Athletics

caloosa middle school athletic department poster with logo and google classroom code c2iqde7

Athletic Director - Stephen Cojocari

Assistant Athletic Director - Troy Rains  

Volleyball

TRYOUT SCHEDULE WEEK OF 10/18/2021:

  • Tryouts are from 4:15 - 5:20 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • 6th Grade - Monday
  • 7th Grade - Tuesday
  • 8th Grade - Wednesday
  • Have proper attire ready (t-shirt, shorts, sneakers; NO CROCS, HOODIES OR JEANS) as well as a bottle for water.
  • Parents MUST be here by 5:15 to pick you up. If they are not, you will ride the activity bus to the stop nearest your house. Refer to the materials section of the CMS Athletic Department Google Classroom if you need to know the stops.
  • See Coach Rains or Coach Portier for any additional questions.

Volleyball Tryouts - Boys and Girls 6th grade on Monday 7th grade on Tuesday 8th grade on Wednesday

 

Basketball

Monday, 09/27 away game @ Diplomat

  • ATHLETES: when after-school activities are dismissed, report to the gym and find your seat in the bleachers. Please get changed into your uniforms (WHITE) and boys' can begin light warmups while we wait for the trip bus. Girls' should pull up their FOCUS accounts on their chromebooks for a grade check before stretching/warming up.
  • PROHIBITED ITEMS: ALL BAGS (backpacks, purses larger than a clutch, cinch bags, coolers, camera bags), noisemakers of any kind, outside food or drink, and/or weapons of any kind
  • TIPOFF: Boys play first @ 5:30, Girls play second around 6:15

PRACTICE SCHEDULE WEEK OF 09/27/2021:

  • Practice from 4:15 - 5:20 on Tuesday & Wednesday
  • Games on Monday (away @ Diplomat) and Thursday (away @ Oak Hammock)
  • Have proper attire ready (t-shirt, shorts, sneakers; NO HOODIES OR JEANS) as well as a bottle for water.
  • Parents MUST be here by 5:15 to pick you up. If they are not, you will ride the activity bus to the stop nearest your house. Refer to the materials section of the CMS Athletic Department Google Classroom if you need to know the stops.
  • See Coach Cojo or Coach Emer for any additional questions.

2021-2022 boys basketball roster caloosa middle school         Girls Basketball Roster

Soccer

PRACTICE SCHEDULE WEEK OF 09/27/2021:

    • Practices run from 4:15 - 5:20,  Monday - Wednesday
    • You will go to the gym when after school activities are released and find a seat (please maintain social distancing of 6 feet while in the gym)
    • NO CLEATS ARE TO BE WORN INSIDE THE GYM (wait until you are released by Coach Santasier to go outside, and put them on there)
    • You MUST have your intramural form on file with the Athletic Department to participate. See Coach Cojo or Coach Emer if you have any questions on this.
    • Have proper attire ready (t-shirt, shorts, sneakers/cleats, shin guards; NO HOODIES OR JEANS) as well as a bottle for water.
    • Parents MUST be here by 5:15 to pick you up. If they are not, you will ride the activity bus to the stop nearest your house. Refer to the materials section of the CMS Athletic Department Google Classroom if you need to know the stops.
    • See Coach Cojo, Coach Emer, or Coach Santasier for any additional questions.

    2021-2022 UPDATED intramural soccer poster 

     

    Cross Country

    PRACTICE SCHEDULE WEEK OF 09/27/2021:

    • ROSTER & PRACTICE DATES TBA
    • Have proper attire ready (t-shirt, shorts, sneakers: NO HOODIES OR JEANS) as well as a water bottle for water.
    • Parents MUST be here by 5:15 to pick you up. If they are not, you will ride the activity bus to the stop nearest your house. Refer to the materials section of the CMS Athletic Department Google Classroom if you need to know the stops.
    • See Coach Gesenhues for any additional questions.

    caloosa middle school cross country tryouts poster for 2021-2022 season with google classroom code c2iqde7

    Intramural Sports at CMS

    • Basketball
    • Cross Country
    • Golf
    • Soccer
    • Tennis
    • Track & Field
    • Volleyball

    Important Information

    While school-wide COVID-19 safety measures are taking place, we will be resuming our normal competitive sports program for the 2021 - 2022 school year. This means we will be traveling to other schools in order to compete. This is always subject to change. Please contact Stephen Cojocari for more information.

    A Lee County Intramural Insurance & Release Form (see below) is required to participate. It is available here by clicking on this link. For more information, you can email stephenmc@leeschools.net

    Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

    1. Are there any eligibility requirements for my child to participate in the Athletics?

    • Yes, there are requirements to participate in all sports
    • Any student participating in athletics MUST provide a completed SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LEE COUNTY ATHLETIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, CONSENT, & RELEASE FORM before participating in any sports tryout.
    • Students are required to have Medical Insurance.
    • Students are required to have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
    • Students must first participate in the try out period before competing in team play.
    • Students are required to demonstrate exemplary behavior on and off the court/field and in the classroom.

    2. How are the teams chosen?

    • Our competitive teams are chosen by the coaching staff at the conclusion of tryouts. 
    • Students must attend all tryout dates in order to be considered for a team. 
    • These teams compete against middle schools across the county. 
    • Each sport has a separate boys and girls team, except golf which is co-ed. 
    • In all sports 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students compete together except track.  (In track, students are separated by grade level) 

    3. When do sports take place?

    • Tryouts and practices are held after school Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, from 4:15 pm to 5:20 pm. 
    • Specific game schedules will be handed out by the coach on the first day of each sport, as well as posted on the CMS Athletic Department Google Classroom.

    4. Is transportation provided?

    • Activity buses will be provided by the school for participants. 
    • The buses depart Caloosa Middle School at 5:30 pm and transport students to the school closest to their home.  From there it is the parent’s responsibility to pick up their child. 
    • Buses do NOT drop students off at their regular bus stop. 
    • You may also pick your child up at Caloosa Middle at the front of the school.  Students must be picked up no later than 5:30.
    • Click the following link for Activity Bus stop information: Activity-Bus-Info-21-22.pdf

    5. Can my child participate in more than one sport?

    Absolutely!  Students are encouraged to participate in multiple school-related activities, including sports, clubs, etc.  Our coaches work around other school-related schedules.  We want our students to experience all that Caloosa Middle has to offer.

    6. What can I expect if my child is chosen for a team?

    • If chosen for a school team your child will be loaned a school uniform, which will be returned at the end of the season. 
    • Additionally, each team member will be given a schedule of games, with times and locations so you can come and support the team. 
    • Practices will continue to be held on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays (when there is no game) during the competitive season.

    7. Are parents allowed to watch practice/try-outs?

    No, sorry.  For the safety and security of all students and coaches, parents are asked not to attend.  

     

    More Questions?

    Call or email  Stephen Cojocari   stephenmc@leeschools.net

    Caloosa Middle (239) 574-3232

     

    Intramural Release Form 

     **DO NOT FORGET TO FILL OUT INSURANCE SECTION**

    Activity Bus Stop Information

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