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Fall 2019 Tryout & Registration Information
All Fall Sports Begin the Week of August 12, 2019
All Athletes require an on-line registration before the first day of tryouts/practice for all sports at https://geneva.8to18.com/accounts/login.
Athletes register for all sports for all seasons. (Fall, Winter, Spring)
A current physical and on-line athletic registration is mandatory; due by July 26, 2019. Athletes will NOT be allowed to participate without this information on file. Athletes need to be aware that practice times may vary after the first day of practice until the first day of school. Practice schedules will be distributed on the first day of practice/tryouts by your coach.
**Once teams are established a $140.00 participation fee will be due for each athlete by the first scheduled competition**
CHEER TEAM: Squads and practice schedules have already been established for the 2019 - 2020 school year. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Cheer team can contact Coach Lehmann at email@example.com.
CROSS COUNTRY: The first practice is Monday, August 12. All levels will meet in the foyer area outside the Contest Gymnasium (enter through Door 19E) on McKinley Street.
DANCE TEAM: The JV and Varsity squads have been established for the 2019 - 2020 school year. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Dance team should contact Coach VanWagenen at firstname.lastname@example.org
FOOTBALL: The first practice is Monday, August 12. Varsity, Sophomore and Freshman squads will meet at 8:00AM and gather by the Center Street locker room doors. Practice schedules will be distributed to all team members at this time.
BOYS GOLF: The first day of try-outs is Monday, August 12 at Eagle Brook Country Club. All golfers should be warmed up and ready for an informational meeting at 2:40 pm on Monday, August 12th. Groups will then be shuttled out onto the course for a 3:00 pm shot-gun start for the first round of try-outs. In the event of inclement weather the week of tryouts, we will still meet at Eagle Brook Country Club to discuss make-up plans and be ready to play if weather improves. Groupings for tryouts will be communicated through the Geneva Boys Golf Twitter fee (@GenevaBoysGolf). Groupings/Tee times are assigned based on registrations received by the deadline of July 26, 2019. Anyone registered after this date should still report to Eagle Brook Country Club and see the coaches before 2:30 pm at which time a group will be assigned. For more information regarding tryouts please see the following link: https://studentsgeneva304-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/ehatczel_geneva304_org/EZJSu_scwk1GqGfhl3kz8pcBM04bSsW6A_NaAy9pFF192A?e=XDxGAL. Upon make the team, the $140.00 participation fee (payable through the webstore starting Monday, August 19th – search Fall sport) and the additionalCourse Fee of $210.00 will be due (paid by check; made payable to GHS and brought to the athletic office) before the first contest. This additional fee helps offset some of the costs associated with course facilities used for practices/ matches, as well as, team apparel that is issued.
GIRLS GOLF: The first day of try-outs is Monday, August 12. All golfers should be prepared to tee off for 18 holes of golf at 2:00 pm at Geneva Golf Club. Please arrive no later than 1:30 pm. Tuesday, August 13, All golfers should be prepared to tee off for 18 holes of golf at 8:00 am at Geneva Golf Club. Please arrive no later than 7:30 am. Wednesday, August 14, All golfers should be prepared to tee off for 9 holes of golf at 8:00 am. Please arrive no later than 7:30 am. Following the 9-holes of golf a parent meeting will follow on Wednesday. Upon making the team, the $140.00 participation fee (payable through the Webstore – search Fall Sport) and the additional Course Fee of $210.00 will be due (paid by check made payable to Geneva High School and brought to the athletic office) before the first meet. In the event of inclement weather the week of tryouts, we will still meet at Geneva Golf Club at times specified.
BOYS SOCCER: The first day of tryouts is Monday, August 12. Anyone interested in attending the tryout should report to Burgess Field at 6:45 am on August 12th. Come to tryouts prepared with Water Bottle, Tennis Shoes, Soccer Cleats, Shin Guards, Athletic Shorts, Athletic T-shirt (no club gear permitted during tryouts) are required to play. The first tryout will begin with a fitness test and from there tryouts will consist of small sided & large sided games to assess players through a variety of offensive & defensive circumstances. Final roster selections will be made by Wednesday, August 14, 2019 for the four levels (Varsity, JV, JV2, and Freshman) with roster size ranging between 18-22 including goal keepers. Refer to the "2019 Tryout Information" handout provided by Coach Bhatta at the program meeting held at the end of the school year or posted on the Geneva High School Boys Soccer website (https://sites.google.com/geneva304.org/genevavikingboyssoccer/home) for more information regarding tryouts.
GIRLS SWIMMING: The first practice is Monday, August 12 at West Chicago High School pool. More information will be communicated via GHS_IL Athletics Twitter feed and the GHS Athletics website.
GIRLS TENNIS: The first day of tryouts will be Monday, August 12 at the GHS Tennis Courts. Juniors and Seniors will meet from 8:00 - 9:30 am. Freshman and Sophomores will meet from 9:45 - 11:15 am. Tuesday and Wednesday tryout times will be same as Monday. Please be aware the girls will be made aware at the end of Mondays session what session they should attend on Tuesday and Wednesday to complete their tryout.
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: The first day of tryouts will be Monday, August 12 in the GHS Contest Gymnasium. The tryouts will run from Monday, August 12th through Wednesday, August 14th in the Contest Gym. Tryout times will be communicated via the GHS Girls VB twitter feed (@GHSVikingsVB) and posted on the GHS Athletics website later this summer.
Questions regarding a particular sports tryout should be directed to the Varsity Head Coach, emails can be found on the Geneva 304 and 8to18 athletic websites.
FALL VARSITY HEAD COACHES: Cheer Team – Taylor Lehmann; ; Cross Country –TBA; Dance Team – Amy Van Wagenen; Football – Rob Wicinski; Boys Golf – Eric Hatczel; Girls Golf – Doug Ross; Boys Soccer – Jason Bhatta; Girls Swimming –Nick Parry (West Chicago HS); Girls Tennis – Zach Evans; Girls Volleyball – Annie Seitelman
TEAM TWITTER ACCOUNTS: Athletic Office - @GHS_ILathletics; Cheer Team – @genevahscheer; Cross Country – @GVXC_run; Dance Team – @GenevaVarsity DT; Football – @GenevaViking; Boys Golf – @GenevaBoysGolf; Girls Golf – @GHS_GirlsGolf; Boys Soccer – @geneva_soccer; Girls Swimming – Nick Parry (West Chicago HS); Girls Tennis – @genevahstennis; Girls Volleyball – @GHSVikingsVB
ATHLETIC INFORMATION: Get up-to-date schedules, forms and athletic information by logging on to http://il.8to18.com/geneva. Following the @GHS_ILAthletics Twitter feed. Physicals for all athletes interested in participating in a tryout must be on file in the athletic office by July 26, 2019. Online registration must be completed on 8to18 (https://geneva.8to18.com) by July 26, 2019.