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 Girls On The Run
 Heart and Sole
 MS Cross Country
 MS Soccer-Boys
 MS Volleyball-Girls
 MS Basketball - Boys
 MS Basketball - Girls
 MS Wrestling
 MS Baseball
 MS Soccer - Girls
 MS Softball
 MS Track & Field
 HS Cross Country
 HS Soccer - Boys
 HS Volleyball - Girls
 HS Basketball-Boys
 HS Basketball-Girls
 HS Wrestling
 HS Baseball
 HS Soccer-Girls
 HS Softball
 HS Track & Field


Message from the Athletic Director

Updated NEWS: December 1st, 2016

Wrestling Tryouts Grades 5 - 9 November 15th and 17th from 6:30 - 8:00 in building number 23 at Odyssey.  If you have any questions about the wrestling program please e-mail Coach Plerhoples.  An interest meeting will be held Friday, October 28th during recess for 6th, 7th and 8th graders interested in trying out for the wrestling team. The 5th grade interest meeting will be held in the library on Friday, November 4th during recess. Zachary.Plerhoples@odyssey.k12.de.us 

Basketball Tryouts Grades 6-8 - November 15th, 16th, and 17th from 3:30 - 5:00 at St. Thomas (201 Bayard Avenue).  Students will be transported after school and must be picked up after tryouts promptly at 5:00.  An interest meeting will be held for grades 6 and 8 during recess on Friday, October 28th.  The 7th grade interest meeting will be held on Thursday, October 27th during recess. Tim.Calio@odyssey.k12.de.us

Middle School Boys Basketball Tryout Dates
Tuesday, November 15th & Thursday, November 17th from 3:30 - 5:00 @ St. Thomas.

Middle School Girls Basketball Tryout Dates
Monday, November 14th,  Wednesday November 16th, and Monday, November 21st from 3:30 - 5:00 @ St. Thomas.

Basketball Tryouts Grade 9 - November 14th and 16th at St. Thomas (201 Bayard Avenue).  All students trying out must attend both tryouts.  An interest meeting was held on October 14th.  If you missed the interest meeting and would still like to try out for the basketball team please see Mr. Laudeman.  Shane.Morley@odyssey.k12.de.us

Freshman Boys Basketball Tryout Dates
Monday, November 14th & Wednesday, November 16th from 6:30 - 8:00 @ St. Thomas.

Freshman Girls Basketball Tryout Dates
Monday, November 14th & Wednesday, November 16th from 5:00 - 6:30 @ St. Thomas

Intramural Basketball Grades 5-8
Intramural basketball will be offered to boys and girls in grades 5-8.  Anyone who signs up will be placed on a team.  The season will run from January 6th - February 25th with games being played on Friday evenings or Saturday mornings at St. Thomas (201 Bayard Avenue).  Due to limited gym space there will be no practices, only games.  Parent volunteers are required to help coach.  Registration is open until December 16th.  If you have any questions please contact Matt Laudeman @ matthew.laudeman@odyssey.k12.de.us

Twirling Grades K-4 -  Twirling will be offered this winter for students in grades K-4.  Practice will be held in the lower school on Wednesdays for grades K-1 and on Thursdays for grades 2-4 from 4:00 - 5:00.  Our winter session will begin on November 16th and run until February 22nd.  If you would like to sign up your son or daughter and have not turned in registration please email Jackie Cawley, jackie.cawley@odyssey.k12.de.us

Please note:  Our 8th grade waiver request to allow 8th Grade students to participate in high school sports has been approved.  All 8th grade student athletes are allowed to participate on any high school team for the fall, winter, & spring seasons.

If you missed the winter sports interest meetings please see Mr. Laudeman before the first scheduled tryout to sign up.

Get your DIAA sports physical now!
All sports physicals must be fully completed and turned in before you are eligible to participate in any sports.  If you do not have a completed sports physical for the 2016-2017 school year you will not be allowed to tryout. All sports physicals must be on the DIAA form and dated after April 1st, 2016.  You can go to your family doctor or a walk in clinic for a fee of 30.00.  The following med express clinics offer sports physicals.

  • 129 N Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720 · (302) 328-5150
  • 1c Chestnut Hill Plaza, Newark, DE 19713 · (302) 266-0930
  • 3926 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19808 · (302) 998-2417
  • 2722 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 · (302) 477-1406

Fall Sports - Boys Soccer, Girls Volleyball, Cross Country, Cheerleading
Winter Sports - Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Wrestling, Cheerleading
Spring Sports - Baseball, Softball, Girls Soccer, Track and Field

To be eligible for sports, you must have a GPA of 1.75 or greater, a DIAA sports physical on file with Mr. Laudeman, and a signed Odysey Charter parent/athlete handbook.
If you do not meet the GPA requirements or have a sports physical on file before the first tryout date you will not be able to participate in that sport.  NO EXCEPTIONS.


In addition to our competitive sports teams we will also be offering intramural sports throughout the 2016-2017 school year.  Intramural sports are offered to any student interested in grades 5-8.  Practices are one night a week and games are played Friday evenings or Saturday mornings.  Parent volunteers are required in order for our intramural program to be successful.  The following intramural sports will be offered this year:

Fall - Coed Soccer  (October 3rd - November 12th)
Winter- Coed Basketball (January 9th - February 25th)  Registration opens December 1st.
Spring - Coed Flag Football  (April 10th - May 29th)


Matthew Laudeman
Athletic Director
Odyssey Charter School


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