Trojans Official Sponsor

Multiple Teams · Fall 2015 Sports Information



Congratulations, you are an East Lansing Trojan! Welcome to the proud tradition of East Lansing athletics. In the next four years, you will learn the values associated with athletic participation. Teamwork, dedication, desire, hard work, and sportsmanship are just a few of these values.

Eligibility and Fees


Eligibility All student athletes must be currently enrolled in East Lansing High School and must meet the following criteria to tryout and/or play an interscholastic sport:

  1. Have a current completed physical on file in the athletic office
  2. A completed consent to participate form on file in the athletic office
  3. Cumulative GPA of 1.8 or better and passed 66% of full time student class load the previous completed semester, (4 or 6 classes). This requirement is waived for first semester freshman.
  4. Must be on track for graduation in regards to credits earned.

 Students in grades 10 through 12 and all 9th grade student who have attended another      high school MUST review eligibility with the Athletic Director prior to participation.


 Pay to Participate fee is *$275   PER SCHOOL YEAR per student. Family Cap $650

Pay to Participate fee is due prior to first scheduled competition date.

           *** Other fees may apply depending on your sport*** 


All financial assistance waiver requests must be submitted in writing to the ELHS Athletic Office. Waivers are granted for students who receive free or reduced      lunch and those who demonstrate need. Free and reduced lunch application forms are available on the Food Service page at or call the Food Service Office (333-7473).


The East Lansing Public Schools does not carry supplemental insurance for student-         athletes. Uninsured and/or under insured student athletes will be participating at your risk.



June 3, 2015               SPORTS PHYSICALS   6:00-7:30 PM     ELHS Aux gym

New Physicals are required each year. Sports Physicals will be offered at East Lansing High School. Students should report to the Auxiliary Gym. Physicals are $25.00.

Parent signatures are required on the physical forms.

You must have a physical to participate in any practice or tryout session. Physicals must have been taken after April 15, 2015 to be valid for the 2015-2016 school year.


June 8,2015         Football Strength & Conditioning     8:00 AM-9:45 AM    M-TH    ELHS

5:00 PM-6:30 PM    M & W   ELHS


June 8, 2015               Boys General Athletic            10:00 AM-10:45 AM   M-TH    ELHS

Conditioning begins

June 8, 2015               Girls General Athletic            10:45 AM-11:30 AM  M-TH    ELHS

Conditioning Begins



All levels Freshmen, JV and Varsity will report unless indicated


August 10, 2015         Varsity Football                      8:00 AM                      MacDonald MS

Two-a-Day Practices Begin

August 10, 2015         JV & Freshman Football         8:00 AM                      ELHS GYM

Equipment issue

Two–a- Days Begin in afternoon at ELHS Practice Field


August 12, 2015

Boys Soccer                            9:00 AM          E.L. Soccer Complex

Boys Cross Country                8:30 AM          ELHS Track

Girls Cross Country               8:30 AM          ELHS Track

Boys Tennis                            11:00 AM        ELHS Tennis Courts

Girls Golf                                1:00 PM          Forest Akers-East

Girls Swim/Dive                     8:00 AM          ELHS Pool

Volleyball                                9:00 AM          ELHS Gym

Cheerleading                           8:30 AM          ELHS Track

** Practice schedules are subject to change after initial meeting and will practice daily


August 24, 2015         Parent Orientation                   6:00 PM          Student Union

Individual Sport Parent Meetings to follow


Football -Varsity         Bill Feraco    

Football – JV              Mark Foster  

Football – Freshman   Mark Pendred

Boys Soccer                Nick Archer   

Girls Cross Country    Bob Brown    

Volleyball                    Janice Dreffs 

Boys Cross Country    Pat Murray    

Girls Swim & Dive     Ron Marsh      

Girls Swim & Dive     Brian Post       

Girls Golf                    Robert Filter   

Cheerleading               Kit Smith       

Boys Tennis                Karim Jelassi 


Winter Sports – begin in November 2015 include gymnastics, hockey, boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling, boys swimming and diving, cheerleading and bowling.


Spring Sports – begin in March 14, 2016 include Track and Field, Girls Soccer, Boys and Girls Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, Girls Tennis, and Boys Golf.