Crusader football players compete at the varsity, JV, and middle school levels. The St. Croix Lutheran Academy Crusader football team has earned the section 4AAA championship trophy for seven consecutive years and the Class AAA State Championship in 2011 and 2013. The team claimed 2nd place in Class AAA at the 2016 and 2017 State Prep Bowls at U.S. Bank Stadium. Football practice begins mid-August. There is an optional high school camp in late July and a grades K-8 football camp in early August.