GERMANTOWN ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOL
2013-2014 WINTER SPORTS INFO SHEET
We are very excited to begin the Middle School Winter athletic season! Middle school sports are open to all
interested students, and there are no “cuts.” All of our programs welcome both
experienced and novice student-athletes. Practices
will start on Monday, November 18
for SIXTH GRADE ONLY. Eighth graders will start practice on Tuesday, November
19, and seventh graders will begin Monday, November 25, after the Williamsburg
trip. Student-athletes can go to different practices to decide which sport
they want to pursue for the season. Sixth and eighth graders will commit by
Monday, November 25, seventh graders by Tuesday, December 3. The following
sports are offered:
& Diving (co-ed)
- Head Coach: Nina Smith - email@example.com
Practice starts at 3:00. Athletes need a swimsuit, goggles, towel, bathing cap
if necessary, shorts, t-shirt, and sneakers for dry land exercises. We will be
in the pool for an hour and doing dry land exercises for a ½ hour. They will
change in the MS locker room.
Head Coach: Jeff Preston - firstname.lastname@example.org
MS Wrestling Room (above cafeteria)
No experience necessary. Wrestlers will need wrestling shoes and wrestling
headgear (inexpensive options at Dick’s Sporting Goods), and a mouthpiece (if
you have braces). Come join the proud tradition of GA MS Wrestling!
Running Club (co-ed)
Coach: Jonas Jeswald - email@example.com
The running club is not a competitive team but offers the chance for middle
schoolers who are not playing a winter sport to get in/stay in shape and learn
about healthy training techniques. Practices run until 4:30 and are outdoors
almost everyday, so dress warmly!
Coach: Tim Dearnley
- Please contact Pete Jennings if you have questions
- 4th & Montgomery Ave.
- North Wales, PA. 19454
- Phone 215-699-9830
Squash is a club sport and is open to upper and middle school students, male
and female. Middle school practices are
from 3:30-4:15. A van will leave GA each day at 3:15 and return after middle
school practice is finished, getting back to GA around 4:30. Parents are
welcome to pick up their children from the racquet club if they prefer.
Arrangements for all Middle School Sports:
All Middle School Spring Sports Practices will be finished
no later than 4:45pm, Monday through Thursday.
There are no Friday practices or games. Pick-up will take place at the
Pavilion. Times for completion of home and away games can vary.
to the daily practice schedule or game schedule:Schedules
for all Middle School Sports can be found on the GA Website – www.germantownacademy.net/athletics
Any changes to the practice or game schedule due to
weather will be posted on www.germantownacademy.net. The
changes will be listed on the front page under “News and Events” and on the
“Athletics” page. Announcements will also be posted on the “MS Lobby” on the
VLE. You may subscribe to this news feed so you will be alerted to all changes.
. You may also subscribe to a calendar feed for your
electronic calendar (note that though changes will appear on your calendar, you
will not be alerted to them). Follow this link to subscribe - http://www.germantownacademy.net/community/online-calendar-subscriptions/index.aspx
have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Pete Jennings,
Assistant Director of Athletics – Middle School at firstname.lastname@example.org