7th Grade Coach: Zachary Peterson
8th Grade Coach: Leia Hall
The boys basketball season begins in early 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. Please email Coach Peterson at Zachary.Peterson@d300.org or Coach Hall at Leia.Hall@d300.org for additional information.
Coach: Nicole Hapanovich
Cheerleaders at AMS 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. For more information please email Coach Hapanovich at Nicole.Hapanovich@d300.org.
Coaches: Brian Sanford and Zachary Peterson
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. AMS cross-country teams have always achieved winning records. Students are encouraged to become part of this winning tradition. For more information please email Coach Sanford at Brian.Sanford@d300.org or Coach Peterson at Zachary.Peterson@d300.org.
Coach: Taylor Millard
Dance is open to 7th and 8th Grade students and runs during the Boys Basketball season. The Dance team at AMS helps promote interscholastic team sports, school spirit, and good sportsmanship through choreographed dance routines. After a number of clinics held in October, a Dance team is chosen, which is comprised of 7th grade and 8th grade girls. The Dance Team 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. Please contact Coach Millard at Taylor.Millard@d300.org for more information.
7th Grade Coaches: Elisa Kemper and Nicole Hapanovich
8th Grade Coach: Raymond Cardenas Jr.
This sport provides students an opportunity to learn new skills while improving already existing skills. Good sportsmanship and teamwork are emphasized, with the coaching philosophy centered on “team first.” 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. Practices are held every weekday from 3:45pm-5:30pm with the occasional morning practice from 7:00am – 8:30am. Please email Coach Kemper, Elisa.Kemper@d300.org, Coach Hapanovich at Nicole.Hapanovich@d300.org, or Coach Cardenas at Raymond.CardenasJr@d300.org for more information.
7th Grade Coach: Michael Kreuger Jr.
8th Grade Coach: Leia Hall
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 AMS and around 15 girls will be selected to each grade level squad. For more information please email Coach Kreuger at Michael.A.Kreuger@d300.org or Coach Hall at Leia.Hall@d300.org.
Coaches: Bryan Bloomberg and Raymond Cardenas Jr.
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. Most practices are held from 7:00am – 8:30am, with the occasional afternoon practice from 3:45pm- 5:30pm. During the season we focus on learning wrestling techniques and improving overall physical fitness, with a coaching philosophy centered on “team first.” For additional information please email Bryan.Bloomberg@d300.org or Raymond.CardenasJr@d300.org.
Track and Field
7th Grade Boys Coach: Laura Garand
8th Grade Boys Coach: Raymond Cardenas Jr.
7th Grade Girls Coach: Emily Peterson
8th Grade Girls Coach: Kelly Malinowski
Track and Field is open to any 7th or 8th grade girl or boy at AMS. 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. Practice is from 3:45pm -5:15pm in the afternoon. Please email Coach Garand Laura.Garand@d300.org, Coach Cardenas Raymond.CardenasJr.@d300.org, Coach Peterson Emily.Peterson@d300.org, or Coach Malinowski Kelly.Malinowski@d300.org for more information.