Winter Athletics Registrations

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It’s athletic registration time again! The chill is in the air and our winter sport coaches are getting ready for a great season. Before a student can participate in any practice, tryout or competition, there are a few steps that need to be completed.

  1. Sports Qualifying Physical must be on file in the Activities Office. 
    • Sports Qualifying Physicals are good for three years. If you are unsure if your physical is current, stop by the Activities Office or contact Colleen Nollenberg at You can take a picture of your physical and email it to or have your clinic fax your Sports Qualifying Physical Clearance Form to the Athletic Office at 612-798-6129.
  2. Apply online for Educational Benefits at If you qualify for benefits, this will reduce your fees.
    • Log into and complete the MSHSL (MN State High School League) Forms
    • Add them to your cart and process the payment for this $0 form
    • If you do not have an account through SchoolPay, you can easily create one with your school ID number. Students and parents both can have an account in this system. 
  3. Complete the sport-specific registration form and payment at Once you process your payment, you will receive a receipt confirming that your registration has been received. 

Important things to note:

  • If the Activities Office does not have a current physical on file or if you have not completed the MSHSL forms you will not be able to register for the sport. 
  • We never want finances to be a reason a student does not participate in an opportunity. We have payment plans and scholarships available for families in need. Please email so we can make arrangements before the season starts. 

If you are interested in participating in a sport, please sign up for the Schoology Group listed alongside the sport below. Schoology is the district’s preferred method of communication between coaches, students and families. Coaches will be using these groups to share upcoming meetings, practice details and more.

If you have any registration or payment questions, email If you have questions about equipment or practices, please reach out to the coach listed below.

Competitive Dance and Cheerleading have already started their practices for the season. 


Start Date November 2

  • RMS Girls Basketball - Students can still join this team! 


Start Date November 8

  • Basketball, Girls (C-Team Tryouts)
    • Practices start Nov. 8, Monday-Friday, 3:40-5:45 p.m. 
    • Meet in the Main Gym, come dressed for practice and bring a water bottle.
    • Schoology Code: FZHP-8SZ4-33DF3
    • Coach Tre Jackson,
  • Gymnastics (First practice is on Nov. 9)
    • Practices are based on RGC gym availability, Tue. 6:45-8:15 p.m., Wed. 6-8 p.m., Thu. 4-5:15 p.m., Fri. 4-6 p.m., Sun. 2:30-4:30 pm. (optional)
    • Practices are at RGC Gymnastics in Bloomington
    • Schoology Code: FDDX-V3H2-BZQKZ
    • Coach Katie Christian,
  • RMS Wrestling
    • Practices start Nov. 8
    • Monday-Friday, 3:40-5 p.m.
    • Meet in RMS Gym, come dressed for practice and bring a water bottle.
    • Contact Ms. Burns,


Start Date November 15

  • Alpine Ski (grades 7-12)
    • Practices start Nov. 15, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 3:40-4:40 p.m.
    • Meet in the flex space by the Main Gym. Dryland Training during the first week. Come in gym shoes and bring a water bottle.
    • Schoology Code: N5WJ-7KWB-2V2VR
    • Coach Maria Kimmes,
  • Basketball, Boys (Freshmen Team Tryouts)
  • Basketball, Girls (JV and Varsity Tryouts)
    • Practices start Nov. 15, Monday-Friday, 3:40-5:45 p.m.
    • Meet in the Main Gym, come dressed for practice and bring a water bottle.
    • Schoology Code: FZHP-8SZ4-33DF3
    • Coach Tre Jackson,
  • Hockey, Boys (Co-Op with Southwest Christian)
    • Practices start Nov. 15, practice times vary depending on practice site.
    • Practices are split between Chaska Community Center Ice Arena and Richfield Ice Arena.
    • Coach Nick Heiberg,
  • Nordic Skiing 
    • Practices start Nov. 15 Monday-Friday, 3:45-5:30 p.m.
    • First two weeks of practices will be for Ski Prep and Dryland Training.
    • Schoology Code: 8Z4K-63XB-VBGWV
    • Coach Steve Mills,


Start Date November 22

  • Basketball, Boys (B-Squad, JV and Varsity Tryouts)
  • Floor Hockey, Adapted
    • The Adapted Floor Hockey Team, South Suburban Jets, is a co-operative program with local schools.
    • Practices start Nov. 22
    • Questions and Registration Information: Stephanie Kasel at
  • Wrestling
    • Practices start Nov. 22 Monday-Friday, 3:40-5:45 p.m. 
    • Meet in Lower Gym, come dressed for practice and bring a water bottle.
    • Schoology Code: TZ38-BPJ8-FMW8V
    • Coach Carl Maiers,


Start Date November 29

  • Swimming and Diving, Boys
    • Practices start Nov. 29 Monday-Friday, 3:45-6:25 p.m. and Saturday 7:15-10 a.m.
    • Meet at RMS Pool, come dressed for practice and bring towel, goggles and water bottle.
    • Schoology Code: PFC5-8F72-5765K
    • Coach Matt Graham,


Start Date January 5

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