8th Grade Volleyball

Tryout Information

 Click here for a callout information sheet.


Tryouts: Dates, Times, and Schedule

The Creekside Middle School 7th and 8th grade volleyball tryouts will be held from 3:30-5:30 Monday, August 8th through Thursday, August 11th All try-out participants should meet in the South Gym with Coach Gemelas-Wood and Coach Abel by 3:15pm.  Tryouts will start promptly at 3:30pm. Tryouts will end promptly at 5:30.   All participants need to make sure they have a ride at 5:30 p.m.   If there is a conflict with the try-out schedule, coaches must know before tryouts begin on Monday.  Please contact Coach Gemelas-Wood or Coach Abel via e-mail.

Coaches will deliberate and make cuts each day.  We will have the final team decisions made by Thursday evening.

Attire for Tryouts

All participants trying out for volleyball must dress appropriately.  Participants must wear athletic shoes.  Hair should be out of your face, and no jewelry should be worn.  Volleyball or any type of athletic shorts are acceptable and knee pad are recommended.   Below are the shirt colors to be worn according to ones’ grade level:

Upcoming 7th Grade – White/Grey

Upcoming 8th Grade – Red/Blue (not white or grey)

Coaching Staff, Teams, and Athletic Expectations

*7th Grade Coach: Coach Leann Gemelas-Wood - LGemelas@ccs.k12.in.us

*8th Grade Coach: Coach Katie Abel - kabel@ccs.k12.in.us

Both the 7th and 8th grade teams are looking for girls who have those special qualities: strong volleyball skills, good attitudes, love of the sport, commitment, hard work, spirit, teamwork, and fun.  Our primary goal as coaches is to make the athletic experience for the students memorable, while working on skill development and sportsmanship.

Tryout Packet

In order to try out for volleyball you MUST have the following 2 forms completed/turned in no later than July 25th

Athletic Physical (must be performed and dated after April 1, 2015) - turn into main office

Online Consent Form & Concussion Form

The online forms take 24 hours to process, so be sure to complete these as soon as possible. 


 We are excited to start a new season at Creekside Middle School and look forward to seeing you! 

Please feel free to forward this information along to anyone else that is interested that we may have missed.

            ~Coach Abel

            ~Coach Gemelas-Wood

Team Rules and Expectations

Coaching Staff

Head Coach
Katie Abel
317.733.6420 ext. 6090

Game Day Nutrition


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