Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School

PK3 through 8th Grade

Athletics

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School takes great pride in its excellent reputation in Athletics. The OLOL Jaguar Athletic Program has won the All Sports Award as the best athletic program in the All Catholic Conference 14 times.

The Varsity girls basketball program has an overall record of 197-17. The Varsity girls flag football program has an overall record of 164-16. The track and field team has won 20 Respect Life and 26 ACC Championships.

Facilities

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School is fortunate to have one of the largest campuses in the Archdiocese. The campus sits on 15 acres of land surrounded by a nature preserve.

The campus includes:

  • 6 lane track
  • Baseball/softball field
  • Flag football field
  • Batting cage
  • 2 basketball courts
  • Playground
  • Booster Club

Meet our Coaches

Diane Kunkel
Athletic Director

Diane Kunkel has been at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School for the past 22 years as athletic director, coach and physical education teacher. She is a firm believer and advocate for Title IX which states that girls should have exactly the same athletic opportunities as boys at all age levels in our schools. Diane has coached successfully at both the high school and AAU levels. She has won a National Championship at the AAU level and led Lourdes Academy to a State runner up as an assistant coach.

Diane has coached numerous ACC Champions, Tournament of Champions, State Cross Country Champions, Girls Basketball Champions, Flag Football Champions and Track and Field Champions. The physical education program at OLOL won the Sports Society Award for the best P.E. Program (public or private) in Dade County.

Diane is hard working, highly competent, passionate and a motivational leader. Although her passion is basketball, she coaches all the girls’ sports at OLOL. As fierce a competitor as Diane is known as being in the ACC, she loves her athletes and students dearly. Diane is loyal, inspiring and 100% dedicated to her occupation.

Christine Catanach
Assistant Athletic Director

Christine Catanach has been at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School for the past 21 years. She serves as physical education teacher, assistant coach to numerous sports and communications liaison for our program. Her keen eye to detail and organizational skills help our program run efficiently. Christine takes pride in doing an amazing book for the basketball teams. Her positive attitude and love for our Jaguars is evident every day as she always has a smile on her face and a friendly word for everyone. Christine is the ultimate Jaguar!

Josh Edge
Boys Basketball/Flag Football Coach

Josh Edge has taught physical education and coached at OLOL for 7 years. He coaches the primary, jv and varsity boys basketball teams and varsity flag football team. Coach Josh also produces our annual athletic banquet video.

Jeff Rudd
Baseball Coach

Jeff Rudd has been the baseball coach at OLOL for the past 18 years. He coaches the primary, jv and varsity baseball teams.

Geraldine Boulos
Cross Country/Track and Field Coaches

Geraldine Boulos and Liliana Capurro have coached the cross country/track teams for the past 6 years. Armando Rodriguez has coached the throwers in track and field for the past 16 years.