• 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.*

    Spring  Sports 2019-2020

    Any student interested in trying out for a Spring 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 Softball
    will have tryouts on during the first week of March. Anouncements regarding team  INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR 7TH & 8TH GRADE SOFTBALL ROOM 106


    Track will have tryouts on during the first week of March. INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR ANY 7TH OR 8TH GRADER INTERESTED IN TRACK. 8TH PERIOD IN THE ADAPTIVE GYM

    Girls LAX will have tryouts on during the first week of March. Anouncements regarding team Informational meetings will be posted shortly.

    Boys Baseball will have tryouts at Great Valley Little League. (Depending on Field Conditions)
    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH: INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR 7TH & 8TH GRADE BASEBALL TEAMS 8TH PERIOD DINING ROOM

    Athletic Director - John Snyder, jwsnyder@gvsd.org


    GIRLS LAX
    All games and practices are held behind the Middle School Library. Pick up after practice between 4:30-5:00

    8th Grade Coach: Mrs. Sherri Kratzer: Skratzer@GVSD.org
    7th Grade Coach: Mrs. Ann Search: ASearch@GVSD.org

    Boys LAX
    Practices and Games  are held at  the Middle School fields next to the school. Pick up after practice between 4:30-5:00

    8th Grade Coach: Mr. Niel Young: NYoung@gvsd.org
    Assistant Coach: Mr. Jeff Donovan  
    Please direct all communications to Mr. Young
    INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR 7TH & 8TH GRADE BOYS LAX DININNG ROOM--8TH PERIOD


    Boys Baseball
    Practices and Games are held in the Great Valley Little League Field. Parent pick up after practice and home games is at Great Valley Little League field.

    8th Grade Coach: Mr. Paul Girone , PGirone@GVSD.org
    7th Grade Coach: Mr. Garry Phillips, Gphillips@GVSD.org

     

    Softball

    Practices and Games are on campus on the fields to the front of the Middle School.

    8th Grade Coach:  Owen Brown Obrown@gvsd.org

    &th Grade Coach: Michael  Meluskey MMeluskey@gvsd.org

     

    Track

    Practices are held behind the Middle School. Meets are held in the High School Stadium.

    Head Coach: Mr. Paul Gring, PGring@GVSD.org

     
     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