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PCS Athletics

Welcome to the Athletics Site for Pasco County Schools

Here you will find a listing of the Athletic Directors for each school, athletic forms, links to athletic organizations, resources for students and coaches, and links to local media websites, along with our contact information.

Athletic Director Contact Information - High Schools

   

Middle School Athletic Directors

 

Angeline Academy of Innovation

Athletic Director: TBD

Phone: Coming Soon!

 

Bayonet Point Middle School

Athletic Director: TBD

Phone: (727) 774-7501

 

Athletic Director: Kimberly S. Valdner

Phone: (352) 524-9762

 

Athletic Director: Crystal Flatley

Phone: (813) 346-1200

 

Athletic Director: John Cox

Phone: (727) 774-1316

 

Athletic Director: Lisa Leider

Phone: (727) 246-1600

 

MS Athletic Director: Joe Neale

Phone: (813) 346-4602

 

Athletic Director: Abner Barrios

Phone: (813) 346-6280

 

Athletic Director: Ed Bradwell

Phone: (727) 774-8065

 

Athletic Director: Brelon Jones

Phone: (727) 774-8315

 

Athletic Director: Lisa Herndon

Phone: (352) 524-8442

 

Athletic Director: Gavin Hohn

Phone: (727) 246-3251

 

Athletic Director: Jen Craven

Phone: (813) 794-4869

 

Athletic Director: Norman Scheuerman

Phone: (813) 794-6350

 

Athletic Director: Christine Brando

Phone: (727) 774-7187

 

Athletic Director: Dan Gigantelli

Phone: (727) 774-6752

 

Starkey Ranch K-8

Athletic Director: Matt Van Daele

Phone: 727-246-2100

 

Athletic Director: Wayne Ackett

Phone: (813) 794-0304

ALL FORMS MUST BE UPLOADED TO: www.athleticclearance.com  before your student is allowed to try out for a sport or participate in off-season conditioning. 

Parents & Students: Athletic Clearance instructions and FAQs

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL Athletic Participation Forms:

 

HIGH SCHOOL Athletic Participation Forms:

The following forms must ALL be completed, signed, and submitted to the coach/school BEFORE your student can participate in off-season conditioning or in-season tryouts. 

 

Athletic Transfer Compliance Forms: 

 

Additional Forms & Information:

 

Formas atléticas en español:

All Middle Schools in Pasco County offer the following:

1st Qtr - Tryouts start on 7/31/23 - Cheer, Girls Volleyball, Football 

2nd Qtr - Tryouts start on 10/17/23 - Boys Soccer, Girl's Basketball, Cheer

3rd Qtr - Tryouts start on 1/9/24 - Girls Soccer, Boys Basketball, Cheer

4th Qtr - Tryouts start on 3/11/24 - Boys & Girls Track and Field

Please reach out to your child's school for more information regarding tryout dates and times, all schools may vary. 

 

All High Schools in Pasco County offer the following (tryouts start date):

Fall FHSAA Sports (7/31/23) - Boys & Girls Golf, Boys & Girls Cross Country, Girls Volleyball, Football, Boys & Girls Swimming and Diving, Sideline Cheer.

Winter FHSAA Sports - Boys & Girls Basketball (10/30/23), Boys & Girls Soccer (TBD), Girls Wrestling (10/30/23), Boys Wrestling (11/6/23), Girls Weightlifting (10/9/23), Competitive Cheer (10/16/23). 

Spring FHSAA Sports (Check FHSAA website for official start date, Spring dates not published yet) - Baseball, Softball, Boys & Girls Tennis, Boys & Girls Track and Field, Boys Weightlifting, Boys Lacrosse (ONLY at JWMHS, SLHS, WCHS, PHS, LOLHS, WRHS, CCHS), Girls Lacrosse (ONLY at JWMHS, SLHS, RRHS, WCHS, PHS, LOLHS, WRHS, CCHS)

Please visit www.fhsaa.com for more details on sports offered by the state. Additionally, as of July 1st, 2023, if your school does not offer a sport, by state statute (HB225), you are allowed to play that sport at any public high school in Pasco County. You must notify the school before tryouts to be eligible to participate. You cannot try out at multiple schools for the same sport in the same year. 

PLEASE CONTACT THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT YOUR SCHOOL FOR SPECIFIC TRYOUTS DATES. SCHOOLS CAN HOLD TRYOUTS ON DIFFERENT DAYS AND TIMES. 

All Pasco County High Schools form the Sunshine Athletic Conference (SAC)

Athletic Director Contact Information - High Schools

   

Middle School Athletic Directors

 

Angeline Academy of Innovation

Athletic Director: TBD

Phone: Coming Soon!

 

Bayonet Point Middle School

Athletic Director: TBD

Phone: (727) 774-7501

 

Athletic Director: Kimberly S. Valdner

Phone: (352) 524-9762

 

Athletic Director: Crystal Flatley

Phone: (813) 346-1200

 

Athletic Director: John Cox

Phone: (727) 774-1316

 

Athletic Director: Lisa Leider

Phone: (727) 246-1600

 

MS Athletic Director: Joe Neale

Phone: (813) 346-4602

 

Athletic Director: Abner Barrios

Phone: (813) 346-6280

 

Athletic Director: Ed Bradwell

Phone: (727) 774-8065

 

Athletic Director: Brelon Jones

Phone: (727) 774-8315

 

Athletic Director: Lisa Herndon

Phone: (352) 524-8442

 

Athletic Director: Gavin Hohn

Phone: (727) 246-3251

 

Athletic Director: Jen Craven

Phone: (813) 794-4869

 

Athletic Director: Norman Scheuerman

Phone: (813) 794-6350

 

Athletic Director: Christine Brando

Phone: (727) 774-7187

 

Athletic Director: Dan Gigantelli

Phone: (727) 774-6752

 

Starkey Ranch K-8

Athletic Director: Matt Van Daele

Phone: 727-246-2100

 

Athletic Director: Wayne Ackett

Phone: (813) 794-0304

ALL FORMS MUST BE UPLOADED TO: www.athleticclearance.com  before your student is allowed to try out for a sport or participate in off-season conditioning. 

Parents & Students: Athletic Clearance instructions and FAQs

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL Athletic Participation Forms:

 

HIGH SCHOOL Athletic Participation Forms:

The following forms must ALL be completed, signed, and submitted to the coach/school BEFORE your student can participate in off-season conditioning or in-season tryouts. 

 

Athletic Transfer Compliance Forms: 

 

Additional Forms & Information:

 

Formas atléticas en español:

All Middle Schools in Pasco County offer the following:

1st Qtr - Tryouts start on 7/31/23 - Cheer, Girls Volleyball, Football 

2nd Qtr - Tryouts start on 10/17/23 - Boys Soccer, Girl's Basketball, Cheer

3rd Qtr - Tryouts start on 1/9/24 - Girls Soccer, Boys Basketball, Cheer

4th Qtr - Tryouts start on 3/11/24 - Boys & Girls Track and Field

Please reach out to your child's school for more information regarding tryout dates and times, all schools may vary. 

 

All High Schools in Pasco County offer the following (tryouts start date):

Fall FHSAA Sports (7/31/23) - Boys & Girls Golf, Boys & Girls Cross Country, Girls Volleyball, Football, Boys & Girls Swimming and Diving, Sideline Cheer.

Winter FHSAA Sports - Boys & Girls Basketball (10/30/23), Boys & Girls Soccer (TBD), Girls Wrestling (10/30/23), Boys Wrestling (11/6/23), Girls Weightlifting (10/9/23), Competitive Cheer (10/16/23). 

Spring FHSAA Sports (Check FHSAA website for official start date, Spring dates not published yet) - Baseball, Softball, Boys & Girls Tennis, Boys & Girls Track and Field, Boys Weightlifting, Boys Lacrosse (ONLY at JWMHS, SLHS, WCHS, PHS, LOLHS, WRHS, CCHS), Girls Lacrosse (ONLY at JWMHS, SLHS, RRHS, WCHS, PHS, LOLHS, WRHS, CCHS)

Please visit www.fhsaa.com for more details on sports offered by the state. Additionally, as of July 1st, 2023, if your school does not offer a sport, by state statute (HB225), you are allowed to play that sport at any public high school in Pasco County. You must notify the school before tryouts to be eligible to participate. You cannot try out at multiple schools for the same sport in the same year. 

PLEASE CONTACT THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT YOUR SCHOOL FOR SPECIFIC TRYOUTS DATES. SCHOOLS CAN HOLD TRYOUTS ON DIFFERENT DAYS AND TIMES. 

All Pasco County High Schools form the Sunshine Athletic Conference (SAC)

 

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Athletics Structure

Athletic Compliance, FHSAA/ FIAAA Representative, Sunshine Athletic Conference, AD & Coach Training, Certified Athletic Trainers:

Matthew Wicks, Supervisor for Athletics - Office for Leading and Learning (OLL)

Athletic Bids, Equipment:

Deb Mateo, Purchasing

Athletic Facilities:

Mark Fox, Maintenance

Athletic/School Equity:

Sheila Blue, Employee Relations

School Athletic Complaints/Concerns/Issues: Please contact your school’s Athletic Director.