Announcements and Important Events
Welcome to the 2019 Fall Athletic Season. The following information will help guide you to information for your sport.
New Fall Coaches:
Head Golf- Jay Peterson (Was Co-Head Coach last season, now is the lead)
Head Volleyball- Karissa Finney (Assistant Varsity last season, Head Freshman prior)
Head Sideline Cheer- Chelsey Carpenter (Head Competitive Cheer last season)
All Athletes need prior to starting their sport: (Athlete CANNOT begin unless all information is submitted)
1) Physical- dated after 4/15/19....Do you need a physical? Try Hometown Urgent Care located across from Meijer and other locations in the city. They have hours 7 days a week and you can walk in. Fast Care inside of Meijer is another option.
2) Consent Form- New this year, you only need to do one consent form. You can circle or write the sports your child will participate in at the top of the form.
3) Code of Conduct Sign Off- There are no significant changes to the 19-20 Code of Conduct. As soon as the new Codes of Conduct are printed, they will be distributed from office and to coaches. We have the 2018-19 version for Freshman parents and anyone else who has not had the opportunity to read it before.
4) Insurance Fee - One time per school year- $25. You can pay online... go to kalamazoopublicschools.com and click on RevTrak which is at the bottom left of the home page. Follow the prompts and you can print a receipt to submit. We also will receive a report of online payments. You can also pay by cash or check or by debit card during open office hours.
ALL FORMS are on lnknights.com under "More" and then "Files and Links". You can print the forms, scan and email to email@example.com if that works for you to save time. Please scan both sides if needed. It is possible to submit everything from your home. If you choose to do this, please attach all forms to one email.
Athletic Office Open Hours:
The Athletic Office will be open for the purpose of collecting paperwork and insurance fees on the following days: (You can enter through lower K Wing Door (near fire lane) during the open office hours)
August 5, 6, 7 from 10:00 A.M- Noon
August 8 from 1:00- 4:00 P.M.
August 12, 13, 14 from 10:00 A.M.-Noon and 4:00-7:00 P.M.
The Athletic Office will be closed on August 9, 15, and 16. We will open for the school year on Monday, August 19 from 8:00-3:00.
Start Dates: August 12- Women's Golf, Football, Men's Soccer, Sideline Cheer, Men's and Women's Cross Country, and Men's Tennis
August 14- Volleyball and Women's Swimming and Diving
Start Dates are set by MHSAA policy.
Women's Golf- Tryout: August 12, 13, 14 from 9-11 A.M. at Milham Park Golf Course. All skill levels are welcome!
Contact Jay Peterson- petersonJP@kalamazoopublicschools.net
Football: Practice begins August 12- Freshman 5:00-7:00 P.M. and Grades 10, 11, 12 from 5:00-8:00 P.M.
Contact Terry Farmer- Tcfarmer2@yahoo.com
Men's Soccer- Tryouts August 12, 13, and 14. August 12 from 8:30-11:00 A.M. and 12:30-2. August 13 and 14 from 9- 11 A.M. and 12:30-2:00.
Contact: Scott Forrester- Scottcam1961@yahoo.com
Volleyball: Tryouts August 14, 15, and 16 from 5:00-7:00.
Contact Karissa Finney- Karissa.firstname.lastname@example.org
Women's Swimming- August 14, 15, and 16 from 8:00 A.M.- 11:00 A.M. at the Kik Pool. Bring Swimsuit and workout gear.
Contact Paul Mahar- email@example.com
Sideline Cheer- Tryout August 12 from 5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. in the Auxillary Gym.
Contact- Chelsey Carpenter- Chelsey.firstname.lastname@example.org
Men's and Women's Cross Country- August 12, 13, 14- 6:00 P.M. - Meet in the NW Corner of the Parking Lot. August 15- 3:00 P.M. Note: Many returning runners will be at camp on August 12, 13, and 14.
Contact- Greg Savicke - email@example.com
Men's Tennis- August 12- 8:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M.
Contact- Bill Jenkins- firstname.lastname@example.org
Good luck to all Fall Athletes! Go Knights!