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Tryouts

Welcome to the Foothill Athletics Tryouts Page!

This page is broken down as follows:

  • General Information
  • Tryouts for the 2017-18
  • Season General Tryout Information for Future Seasons

General Information

Fall Sports: Boys/Girls Cross Country, Football, Boys Water Polo, Girls Tennis, Girls Golf, Girls Volleyball

Winter Sports: Boys/Girls Basketball, Boys/Girls Soccer, Boys/Girls Wrestling, Girls Water Polo

Spring Sports: Baseball, Softball, Boys/Girls Lacrosse, Boys/Girls Track, Boys/Girls Swimming, Boys Tennis, Boys Golf, Boys Volleyball

ATHLETIC CLEARANCE MUST BE COMPLETED THE YEAR OF PARTICIPATION PRIOR TO BEING ENROLLED IN A SPORT. ATHLETIC PHYSICALS MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO TRYING OUT FOR A SPORT.

Cross Country, Swimming & Track generally do not cut, but do have a tryout period because of the high volume of participants. We had to turn people away this year. The remainder of the sports hold tryouts, in some instances on two different occasions. The majority of programs have conducted tryouts at the end of the spring season, or during summer. These tryouts are generally held early in an effort to make sure students are placed into 6th period P.E. classes prior to registration. Should an athlete be added after the beginning of school, their schedules will switch.

The majority of programs run year-round programs, which means a student can be in that sport's 6th period class for the entire year. Not all do, however. Check with the coaches, or call the athletic office to check for more information on that.

For those students in 6th period classes, they should remember that practices - which fall into the 6th period P.E. category - are just that, class. Attendance is mandatory, for practices, games & fundraising activities that might be scheduled by the coach.

General Tryout Information for upcoming seasons

Fall Sports

  • Girls Tennis: Tryouts are conducted at the beginning of June; However, individual tryouts have been granted - contact Coach Hermanson for details.

Winter Sports

  • Boys Basketball: Freshman tryouts are held in early summer. There is an additional tryout held at the beginning of the school year.
  • Girls Basketball: Tryouts are held at the end of July & at some point during the first two weeks of school. Teams are generally set in the first tryout, but spots are often still available.
  • Boys Soccer: There is a summer tryout right at the beginning of the summer period. Tryouts for the regular season are held the first week of school.
  • Wrestling: The first tryouts are held in July for Summer Tournaments. There is also a summer camp. In the Fall, following the conclusion of Freshman Football, a final tryout will be held. Contact Coach Caldwell for information.

Spring Sports

  • Boys Volleyball: Tryouts are held in the summer & winter.
  • Boys Golf: Tryouts generally by invitation.
  • Swimming: Tryouts are usually held at the beginning of school.
  • Track: Tryouts generally are conducted in early December. Track is a Spring Semester sport only.
  • Cheer or Dance Tryouts: Visit the Cheer or Dance Team page on the FHS website

Tryouts for the 2017-18 Season

(Check with the head coach or team website for more information)

SUMMER CAMPS

Most sports run a summer program. While it is not mandatory to participate to play on a team, it does offer valuable opportunity to interact with season coaches, get instruction & practice skills that will be important for making the team. See team websites for specific summer information.

FALL SPORTS

Click on sport name to access the team website

WINTER SPORTS

Click on sport name to access the team website

SPRING SPORTS

CLICK ON SPORT NAME TO ACCESS THE TEAM WEBSITE
  • Baseball: TBA
  • Golf (Boys): TBA
  • Lacrosse (Boys): 6/21 or 6/22 (Exact date, time & location still to be determined)
  • Lacrosse (Girls): First week of November, Exact date & time to follow.
  • Softball: TBA
  • Swimming: Swim Team Tryouts will be Wednesday, October 25th at 3:00 pm on pool deck. Come prepared to swim a 30 minute workout. Coaches will evaluate the student athlete's abilities. Water Polo boys and girls do not need to participate. Returning swimmers need to check in with coaches at tryouts. All swimmers will be notified if they have made the team.

  • Tennis (Boys): TBA
  • Track: Tuesday December 5, Wednesday December 6 & Thursday December 7, 2017 Where: FHS Track at 3 pm.
  • Volleyball (Boys): January TBA

YEAR SPORTS

CLICK ON SPORT NAME TO ACCESS THE TEAM Page