2020 Fall Sports Info
CROSS-COUNTRY, GOLF, ROWING, SOCCER, ULTIMATE
Dear HGP Parent/Guardian,
We are very excited about the start of fall sports. Our HGP mindset is optimistic, positive and we view the Covid-19 shutdown not as a setback but rather a comeback!
The PIAA first day of tryouts/practice is scheduled for August 17, 2020. In the fall, only Cross-Country, Golf and Soccer are considered PIAA sports.
Please email the appropriate coach below for more information about our fall teams.
More sport specific information is as follows:
Coach Mark Staudenmeier
Anyone interested in Cross Country needs to contact Coach Staudenmeier via email, ASAP. He will provide a summer training program and other relevant information. There are no cuts of freshmen in Cross Country provided the athlete attends team practices and follows team rules.
Coach Mark Walder
Varsity golf tryouts will be:
Jericho National Golf Club
250 Brownsburg Rd E, New Hope, PA 18938
7:00am start both days
9th GRADE SOCCER:
Coach Amanda Kirby
Freshman soccer tryouts will begin Monday, 8/17 and run through Friday 8/21 from 9-11am at HGP. It is recommended for the players to be at HGP by 8:30am on 8/17/20.
JV & V SOCCER:
Coach Ken Lawson
V/JV tryouts are 9:00 am to noon on Mon (8/17) to Thursday (8/20). Team selection is scheduled for Thursday (8/20). A couple of night sessions may be added on Tues and Wed if needed. All Sophomores-Seniors must try out for the Varsity team. All Freshmen will be considered for the JV during their week of tryouts. No freshman can come out for Varsity unless Coach Lawson or Coach Simpson tells them personally.
Coach Allison Boehm
Learn to Row camp August 3-7th 4:30-7:30pm @ Core Creek Park. No experience necessary. Varsity rowing volunteers needed.
Varsity swing rows start August 17th at Core Creek Park 4:30-6:30 pm.
Parents and Rowers information meeting, returning varsity and interested rowers/parents of all grade levels welcome, No experience necessary! Tuesday September 1, 2020 @ 7PM at Holt Center. Fall schedule provided at meeting.
Full team practices begin Wednesday September 2nd and Thursday September 3rd at the Holt Center 4:30-6:30 pm.
Coach Tom Croskey
The fall Ultimate Frisbee season will begin practice on the first Monday of classes. Students will need cleats (soccer, low cut style) and athletic attire. There are no cuts - everyone makes the team either varsity of junior varsity.
Please read all of the following information carefully so that your son will be eligible to participate in fall sports at Holy Ghost Prep. The following forms are required and we cannot allow anyone to participate without them. Please click on each link to open the form/file:
1. AFTER JUNE 1, 2020: PIAA CIPPE Sections 1-5 THIS ONLINE FORM IS MANDATORY. ONCE YOU COMPLETE SECTIONS 1-5, YOU WILL BE PROMPTED TO PRINT SECTION 6 - TAKE THE SECTION 6 FORM TO YOUR DOCTOR TO COMPLETE AND SIGN. YOUR SON SHOULD THEN HAND THE SIGNED SECTION 6 PHYSICAL FORM TO OUR ATHLETIC TRAINER, MR. JEFF JACOBY. STUDENTS WITHOUT THE PROPERLY COMPLETED CIPPE FORMS WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN A SPORT AT HOLY GHOST PREP.
2. Athletic Player Contract(All parents/guardians AND student athletes are required to read and sign the signature boxes.)
3. Locker Request Form: not required for tryouts, but all athletes are encouraged to use a locker in Firebird Fieldhouse. All students must have a combination lock. Lockers are assigned. Therefore, students may not help themselves to a locker.
4. Driving Permission Form: to be completed by all parents/guardians of interscholastic athletes. The purpose of this form is to inform us about your preference when it comes to transportation of your son to an event or practice off campus. Contests for most away games in most sports are covered by a contracted bus service, but some sports have practices and home contests off campus.
The deadline for all forms is Monday, August 10, 2020. Please do not send Cippe 6 in standard mail.
All parents of varsity athletes will be required to attend a mandatory meeting when team selection is complete. Our coaches will contact you regarding the date, time and location.