GMS Boys 7th/8th Grade Basketball Tryouts Begin- 10/23/19 3:00-5:00 pm GMS/Banks Swimming and Diving Parent Meeting 11/11/19 @ WLW Cafeteria 6:00 PM GMS/Banks 7th/8th Coed Swimming and Diving begins on 11/18/19 @ WLW Pool 4:30-5:30 pm

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   

All Student/Athletes must have a current physical (valid for 19-20 school year) on file in the GMS office to participate in tryouts/practice.  $200.00 Participation Fees are to be paid in full prior to the first game or contest.

James R. Geisler Middle School: Coach Information

Boys 7th/8th Grade Basketball Tryouts begin on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 3:00-5:00 PM.


Co-Ed Cross Country, Bob Murtha, & Amy Stasak

          Cross Country Informational Letter and Schedule

7th/8th Grade Football,  Edwin Sarah,

7th/8th Grade Boys' Soccer, Devon Meyer,

          Soccer Informational Letter and Schedule

7th Grade Girls' Volleyball, Meagan Polak,    

8th Grade Girls' Volleyball, Randy Hudson,   

7th and 8th Gr. Cheerleading - TBD

Winter Sports:  

7th Grade Boys Basketball-  Matt McCarthy,

8th Grade Boys Basketball-  Jeff Penrod,

Swimming/Diving - Sean Oxner,

Winter Sports II:

7th Grade Girls Basketball, Maureen Kalahar-Burgess

8th Grade Girls Basketball, Kevin Zurro  

6th/7th/8th Grade Wrestling, Ed Sarah and Zaim Cunmulaj

Spring Sports:

7th/8th Grade Girls' Soccer, Devon Meyer,   

Track and Field Girls' Coach - Erin Sowa-Greaves Erin   

Track and Field Boys' Coach - Kevin Zurro

6th Grade Coed Track and Field- TBD



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.

Pay to Participate

Please refer to the district Pay to Participate for information.

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.


The transportation policy for middle schools in Walled Lake are as follows:

  • In-District Transportation provided with no return bus.
  • Out-of-District Transportation provided with no return bus.


In the classroom, on the field of play and in the community, Geisler Wolves will always demonstrate The Geisler Way: DIVERSITY-INTEGRITY-COMMUNITY-EQUITY