Jenison High School Athletics

Welcome to the Jenison Senior High Athletics Information website. Here you will find information regarding the athletic programs at our school.

For other information visit the links in the left column.

2019 SPRING TRY-OUTS/1st Day schedule


F/JV/V –        Tryout: Monday, March 11th: :  9th, JV 3:30pm–6:00pm Varsity 6:00–9:00pm North Balcony

                        Athletic clothing, tennis shoes, baseball equipment, hat & gloves

                        F Coach:    Al Smith   

                        JV Coach:  Blake Smolen

                        V Coach:   Tim Keur  


JV/Varsity      Tryouts:  Monday, March 11th @ 5:30pm field located between the pool & tennis courts

  Boys             Dress for outside  & bring appropriate full equipment

                                    V Coach:   Steve Strelecki  616-617-9946                                            

  Girls             Practice:  Monday, March 11th @ 5:00pm–7:00pm field located in between the soccer fields

                        Dress for outside  & bring appropriate full equipment

                                    Coach:  Tess Copes

GOLF (boys)

JV/ Varsity – Tryouts:  Monday, March 18th @ 3:00pm

                        Practice at hitting nets: South Balcony/Kamstra Gym, dress accordingly

                        JV Coach:   David Brown

                                    V Coach:    Don Lancaster


 JV/Varsity – Tryouts:  Monday, March 11th

                        Soccer Stadium (outside) 3:30 – 6:00pm  or  Gym (inside)  5:00 -7:00pm

                        Listen for announcements – Weather Dependent

                                    (must be prepared for either indoor or outdoor tryouts)                            

                                    Contact Mr. Zuber for specific tryout information – room 303

                        JV Coach:  Alisia VanTine        

                        V Coach:   Phil Zuber,   Room 303                          


F/JV /Varsity Tryouts:  Monday, March 11th

                        Kamstra girls locker room/Main Gym   3pm – 6pm

                        Workout clothes/gym shoes & softball equipment

                        F Coach:  Madison Dieleman, Room 214,

                        JV Coach:   Kelly Cole, Room 401, 

                        V Coach:    Kari Kossen,  PE Classroom,    667-3378  

TENNIS (girls)

JV/Varsity –  Tryouts:  Monday, March 11th.  5am-7am            Premier Tennis Club @ Ramblewood, GVL

                        JV Coach:   Jeff Brown  

                        V Coach:     Scott Gregory                                               


Boys –            Practice:  Monday, March 11th @ 3:00pm. – meet in Mr. Diekever’s room 315 @ 3:00pm

                        Bring both indoor and outdoor workout clothes (SWEATSHIRT & SWEATPANTS)

                        Head Coach:   Sam Diekevers

                        Sprinters/Pole Vault/Long & High Jump: Coach Sam Diekevers

                        Distance:  Coach Jacci Storey

                        Throwers:  Coach Mike VanderBeek                 

Girls –            Tryout: Monday, March 11th  3:00 – 5:30pm  Meet in Room 406 (Mr. Kopec)

                        Be prepared to practice outside – RUNNING shoes, snack & water bottle

                        Head Coach:  Kelly Tavis 

                        Asst. Coach:  Isaac Kopec  Room 406


JV/Varsity -   Tryouts:  Monday, March 11th  @ Pool - 3pm      

                        Bring suit, cap, and goggles 

                        Pool Office:  616-667-3571

                         V Coach:   Nicole Redder

                         JV Coach:  Spencer Sanders


New for the 2019-2020 school year


Academic Eligibility Policy For Incoming 9th Graders (effective 19-20 school year)


Each student-athlete, including club sports, must meet the school athletic Grade Point Average (GPA) requirement.  For the 4th 9 week marking period a minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for unlimited competition.  Student-athletes that fall below a 2.0 GPA in the 4th marking period may use their semester GPA instead.


For eligibility to reinstated a student athlete must:

1.  Meet with the Athletic Director to develop a personal eligibility plan.

2.  Meet the requirements stated in the personal eligibility plan.

3.  Maintain the requirements stated in the personal eligibility plan for the duration of the sport season.