Middle School Teams

Balance between continued development of the fundamentals and increased emphasis on competition. Focus is on sportsmanship, while learning the responsibility of being on a team. Coaches are encouraged to develop a rotation of players to facilitate maximum game exposure for each player.

All Middle School sports are open to girls in grades 6th-8th. Athletic forms are required once a year for students who plan to participate.

Fall Sports

Soccer (Blue & White Teams)
Tryouts for the Middle School girls soccer teams will be held in July with practices starting in early August. The season concludes in mid-September.

Girls Volleyball
Tryouts for our girls' volleyball teams will be held May 14 and 16. Our 6th grade team is truly a developmental squad; no experience is required. The season runs from August through mid-October.

Golf
Season begins the first week of school. No experience is required. Girls must have their own set of clubs.

Cross Country
Cross Country practices three to four times per week and the season concludes in mid-October.

Winter Sports

Basketball
Tryouts are held in late October for each of our three basketball teams. Each grade will have a team. Basketball season runs from late October through mid-February.

Swimming
Swim team practices at the Racquet Club of Memphis. The season extends from early November through early February.

Spring Sports

Lacrosse (Blue & White Teams)
Preseason begins in late January with tryouts in February. The season runs February through May.

Track and Field
Pre-season training begins in January and the season runs from March through May.

Tennis
Season begins January and runs through May. Practices are held at the Racquet Club of Memphis three to four times per week.

Golf
No experience is required. Girls must have their own set of clubs.

Summer Camps & Clinics

Carl Schmitt Soccer Camp
AGES 5 – 18
At this camp, players will be taught the game of soccer in a nurturing and fun, yet challenging, environment. Players will experience components from the four pillars of the game of soccer (technical, tactical, physical, and psychological) with the main emphasis on developing the individual player. The last part of each day, players will participate in small sided games. Prizes will be awarded for campers of the week. Bring a soccer ball, shin guards, water, light snack, towel, outdoor soccer shoes, and indoor/flat shoes. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt and mini soccer ball.
Instructor: Carl Schmitt, Youth Director of Coaching for
Mid-South FC, & staff
Schedule: June 4-8 | Monday – Friday | 9:00 a.m. – noon
Cost: $130 Min/Max: 10/40

Girls’ Volleyball Camp
3rd – 6th
This camp is perfect for all newcomers to volleyball or players with little experience. Camp will focus on developing and improving the fundamental skills of the game, including passing, setting, serving, and hitting. Fun drills, competitions, and games will be used to reinforce the basic skills. Campers should bring a filled water bottle and kneepads.
Instructor: Kari Duncan
Schedule: June 11-4 | Monday – Thursday | 9:00 a.m. – noon
Cost: $125 Min/Max: 10/24

Lacrosse Camp
6th – 9th
This camp will be a fun-filled introduction to the game of girls lacrosse. We will cover all of the basic skills of the game by using specific drills and small – sided games. A strong foundation in the basics will be emphasized. Campers will receive a mouth guard. Please bring a stick, certified eye goggles, cleats and sneakers, and a filled water bottle each day.
Instructor: John Bartholomew
Schedule: June 18-21 | Monday – Thursday | 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $135 Min/Max: 10/36

Golf Camp
5th – 9th
Golf is a sport that lasts a lifetime! Join Coach Bartholomew to work on the fundamentals of the game. Girls will need their own golf clubs, a golf glove, golf spikes (or tennis shoes), and a refillable water bottle. All other equipment (tees and balls) will be provided. Campers will arrive at St. Mary’s each day and then transported in the school bus to different golf courses and/or driving ranges.
Instructor: John Bartholomew
Schedule: June 25-27 | Monday – Wednesday | 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $150 Min/Max: 6/12

Mike Miller’s M33M Basketball Camp at St. Mary’s
AGES 5 – 16
Girls and boys are invited to learn from the pros at the Mike Miller M33M Basketball Camp! 32 hours of expert instruction will include drills, skill development, contests, and games. Each camper will receive a reversible M33M jersey and a Certificate of Appreciation during the end of camp awards ceremony. This camp will sell out! Registration is open through the M33M website at www.m33mbasketball.com
Instructors : M3MM Coaching staff
Schedule: July 23-26 | Monday - Thursday | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $245 Min/Max: 10/50

Soccer Skills and Fitness Sharpener
5TH–8TH
This mini camp is designed to reinforce fundamental soccer skills and soccer-specific fitness prior to the start of Middle School soccer season. Primary focus will be put on individual passing, dribbling, and shooting. The fitness portion will include speed and agility work.
Instructor: Kate Fairless
Schedule: July 31-Aug 1 | Tuesday – Thursday | 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $100 Min/Max: 10/24

Volleyball Skills and Fitness Sharpener
5TH – 8TH
This mini camp is designed to reinforce fundamental volleyball skills and volleyball–specific fitness prior to the start of middle school volleyball season. Primary focus will be put on individual passing, setting, serving, and hitting. The fitness portion will include jump training as well as speed and agility work.
Instructor: Kari Duncan
Schedule: July 31-Aug 1 | Tuesday – Thursday | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $100 Min/Max: 10/24

Basketball Skills and Fitness Sharpener
5TH–8TH
This mini camp is designed to reinforce fundamental basketball skills and basketball-specific fitness prior to the start of Middle School basketball season. Primary focus will be put on individual shooting, passing, and dribbling. The fitness portion will include speed and agility work.
Instructor: Patrick Coleman and Daryl Taylor
Schedule: July 31-Aug 1 | Tuesday – Thursday | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $100 Min/Max: 10/2

REGISTER


John Bartholomew
Golf Coach

Kate Fairless
Soccer Coordinator


Kari Duncan
Volleyball Coordinator

Christine Mudalige

Cross Country I Lacrosse


Patrick Coleman

Basketball Coach


Collin Dowling

Swim Coach


Mickey Pitts

Track & Field


Allison Bravo

Tennis Coordinator