Drake Middle School Sports

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Welcome to the Drake Sports Page! For information, click on the sport of interest below.

**Due to Covid-19, many of the programs and information are still on hold, but can change quickly due to varying conditions through the Governor's Office or CHSAA**

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 Sean Hoorelbeke, Assistant Principal @ 303-982-1510 or by email at shoorelb@jeffco.k12.co.us or to Skyhawks Sports at 303.222.8039 or by email at colorado@skyhawks.com. 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: **Due to Covid 19 our transportation policies will rely purely on parent/guardian and child transportation until further instructions are receive.

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

  • Are spectators allowed at practice?

    • Not currently.

  • Are spectators allowed at games?

    • This is still being decided by the MSSP League Board. Some facilities may be able to allow spectators, but others may not be able to. This information will be shared on a game-by-game basis and will likely change throughout the season based on the COVID dial.

  • 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 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.

September 14th - October 28th

Cost: $100 (Does not include one time $13 uniform fee)

Season Complete

Back for the 2021-2022 School Year!

March 15th - May 20th

Registrations OPEN NOW

Skyhawks webpage!

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

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TBA for the 2021-2022 School Year

March 15th - May 20th

Registrations OPEN NOW

Skyhawks webpage!

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

Boys and Girls Basketball

Not Available

TBA for the 2021-2022 School Year

March 15th - May 20th

Registrations OPEN NOW

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