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SMA HS ATHLETICS- Fall Tryouts 2017

Tryouts are mandatory and athletes are required to attend all practice sessions.

Eligibility forms can be found in PCR and are due August 1.

Please check the “All Clear List” posted on the SMA athletics home page to be sure you are listed as eligible for fall tryouts.  Fall schedules and the ALL CLEAR list are posted on the athletics website at

 All Clear List


Practice Schedule Coaches Equipment
Volleyball Week 1 – Tryouts

August 14:8:30-11:00 and 12:30-2:30

August 15: 8:30-11:00 and 12:30-2:30

August 16: 8:30-11:00 and 12:30-2:30  (afternoon session is by invitation)*

August 17: 8:30-11:00 and 12:30-2:30  (afternoon session is by invitation)*

August 18: OFF

*If players are not invited to upper level tryouts, but don’t have a ride home, they can certainly bring a book to read and stay in BESC until their rides arrive at 2:30.*

All days and all sessions are required

Varsity: Nina Ehrlich


JV: Samantha Lind

C Team: Andy Blair


Katelyn Blair

Volleyball shoes recommended, knee pads optional, water bottle
Field Hockey Week 1: August 14th-18th


Scrimmage Day: August 19th- No details yet. But JV will be at SMA and varsity will be at Kent. Please reserve this time for the scrimmage.

Week 2: August 21st-25th


All days and all sessions are required

Varsity: Sarah Jacobs and Lauren Noe



JV: Sara Knetemann



Stick, goggles, mouthguard, shinguards, running shoes, turf shoes/ cleats, water bottle (indoor only shoes for inclement weather)
Cross Country Monday August 14th – 9:30-11:30

Tuesday August 15th – 9:30- 11:30 practice followed by a trip to Runners Roost on Colorado Blvd. for pizza lunch and shoes if needed

Wednesday August 16th – 9:30 – 11:30

Thursday August 17th – 3:30 uniform check out followed by practice followed by parent meeting and pizza

Friday August 18th – 9:30 – 11:30 practice

Cross Country is a 6 day commitment with training and competition… please come ready to love running!

Please meet at the Northeast door of Bishop Evans

TS Berger



Donna Miller



Good quality running shoes, water bottle (indoor only shoes for inclement weather)


Eligibility forms are due August 1.  Please report to the BESC gym lobby if you still need to turn in required forms the first day of tryouts.  You must have ALL forms to participate, no exceptions.  Please make every effort to have all eligibility forms submitted by August 1.  

All athletes are expected to train during the summer to prepare for the upcoming fall season in order to withstand the physical demands of competitive HS athletics.  Coaches will conduct timed runs and fitness/skills testing to assess criteria for team selection; athletes will be expected to come prepared.  For sport specific training programs please contact your coach. Tryouts are mandatory and individual tryouts will NOT be conducted for those individuals arriving late.

“no shoes, no indoor practice, no exceptions All SMA coaches and athletes are required to wear “indoors only” gym shoes (applies to cross country and field hockey during inclement weather) GO WILDCATS!