8th Grade Football

Camp Equipment Issue: July 16th 6:30-8:00 AM

Season Equipment Issue: July 30th 8:00-9:00 AM

              Equipment for the 2018 season can be pre-ordered by accessing the link below:






It is a policy of the Carmel Clay Schools that no athlete will be permitted to use his/her own safety equipment consisting of helmets and shoulder pads.  The equipment will be issued by the Carmel Clay Schools.

Callout Meeting Information

The 8th grade football callout meeting for the 2018 fall season will take place on Wednesday, May 2nd from 2:40-3:00 during Core +.  The meeting will be held in the Bob Weber Gymnasium.  All boys interested in playing football for the 8th grade Clay Middle School team next year should plan to attend this important meeting, regardless of previous football experience.


Pre- Season Information/ Practice Schedule

Football equipment will be passed out on Monday July 30th, 2018 at 8:00 AM behind Clay Middle School (Door #10). Football practice will begin following pad distribution on July 30th and will conclude at 11:00 AM.  Pre-season practices will continue Tuesday July 31st through Friday August 10th from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM. On Monday August 13th, practice will take place from 3:30-5:30 PM and will continue in that time slot for the balance of the season. Practice times will be shortened as the season progresses. 

Please make certain you have both a 2018-2019 athletic physical form, athletic consent form, and emergency medical relase form on file in the atheltic or main office prior to participation. Any student that does not have all three of these forms on file, prior to the July 30th practice, will not be able to participate until all forms have been received.

 All players are strongly encouraged to attend the High School Football Camp. Camp will be held on July 16th- July 19th from 8:30-10:30 at CHS.

Pads for those wishing to attend the camp will be issued on July 16th from 6:30-8:00 AM at Clay Middle School (Door 7,East Gym). Camp registration form can be found on the CHS Football Website. Please contact Jeff Naas jnaas@ccs.k12.in.us if you have any questions regarding equipment.

Additional Camps and registration:


July 9th- July 12th: Passing Camp          8:30-10:30  




Team Rules and Expectations

  • Academics take priority over football

  • Lack of discipline in the classroom will not be tolerated and will be punished accordingly

  • Treating teammates with respect is more important than individualism

  • Practice is not optional (if a student is going to miss practice, a parent note or e-mail is mandatory)



Parent Meeting Information

 A Parent Meeting is scheduled for (                       )  at 5:30 PM in the Clay Media Center.  During this "Meet the Coach" night,  you will hear about team rules, my coaching philosophy, sportsmanship expectations, practice routines, etc.

Contact Information

Head Coach:  Jeff Naas

Assistant Coach:  Jordan Cole

Assistant Coach:  Todd Stewart


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