Cortez Football Family
The Cortez Football Family supports the mission of providing student athletes exceptional opportunities and enhance their ability to become educated young men who will be able to make ethical decisions, and lead purposeful and fulfilling lives distinguished by intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, on and off the field. We will sustain a strong base of support by fielding a football team that will provide a positive public identity for Cortez High School.
Values and Commitments
We are committed to provide our players the tools needed for a quality educational experience. Our football players are students first, and athletes second. Nothing will come in the way of our player's academic endeavors. The values that our young men learn throughout their playing careers will enhance their academic experience and build within them self-esteem, self-confidence, effective communication skills and an appreciation for life-long learning.
The highest sense of integrity shall characterize every aspect of our football program. Every member of our football family will exemplify impeccable integrity. Personal and team accountability will be encouraged and adhered to, on and off the field.
All members of our football family will have an unwavering loyalty to their faith, their family, each other and to Cortez Football
We will constantly work to be the class of Cortez High School. All members of our football family will act with class at all times, be it in the classroom, in the community or on the playing field.
We will be committed to create a climate of mutual respect throughout our football family. The culture of our football family will be diverse in its make-up. Respect will be given to all members of our family regardless of their heritage, race or beliefs. This respect is what creates a close-knit family whose bond will never be broken.
We will strive for excellence in everything we do. We will set high expectations and work to reach them every single day. Everything that we do must be geared towards achieving these high expectations. Nothing can stand in the way of achieving excellence in all facets of our lives.