Fall Athletic Programs

Fall athletic teams begin practice during the summer months before school starts in most cases. The fall athletic seasons runs from the start of school until late October or early November.

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is only one team.

Expectations:

Cross country season officially begins the first week of school. Optional conditioning days will be available in July. Students will run approximately 1.5 miles on a variety of courses.

Tryouts:

All students will be allowed to participate as long as they are academically eligible and meet the time requirements throughout the season including running one mile without stopping when the season begins.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding cross country, please contact one of the following coaches: Nathan Cummings, Holly Jones or Alexis Temple.

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. Junior Varsity and Varsity teams are offered.

Expectations:

Students interested in playing football should know the fundamentals of football.  They should also be able to block and tackle.

Tryouts:

Tryouts are typically held during the last two weeks of July.  Before students can tryout, they must be registered at Brentwood Middle School and have an updated copy of their physical on file with FinalForms. Students will also need to bring cleats, shorts, t-shirts (workout clothes) to tryouts. Water will be provided, but students can bring their own drink if they prefer.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding football, please contact Dennis Harrison for the Varsity team or Paul Neil for the Junior Varsity Team

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is one squad.

Expectations:

During the season, Varsity cheerleaders will cheer for Varsity football and Junior Varsity cheerleaders will cheer for JV football.  After football season, the two cheer squads will be divided into three squads for basketball season.  Each squad will cheer for 1/3 of the Varsity basketball games.  Practices will begin mid-July and continue through early December.  Practices are one to two times per week.

Tryouts:

Tryouts for both the football and basketball cheerleading squads are held each spring. Students learn cheers, dances and jumps for three days and on the fourth day they tryout in front of judges. These tryouts are closed to the public. Varsity and Junior Varsity teams are announced following tryouts.

2020 – 2021 Tryout Information:

Football and Basketball Cheer tryouts for the 2020 – 2021 school year will take place June 4 – 5, 2020. Tryouts will be modified to follow social distancing guidelines. All tryout cheers and dances will be released via video on May 28 through Google Classroom to be learned at home. On June 4, students will be scheduled a time to run through material with coach feedback in small groups in the Brentwood Middle gym. On June 5, students will be scheduled a small group tryout time. Any rising 6th, 7th, or 8th grader interested in trying out should join Google Classroom code nxtvc6b for updates and information.

We will offer two parent Zoom informational meetings on May 13 to discuss the Brentwood Middle Cheer program and answer any questions about tryouts this year. Meeting times are listed below. Please see Brentwood Middle newsletter for links and codes.

  • Rising 6th grade parents and/or New to BMS Cheer Parents: Wednesday, May 13th at 5:00 PM
  • Returning BMS Cheer Parents: Wednesday, May 13th at 6:00 PM

If you have any immediate questions, please email Coach Johnson, Coach Fletcher, or Coach Bradshaw.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding varsity football cheerleading, please contact Beth Johnson.  For junior varsity football cheerleadering, contact Abby Fletcher.

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is a boys team and a girls team.

Expectations:

Boys interested in trying out must be able to shoot 44 or better consistently on a regulation course. Girls interested in trying out must be able to shoot a 50 or better consistently on a regulation course. The Little Course is not considered a regulation course.

Tryouts:

Tryouts will be held prior to or within the first week of school based on the availability of the golf course schedule.

Golf Tryouts 2020 – 2021

Tryouts for the boys and girls golf teams will be held on August 11th and August 12th at Cheekwood Golf Club (formerly known as Spencer Creek).  The cost is yet to be determined, but parents will pay at the clubhouse.  Students should arrive by 3:15 PM and be ready to tee off by 3:36 PM.  Students should wear khaki shorts/pants (any color) and collared shirt.  No jeans, cut off shorts, or draw string shorts are allowed.  Students may bring a pull cart or rent one at the course since they will be walking nine holes.   Students must also have their own clubs, golf balls, tees, water bottle,  and a copy of a current physical.  Students without a physical will not be allowed to try out.  Parents should return to the course at 5:30 PM for pick up.  Students will be able to call parents when they are on the next to last hole.  Spectators can not walk or ride along with players during tryouts.

The boys team will consist of 5 members.  Any boy wanting to try out needs to be able to shoot a 44 or better consistently on a regulation course.  The girls team will consist of 2 – 3 members.  Any girl wanting to try out needs to be able to shoot a 50 or better consistently on a regulation course.  The Little Course at Aspen Grove is not considered a regulation course.

If you meet the requirements and intend on trying out, please email Coach Adams.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding golf, please contact Jeff Adams.

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is a boys team and a girls team. There are also Varsity and Junior Varsity teams.

Expectations:

Students trying out for soccer are evaluated on their dribbling, passing, communication, conditioning and teamwork.

Tryouts:

Tryouts will be held in October following football and volleyball season.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding boys soccer, please contact Joseph Hamrick.  For questions regarding girls soccer, please contact Leslie Miller.

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is a boys team and a girls team.

Expectations:

In each match, there are 7 positions that play scored matches. Three single positions and two doubles positions. Players are ranked and play according to their ranked position. Players are selected for the teams based on the coaches’ evaluations of their skill level and their match play.

Tryouts:

Tryouts are typically held in July.  All tryouts will be held at Granny White Park. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to sign in. You must submit a current physical into Final Forms, as well as, bring a copy of that physical to the tryouts. You will not be allowed to participate if we do not have a current physical. All players need to bring a tennis racket and plenty of water.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding tennis, please contact Kristen Kluka.

Grade Levels:

Girls in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is a varsity and JV team.

Expectations:

The teams are selected on the basis of skill and potential. Many of the sixth grade students have never played volleyball, so the sixth and seventh grade years are used as teaching years for these players. The varsity team focuses on refining skills and specific positions. The varsity team is eligible to participate in tournaments including the WMAA County Championship.

Tryouts:

Tryouts for the Junior Varsity and sixth grade teams are usually held during the first two weeks of school. Tryouts for the varsity team are held in the spring of the previous school year as well as during the first week of school.

2020 – 2021 Tryout Information:

  • JV and Varsity Volleyball Tryouts will be open to all rising 7th and 8th grade girls.  It will be held July 31st, August 1st, and August 2nd (if needed).  The times will be determined closer to tryouts.  If you are interested in tryouts, please sign up on Google Classroom:  hpgz3au.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted as soon as it is available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding varsity volleyball, contact Diane Marks. Contact Katie Houselog for questions about the  JV team.  Contact Julie Johnson for questions regarding the 6th grade volleyball team.

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is one team.

Expectations:

Student selection for the team is based on their ability, strength, stamina, attitude, work ethic, and coach-ability.

Tryouts:

Tryouts for team are typically held the week following the early fall sports season. All students should have  shorts, t-shirt, socks and tennis shoes for every day of tryouts.  You do not have to purchase wrestling shoes to tryout.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding wrestling, contact Dennis Harrison.

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is one team.

Expectations:

Student selection for the squad is based on poise, personality, voice quality, spirit and cheer ability. Wrestling cheer is an entry level squad. No tumbling is required.

Tryouts:

Tryouts for team are typically held each fall.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding wrestling cheerleading, please contact, Mrs. Joyce Jones-Garner.