Athletics

    • Boy's Basketball

      7th Grade Coach: Gaspar Ponte

      8th Grade Coach: Andy Bailye

      Boys’ Basketball begins with tryouts in mid-October and is open to any 7th or 8th grade boy. Fifteen to 18 boys will be selected to each grade level squad. This interscholastic sport concludes its season with the Dundee Lions’ Club Tournament in December. Additional information, including schedules and contact information, is available on the DMS Athletics and Activities Haiku Page by clicking here.

       

      Cheerleading

      Coach:  Lauren Wagenaar

      Cheerleaders at DMS help promote interscholastic team sports, school spirit, and good sportsmanship. After a number of clinics held in October, a panel of judges chooses a 7th grade squad and an 8th grade squad. Cheerleaders participate at home boys’ basketball games and school pep assemblies from mid-October to December.  The season culminates with the D300 Cheer Competition at Carpentersville Middle School. Additional information can be found by clicking here.

       

      Cross Country

      Coach: Dan Marquis, Jackie Burgess, Anna VonOhlen

      This sport is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls and boys. The season extends from the beginning of the school year through mid-October and consists of ten meets. The sport is an all play and everyone who joins will participate. DMS cross-country teams have always achieved winning records. Students are encouraged to become part of this winning tradition.

      Additional information, including schedules and contact information, is available on the DMS Athletics and Activities Haiku Page by clicking here.

       

      Girl's Basketball

      7th Grade Coach: Michael Haase

      8th Grade Coach: John Blomquist

      Girls’ Basketball is open to 7th and 8th grade girls. Tryouts are held the last week in December. The season begins the first week of January and ends with the Dundee Lions’ Club Tournament in March. Tryouts are open to any 7th or 8th grade girl at DMS and around 15 girls will be selected to each grade level squad. Additional information, including schedules and contact information, is available on the DMS Athletics and Activities Haiku Page by clicking here.

       

      Pom Pons

      Coach: Lauren Wagenaar

      Seventh and eighth grade girls who are interested in dance and school spirit are encouraged to try out for the Dundee Middle School Poms Squad. After a two-day clinic in which all interested girls are provided the opportunity to learn a one minute routine, 10 seventh grade girls with one alternate and 10 eighth grade girls with one alternate are chosen by a team of judges. DMS Poms perform at home basketball games, pep assemblies, and the Lyons Club Basketball Tournament, beginning their season mid-October and ending in December. Additional information, including schedules and contact information, is available on the DMS Athletics and Activities Haiku Page by clicking here.

       

      Poms

      Coach: Robyn Kovar

      Poms is open to 7th and 8th Grade students and runs during the Boy's Basketball season. The Poms squad at DMS helps promote interscholastic team sports, school spirit, and good sportsmanship through choreographed dance routines. After a number of clinics held in October, a Poms squad is chosen, which is comprised of 7th grade and 8th grade girls. The Poms Squad participates at home boys’ basketball games and school pep assemblies from mid-October to December. The season culminates with the D300 Dance Competition at Carpentersville Middle School. Additional information can be found by clicking here.

       

      Track and Field

      Head Coach: Gina Hurley and Brian Iossi

      Assistant Coaches: Jackie Burgess and Tom Sitkie

      Track and Field is open to any 7th or 8th grade girl or boy at DMS. There are no tryouts for this sport and no team size limitations. The track season begins in April and ends with the District 300 Track Meet in mid-May. Additional information, including schedules and contact information, is available on the DMS Athletics and Activities Haiku Page by clicking here.

       

      Volleyball

      7th Grade Coach: Mark Scheurich

      8th Grade Coach: Lauren Omsberg

      This sport provides students an opportunity to learn new skills while improving already existing skills. Good sportsmanship and teamwork are emphasized. The season commences with try-outs in at the beginning of the school year and runs to mid-October. A 7th grade squad of 15 girls and 8th grade squad of 15 girls compete with other schools in the district as well as tournament play. Additional information, including schedules and contact information, is available on the DMS Athletics and Activities Haiku Page by clicking here.

       

      Wrestling

      Coach: Tom Sitkie and Brian Iossi

      Wrestling is open to anyone interested in participating and is a great sport for all ages and sizes. The season begins in January and ends the last week of February. During the season we focus on learning wrestling techniques and improving their overall physical fitness. Additional information, including schedules and contact information, is available on the DMS Athletics and Activities Haiku Page by clicking here.