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    Thorne Families

    NEW
    We are now offering the convenience of registration through 

     http://www.familyid.com   for all sports at Thorne.


    * Please check the town carefully, there are schools with similar names. Once registration is correctly completed, you will get a confirmation email.
     
     
     

     
    All forms are available on the district website under the “athletic tab” at :
     
     http://www.middletownk12.org/Page/89 ...ALL COMPLETED FORMS AND REGISTRATION IS DUE TO THE MIDDLE SCHOOL YOU CHILD ATTENDS.


     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    Fall                            

    Cross Country is open to all grades. Everyone is encouraged to join.

    Boys Coach: Mr. Gerritsen (gerritsene@middletownk12.org)

    Girls Coach: Ms. Mammolito (mammolitoa@middletownk12.org) Boys/Girls Assistant Coach: Mrs. Richardson (richardsond@middletownk12.org)

    Field Hockey is open to 7th and 8th grade girls. Try-outs are required.

    Coach: Mrs. Stiffler (stifflerl@middletownk12.org)

    Soccer is open to 7th and 8th grade students. Try-outs are required.

    Girls Coach: Mrs. Plattel (plattelm@middletownk12.org) and Ms. Ferreira (ferreirai@middletownk12.org).   

    Boys Coach: Mr. Gibbons (gibbonsb@middletownk12.org)

     

    Winter

    Basketball is open to 7th and 8th grade students. Try-outs are required.

    Boys Coach: Mr. Cook (cookz@middletownk12.org)

    Girls Coach: Ms. Liubicich (liubicichj@middletownk12.orgliubicichj@middletownk12.org)

    Cheerleading is open to 7th and 8th grade students. Try-outs are required.

    Coach: TBA

    Wrestling is open to all grades.

    Coach: Mr. Torchia (torchiat@middletownk12.org)

     

    Spring

    Baseball is open to 7th and 8th grade students. Try-outs are required.

    Coach: Mr. Gerritsen (gerritsene@middletownk12.org)

    Softball is open to 7th and 8th grade students. Try-outs are required.

    Coach: Mr. Brandow (brandowm@middletownk12.org)

    Track and Field is open to all grades. Everyone is encouraged to join.

    Boys Coach: Mr. Ling (lingd@middletownk12.org)

    Girls Coach: Ms. McCauley (mccauleyk@middletownk12.org)

     Boys/Girls Assistant Coach: Ms. Keers-Flood (floodr@middletownk12.org)     


     
     
    Cross Country: 2017 Season
    Boys and Girls cross country starting dates will be announced soon.
    In order to practice you must:

    Register with: http://www.familyid.com  


    Practices will be from 2:45 pm to 4:00 pm. SHARP
     Practices are Monday through Friday unless notified.
    Equipment needed: Shorts/T-Shirt; running shoes; water
    Coaches:
    Boys:  Mr. Gerritsen (gerritsene@middletownk12.org)   
    Girls: Ms. Amanda Mammolito (mammolitoa@middletownk12.org)
    Assistant: Ms. Richardson (richardsond@middletownk12.org)



     
           
    Soccer
    The Thorne boys and girls soccer team is a fall sport (September and October) for 7th and 8th-grade students. 
    Tryout dates will be announced soon.
    All required paperwork MUST be completed and necessary forms handed to the school nurse, Mrs. Nolan.
    REGISTRATION FOR ATHLETICS IS NOW DONE ONLINE THROUGH THE FAMILYID PROGRAM.(see below)
     Tryouts will last 3 or 4 days. Practice and tryouts will end at 4:20. Students should be picked up at 4:30. All players must wear shin guards and cleats.
     
    Practices will start immediately after school until 4:30 pm.

    Register with: http://www.familyid.com  

    Coaches: Mr. Gibbons - boys  (gibbonsb@middletownk12.org)
          Mrs. Plattel  (plattelm@middletownk12.org)
    Mrs. Ferreira- girls  (ferreirai@middletownk12.org)
     
     BOYS SCHEDULE                   GIRLS SCHEDULE

     
            
    Field Hockey:
    Field Hockey try-out dates will be announced soon
     
    Students will not be able to participate in tryouts if not registered.

    All paperwork must be completed and handed in by September 8
     
    Practice will be from 3 to 4:30

    Register with: http://www.familyid.com  


    Athletes will need the following items for try-outs:
    Cleats/sneakers
    Stick
    Mouthpiece
    Shin guards
    Water
     
    Coach: Mrs. Stiffler (stifflerl@middletownk12.org)
     

     
     
           

    Basketball:

    Starts in December and is open to 7th and 8th-grade boys and girls.
    Register with: http://www.familyid.com  


    Coaches: Mr. Cook (cookz@middletownk12.org)

    Ms. Liubicich (liubicichj@middletownk12.org)

    BOYS SCHEDULE                  GIRLS SCHEDULE 

     
     
          
    Cheerleading:

    Advisor: 

    Welcome to Cheer!

    Please have all paperwork completed BY NOVEMBER 3 AND GO ONTO FAMILY ID TO REGISTER

     

    Please understand that these forms are required by the NJ State Athletic Association. Students that do not have the needed paperwork will be ineligible to try- out. Please plan ahead so the students are not disappointed.

    •  Forms for cheer are due no later than November 3rd, Late paperwork cannot be accepted.
    •  Try Out Schedule is as follows:
    •  October 30TH - learn dance and try out cheer. 2:45-4:00
    •  November 2nd practice 2:45-4:00
    •  November 13 Tryouts 2:45 until last tryout finishes
    • You may try out alone or in pairs, no large groups.
    • Please arrange transportation home in advance.

     

    The team will be posted at the closing bell on November 14 TH.
    The team will consist of 20 students with the highest scores.

     

    Please decide in advance if you have the availability to commit to a team.

     

    Don’t over commit yourself

    Practices and Games are mandatory unless ill or injured. Practices are twice a week after school until 4:30 pm until January and then only as needed.
    It is unfair to the team if you can’t be at events due to other commitments. Review the attached schedule and make sure it can work for you BEFORE trying out.

     

    November practice schedule: 2:45-4: 30 pm: 

    December practice: 2:45-4:30 pm: 

    8 Games are all home, we do not travel. Cheerleaders will stay after school, games start times vary, please check the website. 

    Contact:

     



     
          
    Wrestling
    Starts in November and is open to boys in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades.
    Coach: Mr. Travis Torchia
     

     
         

     

    Baseball and Softball:

    Open to boys and girls in the 7th and 8th grades.
    Coaches:
    Mr. Gerritsen, Baseball (gerritsene@middletownk12.org)


    Mr. Brandow, Softball (brandowm@middletownk12.org)

    BASEBALL SCHEDULE          SOFTBALL SCHEDULE


     

    Track and Field

    Track and Field is open to all grades. Everyone is encouraged to join.

    Boys Coach: Mr. Ling (lingd@middletownk12.org)

    Girls Coach: Ms. McCauley (mccauleyk@middletownk12.org)

    Boys/Girls Assistant Coach: Ms. Keers-Flood (floodr@middletownk12.org)