Welcome to the DeWitt Middle School athletic page for Cross Country
To sign up for the DMS Cross Country team, please email Coach Dodson (firstname.lastname@example.org) your name and grade.
We appreciate your continued commitment to support our student athletes in maintaining strong academics and his or her growth as a leader, team player and athlete on the field. It is our intent to provide all of the information you need to navigate your families journey through our athletic, arts, and academic programs. Should you have a suggestion, please email DeWitt Middle School Athletic Director Bobby Dodson at email@example.com
Practice for the 2023 season will begin August 29. You'll find the complete practice and meet schedule updated below. Practice times can change from time to time. Coaches will communicate those changes to you. Please feel free to email coaches with any tryout questions you may have.
As always, student's must have a current MHSAA physical form on file with our Middle School Office to be eligible for tryouts. The form must be dated 4/15/23 or after.
The DeWitt Board of Education sets fees annually for student participation pricing. Sports participation fees (Pay to Play):
High School fee $250/Year ($550 Family Limit)
Middle School fee $160/Year ($320 Family Limit)
The limit for families with both high school and middle school athletes is $550.
Fee are due before the first competition. Sports Participation Fees will be waived for families that qualify for free/reduced lunch through Food Services. Please reach out to Athletic Director @ firstname.lastname@example.org if you have qualified through Food Services.
Students must have a valid, up to date physical on file in the Middle school office before they can tryout, practice, or compete. All physicals must be dated April 15th of the current year or later. A completed copy of the physical can be turned in at the middle school office or emailed as a pdf to the athletic director at email@example.com
Student eligibility requirements are set by the DeWitt Board of Education in consultation with the Michigan High School Athletic Association. At DeWitt Middle School, the athletic director pulls eligibility reports by noon on Friday. Any student that is failing any class is deemed not eligible for the full following week. Student's eligibility will be redetermined the following Friday for the following weeks competition.
Athletic Code of Conduct
Please take time to read and understand our athletic code of conduct. This document covers the rules and expectations of our athletes on top of the student code of conduct. The best place for our student athletes to start his or her season is with a strong understanding of the high expectations we have of them.