Mondays Open Gym 3:00 - 4:00 pm starting June 3rd

Camp:  July 29-31 (Please click camp form and fill it out by June 28th to guarantee a shirt!)

Practice Begins: August 12th  

Fall Middle School Parent Meeting: Tuesday, August 6th @ 5:00 PM in the Media Center


Coach's Bios

My name is Krisell J. Creager-Lumpkins, and I am a mother to an amazing 11-yr old girl, and a proud wife of almost 14 years.  I also am a U.S. Army Retiree and a full-time student.  In the Army, I held many certifications and qualifications that ranged from Public Affairs Broadcaster and Recruiter, to Emergency Operations Cell Manager and Master Trainer.  I am currently seeking my degree in Forensic Investigation/Psychology, maintaining a 4.0 GPA at Colorado Technical University.  I have proudly served on the Banning Lewis Academy of School Board of Directors for almost 5 years, and have held the offices of Treasurer, Vice President, and Director.  I also serve on the Banning Lewis Ranch Academy Foundation, as the Fundraising and Revenue Chair. 

At Banning Lewis Academy, I coach Volleyball, Track and Field, and have done so for several years.  I have been involved in sports my entire life.  I was a multi-sport athlete in middle/high school and college, as well as the Army.  I was a U.S. Army pentathlete, and founded countless athletics programs at various duty stations.  I was a gold medalist in the U.S. Olympic Shooting Qualifying competition in 2012, and a multi-sport medalist in the annual Fort Carson Commander’s Stakes for several years.  I was also a medalist while representing team Army in the “Ultimate Warrior” competition (Pentathlon-style event of cycling, swimming, shooting, track and field) in the 2012 and 2013 Warrior Games.  I absolutely love coaching, instilling confidence, facilitating passion and talent, and empowering youth to stay active.  As a coach, I prefer a heartfelt attempt, rather than a soulless perfection.  I firmly believe that hard work beats talent, when talent stops working hard.  If I can help our athletes marry talent and passion, with dedication and hard work, the sky is the limit.  As I coach, I give your students a platform to be fearless when trying new things,  the confidence needed to do so, and the tenacity to preserve courage over fear.

Coach Krisell Lumpkins | Middle School Volleyball A Coach | krisellcl2009@gmail.com


I teach Physical Education at BLRA. Previously I was at BLPA. My time in education spans 16 years and coaching sports over the last 5 years. I grew up all over America, not very established in a community until age 13 when my family moved to the north side of Denver where we lived all of my teen years. I am married with 4 children and value being able to give them a childhood surrounded by a positive community and the chance to play sports. As a family we are very active and enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking and even a little sofa time at night! I am excited to coach your daughter and help her develop more skills, increased confidence and to see her own talents within herself. A favorite slogan I repeat often to my team is “Play like you’re in first; train like you’re in second.” I look forward to a great season of training and games.

Coach Amanda Edler | Middle School Volleyball C Coach | aedler@blracademy.org


If you have questions about any athletics at Banning Lewis Preparatory Academy, please contact Dr. Albert Wiggins awiggins@blracademy.org or Ashleigh Davis-Lee  adavislee@blracademy.org.