Reuther Athletic Updates

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WINTER SPORTS

Transportation Arrangements for Games

Per district communication on 9/17/2021, parents are responsible for get their student athlete to and from all practices, scrimmages, and contests. Carpools amongst team families are encouraged.

Please go to the RCS Athletics Website.


1) Click on CONTEST SCHEDULES.


2) Click on REUTHER CRUSADER LOGO. Find the current monthly calendar. Below you will see VIEW SCHEDULES. Click that.


3) Then click on the box(es) of the grade/team that you are looking for. Please note that Reuther and West both feed into Rochester High School’s athletic schedule as well. Both schools have their schedules set up this way through the program. The only sports that we do not have information on yet is our Wrestling Schedule and Girls Competitive Cheer Schedule.

PICTURE DAYS

Team Pictures Day Schedule by Sports Season:

Fall: Wednesday, 9/22/21

Winter I: Tuesday, 11/30/21

Winter II: Friday, 2/4/22

Spring: Thursday, 4/21/22

Competitive Cheer

Girls Cheer Coach: Ms. Quaine (7th and 8th Grade). This is a TRYOUT sport. Please enter the school through Door #8 (TEAMS ROOM) located in the back of the school. Please wear shorts, t-shirts, tennis shoes, and have a water bottle. Coach will address questions in regards to other parts of the uniform.


Here is the email address for Coach Quaine: emilyquaine@oakland.edu


Here is the email address for Coach Schaffhauser: a.schaffhauser@outlook.com


Student Informational Meeting for Competitive Cheer 7 and 8: Monday, 11/1/21 in Room 113 from 2:30-3:00 PM


7th and 8th Grade Tryout Schedule:


Wednesday, 11/3 and Thursday, 11/4 from 5:30-7:30 PM in the Cafeteria. Friday, 11/5 from 2:30-4:00 PM in the Cafeteria.


Practice Schedule Starting Monday, 11/8 will be from 5:30-7:30 PM in the Cafeteria. Coaches will provide more specific schedules for games and practices.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Boys Basketball Coaches: Mr. Rice (7th Grade) and Mr. Klak (8th Grade). THIS is a TRYOUT sport. Please enter the school through Door #8 (TEAMS ROOM) located in the back of the school. Please wear shorts, t-shirts, tennis shoes, and a have a water bottle and snacks along with your mask. Coach will address questions in regards to the uniform. Please meet in the MAIN Gym.


Here are the email addresses for the coaches.


Mr. Jarrod Rice: jarrodrice3@gmail.com

Mr. Nick Klak: nklak@rochester.k12.mi.us


7th Grade Tryout Schedule:

Wednesday, 11/3 through Friday, 11/5--4:00-6:30 PM


8th Grade Tryout Schedule:

Wednesday, 11/3 2:30-5:30 PM; Thursday, 2:30-5:30 PM; Friday, 2:30-4:00 PM


7th Grade Practice Schedule starting Monday, 11/8/21--Monday through Friday 4-6 PM except when we have games.


8th Grade Practice Schedule starting Monday, 11/8/21--Monday through Friday 2:30-5:00 PM except when we have games.


Parent Meeting: Monday, 11/8/21 at 5 PM for the 8th Grade in Room 113 and 6 PM for the 7th Grade in Room 113 at 6 PM.


7th Grade Home and Away Games--Start at 4 PM

8th Grade Home and Away Games--Start around 5-5:15 PM

Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball Coaches: Ms. Hawkins (7th Grade) and Mr. Rice (8th Grade). This is a TRYOUT sport. Please enter the school through Door #8 (TEAMS ROOM) located in the back of the school. Please wear shorts, t-shirts, tennis shoes, and have a water bottle and your mask. Coach will address questions in regards to the uniform. Please meet in the MAIN Gym.


Here are the email addresses for the coaches.

Ms. Tori Hawkins: tmhawki27@gmail.com

Mr. Jarrod Rice: jarrodrice3@gmail.com


Practice Schedule:

Football

Mr. Gross and Mr. Kennedy (7th Grade) and Mr. Wilson and Mr. Wilson (8th Grade). This is a NON-TRYOUT sport. Please wear shorts, t-shirts, tennis shoes, and have a water bottle. Coaches will address questions in regards to rubber cleats and other parts of the uniform. Please meet the coaches at the football field for the first day.


Coach Email Addresses

Mr. Calvin Gross: cgross@rochester.k12.mi.us

Mr. Paul Kennedy: pkennedy@rochester.k12.mi.us

Mr. Evan Wilson: ewilson@rochester.k12.mi.us


Practice Schedule:

Sideline Cheer

Girls Cheer Coach: Ms. Quaine (7th and 8th Grade). This is a TRYOUT sport. Please enter the school through Door #8 (TEAMS ROOM) located in the back of the school. Please wear shorts, t-shirts, tennis shoes, and have a water bottle. Coach will address questions in regards to other parts of the uniform.

Here is the email address for coach: emilyquaine@oakland.edu

Practice Schedule:

Cross Country Club

You do NOT need a physical form to participate. Cross Country is a club that families can sign their child up through RARA. Questions: Please contact the coach, Mrs. Laura Duff at lduff@rochester.k12.mi.us

Here is the link for RARA:

http://rararecreation.org/

***See Page 33 in the RARA Activities Guide for Fall to sign up.

RARA Phone #: 248.656.8308

This club is open to all boys/girls in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.

Practice Schedule:

Athletic Physicals

To compete on any athletic team, student athletes must have a physical on file. An MHSAA pre-participation sports physical is required for all RCS student-athletes who participate in sports in 2021-22. A valid 2021-22 physical examination must be completed on or after April 15, 2021.


CLICK HERE to get a the physical form or visit this website for more information https://www.rochester.k12.mi.us/athletics/physicals



After you have your physical done, please make multiple copies of the form for your records. Copies will be available at registration.


Please put the form in Mr. Klak’s mailbox which is in the front office at Reuther.

RCS Pay to Play Information

Free and Reduced Lunch Program + Pay to Participate Fees

The federal government grant providing free breakfast and lunch to all students continues for the 2021-2022 school year. However, if you are interested in participating in athletics and if your family income level qualifies you for the program please click on the link below and fill out the FREE and REDUCED breakfast/lunch program application. By filling out this application you will either pay a reduced fee for athletics (only 25% of the fee) or you will be able to participate in athletics for FREE.

https://www.myschoolapps.com/Application

Pay to Participate Forms/Fees/Payment Options


RCS fees for athletics will remain the same. $100 for Sport #1 and #2, $55 for Sport #3, and Sport #4 is FREE.



Options to pay include cash, checks made payable to RCS, and through the district on line program. Regardless of whether you pay on line or if you are eligible for the FREE/REDUCED breakfast/lunch program, everyone needs to fill out the CONTRACT form first.

RCS Online Payments (Fall Sports Online Payments Open 9/6/21)

The district participates in an on-line program that you will see on the district athletic website. Please do not turn in the contract form or pay until athletes have completed their practices/tryouts. You may begin paying for athletics beginning the week of 9/6/21 for Fall Sports ONLY.


Pay to Play for Fall Sports: Please turn in contract form to Mr. Klak and pay online or by check (RCS) or cash by FRIDAY, 9/17/21.

Uniforms

A standard school district issued uniform and equipment is provided for each athlete. It is up to the athlete and family to properly care for and clean them regularly and turn them in at the end of the season. There may be some parts of the uniform that the athlete may need to purchase which of course they would keep. For example, track is the only sport where the athlete needs to purchase the uniform.

Other Sports Seasons


Winter I Sports—Boys Basketball 7th and 8th Grade and Girls Competitive Cheer 7th and 8th Grade—Both are TRYOUT sports.


Boys Basketball Tryouts begin Wednesday, 11/3/21 and will end on Friday, 11/5/21.


Coaches: Mr. Gross (7th Grade) and Mr. Klak (8th Grade). Email Addresses for the coaches: Mr. Calvin Gross (7th Grade) cgross@rochester.k12.mi.us

Mr. Nick Klak (8th Grade) nklak@rochester.k12.mi.us


Girls Competitive Cheer Tryouts begin Monday, 11/1/21 and will end on Friday, 11/5/21.


Coaches: Ms. Quaine (7th Grade) and Mrs. Mehlenbacher (8th Grade). Email Addresses for the coaches: Ms. Emily Quaine (7th Grade) emilyquaine@oakland.edu

Mrs. Christine Mehlenbacher (8th Grade) cmehlenbacher80@yahoo.com


Winter II Sports—Girls Volleyball 7th and 8th Grade and Wrestling 7th and 8th Grade (6th Graders are allowed to practice with team if they have a physical form on file)


Girls Volleyball Tryouts begin Monday, 1/24/22 and will end on Wednesday, 1/26/22.


Coaches: Mrs. Victory (7th Grade) and Mr. Gibbs (8th Grade). Email Addresses for the coaches: Mrs. Emily Victory (7th Grade) emilyavictory@gmail.com

Mr. Kirk Gibbs (8th Grade) kgibbs04@wowway.com


Wrestling Practice begins Monday, 1/24/22. This is a NON TRYOUT Sport.


Coaches: Mr. Brooks and Mr. Ontiveros. Email Addresses for the coaches: Mr. Mark Brooks mbrooks@savatree.com

Mr. Nick Ontiveros nontiveros@rochester.k12.mi.us


Spring Sports—Boys and Girls Track and Field 7th and 8th Grade (6th Graders are allowed to practice with team if they have a physical form on file)


Track Practice will begin the Week of Monday, 4/4/22. This is a NON TRYOUT Sport.

Coaches: Mr. Klak, Mr. Lazzo, Ms. Schneider, Mrs. Duff and Mrs. Krajewski Email Addresses for the coaches: Mr. Nick Klak nklak@rochester.k12.mi.us

Mr. Mike Lazzo mlazzo@rochester.k12.mi.us

Ms. Hannah Schneider hschneider@rochester.k12.mi.us

Mrs. Laura Duff lduff@rochester.k12.mi.us

Mrs. Krajewski krajewskiericka@yahoo.com