Welcome to Garnet Valley Athletics!

Athletic Director: Mr. Seth L. Brunner

Athletic Secretary: Mrs. Sandy Pyle

Phone: 610 - 579 - 7490

Fax: 610 - 579 - 7473

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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 18, 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:

· Welcome

· GVSD’s Athletic Philosophy

· Expectations

· Attendance and Academic Eligibility

· Accessing Athletic Schedules

· College Recruiting for Athletics

· Sports Medicine Information

High School and Middle School Winter Sports Information

All students trying out for winter sports must register via FamilyID.

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: wrestling, boys and girls basketball, and winter cheerleading. Participation on all interscholastic sports is competitive. For this reason a student may only try out for one team per athletic season.

Middle School Winter Sports Tryout Information

Boys Basketball: 7th Grade: Mr. Dean deanj@garnetvalley.org, 8th Grade: Mr. Kivlen kivlenj@garnetvalley.org

7th Grade Tryouts: 12/2 2:30-4:30 (Main Gym), 12/3 2:30-4:30 (Main Gym), 12/4 2:30-4:00 (Main Gym)

8th Grade Tryouts: 12/4 4:00-5:30 (Main Gym), 12/5 2:30-4:30 (Main Gym), 12/6 2:45 -4:45 (BYC: O’Donoghue Field House)

Girls Basketball: 7th Grade: Mr. VanWyk vanwyke@garnetvalley.org 8th Grade: Mr. R. Stroup stroupr@garnetvalley.org

7th Grade Tryouts: 12/2 2:30-4:30 (Old Gym), 12/3 2:30-4:30 (Old Gym), 12/4 2:30-4:00 (Old Gym)

8th Grade Tryouts: 12/4 4:00-5:30 (Old Gym), 12/5 2:30-4:30 (Old Gym), 12/6 2:45 -4:45 (BYC: O’Donoghue Field House)

Wrestling: Mr. J. Stroup stroupj@garnetvalley.org

Practice begins on 12/2 and is everyday from 2:30-4:30. Students should be prepared to work out inside and run outside. Coach Stroup will distribute schedules. Students should meet in the cafeteria on 12/2.

Cheerleading: Ms. Flicker gvmscheer@garnetvalley.org

Tryout Practice 11/18 2:30-4:00 (Old Gym), Tryout Practice 11/20 2:30-4:00, Tryouts 11/22 2:30-4:30