• Welcome to our Athletics Page
     
    If you child is interested in participating in 7th and 8th grade athletic activities remember that physicals can not be dated before 1 Jun 2019.  See below for further information.  THE PIAA FORM HAS BEEN UPDATED PLEASE BE SURE YOU USE THE PIAA FORMS dated 22 March 2017 (located in the bottom left hand corner) 
        
    *Reminder: ALL Sports forms (PIAA Form and Athletic Emergency Card) and the $95 activity fee (checks or money order made payable to “Great Valley School District”) must be handed in together. Sports physicals are valid from June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020.*

    Winter Sports 2019-2020

    Any student interested in trying out for a Winter Sport should start getting their paperwork together. This may require a physical in some cases. Please plan ahead. Due to the short window for tryouts your paperwork and fees must be turned into the office prior to trying out.

      Please refer to Forms section of the Athletic Website for forms and information. Some answers to often asked questions can  be found on the Often Asked Question tab.

    Girls Basketball will have tryouts on Wednesday & Thursday November 6th & 7th


    Wrestling will start on Monday, November 11th


    Boys Basketball tryouts will be Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday December 2n,3rd,& 4th at General Wayne

    Informational meetings with the coaches will be announced in the near future.


    Athletic Director - John Snyder, jwsnyder@gvsd.org


    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    Games are played at the Middle School Gym and practices are held at the Middle School Gym. Pick up after practice between 4:30-5:00

    8th Grade Coach: Mr. Matt Wiener: MWiener@gvsd.org
    7th Grade Coach: Ms. Kari Allende: KAllendade@gvsd.org


    Wrestling:
    Meets will take place in the Middle School Gym. Practices are held at  the Adaptive Gym adjacent to the Main Middle School Gym. Pick up after practice between 4:30-5:00

    8th Grade Coach: Mr. Niel Young: NYoung@gvsd.org
    Assistant Coach: Mr. Len Levi, 
    Please direct all communications to Mr. Young

    Boys Basketball
    Games are held in the Middle School Gym. Practices are held at General Wayne Elementary School until the conclusion of the Girls Basketball season. Parent pick up after practice is at General Wayne.

    8th Grade Coach: Mr. Matt Wise , MWise@GVSD.org
    7th Grade Coach: Mr. Paul Gring, PGring@GVSD.org


    CHEERLEADING


    FORMS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR ATHLETICS WEBSITE TRYOUTS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED WITHOUT ALL PAPERWORK AND FEES


     

     
    Eligibility: In order to participate in ANY extracurricular activity, students must meet certain academic requirements. Any student with a combination of two or more failing or incomplete current marking period grades, either Academic (E, I) or Qualities of a Learner (U), in the same or different courses will be ineligible to participate the following week. Any student with a combination of two or more failing or incomplete grades, either Academic (E, I) or Qualities of a Learner (U), in the same or different courses at the end of a marking period will be ineligible for a period of twenty days from the time report cards are issued.
    Academic eligibility for all extracurricular activities will be checked weekly. All athletes must meet both school requirements and PIAA requirements for their particular sport.

     
    Attendance in School: If an athlete is not in school by 11:00 AM, he/she may not participate in any athletic events (games/meets) on that day.


     

    John Snyder

    Athletic Director, Great Valley Middle School

    610.644.6442 ext. 71003

    Email: jwsnyder@gvsd.org