Trojans Official Sponsor

Multiple Teams · Fall 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 students 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 8, 2016               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 13, 2016             Football Strength &                8:00 AM-9:45 AM      M-TH              ELHS

Conditioning                           5:00 PM-6:30 PM       M & W

June 13, 2016             Boys General Athletic            10:00 AM-11:00 AM   M & W           ELHS

Conditioning begins

June 13, 2016             Girls General Athletic            11:00 AM-12:00 PM   M & W           ELHS

Conditioning Begins

July 1-July 10, 2016  Summer Dead Period



All levels Freshmen, JV and Varsity will report unless indicated


August 8, 2016           Varsity Football                      8:00 AM                      MacDonald MS

Two-a-Day Practices Begin

August 8, 2016           JV & Freshman Football         8:00 AM                      ELHS GYM

Equipment issue

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


August 10, 2016         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          The Falcon

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 15, 2016         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 2016 include gymnastics, hockey, boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling, boys swimming and diving, cheerleading and bowling.


Spring Sports – begin in March 13, 2016 include Track and Field, Girls Soccer, Boys and Girls Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, Girls Tennis, and Boys Golf.