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Football

Football Team Page

Football at TJMS is open to any academically eligible 7th or 8th-grade student during the beginning of the fall semester. All athletes must be at or exceed the weight limit of 90lbs. Sign-up below!
Important Team Updates
  • Join the team!
    • If you are interested in becoming a part of the TJMS football team, please use this form to sign up!
  • Summer Conditioning
    • Summer training will begin for all athletes on July 6th from 10:00 - 11:30 am at TJMS. This training is optional but highly recommended. Practices will take place every Tuesday and Thursday. 
    • You must have a CURRENT PHYSICAL on file with the office before participating.
  • Mandatory practices will begin August 2nd (M - F from 5 to 7 pm)
  • Want to be up to date with TJMS Football? Sign-up for our TeamApp!
Uniforms and Equipment
  • Athletes need to provide the following equipment for practices and games:
    • Mouthguard
    • Football cleats
*All items can be found at a general sports store like Dick's Sporting Goods. 
 
All other gear will be provided by TJMS.
Football Coaching Staff
  • Head Coach: Erik Ledbetter  |  eledbetter@valpo.k12.in.us
  • Assistant Coaches:
    • Kevin Kosek
    • Tim Leyden
    • Jim Mackenzie
    • Marc Veen
    • Ryan Wall
 
Please direct all questions to Coach Ledbetter!