First official practice dates at GVHS & GVMS for the 2019-2020 school year:
HS Fall: Monday, August 12th, 2019 (Football Heat Acclimatization Begins August 5th)
MS Fall: Monday, September 9th, 2019
HS Winter: Monday, November 18th, 2019
MS Winter: Monday, November 25, 2019
HS & MS Spring: Monday, March 2nd, 2020
High school sport specific meetings are scheduled by your child’s coach after teams have been established each season.
There was an Athletic Department Kick Off meeting for high school and middle school parents at 6:00pm in the Garnet Valley High School Auditorium on Monday, August 5th. This meeting gave you a chance to learn about the interscholastic athletic program at Garnet Valley High School and Garnet Valley Middle School. The agenda for the meeting was as follows:
· GVSD’s Athletic Philosophy
· Attendance and Academic Eligibility
· Accessing Athletic Schedules
· College Recruiting for Athletics
· Sports Medicine Information
High School and Middle School Fall Sports Information
All students trying out for fall sports must register via FamilyID.
High School Registrations: Please go to https://www.familyid.com/garnet-valley-school-district-athletics/garnet-valley-high-school-2019-2020-fall-athletics
Middle School Registrations: Please go to https://www.familyid.com/garnet-valley-school-district-athletics/garnet-valley-middle-school-2019-2020-fall-athletics
- All registrations must have a Section 6 physical uploaded in order for a registration to be approved.
- All Section 6 physicals MUST be dated on or after June 1, 2019 (no exceptions). Do not upload any physical that is not on the Section 6 form.
Just a reminder all registrations must be complete 10 days prior to tryouts.
Middle School Tryout Information
The Garnet Valley Middle School offers fall interscholastic sports for 7th and 8th graders in: football, boys and girls soccer, girls field hockey, girls volleyball, and fall cheerleading. The boys and girls x-country club is available to students in grades 6,7, and 8. Participation on all interscholastic sports is competitive. For this reason a student may only try out for one team per athletic season.
Coaches will be making announcements during lunches in the first couple days of school. Below is the tryout schedule and coaches contact information. If you have specific questions about equipment, please reach out to the coach for more information.
Unlimited (120lbs +)/Lightweight Football: Equipment will be handed out on 9/5 and 9/6. Practice begins 9/10
Lightweight Coach: Bryan Tingle firstname.lastname@example.org
Unlimited Coach: Joe Dean email@example.com
Field Hockey: Tryouts for 7th and 8th Graders: 9/9-9/12 2:30-4:30
7th Grade Coach: Jenny Purvis firstname.lastname@example.org
8th grade Coach: Kim Easter email@example.com
Boys Soccer: Tryouts for 7th and 8th Graders: 9/9-9/11 2:30-4:30
7th Grade Coach: Scott Morgan firstname.lastname@example.org
8th Grade Coach: Zack Wiggins email@example.com
Girls Soccer: Tryouts for 7th and 8th Graders: 9/9-9/11 2:30-4:30
7th Grade Coach: Dan Schemmer firstname.lastname@example.org
8th Grade Coach: Kim Kievit email@example.com
Girls Volleyball: Tryouts for 7th and 8th Graders: 9/9-9/11 2:30-4:30
7th Grade Coach: Danny Jones firstname.lastname@example.org
8th Grade Coach: Bill Geating email@example.com
Cheerleading: Tryout practice 9/9 & 9/11 2:30 – 4:00, Tryouts 9/13 2:30- 4:30
Head Coach: Kelley Flicker firstname.lastname@example.org
X-Country Club: Practice begins on 9/16