2018-19 Winter Sports Tryout & Practice Information - OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL

2018-19 Winter Sports Tryout & Practice Information - OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL

2018-19 Winter Sports Tryout & Practice Information - OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL

For those students wishing to participate in interscholastic athletics at Oxford High School, the following requirements must be met:


  • REGISTER ON APPRYSE – https://app.appryse.com/enroll/ayudsc25
    • If you have already registered previous school year, you MUST verify accuracy of your info.
    • Download APPRYSE physical form BEFORE you go to your doctor appointment.
  • SPORT PHYSICALS ARE MANDATORY and must be uploaded to your student's Appryse account before participation in any practice or tryout.  A current physical is one performed on or after April 15, 2018.



  • Students entering grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 must have passed at least five (5) classes in the previous semester and must have attained at least a 2.0 term GPA. 
  • EVERY student must have a current physical exam. A current physical is one taken on or after April 15th of the current year. Physical forms are available ONLINE or outside the high school athletic office.
  • Transfer, home school and virtual school students must be cleared to participate by the district athletic director.


Questions?  Jordan Ackerman: District Athletics Director – 248-969-5110,  jordan.ackerman@oxfordschools.org


Below is a listing of tryouts and practices to begin the season. 

Please check back often as this schedule may change without notice.


Boys' Basketball Tryouts (Varsity/JV and 9th Grade)

  • Player meeting for those interested in trying out:  Friday, October 26th - 3 PM Media Center
  • Pre-season Conditioning:  October 29th – November 2nd (Mon-Fri);  6:15-7:45 PM - East gym
  • Tryouts:  November 5-6
    • Varsity                 7:00-9:30 PM     Ian Smith Gymnasium
    • JV                            3:15-5:15 PM     Ian Smith Gymnasium
    • 9th Grade            3:15-5:15 PM     Ian Smith Gymnasium
  • Head Coach:  Steve Laidlaw –Steve.laidlaw@oxfordschools.org -248-701-5924



Girl's Basketball (Varsity/JV & 9th Grade)

  • Pre-Season Meeting: Wednesday, October 17th at 3pm (Coach Lie's room- 501)
  • Tryouts (Need to have a physical):  Monday, November 12th – Wednesday, November 14th
    • Varsity: 3:15pm – 5:30pm             Ian Smith Gym
    • JV & 9th: 5:30pm – 7:30pm            Ian Smith Gym
  • Head Coach: Rachel Bryer – Rachel.bryer@oxfordschools.org – 810-434-4638



Boy's & Girl's Bowling (Varsity/JV)

  • Parent & Student Informational Meeting:  Thu. Nov. 5, 5pm at Collier Lanes Bowling Center
  • Tryouts:  Mon Nov 12, Tue Nov 13, -  3:30pm – 5:30pm, Collier Lanes Bowling Center
  • Head Coach: J.R. Lafnear (jrlafnear@charter.net), 248-462-0789




Competitive Cheer (Varsity/JV & 9th Grade)

  • Tryout Clinic:  Monday, Nov 5 (5:30-7pm) OHS Cafeteria
  • TRYOUTS:  Tues Nov 6 (4:30-7:30 pm) OHS Cafeteria

Tryouts for athletes will be done in order of time signed up at the Clinic.

Varsity candidates will be required to throw a back handspring independently at tryouts.

  • Team Placements – will be given over the phone on the evening of Nov 6.
  • Post Tryout Parent Meeting:  Thursday, Nov 8th @ 7 pm.   Financial obligations will be collected at that time.
  • Head Coach:  Alanna Weber – Alanna.weber@oxfordschools.org – 248-568-2455



Hockey (Grades 9-12)

Tryout Date



Monday, October 29th, 2018

8:15-9:45 pm

Detroit Skate Club, Rink C

Monday, November 5th, 2018

8:15-9:45 pm

Detroit Skate Club, Rink C








Boy's Swim (grade 9-12)

  • Captain Led Conditioning M/W/F 3:10-4:00 pm (starts Monday, October 15th). Meet at the staircase by the pool.
  • First two practices:  Monday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 20th  from 3 – 5.        

Athletes should wear shorts, t-shirt, and tennis shoes.  Bring water bottle and physical dated on/after April 15th (if you weren't in a fall sport).

  • First in-water practice:  Monday, November 26th:  3-5:30.

Swimmers must bring a practice suit (jammer or speedo, not a recreational swim suit), goggles, & water bottle.




  • No cuts … every student can make the team.
  • Wrestler player meeting:              Monday, October 8th – 7 pm – OHS Performing Arts Center
  • First Official Practice:                      Monday, November 12th 3-5:30
  • Parent Meeting TBD (pay Attention to Remind/Email)
    • To sign up for Remind – text 81010 – type:  @oxfordwre
  • Preseason conditioning Workouts:
    • Monday               6:15 AM (Lift)
    • Wednesday        6:15 AM (Lift) 9 AM (Pending Late Start School Day) Lift
    • Friday                    6:15 AM (Lift)
  • Open Mat : Sundays 4-5:30 PM
  • Captains practices after school will begin when football season ends
  • Head Coach – Ross Wingert –  ross.wingert@oxfordschools.org  - 248.410.8899



Team meeting coming up Thursday, October 18 at 6:00 pm at Holly High School in the KIVA. Please email Seth Thompsonseth.thompson@hask12.org