Athletic Director – JC Collins
17 Memorial Junior High Sports and 22 athletic teams including Soccer, Football, Volleyball, Cross-Country, Tennis, Basketball, Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, Track, and Field.
248 (46% of Student Body) 7th and 8th grade athletes competed during 2015-2016
Member of the nine-member Western Reserve Conference – Eastlake, Willowick, Willoughby, Madison, Mayfield, Kenston, Chardon, Riverside. Compete in
Baseball/Softball – Compete I-271 League
Tennis – Competes Independently
Boys/Girls Soccer – Compete in Consortium (including WRC, Suburban, and GCC)
2015-2016 Boys Basketball Success – 7th grade WRC Tournament Champions and 8th grade WRC Tournament Runner-up/ Teams combined for a (29-5 record)
Boys Track team finished second at WRC Championship Meet, while the Wrestling team finished fourth at WRC Tournament.
Six individual/relay WRC Champions (Wrestling/Track) including Davon Kelly WRC High Jump/Long Jump Champion and Anthony Efford 132-pound in Wrestling
Oversight of 30 certified coaching positions in junior high program and Faculty Manager
Ø Currently have 18 coaches on staff, with four coaches having multiple positions including two coaches coaching three sports (Brian Bruce, Lemar McKenzie)
Ø Eight coaches who hold a position in the district currently including Faculty Manager, two others work in school setting outside of district (10/18 in education)
Ø 11 positions have reached Step 3 in terms of experience, will have five new coaches during the 2016-2017 school year
This past fall we successfully implemented a new student management system called Final Forms. This system keeps track of all athletes (7-12). It keep record of medical information, pay to participate, and uniform/equipment. Used for end of season survey process as well.
Nearly 48% (66) of fall athletes (approximately 140 in total) earned honor or merit roll honors, achieving a 3.0 or higher. Great numbers were turned in academically by boys soccer (12 boys), girls tennis (10 girls), and girls soccer.
Hosted “Donuts with the AD” event at end of school year to reward 68 student-athletes (25%) that had a 3.5 GPA or higher through the third quarter and played a sport during 15-16 year