FAIRHOPE MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS
Fairhope Middle School has an active sports program with loyal Pirate fans! Students are encouraged to try-out for sports with the understanding that they are expected to maintain at least a "C" academic average to participate if they are selected for a team. Parents are encouraged to go to the Alabama High School Athletic Association website at www.ahsaa.com and select AHSAA and then Information to view the slide show, “What Every Parent Should Know about AHSAA Eligibility Rules.” This slide show addresses eligibility in middle school too.
Documents required for participation in middle school sports include: a copy of certified birth certificate, current physical exam form signed by a doctor (good for a calendar year), Insurance Form (good for a school year), and upon chosen for a team, a copy of the Concussion Information Form signed by the student athlete and parent. Students will also need to complete the required Stars Sportsmanship Program online. Below is a list of the sports offered at Fairhope Middle School, the season, and the tryout month. GO PIRATES!
7th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball- Season runs from November through January; Tryouts in May
8th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball- Season runs from November through January; Tryouts in May
7th and 8th Grade Girls Volleyball- Season runs from August through early October; Tryouts in April
Boys and Girls Soccer- Season runs from February through early April; Tryouts in December
Boys and Girls Track- Season runs from March through April; Tryouts in March
Archery (Combined 7th/8th Boys/Girls)- Season runs from January - April Tryouts in November (tentative)
Cross Country- Season runs from August through October; Tryouts in August
Football- Season runs from August through October; Tryouts in the Summer
Cheerleading- Check with Cheerleader Sponsor for try-out information; Tryouts in March
Fairhope Middle School students are allowed to try-out, and if chosen, to participate in the following sports at Fairhope High School: Swimming (Season-August), Softball (Season-January), Baseball (Season-January), Tennis, (Season-January), Golf (Season-January), Wrestling (Season-October) and Bowling (Season-October).
Students need to check with Coaches for information regarding try-out dates, fees, requirements, and eligibility status.Fairhope Middle School Coaches: Coach Chad Keith, Coach Jonathan Ivy, Coach John Hardman, Coach Donna Earnest, Coach Krystal Haywood, Coach Lee Collins, Coach Justin Parmer, Coach Luke Stanton (FHS), and Coach Sally Outlaw (Cheerleading)