CYO Athletics



             CYO Program Registration Forms and Information for Soccer and Basketball

CYO Soccer: This year, our parish has teamed up with St. Kateri Parish for CYO Soccer for children in grades 3-6. Registration is currently underway, but ends Wednesday, September 5th. Fee is $75 per youth. $65 per youth for each additional child. Season starts early September. Practices and games will be played at the soccer fields behind Christ the King Church located at 445 Kings Hwy So., Rochester, NY. 

-Contact St. Kateri Parish Office of Faith Formaion for more details: (585)338-1146. 

Letter to Parents Updated 8/28/18

To register, please visit this link:   or mail/drop off a check or exact cash to our Faith Formation Office, 445 Kings Hwy S, 14617. There is also a locked drop box outside faith formation office. Be sure to indicate CYO soccer in check or online memo box/line. 

CYO Basketball at Peace of Christ Parish:

Letter to Parents Updated 8/28/18

Registration Form (required)

Health Form (required)

Code of Conduct Form (required)

All registration materials and fees for CYO Basketball are due to the Peace of Christ Parish Office by  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH.

COACHES ARE ALWAYS NEEDED AND WELCOMED, but must be CASE trained (and every three years).

NEW! To complete CASE training or retraining, please visit this link for directions on how to complete the EASY training online. For in-person training, call Melissa Mang to set up an appointment at (585)288-5000, ext. 121 or email:

Volunteers must sign the Diocesan Volunteer Code of Conduct for adults. See Diocesan Volunteer Code of Conduct for Minors (under the age of 18)

Volunteers under age 18 must sign the Diocesan Volunteer Code of Conduct for Minors.

Volunteers must undergo a Criminal Record Check (18 and older) before they begin their volunteer work;

Volunteers must complete the volunteer training either online or in person within three months of beginning their work. NEW: Volunteers need to create their own account with their own peresonal username and password 

Volunteers are required to retrain every three years.

Send your signed volunteer code of conduct, criminal record check (for 18 years of age and older), cope of your driver's license or social security number or passport, certificate of CASE online training completion and quiz results to the parish office at: Melissa Mang, Peace of Christ Parish, 25 Empire Blvd., Rochester, NY 14609. ​Thank you!

If you have any questions regarding CYO Athletics, please contact Melissa Mang, Catechetical Director/Youth Ministry for the Peace of Christ Parish at or by calling 288-5000, ext. 121. Thank you!

Chris Desso Award:

 Our annual Chris Desso Award is in honor of the late Chris Desso. Chris was a sophomore at McQuaid High School when he was struck and killed while riding his bicycle home on October 29, 1994. He was a graduate of St. Ambrose and Northeastern Catholic Junior High School . Chris played Eastside Little League Baseball for seven years and participated in CYO Basketball through St. John the Evangelist with his cousins. He was a life member of Boy Scout Troop No. 231 and achieved the rank of Star. Chris had an amazing passion for life that showed by always going the extra mile to help others. The Chris Desso Award is given to one player on each team who caries on Chris's Passion for life and sports.