Tryout Information

Practice Start Dates

2019 – Wed. August 14

2020 – Wed. August 12

2021 – Wed. August 11

2022 – Wed. August 10

2023 – Wed. August 9

2024 – Wed. August 14

2025 Wed. August 13

Register for sports via the MyMCPS parent portal.

https://portal.mcpsmd.org/public/

Registration will open on/around July 1 2019.

All registration must be done online.  No paper copies.  You can upload a copy of your physical clearance form. (last page)

Tryout Dates:

  • Fall sports can begin tryouts on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year. Some sports may not start on this date – see below for sport-specific information.
  • Poms will also hold tryouts starting August 14th.  This is a change from previous years.
  • All winter sports begin tryouts on Friday, November 15th, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • All spring sports begin tryouts on Friday, February 28th, 2020 for the 2019-2020 school year.

Here is what you need to know:

Eligibility:

  • Grades – returning HS students must have at least a 2.0 and no more than 1 E on their most recent report card.
  • Incoming freshmen are automatically eligible for the first quarter.
  • Age – you must be under the age of 19 as of the first day of the school year.
  • Paperwork and Permissions – you must have completed the ONLINE registration process BEFORE you will be allowed to participate in any team activities.
  • Tryout days vary by coach and sport.  Each coach will set their own timeline.  There is no break between tryouts and practices.
  • Most teams practice 6 days a week.
  • Athletes are expected to participate in every practice and game.

Fall 2019 Sports Tryout information:

  • Football practice begins on August 14th at 8am on the top practice field.  Email Dfyock@hugheslandscaping.com with questions.
  • Boys Soccer tryouts begin August 14th at TBD. Email dgreene@rockvillemd.gov with questions.
  • Girls Soccer tryouts begin August 14th at TBD.  Email Gregory_Herbert@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Cross Country tryouts begin August 14th at 8am on the track.  Email Stephen_J_Hays@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Field Hockey tryouts being August 14 at TBD.  Email ashley_n_kunzman@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Cheerleading practice starts August 14th TBD.  Email Kristi_Mcaleese@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Girls Volleyball tryouts begin August 14th at 8am in the main gym.  Email krg0692@gmail.com with questions.  Kassondra Gries
  • Poms practices begin August 14th at TBD. Email whitmanpomcoach@gmail.com with questions.  Alexa Ciesinski
  • Corollary Team Handball practices begin once school is in session.  Email Stephen_Sutherland@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Golf tryouts begin TBD.   Email AnneMarie_C_O’Donoghue@mcpsmd.org with questions.

Winter 2017-2018 Sports Tryout Information:

  • Wrestling practice begins November 15th at 3:00 in the wrestling room.  Email Derek_C_Manon@mcpsmd.org with questions
  • Boys Basketball tryouts start November 15th in the gym.  Email Christopher_P_Lun@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Girls Basketball tryouts start November 15th in the gym.  Email Peter_F_Kenah with questions.
  • Swim and Dive practice starts November 15th.  Email swimwhitman@yahoo.com with questions.
  • Indoor Track practice starts November 15th on the track.  Email Stephen_J_Hays@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Poms information email whitmanpomcoach@gmail.com with questions.
  • Cheerleading information email Kristi_Mcaleese@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Bocce practices begins in December.  Email Stephen_Sutherland@mcpsmd.org with questions.

Spring 2018 Sports Tryout Information:

  • Baseball practice begins on March 1st at 3:00 on the baseball field.  Email Joseph_F_CassidyIII@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Outdoor Track practice begins on March 1st at 3:00 on the track. Email Stephen_J_Hays@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Boys Tennis practice starts March 1st at 3:00 on the tennis courts.  Email Jasen_G_Gohn@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Boys Lacrosse practice starts March 1st @ 4:00 at Pyle MS.  Email Coach Tommy Rothert @ trothert42@gmail.com with questions.
  • Girls Lacrosse practice starts March 1st @ 3:00 on the Whittier Woods field.  Email Coach Katie Bitonti @ kbitonti@gmail.com with questions.
  • Softball practice starts March 1st @ 3:00 on the softball field.  Email AnneMarie_C_O’Donoghue@mcpsmd.org with questions.
  • Boys Volleyball practice will start March 1st at 3:30 in the main gym.  Email Coach Luiz_Gomes@mcpsmd.org with questions
  • Coed Volleyball practice will start March 1st @ 3:00 in the main gym.  Email Coach Jacob_East@mcpsmd.org with quesdtions
  • Allied Softball practice will start late March.  Email Brooke_M_Supinski@mcmpsd.org with questions.
  • Gymnastics practice will start TBD @ 2:30 in the main gym.  Email Coach Kristi_McAleese@mcpsmd.org with questions
  • Girls Tennis practice starts March 1st at 3:00 on the tennis courts.  Email Meg_Thatcher@mcpsmd.org with questions.