Mountain Island Charter School

Football - Middle School

2019-20 Season

Head Coach: Aapri Washington
Defensive Coordinator:  Donte Henderson
Offensive Coordinator:  Mort Scales
Assistant Coach: Ante Zrnich

MS Football Off season workouts7th & 8th Graders Only - state mandated.  Must be enrolled as an MICS student. 

Off season workouts will be held for enrolled MICS students who will be in the 7th and 8th grade in the 2019-20 school year.  Students new to MICS must have their paperwork 100% complete with the registrar before they may participate. North Carolina prohibits 6th graders from participating in football.


Week of June 17th -  6-8 pm MICS Stadium

Week of June 24th 6-8 pm MICS Stadium

Week of July 1st  - NO WORKOUTS


Week of July 8th  - 6-8 pm MICS Stadium


Week of July 15th - NO WORKOUTS


Week of July 22nd 6-8 pm MICS Stadium


July 29th, 30th, 31st 6-8 pm MICS Stadium

August 1st and 2nd Tryouts 6-8 pm MICS Stadium

Required paperwork for all participants:

All MICS student-athletes MUST have an approved NCHSAA SPORTS PHYSICALS (to be completed by a physician) and a MINOR LIABILITY WAIVER in order to be eligible to participate in off season workouts and to try out for a Fall, Winter or Spring sport prior to the first day of tryouts, no exceptions. If a player has played a previous sport, the player must have an UPDATED NCHSAA sports physical and minor liability waiver prior to the first day of tryouts/workouts.  Both forms are attached to this post.

Physicals and waivers are good for one full year (395 days). For example, if your player has had a NCHSAA physical completed on August 30, 2018, it is good until September 30, 2019. (Boy Scouts, Little League, or Well Check Exams are not accepted in place of an NCHSAA sports physical). Please do not include immunization forms.

You may send in paperwork thru the front offices, drop by Ms Bennett's office (D gym) to hand deliver, or fax to 704.827.8675.  Please do not email forms. 

Things to bring:
Athletic attire and shoes
Water bottle



Fall 2019 Tryouts
Date: Thursday, 8/1 AND Friday, 8/2
Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm MICS Field 2 (new field with Track)
Location: MICS Campus, meet in D gym foyer
All players must be present on BOTH dates in order to be considered for the team. 
Practice Info:
August 1,2,T/O August 5-23 M-F August 26-October 18 M-F
6:00-8:00 6:00-8:15 4:15-6:15
MICS Field 2 MICS Field 2 MICS Field 2
Each player must have an NCHSAA SPORTS PHYSICAL AND MINOR LIABILITY WAIVER  on file with Ms. Bennett before they participate. (NCHSAA physicals/waivers are good for 395 days).  All paperwork must be turned in prior to the first day of tryouts via one of the following:
  • At the front office
  • Ms. Bennett's office 
  • Fax to 704-827-8675
  • Hand deliver at tryouts upon checking in
Please DO NOT email the forms, all forms must be printed and turned in.  If your child's doctor is faxing the forms, they need to be faxed prior to the day of tryouts.
There will be an early bird paperwork day on Monday, July 29th from 5:30-6:30 pm in the D gym (lower school gym).
There is a mandatory parent meeting that will be held on Thursday, August 8th from 6:00-7:30 pm in the MICS D gym for those who have kids on a roster after tryouts are completed.  Attendance is required for your child to be eligible to participate, season information, transportation, schedule management, website, fees, policies, state-required forms, and information, etc. are all covered.