Many times as Christian leaders, we lose sight of what the Lord has called us to be. At times, we view ourselves as if we should be on a pedestal: everyone underneath us should serve and respect us because we are leaders. Not True! As believers in Christ Jesus, God has called us to higher standards than man has set. We pursue excellence in whatever we do! An athlete who seeks to follow Christ’s example of servanthood should continually strive for fruits (qualities) such as these…
Qualities of a Servant Leader
They serve God – Galations 1:10
Others orientated – Philippians 2:3-4
Willing to serve everyone – Matthew 10:42
Serve with an uncomplaining spirit – Luke 17:7-10
Hard working – Colossians 3:22-23
Observant and alert – Philippians 2:3-4
Faithful – Luke 16:10
As a captain you will be dedicated to learning and demonstrating these characteristics of godly leadership. We will invest in training you so that you can be more effective in your role as a godly leader. A godly leader…
- Recognizes the value in other people and continually invest in others
- Shares information with those in the organization/program/team
- Demonstrates above average character
- Uses their influence for the good of others
- Is skillful and competent
- Not afraid for others to succeed (even greater than their own success)
- Serves others expecting nothing in return
- Continues to learn and grow
- Remains accessible, approachable, and accountable to others
- Is visionary: Thinks for the organization/program/team beyond today
- Effectively delegates leadership to other leaders
F.A.T Program Guidelines and Expectations
a) By accepting the role as captain, you acknowledge that you are willing to serve your athletic team members and coaches.
b) As captain, you will accept training, and demonstrate your leadership by leading a weekly team huddle and/or other spiritual growth activity during the respective season.
c) You will attend weekly F.A.T leadership development meetings led by the V.P. of Athletics & Facilities or another designated school leader during the season to develop the needed skills to effectively lead your teammates, you will make this training a priority; you will manage your academic workload so that you will attend more than half of the scheduled sessions.
d) As captain, you understand that you are expected to LEAD BY EXAMPLE on and off the playing surface!
e) You recognize that your impact will extend beyond your current team, even to future captains, players, and coaches. 2 Timothy 2:2
I have prayerfully considered and I commit to these expectations of being a captain and a leader of The King’s Academy.
I AM A CHRISTIAN! I AM A CHAMPION! I AM A KNIGHT!