7th Grade Football


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.

Practice Schedule

Practice will begin on Monday, July 30th from 6-8 PM!  (Meet in the Creekside cafeteria)

Practice from Monday, July 30th to Friday, August 3rd will be from 6-8 PM

No Practice Monday, August 6th

Practice Tuesday, August 7th to Friday, August 10th will be 6-8 PM

Monday, August 13th through the end of the season - practice will be immediately after school


 If you will be a 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student at Creekside Middle School during the 2018-2019 school year and are participating in any of the Carmel High School Summer Football camps (http://www1.ccs.k12.in.us/chs/carmelgreyhounds/chs-athletic-camps), please pick up helmet and shoulder pads on the dates/times below at the Creekside football storage garage (tan building next to football field)

Thursday, June 21st from 5-6pm or Thursday, July 5th from 5-6pm For safety reasons, players must be present to try on equipment. All other students planning to play football in the fall who are not attending the CHS summer camps, you will receive your equipment during the first week of practice.

Team Procedures and Rules

Members of the football team will be expected to:  Display courtesy, positive attitude, and sportsmanship toward coaches, teammates, opponents, and anyone else they may come in contact with during school, practices, and games.  Failure to comply by the behavior guidelines will result in consequences including but not limited to suspension and/or dismissal from the team.


Parent Meeting

The football parent meeting is set for Tuesday, August 21st in the Creekside auditorium at 5pm.  Mr. Hartog will talk to all fall sports' parents before each team will split into their individual team meetings.  Please make every attempt to have at least one parent at this very important meeting.

Coaching Staff

Head Coach - Tom Gerow

Assistant Coach - Jason Ashley

Assistant Coach - Robert Schwerdtfeger-Jones



Game Day Nutrition