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


Co-Ed Cross Country,  Amy Stasak

7th/8th Grade Football,  Edwin Sarah,

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

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 physical on file before they will be allowed to participate in a sport, including tryouts. For the 2020-2021 school year, a physical must be dated after April 15 of 2019. This year, students must also turn in the MHSAA Questionnaire.

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