Spring Sports Begins April 12th: What You Need to Know

The sports that are available for participation this spring include the following:
Soccer : Boys and Girls           Begins 4/12/2021
Outdoor Track: Co-ed              Begins 4/12/2021
Tennis: Boys and Girls             Begins 4/12/2021
Lacrosse: Boys and Girls         Begins 4/12/2021
Softball: Girls                            Begins 4/12/2021
Baseball: Boys (and girls)        Begins 4/12/2021
Crew: Co-ed                            Begins 4/12/2021
(Please note: 8th graders are permitted to participate in lacrosse, softball, baseball and crew) The following criteria must be met in order to participate in Spring athletics.

  1. Go to the doctor and have a sports physical completed after May 1, 2020; take the VHSL packet with you (available on the WHS website). When it is complete, submit it to rebecca.kigin@apsva.us via email
  2. Register on the rSchool app:  https://wakefieldhs-ar.rschooltoday.com/
    1. Create a family account
    2. Add student(s)
      1. If you are unable to register your student with their student ID, send an email to nathel.hailey@apsva.us and request the registration be activated for your student (this can occur for transfer students or students who attend school in another building)
    3. Register each student for the sports they are interested in (there are 8 steps: if you have already submitted a physical to Mrs. Kigin you do not need to upload it to the website)
    4. If you are having difficulty with the steps, feel free to watch this video (English and Spanish)  https://youtu.be/DeTKnPt5iIw
  3. See the information found in Canvas with current information about tryouts or informational meetings or see the calendar on the Athletic Website: Wakefield Activities Calendar If you need more information about specific sports, you can contact the coach of the sports you are interested: here is the link to the coaching directory  Another suggestion would be to follow the following Wakefield Twitter accounts: (You can also search and follow the Twitter accounts for each sport). @WakeAthletics  (Wakefield Activities Twitter) @Wakeatc1         (Wakefield Athletic Trainer) @WakefieldChief (Wakefield newspaper)  @WHSHappenings (Wakefield Announcements) If you have additional questions about Wakefield athletics or submitting forms, please feel free to contact rebecca.kigin@apsva.us or nathel.hailey@apsva.us  Thanks, The Wakefield Athletic Department