Message from the Athletic Director
Updated NEWS: February 6th, 2017
Middle School Spring Sports Interest Meeting for Grades 6-8 will be held in the middle school library during recess on Thursday, January 26th.
High School Spring Sports Interest Meeting for Grade 9 will be held in the high school cafe during recess on Friday, January 27th.
Middle school and high school tryouts for track and field, girls soccer, baseball, and softball will begin on Wednesday, March 1st.
****If you missed the interest meeting and would like to sign up for a spring sport please see Mr. Laudeman. ****
Track & Field Tryouts Grades 6 - 9 Practice/Tryouts will be held at Baynard Stadium from 3:30 - 5:00 the week of March 1st. Christine.Vinton@odyssey.k12.de.us
Baseball Tryouts Grades 6-8 - Practice/Tryouts will be held at Rockford Park the week of March 1st. Greg.Altmeier@odyssey.k12.de.us
Baseball Tryouts Grade 9 - Practice//Tryouts will be held at Rockford Park the week of March 1st. Anthony.Bosco@odyssey.k12.de.us
Softball Tryouts Grades 6-8 - Practice/Tryouts will be held at Rockford Park the week of March 1st. Katie.Manley@odyssey.k12.de.us
Softball Tryouts Grade 9 - Practice/Tryouts will be held at Rockford Park the week of March 1st. Kelly.Krajewski@odyssey.k12.de.us
Girls Soccer Tryouts Grades 6-8 - Practice/Tryouts will be held on camopus the week of March 1st. Matt.Myers@odyssey.k12.de.us
Girls Soccer Tryouts Grade 9 - The spring season has been cancelled due to not enough players.
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 @ email@example.com.
INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL REGISTRATION FORM
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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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)
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