Tryout Dates for 2013-14

(For Enrolled SVSU Students ONLY)

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Tryout Date/Information


September 4, 5 and 6 from 3-5:00 PM at the SVSU Baseball Complex
Contact Walt Head at for more information 

Men's Basketball

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6:45 am-7:45 am, in Ryder Center
Contact Chinedu Nwachukwu at for more information

Women's Basketball Saturday, September 7th, 10-11 am in Cardinal Gym (Inside Ryder Center)
Contact Darin Thrun at for more information
Cheer Team

Sunday, April 27th, Noon - 5 pm in Cardinal Gym
Conntact Susie Miller at for more information

Men's and Women's Cross Country

Conntact Rod Cowan at for more information
Men's and Women's Track Monday, Sept. 16, 3-6 pm (Morley Outdoor Track & Field)
Conntact Rod Cowan at for more information 
Football TBD
Conntact Jim Collins at for more information

Open tryouts done over Labor Day Weekend, pre-qualifying required before July 1.
Contact Joe Vogl at 989-964-4051 or

Men's Soccer

TBD, After the completion of the 2013 soccer season
Conntact Cale Wassermann at for more information

Women's Soccer August 21, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
Conntact Coach Drago at for more information

August 28, 2013 at 3 p.m., SVSU Softball Complex
 Conntact Todd Buckingham at for more information


Please email Coach Boehm at if you plan to attend.

Volleyball January 21, 2014 7:00 p.m. in the Cardinal Gym
Conntact Will Stanton at for more information
Women's Swimming & Diving

April 21-13, 2014 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm in the Ryder Center Pool
Contace Bruce Zimmerman at for more information 


Give it a try!

If you want to try-out for any of the teams listed above, please mail your name, address, phone number and year in college (e.g. 1st time freshman, returning freshman, sophomore, etc.) to SVSU, the respective sport, attn: Head Coach, 7400 Bay Road, University Center, MI 48710

Required Documents

Please download and complete the Medical History Form and Try-Out Waiver Form prior to the try-out date. Please bring these materials with you along with a copy of your insurance card to the try-out.

Please fill out the two (2) forms below. All prospective student-athletes must have a recent physical within six months prior to the tryout. Please bring written proof of physical with you to tryout.

Please download the following packet:

COMPLETE PROSPECTIVE STUDENT-ATHLETE & TRY-OUT PACKETContains all required medical paperwork that is listed below in one easy to print document.

Eligibility Information

First time in college freshman who make the team must register for the NCAA Clearinghouse and be certifiied as a "Qualifier" by the NCAA in order to be eligible for competition in the first academic year.
NCAA Clearinghouse

Transfer students from a four-year institution must have a release from the institution previously attended prior to trying out.

All students who make the team must be certified by the SVSU Athletic Department Compliance Office prior to competition. Contact Samantha Kuhl at 989-964-4683 or for additional information about initial & transfer eligibility.