Fall Tryouts

2017 Fall Sports Tryout/Practice Information


All student athletes must have a current physical dated after May 1, 2017, and a concussion form turned into the athletic office before participation in any practice or tryout.  In order to ensure tryout eligibility, please turn in your paperwork no later than Thursday, August 10th.  


Cross Country

Monday, August 14thCross country will meet outside of the athletic wing doors at 3:35 p.m.  Wear running clothes and good running shoes. Bring a full water bottle.



Each athlete should bring football cleats and tennis shoes and their own girdle to each practice.  Football equipment, including helmet, mouthpiece, shoulder pads, and all other required equipment will be provided by the school.


Monday August 14th: Practice 1: 6:30 – 7:45 a.m.  Dress: Helmets – Meet in locker room

Freshman will NOT have practice in A.M. Varsity will lift.

Practice 2: 3:40 – 6:30 p.m.  Dress: Helmets


Girls Golf

Monday, August 14th: All girls trying out will have a meeting with both coaches directly after school (approx. 20 – 30 minutes) in the commons.


Tuesday, August 15th: Tryouts Day #1 at Lake Quivira

Players are in charge of getting their own ride to and from the course.

Players are encouraged to bring their own equipment (clubs, bag, balls, tees, marker, rain gear, etc.)

Players are to follow the dress code of the country club (school uniform is fine – no jeans, t-shirts, etc.)


Wednesday, August 16th: Tryouts Day #2 at Brookridge West & another course TBD


Thursday, August 17th

Every player will meet with Coach Consiglio individually before school.

Cuts will be made in person by Coach Consiglio before school if needed.

First Day of practice for players that make the team.


Girls Tennis

Monday, August 14th

All Sophomores and Juniors: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Mill Valley High School

All Freshman and Seniors:  3:45 – 6:45 p.m. at Mill Valley High School

Players will be given time assignments for Tuesday


Tuesday, August 15th

1/2 the players: 3:45 -5:45 p.m. at Mill Valley High School

1/2 the players 5:45 – 7:45 p.m. at Mill Valley High School


Wednesday, August 16th

All Players: 7:30 a.m. at SJA for the timed mile run

All Players: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Mill Valley High School

Players will be given team assignments


Boys Soccer

Afternoon Tryouts will be held on the soccer field on the South side of St. James Academy from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, 8/14 thru Wednesday 8/16.  If for some reason there is a time and location change, we will notify you in advance.  If we are able to secure other facilities, be prepared to practice in the evening as well on these days.


Morning Tryouts will be held at St. James Academy at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 8/15 (2 mile run) and Wednesday, 8/16 (beep test).  Players will need their running shoes only. Do not wear cleats.



SJA volleyball season will start Monday, August 14th at 3:30pm with tryouts.  Tryouts will last from 3:30-6pm Monday, August 14th – Wednesday, August 16th. If cuts are necessary, they will be made Wednesday, August 16th.  Each person will receive a sealed letter telling them what time to attend practice the following day or if they have not made a team this season.  Freshman and Sophomore team players will practice from 6-8pm Monday-Thursday and 6-7:30 am on Friday’s.  JV and Varsity players will practice from 3:30-6pm Monday-Friday.  There will be a mandatory Player Parent meeting Saturday, August 19th at 8am.  Please make arrangements to be in attendance.