Athletic Unit
Ҵý Athletics

Welcome to the Athletics Site for Ҵý

Here you will find a listing of the Athletic Directors for each school, athletic forms, links to athletic organizations, resources for students and coaches, and links to local media websites, along with our contact information.

Athletic Director Contact Information - High Schools


Middle School Athletic Directors

Athletic Director: Lauren Klein

Phone: 813-346-2500

Athletic Director: James Newton

Phone: (727) 774-7501

Athletic Director: April Beeler

Phone: (352) 524-9762

Athletic Director: Crystal Flatley

Phone: (813) 346-1200

Athletic Director: John Cox

Phone: (727) 774-1316


Athletic Director: Rob Petrucci

Phone: (727) 246-1600

MS Athletic Director:

Phone: (813) 346-4602

Athletic Director: Abner Barrios

Phone: (813) 346-6280

Athletic Director: Ed Bradwell

Phone: (727) 774-8065

Athletic Director: TBD

Phone: (727) 774-8315

Athletic Director: Courtney Dangerfield

Phone: (352) 524-8442

Athletic Director: Gavin Hohn

Phone: (727) 246-3251

Athletic Director: Jen Craven

Phone: (813) 794-4869

Athletic Director: Norman Scheuerman

Phone: (813) 794-6350

Athletic Director: Christine Brando

Phone: (727) 774-7187

Athletic Director: Dan Gigantelli

Phone: (727) 774-6752

Athletic Director: Matt Van Daele

Phone: 727-246-2100

Athletic Director: Wayne Ackett

Phone: (813) 794-0304


Parents/Student-Athlete Resources

Parents/Student-Athlete Links:

Links to Local Media

E-Ticket Vendor

  •  - Get your game tickets here!

Social Media Feed


ALL FORMS MUST BE UPLOADED TO:  before your student is allowed to try out for a sport or participate in off-season conditioning. 

Parents & Students: Athletic Clearance instructions and FAQs


MIDDLE SCHOOL Athletic Participation Forms:


HIGH SCHOOL Athletic Participation Forms:

The following forms must ALL be completed, signed, and submitted to the coach/school BEFORE your student can participate in off-season conditioning or in-season tryouts. 


Athletic Transfer Compliance Forms: 


Additional Forms & Information:


Formas atléticas en español:


All Middle Schools in Ҵý County offer the following:

1st Qtr - Tryouts start on 7/29/24 - Cheer, Girls Volleyball, Football 

2nd Qtr - Tryouts start on 10/14/24 - Boys Soccer, Girl's Basketball, Cheer

3rd Qtr - Tryouts start on TBD  - Girls Soccer, Boys Basketball, Cheer

4th Qtr - Tryouts start on TBD - Boys & Girls Track and Field

Please reach out to your child's school for more information regarding tryout dates and times, all schools may vary. 


All High Schools in Ҵý County offer the following (tryouts start date):

Fall FHSAA Sports (7/31/23) - Boys & Girls Golf, Boys & Girls Cross Country, Girls Volleyball, Football, Boys & Girls Swimming and Diving, Sideline Cheer.

Winter FHSAA Sports - Boys & Girls Basketball (10/30/23), Boys & Girls Soccer (10/16/23), Girls Wrestling (10/30/23), Boys Wrestling (11/6/23), Girls Weightlifting (10/9/23), Competitive Cheer (10/16/23). 

Spring FHSAA Sports (Check FHSAA website for official start date, Spring dates not published yet) - Baseball, Softball, Boys & Girls Tennis, Boys & Girls Track and Field, Boys Weightlifting, Boys Lacrosse (ONLY at JWMHS, SLHS, WCHS, PHS, LOLHS, WRHS, CCHS), Girls Lacrosse (ONLY at JWMHS, SLHS, RRHS, WCHS, PHS, LOLHS, WRHS, CCHS)

Please visit www.fhsaa.com for more details on sports offered by the state. Additionally, as of July 1st, 2023, if your school does not offer a sport, by state statute (HB225), you are allowed to play that sport at any public high school in Ҵý County. You must notify the school before tryouts to be eligible to participate. You cannot try out at multiple schools for the same sport in the same year. 


All Ҵý County High Schools form the Sunshine Athletic Conference (SAC)

Coaches Links:

  • )
  •  (Concussion, Heat Illness, and Cardiac Arrest Courses)

Gameday Links

Click the icon below to go to the live-streaming website for Ҵý County Athletics


Click on the icon below to purchase e-tickets for games this year!

Athletics Structure

Athletic Compliance, FHSAA/ FIAAA Representative, Sunshine Athletic Conference, AD & Coach Training, Certified Athletic Trainers:

Matthew Wicks, Supervisor for Athletics - Office for Leading and Learning (OLL)

Athletic Bids, Equipment:

Deb Mateo, Purchasing

Athletic Facilities:

Mark Fox, Maintenance

Athletic/School Equity:

heila Blue, Employee Relations

School Athletic Complaints/Concerns/Issues: Please contact your school’s Athletic Director.