Very Important Information!

The student-athlete must turn in a series of forms – all available HERE – to Coach Kurzrock, Coach Putney, Coach McDowd or Coach Wigginton (as well as any other documents requested by the coach) in order to play Matador sports


All tryouts will be from 4:00 to 6:00pm unless noted otherwise below. Parents should pick their child up on the Greenhouse side of the school building no later than 6:00pm. The athletes will go to the locker rooms at 4:00pm when school is dismissed to get dressed and meet with the coaches.


Contact the coach for your team (listed below) or JT Moore executive principal, Gary Hughes, at gary.hughes@mnps.org

Girls Volleyball Tryouts (6th-8th grade)
Tryouts for 6th-8th grade girls are on August 14th and 15th from 4:00-5:30pm in the JT Moore gym. All required forms can be found on the website HERE.
For more information contact:
Dorothy Kurzrock, Volleyball Coach at Dorothy.Kurzrock@mnps.org

Girls Soccer Tryouts (6th-8th grade)
Tryouts are August 15-16th 4:00-6:00pm at Green Hills Park (next to JTM).
More information HERE
For more information contact:
Scott Putney, Girls Soccer Coach at scott.putney@mnps.org

Football Tryouts (6th-8th grade)
J.T. Moore Football tryouts for 6th-8th graders will be August 15th-17th from 4-6pm. Students should bring cleats, a t-shirt, shorts and water.
For more information contact:
Gregg Wigginton, Head Football Coach at Gregg.Wigginton@mnps.org

Cheerleading Tryouts (6th-8th grade)
Cheerleading tryouts occur in the spring for the fall team. So this fall’s team is already set.
If you need to contact Coach McDowd you can reach her at abbey.mcdowd@mnps.org

Baseball (6th-8th grade)
Baseball will hold an informational meeting for parents on Wednesday August 15, 2018 from 6-6:45pm in the JT Moore auditorium. Students do not need to attend this initial meeting. More information regarding tryout, practices, etc will follow.
For more information contact:
Dan Parsons, head baseball coach, at daniel.parsons@mnps.org

Cross Country (5th-8th grade)
Cross country is a club sport – there are no tryouts and no experience is necessary! Practices are Wednesdays and Thursdays, starting August 23rd.
There are also “optional” Sunday runs at the Percy Warner Park Cross Country trail at 2pm starting on August 12th.
A parent meeting will be held Sunday August 19th at 2pm at the Percy Warner Park Cross Country trail. All are welcome to attend, and go for a run afterwards! Bring water.
For more information contact:
Kristin Willocks, X-country Coach at jtmxc@yahoo.com

Swimming (5th-8th grade)
JT Moore will have a fall swim team this year. Please mark your calendars for Monday, August 27th at 4:45pm.  We will host an assessment and a parent meeting at the Maryland Farms YMCA .  Swimmers – please bring goggles and a swim cap and wear a practice suit! For students involved in other Fall sports that also want to swim, you can join the team October 1st instead!
For more information, and to confirm you will attend this initial meeting contact:
Catherine Teasley at catherine.teasley@comcast.net