James R. Geisler Middle School-Athletics

James R. Geisler Middle School- Home of the Wolves          

"The Strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the Strength of the Wolf is the Pack"

-Rudyard Kipling   

Winter Sports Season-I  2017 Start Dates                                                                      

GMS 7th Grade Boys Basketball Tryouts Begin on Monday, November 6th. 3-5PM

8th Grade Boys Basketball- Optional Open Gym/Conditioning Begins, November 6th. 3-5PM

GMS 8th Grade Boys Basketball Tryouts Begin on Friday, November 17th. 3-5PM

GMS Swim/Dive Parent Meeting Wednesday, November 8th 6:30 PM @ WLC

GMS 7th/8th Grade Coed Swim/Dive Season Begins on Monday, November 27th. 5:30-7PM

All Student/Athletes must have a current physical (valid for 17-18 school year) on file in the GMS office to participate in tryouts/practice.  Participation Fees are to be paid in full prior to the first game or contest.



James R. Geisler Middle School: Coach Information

Fall Sports:

Co-Ed Cross Country, Bob Murtha, bobmurtha@wlcsd.org  

7th/8th Grade Football,  Edwin Sarah, edwins@comcast.net

7th/8th Grade Boys' Soccer, Devon Meyer, devonmeyer@wlcsd.org

2017 Boys Soccer Tryout/Practice information packet   

7th Grade Girls' Volleyball, Meagan Polak, meaganpolak@wlcsd.org    

8th Grade Girls' Volleyball, Randy Hudson, randallhudson@wlcsd.org   

7th and 8th Gr. Cheerleading - TBD

Winter Sports:

7th Grade Boys Basketball-  Jeff Penrod, JeffreyPenrod@wlcsd.org

8th Grade Boys Basketball-  Tim Rudey, mgobluetr@comcast.net 

Cheerleading- TBD 

Swimming/Diving - Hannah Cole Colehan@umich.edu

Swim Calendar

Swim Information

DIVING Information

Winter   Sports II:

7th Grade Girls Basketball, Maureen Kalahar-Burgess MaureenKalahar@wlcsd.org

8th Grade Girls Basketball, Kevin Zurro kevinzurro@wlcsd.org  

6th/7th/8th Grade Wrestling,  Robert Sheets  RobertSheets@wlcsd.org

Spring   Sports:

7th/8th Grade Girls' Soccer, Devon Meyer, devonmeyer@wlcsd.org    

Track and Field   Girls' Coach - Erin Sowa-Greaves Erin Sowa-Greaves@wlcsd.org   

Track and Field   Boys' Coach - Kevin Zurro kevinzurro@wlcsd.org   

          Track Letter

          Track Player Contract


General Information

Current-year Physical Requirement

Students must have a current physical on file before they will be allowed to participate in a sport, including tryouts.  A current physical must be dated after April 15 of the previous school year.  Please download the 2017-18 MHSAA Physical Form.

Pay to Participate

District Pay to Participate Contract

District Pay to Participate Financial Assistance Application

District Pay to Participate Memo

Student-Athlete Eligibility Requirements


Student-Athletes must have a 2.0 grade point average with no more than two failing grades (E). 


Student-Athletes must have a minimum of a 2.5 average in Citizenship and be in good standing with building administration. 

Eligibility Submission

Eligibility grades are submitted each Thursday by Teachers; those grades will determine a Student-Athletes' eligibility for the following week.

Admission Prices and Passes

Middle school sporting event admission fees are $3 for adults; $1 for students (Senior citizens, kindergarten students and younger are free).