Drake Middle School Sports

Home of the Drake Dragons!

Registration is handled by Skyhawks Sports. Please register at least one week prior to the season start at skyhawks.com/colorado.

Registration fills fast and has maximums due to space constraints and coach availability, so register early. Visit the site for coaching opportunities.

**This site has now been updated to reflect the schedule and registrations for the 2022-2023 school year


Middle School Sports Program (MSSP) is a co-ed, recreational, after school sports league. The league teaches participants basic rules of the game and sportsmanship. Teams play against other area Jeffco middle schools.

MSSP at Drake Middle School is a cooperative program between Drake Middle School and Skyhawks Sports.

➢ Registration is handled by Skyhawks Sports. Please register at least one week prior to the season start at skyhawks.com/colorado

**Direct questions to Skyhawks Sports at 303.222.8039 or by email at colorado@skyhawks.com. If you have questions outside of the Skyhawks organization, direct your questions to Sean Hoorelbeke, Assistant Principal @ 303-982-1510 or by email at shoorelb@jeffco.k12.co.us. Once coaches have been hired/assigned, questions can be directed to them as well.

PRACTICE TIMES: Practice will be held after school from 2:30pm until 4:00pm. NO practices on non-school days.

GAMES: All games are scheduled on the same days as afterschool practices. Schedules are set by the 3rd week of practice and will be emailed to parents. Game start times are between 3:00pm and 4:00pm and end times are usually between 5:00pm and 5:30pm.

TRANSPORTATION: All transportation will be the responsibility of the parent or guardian.

(Mon/Wed) AUG 22-OCT 12

Registration: Opens in August

Skyhawks webpage

Practices 2:30-4pm (2 per week)

(Tue/Thu) AUG 23-OCT 13

Registration: Opens in August

Skyhawks webpage

Practices 2:30-4pm (2 per week)

6/7th VOLLEYBALL

Mon/Wed, OCT 17-DEC 14

8th VOLLEYBALL

Tue/Thu, OCT 18-DEC 15

Registration: Opens in October

Skyhawks webpage

Practices 2:30-4pm (2 per week)

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Mon/Wed, JAN 9-MAR 13

BOYS BASKETBALL

Tue/Thu, JAN 10-MAR 14

Registration: Opens in December

Skyhawks webpage!

Practices 2:30-4pm (2 per week)

(Mon/Wed) MAR 27-MAY 17

Registration: Opens in February

Skyhawks webpage!

Practices 2:30-4pm (2 per week)

(Tue/Thu) MAR 28 – MAY 18

Registration: Opens in February

Skyhawks webpage!

Practices 2:30-4pm (2 per week)

Questions for Drake MS? Email the DMS Sports Lead - Sean Hoorelbeke at shoorelb@jeffco.k12.co.us

Questions for Skyhawks? Call 303.222.8039 or email colorado@skyhawks.com

FAQs (Please read and consider these responses before signing up)

  • Are spectators allowed at practice?

    • Not currently unless volunteering.

  • Are spectators allowed at games?

    • Decisions will be made prior to each season. More information coming soon.

  • Will carpools be available this season?

    • Drake Middle School, Skyhawks Sports and/or the team coaches will NOT be organizing carpools this season.

    • You are free to create carpools amongst yourselves if you wish.

    • All players will be responsible for getting to games on their own.

  • Will there be Home games this season?

    • Basketball, Volleyball, and Track and Field will NOT have any HOME games/meets.

    • It is likely that Flag Football will be able to host some HOME games.

  • Do I have to purchase a tshirt/uniform?

    • Yes, all participants must purchase a tshirt/uniform through the Skyhawks Sports website. One shirt is required per year.

    • If a child is playing multiple sports, they can wear their same shirt for all sports.

  • Will you need parent volunteer coaches?

    • Depending on the number of kids who participate, we may ask for volunteer parent coaches. Please email colorado@skyhawks.com if you are interested in volunteer coaching.

    • All coaches (volunteers, too) must be background checked via Skyhawks Sports.

  • Do you have paid coaching positions?

    • We do, however, we are hoping to enlist Drake staff for these roles to ensure fairness to all players.

    • If you are willing to volunteer, we would love the extra help if needed. The need will be based on the number of participants in each sport.