#TheWebberWay

Athletics

Welcome to the 2021-22 School Year!

Fall Regular Season Updates

Cross Country (6th, 7th, 8th) :  Practice will run from 3:00-4:30 daily. 

Football (7th and 8th):  Practice will run from 3:30-5:30 for at least the beginning part of the season.

Volleyball (7th and 8th):  Practice will run from 3:00-5:00 Monday – Thursday and until 4:30 on Fridays.  7th grade will also end at 4:30 on Thursdays.

Tennis (7th and 8th):  Practice will run 3:15-5:00 Monday through Friday. 

Reminder that athletes must complete the entire registration process to be cleared to begin practice!

Registration Process

All middle school students participating in PSD Athletics must complete the registration at https://www.psdathletics.org/msreg.  To do this please scroll to the bottom of the page and create an account with Sports Engine. Keep in mind that online registration still requires families to submit a hard copy of the physical form, complete with a doctor signature. The physical is valid for 365 days  and expires one year from the original date of completion. It is recommended that  you begin to think about making appointments for your yearly physical exam as soon as possible. Athletic registration also includes  a fee of $120.00 (per student, per sport). Payments can be made via https://psdschools.schoolpay.com./  or with a check payable to Webber Middle School. The registration process and payment of ($120.00) must be completed prior to the first official practice/tryout. Fees may be waived for students who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals.   IF the registration, fees and physical are not complete the child will not be allowed to participate until all paperwork is completed.  Athletes will be required to meet with the athletic secretary, Mrs. Jamie Hontz, who will provide final approval for participation.

I am excited to join the Webber team as the new Athletic Director and Assistant Principal.  I am looking forward to this new role and to meeting all of our student athletes and families. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out.  

Jamie Ball

Assistant Principal/Athletic Director

Webber Middle School

jball@psdschools.org

970-488-7807

Cross Country (6th, 7th, 8th)

Webber cross country is the only fall sport that is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls.  Cross country is an amazing team sport where everyone gets into great shape and gets to participate equally!  It is also a great way to meet new people and enjoy the outdoors.  We welcome multisport athletes, and we are willing to work with other sports that athletes are participating in.  We often have soccer, basketball, tennis, and even football players who have run cross country at Webber.  Cross country practice will officially begin on August 16, but a preseason cross country camp will take place from August 9-13.  No fee or physical form is required for the camp.  The camp will take place each day from 3-4:30 pm.  Interested athletes should meet the coaches at the flagpole by the front entrance at Webber.  Wear your running gear and bring your own water bottle.  Contact Marc Long (mlong@psdschools.org) with any questions."  

Football (7th and 8th)     

8th Grade Football: 

Next Tuesday, August  3rd and Thursday the 5th we will be hosting a skills session for all players planning to play this fall from 4:30-6:00 pm at Webber Middle School. Starting Monday August, 9th through Friday the 13th we will host our "Mini-Camp" from 4:30-6:00pm each day.

(7th grade will start camp on Tuesday, August 10th).

**It is highly encouraged for athletes to be there as we will be introducing plays for offense and defense as well as training to best prepare our players for the season.  Proper conditioning and knowledge of schemes are all VERY IMPORTANT aspects to do all we can to protect and prepare these young athletes for the rigors of tackle football or any sport for that matter.

-Practices will officially start on Monday the 16th and will run from 3:30-5:30pm for at least the beginning part of the season and will adjust finishing times as the season progresses.

-8th Grade Football will use the "Remind" app for communication so please sign up for that soon.   -Text 81010 and in the message type: @29hbf

7th Grade Football:  

Voluntary free pre-season football camp Tuesday-Friday, August 10th-13th from 4:30pm-6:00pm on the football field.  Wear a t-shirt, shorts, cleats and a mouth piece if possible, but not required.  Wear sunscreen and bring lots of water.  No contact with players and football equipment will be issued (no helmet, shoulder pads and football pants)

Regular Season Practice (7th and 8th Football) begins August 16th and will be 3:30-5:30pm.  

Football Parent Meeting - August 16th at 5:30 pm 

Volleyball (7th and 8th)

Webber volleyball is a cut sport for 7th and 8th grade girls with tryouts beginning on the first day of school 8/16. Tryouts last a minimum of 3 days, but can be extended to 5 if more evaluative time is needed. Prospective players can expect to know whether they’ve made the team by no later than Friday 8/20. Practices (and tryouts) run from after school until 5pm unless otherwise announced, and take place only on days where school is in session. Required equipment includes knee pads, gym clothes, and gym shoes. Many players opt for spandex shorts and volleyball specific shoes, but these are suggested and not required. Please also bring a water bottle. Within the 16 spots for EACH grade (so 32 total for Webber) there are Varsity and JV matches that occur on Mondays and Wednesdays 

Due to the beginning nature of 7th and 8th grade volleyball skills, tryout evaluations focus primarily on assessing a player’s passing and serving skills as well as their coachability, athleticism, and attitude. We will spend some time setting and hitting in tryouts, but more attention will be placed on assessing basic volleyball skills. A schedule will be provided after tryouts. Please contact the coach of your student’s specific grade for further information. Go Panthers!


Tennis (7th and 8th) - Boys and Girls                                                                                                                                              

Tennis camp for interested players will run from Tuesday, August 10th - Thursday, August 12th from 3:30-5:00.  Regular Season Practice begins August 16th, more details to follow.

 

Fall Sports Coach  Contact

Cross Country

Marc Long

mlong@psdschools.org

Football

Todd Matkin

Derek Franz

tmatkin@psdschools.org

dfranz@psdschools.org

Tennis

Carrie Galyardt

Becky Solley

cgalyardt@gmail.com

rrosettisolley@psdschools.org

Volleyball

Bethany Isackson (7)

Catie Breaux (8)

bisackso@psdschools.org

cbreaux@psdschools.org

 

 

Winter Sports Coach Contact

Boys Basketball

Coach Underwood (7)

Chris Gillis (8)

chgillis@psdschools.org

Girls Basketball

Marc Long (8)

Chris Gillis (7)

mlong@psdschools.org

chgillis@psdschools.org

Wrestling

Mark Carroll

Scott Morris

mcarroll@psdschools.org

smorris@psdschools.org

 

 

Spring Sports Coach Contact

Softball

 Chris Luther

cluther@psdschools.org

Golf

Scott Morris (boys)

Jake Milburn-Lauer (girls)

smorris@psdschools.org

jmilburnlauer@psdschools.org

Track & Field

Marc Long 

mlong@psdschools.org

Unified Basketball 

Bridget Berthold

bberthold@psdschools.org