CYO Athletics

                                          WELCOME TO CYO SOCCER AND BASKETBALL AT PEACE OF CHRIST PARISH!

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)



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

Creating a Safe Environment Training is a 3-Step Process:

1) NEW! To complete CASE training or retraining ONLINE, 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:

2) IN ADDITION TO ONLINE TRAINING, Volunteers must ALSO sign and return to the parish office the Diocesan Volunteer Code of Conduct for adults. See Diocesan Volunteer Code of Conduct for Minors (under the age of 18).

Please note: volunteers under age 18 must sign train in the "Worthy of the Call" program for youth and adolescents who work with children as well as complete and return the Diocesan Volunteer Code of Conduct for Minors. Contact Melissa Mang at (585)288-5000, ext. 121 or by email: to schedule a training.

3) Volunteers-ages 18 and older only-must undergo a Criminal Record Check (18 and older) before they begin their volunteer work. Please complete and return to the parish office;

-When completing the online CASE training, 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 personal 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), copy 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.