Fall Sports Tryout Information

Mount Saint Joseph High School
Fall Sports Tryout Information 2022
 
Important information regarding physicals, ImPACT testing, sportsmanship meetings, and fall sports tryouts.
Contact Person: Director of Athletics, Kraig Loovis kloovis@msjnet.edu
 
New for the 2022-2023 school year: “Healthy Roster” electronic medical records.

For sports medicine resources, questions about Healthy Roster, and how to download the Healthy Roster App please visit the sports medicine page on the school website located under the athletics tab.
 
Physicals
All physicals must be electronically uploaded to Healthy Roster.
 
Anyone trying out for a sport must have a valid physical uploaded to Healthy Roster prior to August 1st.  All new students (9th grade and transfers) are required to have a summer physical dated after May 23rd submitted to Healthy Roster prior to August 1st. All returning students must have a valid physical uploaded to Healthy Roster that does not expire during the sport season.  A physical is valid for one year from the exam date. 
The form is available on the Mount St. Joseph website under Parents- Health Procedures & Forms. 
Please note that MSJ accepts physicals from Patient First, Minute Clinic, and other walk-in health clinics.
Contact Person: Athletic Trainer Caroline Siebens csiebens@msjnet.edu
 
ImPACT Testing
The baseline test is required for all incoming Freshmen, rising Juniors, and any transfer students new to MSJ. It must be completed before a student may try out for a sport.
It is recommended by ImPACT that you use Google Chrome to access the test and allow pop-up windows for the duration of the test. Complete the test in a distraction free environment, and use a desktop computer, not a mobile device.
  1. Go to www.impacttestonline.com/testing
  2. Enter the school code: D4E1E2E695 => Click on Validate
  3. Mount Saint Joseph High School will appear. Click on Launch baseline test
  4. Click next to take the test in English
  5. Read the directions and click next
  6. Enter all information the test asks for. When the prompt asks, click on enter additional demographics. 
  7. Please take you time and read the directions prior to each section.
  8. At the end of the test, click submit.
Contact Person: Athletic Trainer Caroline Siebens csiebens@msjnet.edu
 
Fall Sportsmanship Meetings
These meetings are mandatory for all student athletes and a parent who have made a fall sports team or are still in the process of trying out for a team. These meetings will be held in the Smith Center.

Monday, August 22, 2022
6:00 p.m. - football, volleyball, cross country
7:00 p.m. - soccer, water polo, ice hockey, mountain bike
 
Varsity & JV Cross Country 
Date: tryouts begin for all students at MSJ on Wednesday, August 10th
Practice time: 8-9:30am
Place: Students should meet in the Smith Center lobby on Wednesday, August 10th to verify their physicals are uploaded to Healthy Roster prior to practice. On Thursday, August 11th the team will begin practicing at Centennial Park, a practice schedule and instructions will be given on the first day of practice or can be accessed by joining the TeamAPP. 
Once school begins the team normally practices on campus from 2:30-4:30pm, but practices will be held in the mornings before then. 
What to bring: students should wear appropriate workout clothes, which should include running shoes and a water bottle. 
Contact person: Head Coach Jack Peach jpeach@msjnet.edu
 
Varsity & JV Volleyball
Date: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday August 10th, 11th and 12th for all students.
Time: JV and Varsity 2:00-5:00pm 
Tryouts continue on Saturday, August 13th 8:00-10:30am.                                                                             
Place: Practices will be held in The Smith Center & Memorial Gym. Practice schedule for the remainder of August will be handed out at this time.
What to bring: Students should wear proper workout clothes and should also bring a water bottle.
Contact Person: Head Coach Sam Bianco sbianco@msjnet.edu
 
Mountain Bike
Date: Final Registration for the Mountain Bike Team will take place on Thursday, July 7th
Time: 9:00am 
Place: Students will meet in front of the Smith Center on July 7th to verify all forms are uploaded including sports physicals. Riders will practice on campus after the meeting.  
What to bring: Students must wear proper clothing, have a working mountain bike, helmet and water. A practice schedule with locations will be shared through TeamAPP. 
Contact Coach Nicole Kelley to find out about additional summer practice information and jersey orders (jersey orders will be placed Friday, July 8th). Students may participate on the mountain bike team while participating on another MSJ fall sports team. Contact Nicole Kelley to make arrangements. 
Contact Person: Head Coach Nicole Kelley nkelley@msjnet.edu 
 
Varsity Football
Friday, August 5th-  Student Athletes interested in trying out for the varsity football team please arrive at the Smith Center at 10:00am to verify your physical is uploaded to Healthy Roster, be issued equipment, and a locker. This meeting will last 2 hours. Please note, equipment will not be issued to any player with an expired physical or ImPACT test. 
Date: August 8th and 9th practice on the turf field 9:00am-12:00pm 
August 10th through 12th practice on the turf 3:00pm-6:00pm
Please arrive on time dressed in MSJ colors, bring plenty of fluid, and both cleats and sneakers. 
Saturday, August 13th practice on the turf 12:00pm-2:30pm
August 15th through 18th Varsity football practice 3:00-6:00pm
August 19th   Scrimmage @ St Mary’s Annapolis 6:30pm
Contact Person: Head Coach Dom Damico ddamico@msjnet.edu
 
JV Football 
Monday, August 15th-  Student Athletes interested in trying out for the JV football team please arrive at the Smith Center at 3:00pm to verify your physical is uploaded to Healthy Roster, be issued equipment, and a locker. This meeting will last 2 hours. Please note, equipment will not be issued to any player with an expired physical, or ImPACT test.
Date: August 16th through 19th practice on the grass field
Time: 3:00-6:00pm
Please arrive on time dressed in MSJ colors, bring plenty of fluid, and both cleats and sneakers. 
Contact Person: Head Coach Dom Damico dominicdamico914@gmail.com
 
Soccer   Grades 10 – 12
Note - All players will be trying out for one of our three teams: FS/JV/Varsity.
Wednesday, August 10th report to the Smith Center at 10:15am where physicals will be verified. Please make sure you have a current physical uploaded to Healthy Roster.
Tryouts begin for all seniors, juniors and sophomores Wednesday August 10th through Friday August 12th from 10:45 am to 12:15pm. Practice Saturday August 13th will be 10:00am -11:30am. Starting Monday, August 15th all practices will be from 2:30 – 4:30.
Place: report to Plevyak Field (turf field)
Things to Bring: Students should wear proper workout clothes, shin guards and cleats. Students should also bring a water bottle.
It is expected that players attend every training session. For more information visit www.msjsoccer.com
Contact Person: Head Coach Mike St. Martin, msjsoccer@gmail.com
 
Soccer - Grade 9
Note - All players will be trying out for one of our three teams: FS/JV/Varsity.
 Place: Freshmen will meet in the Smith Center Wednesday August 10th at 8:30am, physicals will be verified. Please make sure you have a current physical uploaded to Healthy Roster.
Tryouts begin for all freshmen on Wednesday, August 10th through Friday, August 12th from 9:00-10:30am report to Plevyak Field. Practice Saturday August 13th will be 8:00-9:30am. Starting Monday, August 15th all practices will be from 2:30–4:30pm.
Things to bring: Students should wear proper workout clothes, shin guards and cleats. Students should also bring a water bottle.
It is expected that players attend every training session. For more information visit www.msjsoccer.com
Contact Person: Head Coach Mike St. Martin msjsoccer@gmail.com
 
Varsity & JV Water Polo
Date: First meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 17th at 3:30pm in the MSJ Smith Center to verify physicals are uploaded to Healthy Roster and hand out additional practice information. The meeting will last about 30 minutes. Tryouts begin for all new and returning players Monday, August 22nd at UMBC’s outdoor pool.  All students trying out must be able to complete a swimming set of 8x100 yard freestyle swims and tread with hands out of the water for 3 minutes.  
Time: Practice time is 3:00 pm to 5:15 pm
Place: Monday, August 22nd through Friday August 26th practices will be held at UMBC’s outdoor pool.
Things to bring: Wear a competitive swim suit, not swim trunks, and bring a water bottle and a towel.
Contact Person: Head Coach Patrick Underwood swimgbsa@verizon.net or Asst. Coach Greg McDivitt gmcdivitt@msjnet.edu
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