Native Youth Olympics

Shondiin Mayo, One Arm Reach

    NYO season start date: January 14, 2019



    We believe in healthy lifestyles for young people reflected in the traditional contests of Native Games


    • Healthy lifestyles, positive self-esteems, & leadership skills
    • Appreciation of Alaska Native traditions
    • Good sportsmanship through friendly athletic competition
    • Cross cultural understanding

    NYO Information:

    • Senior NYO games: 7th – 12th grade
    • Students who are interested must do a sports physical
    • Student must have good standing status in their academics to join. 2.0 GPA or Higher.

    Schools with Teams and their coaches for 2018:

    • West Valley High- Jazmine Jones
    • Lathrop High- Kymberly Miller
    • Effie Kokrine- Charles Teter
    • Ryan Middle- Micheal Mallette
    • Tanana Middle- Jose Casados II
    • North Pole High- Michael Hollet
    • North Pole Middle- Michael Hollet
    • Randy Smith Middle- Jose Casados III
    • Barnette Elementary- Charlene Joy Simon

    If your school does not have a team, you may join a team at another school