Athletics

EMS ATHLETICS:

Ellington Middle School is a member of the Connecticut River Athletic League (CRAL)

The league includes: East Hartford, Tolland, Illing, Timothy Edwards, Sage Park, and JFK.

FALL SPORTS 2021-2022:

If you are interested in trying out for or participating in any middle school athletics team this fall, a Sports Physical form must be on file with the EMS School Nurse. Physicals must be on file before tryouts/practice for both soccer and cross country, which begin on September 7th. Without a Sports Physical, you will not be permitted to participate. There are no exceptions. Sports Physicals are good for 12 months.

Sport’s Physical Form: Ellington Public School Sports Physical

In order to sign up, students must fill out the following form. Sign ups are currently open and close on September 2nd after the school day ends. You must sign up by the September 2nd deadline or you will not be allowed to tryout/participate. You must be signed into your Ellington school account to complete the sign-up form.

Fall Sports Sign Up Form Here! 

 

 

Soccer:

Tryouts will begin on Tuesday September 7th.
What to bring: Athletic clothing, cleats, shin guards, high socks, sneakers, water bottle, and a soccer ball
Soccer Practices for students that make the team are tentatively scheduled for Monday-Friday 2:30-4:00. A more concrete schedule will be sent home from coaches at the start of the season.

Cross Country:

What to bring: Athletic clothes, sneakers, water bottle
No tryouts are required for cross country. Everyone with a current sports physical on file who has signed up before September 2nd is welcome to join the team! (**Some meets may require a qualifying time)
First Practice: September 7th, 2:30-4:00.
A more concrete schedule will be sent home from coaches at the start of the season.
Boy’s and Girl’s teams practice together.

We are currently looking for a girl's soccer coach for this fall, anyone interested can please reach out to EMS Athletic Directors - Maria Enrique, menrique@ellingtonschools.net or Matthew Ferraro, mferraro@ellingtonschools.net

FORMS:

Sports Physical Form - REQUIRED to attend try-outs or practices

To be eligible to tryout or participate in any middle school athletics team a Sports Physical Form must be on file with the EMS School Nurse before tryouts or, for Cross Country and Track, before the first practice begins. Without a Sports Physical students will not be permitted to participate. There are no exceptions. Sports Physicals are good for 12 months.

Coaches will be handing out all other required forms at the first practice. Additional forms will be available in the main office or can be printed and turned in from this link. (Forms include pay to play, student athlete handbook, participation permission, concussion and sudden cardiac arrest)

PARENTS:

Please view this video on Concussions and this one on Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

For more information about concussions visit:

http://concussioncentral.ciacsports.com/

 

EMS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Miss Enrique and Mr. Ferraro

860-896-2339

menrique@ellingtonschools.net & mferraro@ellingtonschools.net