Winter Athletic Programs

Winter athletic teams begin practice during during the late fall. The winter athletic seasons runs from approximately December through February.

Grade Levels:

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

Expectations:

All athletes are evaluated based on their ball handling, shooting, defensive skills and basic fundamentals. Coaches look for players who have a grasp of the team concept, have good standing in grades and behavior, and have a good work ethic and positive attitude.

Tryouts:

Tryouts typically begin the week students return from Thanksgiving break. Everyone will have the ability to tryout for two days before cuts are made. Those chosen will be asked back for a third day of tryouts. The final team will be selected from this group.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding basketball, please see the information below:

6th Grade Boys:  Coley Newman (no WCS email available)
6th Grade Girls: Katie Houselog
7th Grade Girls:
7th Grade Boys:
8th Grade Girls: Greg Lorenzi (no WCS email available)
8th Grade Boys: Ben Hahs

Grade Levels:

Students in all grade levels (6th, 7th and 8th) are eligible to participate. There is a 6th grade squad and a varsity 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 basketball cheerleading, please contact  Beth Johnson, Allie Bradshaw or Abby Fletcher.

Grade Levels:

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

Expectations:

Coaches look for students with dance experience that are prepared to work hard and have fun while doing what they love. The JV and Varsity dance teams will attend a summer camp to learn choreography and refine technique. Practices will be held after school twice a week, starting in the fall and continuing through basketball season.  The dance team will perform at the boys’ and girls’ home JV and Varsity basketball games as well as the pep rally.  Additionally, the Varsity dance team will compete in a local competition.

Tryouts:

Tryouts are held each spring for both the Junior Varsity and Varsity squads.  During tryouts, dancers need to demonstrate technical skills such as splits, leaps, turns and extensions, as well as the ability to pick up and perform choreography quickly with great showmanship.

Dance Team Tryouts Set for July 16

Varsity and JV Dance Team tryouts for the 2020 – 2021 school year will take place on Thursday, July 16th, 2020. Tryouts will be modified to follow all CDC and local health department guidelines. All tryout choreography will be released via video by July 9th through Google Classroom to be learned at home. Students will be able to sign up for a small group tryout time on Google Classroom. Any rising 6th, 7th, or 8th grader interested in trying out should join Google Classroom (code: 7a4abqt) for updates, information, and to sign up for try-outs through the google form. Please see the 2020 – 2021 Dance Team Tryout Packet for additional detailed information.

Schedule:

2020 – 2021 Schedule will be posted when available.

Contact:

If you have questions regarding the dance team,  please contact either Angela Dealy or Caitlin Bradley.