• Center Grove Middle School Central Athletic Department
    Jamie Wingler, Athletic Director

    At Center Grove we strive for excellence in all aspects of our lives. In these trying and uncertain times we 

    will respond in an appropriate and steadfast manner in order to keep everyone safe. We will strictly adhere 

    to the guidelines given to us by the IHSAA and specific parameters established by our school corporation, 

    athletic director and athletic trainer. On top of that we will take further actions to ensure each athlete is kept 

    safe. Below you will find information regarding the first part of our season. Please read through this 

    carefully and spread the word to those who are interested in participating in this upcoming season. 



    MSC Sports Tryout Dates and Coaches


    7th Grade Football – Equipment Distribution July 18th 4:00 - 5:00 East Gym 

    7th Boys Head Coach Alex Basham       BashamA@centergrove.k12.in.us

    2022 7th Grade Football Schedule

    8th Grade Football – Equipment Distribution July 18th 3:00 - 4:00 East Gym 

    (Non-contact conditioning for 8th grade Starts Monday July 11th 5:30-7:00 

    8th Boys Head Coach Kyle Jones       JonesK3@RushEnterprises.com


    Cross Country- Sign-ups August 8th.    

    Cross Country Informational Video  

    Boys Head Coach Nancy Sauer        sauerN@centergrove.k12.in.us

    Girls Head Coach Eric Howe       howee@centergrove.k12.in.us  


    Boys Tennis- Try-outs August 4th and 5th from 6:00-8:00 @ HS Tennis Courts     

    Head Coach: Debby Burton        burtond@centergrove.k12.in.us


    Girls Golf- Try-outs August 15th.          

    Head Coach: Matt Ehresman      ehresmanm@centergrove.k12.in.us


    Girls Volleyball- Open Gym 7/21 6:00-7:30 pm ,  7/26 9:00-11:00 am,  and 7/28 6:00-7:30 pm.   Try-outs 8/1 3:00-5:00 and 8/2 3:00-5:00 

    Allison Dixon 8th grade Head Coach. dixona@centergrove.k12.in.us

    Jessica Dolan 7th grade Head Coach. Dolanj@centergrove.k12.in.us


    MSC WINTER Sports Tryout Dates and Coaches


    7th & 8th Boys Basketball- Try-outs start  October 17  2:40- 5:00   8th- East Gym 7th West Gym

    8th Head Coach: Josh Hart     hartj@centergrove.k12.in.us

    7th Head Coach: John Moore     MOOREJ@centergrove.k12.in.us


    7th & 8th Girls Basketball- Try-outs November 29  2:40- 5:00 
      8th- East Gym 7th West Gym

    8th Head Coach: Lindsey Wissel     WisselL@centergrove.k12.in.us

    7th Head Coach: Allison Dixon          DixonA@centergrove.k12.in.us


    Wrestling starts- November 28th  2:40- 4:30

    Head Coach: Kevin Gaughan     gaughank@centergrove.k12.in.us


    Swimming & Diving - Try-outs January 9th 
    – CG High School pool

    Girls Swim Head Coach: Sam Dikeman        Dikemans@centergrove.k12.in.us

    Boys Swim Head Coach: Casey Hedeen           casey.owen.09@gmail.com

    Diving Head Coach: Carrie Ford



    MSC SPRING Sports Tryout Dates and Coaches

    Track Starts- March 6  2:40- 5:00   Boys- East Gym Girls West Gym

     Head Boys Coach: Brandon Painter     PAINTERB@centergrove.k12.in.us

     Head Girls Coach: TBD      


    Boys Golf- Try-outs September 9/26, 9/27, 10/3 and 10/4 (starting time - 4:00 and location - Hickory Stick Golf Course)

    Head Coach: Bernie Doyle     DOYLEB@centergrove.k12.in.us


    Girls Tennis- Try-outs August 8th and 9th from 6:00-8:00 @ HS Tennis Courts     

    Head Coach: Rebecca Mattler     porterrebecca8@gmail.com




    Fall Sports
    6th/7th/8th Grade Cross Country
    6th/7th/8th Grade Golf
    7th/8th Grade Football
    6th/7th/8th Grade Boys Tennis
    7th/8th Grade Volleyball
    Winter Sports
    7th/8th Grade Boys Basketball
    7th/8th Grade Girls Basketball
    6th/7th/8th Grade Swimming/Diving
    6th/7th/8th Grade Wrestling
    Spring Sports
    6th/7th/8th Grade Boys Golf
    6th/7th/8th Grade Girls Tennis
    6th/7th/8th Grade Track
    Stadium Graphics