Fall Sports, August 9, 2023

Tue, 08/08/2023 - 12:40pm

Glenelg High School
2023-2024 Coaching Staff and Tryout Information

Athletics and Activities Manager Christopher_Reagle@hcpss.org

Varsity Cheerleading coachkatiecarpenter@gmail.com
Tryouts start 8/9
9:00am – 11:30am – Aux Gym

Cross Country phillip_johnson@hcpss.org & lindsey_metzler@hcpss.org
Tryouts start 8/9
7:30am – 9:15am

Varsity Field Hockey (TBD)

JV Field Hockey
Tryouts start 8/9
Start time TBD - Stadium turf field

Varsity Football william_bell@hcpss.org & JV Football william_smith@hcpss.org
Tryouts start 8/9
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Golf chris_beil@hcpss.org
Tryouts start 8/15
Boys 2:30 – 3:15pm
Girls 3:15 – 4:00pm
Tryouts will be at Cattail Creek GC

Varsity Boys Soccer joseph_osborne@hcpss.org & JV Boys Soccer andrewward358@gmail.com
Tryouts start 8/9
7:30am – 9:00am

Varsity Girls Soccer vincente_d'antuono@hcpss.org & JV Girls Soccer chris.bomhardt@icloud.com
8/9 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm (Evening)
8/10 & 8/11 – 8:00am - 10:30am (Morning)

Varsity Volleyball jason_monjes@hcpss.org, JV Volleyball sarahkleinberger@gmail.com & Freshmen Volleyball nicksharp10@outlook.com
August 9th Varsity 8:00 – 11:00am
Freshmen/JV 11:00am – 2pm
*All paperwork needs to be completed by August 7th to participate. Parents/Guardians need to register their student-athlete through the parent portal at hcpss.org/connect under the tab labeled “HS Athletic Registration”.


Eligibility Sports Season

For high school, a full-time student earns academic eligibility to participate in extracurricular activities by maintaining a 2.0 grade-point average (GPA), calculated using credit or non-credit courses, with no more than one failing grade for the marking period which governs eligibility for that activity.

FALL-based on 4th Quarter from previous school year (10-12th graders), WINTER-based on 1st Quarter, and SPRING-based on 2nd Quarter grades.

Season Start Dates

Fall Sports Tryouts – Starting August 9, 2023, DEADLINE to REGISTER is Tuesday August 8, 202
Online Registration for Athletes (FALL Sports opens on Monday June 5th using Canvas Parent Portal).
Parents/guardians can complete required forms, download physicals and proof of residency, and more as part of the online registration process.
Please note-Do not use Cell Phones, Use Parent Portal, Allow Pop Ups, and Limit File Size (4MB) for all uploads.

Instructions for Sports Registration

  • Go to https://www.hcpss.org/connect/
  • Do not use your Mobile Phone; Login to your HCPSS Connect Portal (Parents & Guardian MUST use the parental login.  Using your students log in info. will not allow you to register); Once logged in, go to the menu on the left and click the bottom option More Options (Family File, Reports Cards, etc.).  ​If you have more than one student make sure you have selected the student from the drop down menu at the top of the page.)
  • Click on Athletic Registration on the right hand side Menu, select the correct season Fall/Winter/Spring;Complete all of the forms: Parent Authorization Form, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Form, Concussion, please complete all additional documents…Do not skip or leave any boxes blank.
  • Upload the following forms: Physical Examination Form, Upload ALL pages of the Physical Examination Form.  Older physicals will not be accepted.
  • Upload a RECENT Utility bill.  Older Utility bills will not be accepted.  Utility (BGE, Potomac Edison, Solar,...Water, Cable/Satellite are allowed)  **No Cell Phone Bills will be accepted**

**Reminder Physicals for Athletics are different from those used to register to attend school.  The Athletic Physical includes a Clearance without restrictions by Medical Staff.

Please, make sure Physicals have all signatures (Parent/Guardian, Athlete, and Physician) before scanning and uploading.

  • All student athletes must satisfactorily pass a physical examination by a physician or nurse practitioner.
  • Student physical examinations cover one school year only.
  • Verification of an examination after April 1 or within 12 months of the tryout date for the particular sport must be submitted in each academic year of participation.

Updated Physical Form link: https://www.hcpss.org/f/athletics/preparticipation-physical-evaluation-form.pdf

Helpful How to Guide is available at  http://www.hcpss.org/f/connect/hcpss-connect-guide-hs-athletic-registration.pdf

Athletic Registration Instructions powerpoint: https://ghs.hcpss.org/sites/default/files/Instructions%20for%20Sports%20Registration.pptx

FALL 2023 Tryout Information-1st Day of Tryouts begins Wednesday, August 9, 2023!  Games begin on Friday, September 1st!