2019-20 High School Winter Sports Tryout & Practice Information

2019-20 High School Winter Sports Tryout & Practice Information

2019-20 Winter Sports Tryout & Practice Information


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

  • REGISTER ON APPRYSEhttps://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.

    • Sign up for your "sport-specific" tryout team

  • 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, 2019.

  • Students entering grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 must have passed at least six (6) classes in the previous semester and must have attained at least a 2.0 term GPA.  

  • Transfer, home school and virtual school students must be cleared to participate by the district athletic director.


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 (Varsity/JV and 9th Grade)

  • Player meeting for those interested in trying out:  Friday, November 1st  - 3 PM Media Center

  • Pre-season Conditioning:  you MUST have a physical AND register in APPRYSE to participate in conditioning!

    • Monday November 11th 6:30-8:00 PM

    • Tuesday November 12th 6:30-8:00 PM

    • Wednesday November 13th 8:30-9:30 AM

    • Thursday November 14th    6:00 – 7:00 AM

    • Friday  November 15th        6:00-7:00 AM

  • Tryouts:  November 18-19

    • Varsity 7:00-9:30 PM Ian Smith Gymnasium

    • JV 3:15-5:30 PM  Ian Smith Gymnasium

    • 9th Grade 3:15-5:30 PM  Ian Smith Gymnasium

  • Head Coach:  Steve Laidlaw –Steve.laidlaw@oxfordschools.org -248-701-5924


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

  • Tryouts (Need to have a physical):  Monday, November 11th – Tuesday, November 12th 

    • 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. 7, 5pm at Collier Lanes Bowling Center

  • Tryouts:  Mon Nov 18, Tue Nov 19, Wed Nov 20, -  3:30pm – 5:30pm, Collier Lanes Bowling Center

  • Head Coach: J.R. Lafnear - Claude.Lafnear@oxfordschools.org – 313-350-4691



Competitive Cheer (Varsity/JV & 9th Grade)

  • Clinic & Tryouts: Nov. 11th 5:30-7pm and returning Varsity tryouts from 7-9pm. OHS Cafeteria 

(Tryouts for athletes will be done in order of time signed up on the first day of clinic/tryouts) 

  • Tryouts: Nov. 12th 5-? OHS Cafeteria for everyone else trying out for Freshmen, JV and Varsity. 

    • Athletes that make the VARSITY cheer team will be required to attend a round 3 stunting/tumbling clinic on Wednesday, Nov. 13th.  The cost is $20 per athlete.

  • Team Placements will be given over the phone on the evening of Nov. 12th. --

  • Post Tryout Parent Meeting-Wednesday, Nov. 13th from 7-7:30pm

  • Questions, please contact Head Coach Alanna Weber-alanna.weber@oxfordchools.org- 248-568-2455


Hockey (Grades 9-12)

Tryout Date



Monday, November 4th

8:15-9:45 pm

Detroit Skate Club, Rink C

Wednesday, November 6th

8:15-9:45 pm

Detroit Skate Club, Rink B


Boy's Swim (grade 9-12)

  • Captain Led Conditioning M/W/F 3:15-4:30 pm (starts Monday, October 21st ). Meet at the staircase by the pool.

  • First two practices:  Monday, November 25th and Tuesday, November 26th  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, December 2nd :  3-5:30.   Divers: contact Coach John Pearson for info

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.

  • Sign up for Remind – text 81010 – type:  @oxfordwre

  • Wrestler player meeting:   Monday, October 21st  7 pm 

  • Parent Meeting:  Monday, October 28th 7 pm

  • Wrestler First Alpha Weigh in Monday, October 28th 

  • Captains practices: November 11-15th 3-4:30 pm

  • First Official Practice: Monday, November 18th 3-5:30 pm

  • Head Coach – Ross Wingert –  ross.wingert@oxfordschools.org  - 248.410.8899