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2020 – 2021 Athletic Tryout Information

If your student plans to participate in athletics this fall, below are some important dates that you will want to add to your calendar. The official start date set by FHSAA for fall sports is July 27th. You can review the dates and times below for the sport your student is interested in participating in. Please take note that several try-outs and start dates take place before the first day of school.

Please remember that in order to try out for an athletic team, students must be registered on FamilyID and have a current physical on file.

https://www.familyid.com/organizations/the-first-academy

This information can also be found on TFA’s website on the Athletics Upper and Middle School pages. If you have questions about FamilyID, please contact Trey Tyler at treytyler@thefirstacademy.org

 

Girls Volleyball

JV & Varsity
Location: Cramer Family Field House
6th – 8th-grade girls who would like to try out for JV or Varsity, please contact Coach Schinzing at ambershinzing@thefirstacademy.org

Monday through Wednesday, July 27-29th
JV & Varsity tryouts (teams set on 7/29) – 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Thursday, July 30th
JV & Varsity first practice – Time TBD

Friday, July 31st
Practice: Time TBD

 

Middle School (6th – 8th)
Location: Cramer Family Field House

Thursday, August 13th
Middle School Tryout 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Friday, August 14th
Middle School Tryout 3:00pm – 5:00pm (Teams set)

 

Football

Varsity
Location: Payne Stewart Athletic Complex

Monday, July 27th through Saturday, August 1st
8:00am – 11:00am

Coach Kinard will give additional practice information for the week of 8/3. If you have questions about varsity football, contact Coach Kinard at leroykinard@thefirstacademy.org

 

Jr. Varsity 7th – 9th
Location: Payne Stewart Athletic Complex

Monday, August 3rd
9:00am – 10:00am Pass out pads

Tuesday, August 4th
9:00am – 11:00am

Wednesday, August 5th (teacher pre-planning)
3:15pm – 5:30pm

Thursday, August 6th
8:00am – 11:00am

Friday, August 7th (TFA coaches conference)
6:30am – 8:30am

Coach Schultz will give further practice dates and times. If you have questions about JV Football, contact Coach Shultz at steveschultz@thefirstacademy.org

 

6th-Grade Flag Football
Information about flag football for 6th-grade students will be sent out at a later date. Please email Will Cohen if your son is interested in 6th-grade flag football.
willcohen@thefirstacademy.org

 

Golf

Boys and Girls 6th – 12th grade
Location: Falcon’s Fire Country Club, 3200 Seralago Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34746

Monday, August 10th.
Tee times will start at 8:30am
You must have a tee time to tryout

Our girls’ coach is Chris Bateman, he can be reached for questions at cbatemangolf@embarqmail.com
All tee times will be set up by our boys’ head coach.

Please contact Coach Rosado if you have any questions and to set up a tee time robinrosado@thefirstacademy.org

 

Swimming & Diving

Boys and Girls 6th – 12 grade
Location: TBD
Date: TBA

Because of COVID-19, the YMCA pools in the area have not opened up to the public. We are in the process of trying to secure a pool to get started as soon as possible. If you have any questions about swimming and diving, please contact Coach Dan Spellman at danielspellman@thefirstacademy.org

 

Cross Country

Varsity Boys & Girls
Location: TBD
Date: TBA

A Cross Country start date will be sent out in the near future. Students who are interested in cross county in the fall should be training through the summer on their own.

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