Akimel A-al Middle School Athletics





    Kyrene offers both "cut" and "non-cut" sports for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. 

    Cut sports include: soccer, basketball, volleyball, cheer, softball and baseball. 

    Non-cut athletic opportunities include: cross country, wrestling, and track and field.


    The goals for every participant are:

    • Physical Skills necessary in the sport or activity
    • An awareness of progressive skill requirements needed to continue in the growth of a specific sport or activity
    • Respect for the efforts, abilities, and rights or others
    • The awareness of leadership responsibilities in school, community, and life contacts, as well as on the field
    • Active participation by all members of the team   




    **Athletic Registration & Tryout Information**

    You can access try-out and online registration information from your computer, tablet, or mobile device.  Our online registration system will soon be open for Fall Sports.  Online Registration will begin Monday, July 26, 2021 until noon on August 12, 2021.

    Tryouts begins, Monday, August 16, 2021.  


    REGISTER NOW! To register online CLICK HERE.  A completed online registration must be done for student participation.


    These are the sports that will be available for registration at this time:

    • Cross Country  (non cut sport)
    • Boys Soccer  (cut sport)
    • Volleyball  (cut sport)


    For additional information regarding our registraton process please click the links below.

    Important Parent Information

    Parent Online Registration Checklist



    Sports Physical Form (must be on file and less than one year old)

    • Students must have health insurance coverage in order to try-out and participate in a school sport




    If your student will be participating in a non-cut sport, payment is due at the time of registration.  If your student is trying out for a cut sport, payment will be due once you have been notified your student made the team.  You will need to pay the participation fee by the first day of practice

        1.  Payment will be made for non-cut sports at the time of registration.

        2.  Payment for cut sports will be made online once you have been notified your student made the team.


         ** Please review KAP Middle School Athletics Participation Policies & Guidelines click here.

        If you have any questions please call our Student Services/Athletic Secretary, Judy Cotharin, at 480-541-5805.




    If you wish to apply for financial assistance, you will need to submit a Financial Assistance application PRIOR to the start date of tryouts. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Due to financial constraints, we are unable to provide 100% assistance. 

    Click HERE for a copy of the Financial Assistance application form. Financial Assistance forms must be turned into the Kyrene District Office.


    Please click on the link next to the sport to view the coaches letter and game/meet schedule.


    Fall Sports

    • Cross Country
    • Boys Soccer
    • Volleyball






    ATHLETIC DIRECTOR:  Dana Westermann  480-541-5805        dwestermann@kyrene.org

    ATHLETIC SECRETARY:  Judy Cotharin          480-541-5805         JCotharin@kyrene.org








Last Modified on July 20, 2021