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Fall Schedule Try - Outs

GROSSE POINTE SOUTH ATHLETICS

 

I. Individual Team Tryout Information Fall 2022:

Cheerleading: Varsity Coach Ashley Gerbi, JV Coaches Rachel Gealer and Alexia Rowel

Monday, June 6th 3:30-5:30PM Tuesday June 7, 4:30-6:30PM Wednesday June 8 3:30-5:30PM (practice June 9 3:30-5:30PM) in Boll Gym.

August 9, 4:30-6:30PM and August 10, 9:00-12:00PM in Boll Gym

*If unable to make the tryouts or the practices, please contact Coach Ashley Gerbi at gerbia@gpschools.org  

Boys’ Cross Country: Varsity Coach Mark Sonnenberg 

Summer off-season training begins Monday, June 20. Daily sessions: 9AM & 7PM, Monday-Friday, meet on Blue Devil Plaza

First official practice is Monday, August 8, Blue Devil Plaza, 7PM 

Contact: sonnenm@gpschools.org website: www.gpsouthtrack.com 

Girls’ Cross Country: Varsity Coach Steve Zaranek 

Optional conditioning practices: August 1-3 at 7PM at Patterson Park (at Three Mile Dr and Essex in GP Park) First Official day: August 8 M-Th @ 7PM –Patterson Park. No previous running experience necessary, open to all grades. Contact: Stephen.Zaranek@gpschools.org; for full summer schedule check the Website: https://mi01000971.schoolwires.net/page/4111 

 

Dance Team: Varsity Coach Adam Gapczynski 

June 1st. 3:30-6:30PM Team Choreography Aug 2-6 8:30-11:30AM. After school practice Starting September 7 @ 3:15PM

Contact: Adam Gap: Bluedevildanceteam@gmail.com 

Field Hockey: Varsity Coach Jessie Rouleau 

First day of tryouts, August 8-10, 4:30-6:30PM

Required equipment: water bottle, field hockey stick, mouth guard, shin guards, cleats and running shoes (Longstreth.com). Sticks are available to borrow for tryouts

Contact; Coach Rouleau: jveith14@yahoo.com

Football: Varsity Coach Chad Hepner, JV Coach Lou Ray, Freshman Coach Tony Cimmarrusti  Spring Parent Meeting: Tuesday June 1, 7pm Location Cafeteria  Summer Workouts: Start June 20, MTThF 8-10AM, FitnessCenter 3. Captains Practice Conditioning: August 1-5 @ 5PM, Stadium field 4. Equipment Distribution: August5, Varsity 9AM, JV 11AM 9th 12:00PM.  5. First Practice: August 8 8:00AM-12:00PM,Stadium field Contact:hepnerc@gpschools.org, louray50@gmail.com, mykingis@aol.com, Website:www.gpsouthfootball.com

Girls’ Golf: Varsity Coach Shaun Hampton

Tryouts August 9 and August 10th at Lochmoor Athletic Center 

Contact: shampton127@gmail.com

Boys’ Soccer: Varsity Coach Francesco Cilano, JV Coach Max Canervari, JVB Coach Cesare D’Onofrio Summer opportunities: Captain practices July 24 & 31, Aug. 7, 1-2:30PM on stadium field. Try-outs: August 10-12, 6:30-8:30PM 

Contact: Coach Francesco Cilano francescocilano@sbcglobal.net 

Girls’ Swim/Dive: Varsity Coach John Fodell (Swim), Varsity Coach Tom Mulhern (Diving) 

First Official Swim Practice: August 8, 8-11:00AM @ South Pool  

Contact: Coach John Fodell headgator83@gmail.com , Coach Mulhern (Dive) at: doon5152@gmail.com 

Boys’ Tennis: Varsity Coach Morgan Warner,  

Try-outs start: August 8 @ 8-11AM – Elworthy Courts 

Contact: Coach Warner: morgan.warner1997@yahoo.com

  

Volleyball: Varsity Coach Janeil DiVita,  JV Coach Emily McKinney, Freshman Coach Jordan Peltier

Tryouts Dates:  August 8th-10th in the main gym

Freshman/Sophomores 3:00-5:00PM

Juniors/Seniors 5:00-7:00pm

First practice: August 11th

Contact: Coach DiVita gpsouthvolleyball@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II. Sport Physicals:

 

Students must have a completed MHSAA Medical History form and emergency (gold) card prior to try-outs (available in the athletic office). Bring the completed medical history form and gold card to South Athletics for approval before tryouts. The medical history form has a portion to be completed by a physician at a sport physical on or after April 15, 2022 to be current for the school year. Please make sure to have the physician sign and date the card. The medical history form will remain on file in the athletic office and the gold card will be stamped and returned to the athlete to be given to the coach the first day of tryouts. There is also a sports physical clinic at Grosse Pointe South through St. John Medical, August 4, 2022 from 4:30-7pm

Physicals are offered at:  

Beaumont Urgent Care, $25 sport physical, 25631 Little Mack Ste. 104 (N of 10 Mile), 586-884-2727, open 7 days from 8AM-9PM 

Grosse Pointe Urgent Care $20 (ASK for the $20 sport physical), located at 20311 Mack Ave (corner of Lochmoor in G.P. Woods), 313-499-6000, open 7 days from 8AM-10PM. 

CVS minute clinic $59 M-F 8:30AM-7:30PM, Sat 9AM-5:30PM, Sun 10AM-5:30PM 

Henry Ford walk-in clinic $26 sport physical, 159 Kercheval Ave, GP Farms, 313-640-2175 M-F 8AM-8PM, S/S & holidays 10AM-2PM  

MedPost Urgent Care $25 sport physical, 20311 Mack Ave, 313-499-6000 

 

III.  Sports offered at Grosse Pointe South:

 

Fall

Winter

Spring

 

Boys

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Tennis

Girls

Cross Country

Dance

Dive

Field Hockey

Golf

Sideline Cheer

Swim

Volleyball

Boys

Basketball

Dive

Ice Hockey

Swim

Wrestling

Girls

Basketball

Competitive Cheer

Figure Skating

Gymnastics

Ice Hockey

Synchro Swim

Boys

Baseball

Crew

Golf

Lacrosse

Sailing

Track

Girls

Crew

Lacrosse

Sailing

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

IV. Participation Fee:

There is a $220.00 student athlete fee per sport with a family cap of $880. This fee helps to cover the costs of transportation, supplies, tournament fees and a number of other expenses that are no longer covered in the school district budget. The payment will be paid online through the sport registration once the student has been selected for a team. The link for the FamilyID sport registration is available on the South athletic website www.gpsouthathletics.com or go directly to the FamilyID sport registration site https://www.familyid.com/organizations/grosse-pointe-south-high-school 

The registration and fee should be completed by the end of the first week after tryouts or before the first contest. A student athlete will not be eligible to compete in athletic contests until the fee has been received. Financial assistance is available to those with significant financial need. For those that qualify for free or reduced lunch please see the sport registration website for discounted fees. 

V. Booster Club and Season Passes for students:

Athletic passes for students can be purchased in the athletic office or on student registration for $50 which are valid for all home sporting events (not playoff games). Parents are encouraged to join the Coaches Club where they will receive a family pass for all events and other perks for $250 (www.gpsathleticboosters.com)

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