All Fall Sports Begin the Week of August 5, 2018
All Athletes require an on-line registration before the first day of tryouts/practice for all sports at https://geneva.8to18.com/accounts/login. A current physical and on-line athletic registration is mandatory; due by July 26, 2018. 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 September 30, 2018**
CHEER TEAM: Squads and practice schedules have already been established for the 2018 - 2019 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 Wednesday, August 8. 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 2018 - 2019 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 6. 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 6. All golfers should be prepared to tee off for 9 holes of golf at 7:00 am at Eagle Brook Country Club (18 will be played Tuesday and Wednesday). The roster will be trimmed every day with the final team members announced on Wednesday afternoon. In the event of inclement weather the week of tryouts, we will still meet at 7:00 am at Eagle Brook Country Club. Tee times for August 6th will be communicated through the Geneva Boys Golf Twitter feed (@GenevaBoysGolf). Tee times are assigned based on registrations received by the deadline of July 26, 2018. Anyone registered after this date should still report to Eagle Brook Country Club at 7:00 am at which time a tee time will be assigned. Upon making the team, the $140.00 participation fee (payable through the webstore after August 13, 2018– 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 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 6. All golfers should be prepared to tee off for 18 holes of golf at 8:00AM at Mill Creek Golf Club. Please arrive no later than 7:30 AM. 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. This additional fee helps offset some of the costs associated with playing golf at Mill Creek. In the event of inclement weather the week of tryouts, we will still meet at 7:30AM at Mill Creek.
BOYS SOCCER: The first day of tryouts is Wednesday, August 8. Anyone interested in attending the tryout should report to Burgess Field at 7:00 am on August 8th. Come to tryouts prepared with Water Bottle, 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 Friday, August 10, 2018 for the four levels (Varsity, JV, JV2, and Freshman) with roster size ranging between 18-22 including goal keepers. Refer to the "2018 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 for more information regarding tryouts.
GIRLS SWIMMING: The first practice is Wednesday, August 8. All levels will meet at 2:50 pm in the foyer area outside the Contest Gymnasium (enter through door 19E) on McKinley Avenue. District transportation will transport all swimmers to West Chicago High School departing at 3:00 pm. Practice on Wednesday will be from 3:30 - 6:30 pm. All GHS Swimmers will need to provide their own transportation back to Geneva.
GIRLS TENNIS: The first practice is Wednesday, August 8 at the GHS Tennis Courts. Juniors and Seniors will meet from 8:00 - 9:30 am. Freshman and Sophomores will meet from 9:30 - 11:00 am.
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: The first day of try-outs will be Wednesday, August 8 in the GHS Contest Gymnasium. Wednesday, August 8 – Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors tryout time will be from 8:30 am – 10:30 am and again from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm ; Incoming Freshman tryout time will be from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; Thursday, August 9th – Contest Gym - Freshman will tryout from 8:30 am – 10:30 am and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors will tryout from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; Friday, August 10th - Contest Gym - Tryout times for all grade levels will be from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
FALL VARSITY HEAD COACHES: Cheer Team – Taylor Lehmann; ; Cross Country – Bob Thomson; Dance Team – Amy Van Wagenen; Football – Rob Wicinski; Boys Golf – Eric Hatczel; Girls Golf – Doug Ross; Boys Soccer – Jason Bhatta; Girls Swimming – Nick Parry; Girls Tennis – Zach Evans; Girls Volleyball – Annie Seitelman
ATHLETIC INFORMATION: Get up-to-date schedules, forms and athletic information by logging on to http://il.8to18.com/geneva. And 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, 2018. Online registration must be completed on 8to18 (https://geneva.8to18.com/accounts/login) by July 26, 2018.