The fall sports program at J. Taylor Finley Middle School officially begins on Thursday, September 9. Students can choose from football, co-ed cross country, boys and girls soccer, girls tennis and field hockey.
All Finley seventh and eighth graders are eligible and encouraged to participate in the sports program. Individual fall sport coaches can be contacted as follows:
Co-ed cross country: Jarrad Richter: email@example.com
Field hockey: Marissa Bergmann: firstname.lastname@example.org
Girls’ tennis: Eric Triolo: email@example.com
Football: Jordan Ioviero: firstname.lastname@example.org
Girls’ soccer: Linda Roth: email@example.com
Boys’ soccer-Team No. 1: Travis Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org
Boys’ soccer-Team No. 2: Alex Nelson: email@example.com
Teams will hold tryouts/practices according to the following schedule:
Football: Meet after school in the gym on Thursday, September 9 for a session that will run from 3-5 p.m.
Boys’ soccer (both teams): Meet after school on Friday, September 10 for a session that will run from 3-5 p.m.
Girls’ soccer: Meet on the athletic field on Monday, September 13 for a session that will run from 3-5 p.m.
Girls’ tennis: Meet on the tennis courts on Monday, September 13 for a session that will run from 3-5 p.m.
Field hockey: See Coach Bergmann in the gymnasium on Thursday or Friday for important information. First practice will be held on Monday, September 13 from 3-5 p.m.
Co-ed cross country: See Coach Richter in Room 215 on Thursday or Friday for important information. Meet after school on Monday, September 13 on the paved area behind the building for the first practice, which will run from 3-4:45 p.m.
Every student needs to get re-qualified by the school nurse for each sport season. The nurse can only clear those who have completed a physical exam within the past 12 months and who present an interval health history form. Questions should be directed to Finley nurse Kay Khokhar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are links to the needed forms:
• Physical Exam Form (link below)
• Interval Health History Form (link below)
Students also need to submit a parent consent form to their respective coach. The form can be accessed at this link:
On the first day of tryouts/practice, students should:
1. Be dressed appropriately and ready to participate in their respective sport.
2. Submit to their coach a blue parent permission form signed by both parent/guardian and student.
3. Have transportation home no later than 5 p.m.
Questions: Send a message to District Director of Athletics Jim Hoops at email@example.com or call 631-673-2018.