2018 Spring Sports Guide

Holy Redeemer offers a number of spring sports, all of them are open for registration.  All signups are handled online using the SportsPilot system.  The link for SportsPilot registration is on the HR Athletics home page – http://www.hrathletics.com.

Baseball

Holy Redeemer Athletics will offer 3 teams in 2018.  The 1st game is scheduled to take place on April 7th.  No games will be scheduled over Easter weekend.  Registration fees are $135 per athlete.

All teams will play in RBBA this season.  For those not familiar with RBBA, please refer to their website: www.rbba.org.   The registration deadline is March 17, 2018.  If you would like to help coach or have questions about the program, please contact Mark Tropea @ mark.tropea@live.com

  • 4th/5thRBBA Baseball – There will be two games each week – One on Tuesday or Thursday and one on Saturday. Optional batting practice is on Sundays.
  • 6th/7thRBBA Baseball – There will be two games each week – One on Monday or Wednesday and one on Saturday. Optional batting practice is on Sundays.
  • 8thgrade RBBA Baseball – There will be two games each week.  One on Monday, Wednesday or Friday and one weekend game.

Softball

Holy Redeemer Athletics is trying to build on softball program.  Based on demand, we will offer two softball teams in 2018.  We are still trying to determine which program offers our athletes a better experience. The 1st game is scheduled to take place in early April.  We will likely have an 8-game schedule.  No games will be scheduled over Easter weekend. Practices will be held at Holy Redeemer.  Exact days and times are not available at this time.  Games will take place on Friday evenings, Saturday or Sundays.  Registration fees are $135 per athlete.

This is a volunteer run program.  If you would like to help coach or have questions about the program, please contact Bob McCarthy @ robert.mccarthy@nm.com or Mark Tropea @ mark.tropea@live.com.

Soccer Clinic

The HR Preschool & Kindergarten Soccer Program will be held this spring on Saturday mornings on the turf field. JOIN THE FUN!  Holy Redeemer parish children who attend any kindergarten, pre-kindergarten, 4-year old, or 3-year-old nursery school program are welcome to participate. The cost of this program is $50 which includes a t-shirt.

Clinic Dates and Times

April 14th, April 21st, May 5th, May 12th & May 19th

(no games scheduled April 28th – First communion).

Children in a 3-year-old nursery school program will play from 8:30-9:15 am. Children in a 4-year-old program, Pre K, or Kindergarten will play from 9:30-10:15 am.

This is a cooperative program and everyone is welcomed and encouraged to participate. Our parent volunteers are important to the success of the program. You do not need to be a soccer expert or an “athlete” to be part of the fun. If you have any questions, would like to volunteer or are interested in helping out in any way please email Gabe Albornoz at Gabe.Albornoz@gmail.com.

CYO/HRAC Soccer

The 1st & 2nd Grade Soccer Program will be held Saturday afternoons on the turf field. Holy Redeemer parish children in 1st & 2nd grade are welcome to participate. The cost of this program is $50 which includes a t-shirt. Weekly 1-hour practice sessions (tbd) + Saturday games versus teams from other area parishes.   Games will start in mid-April with breaks for First Communion and Memorial Day.   If you have any questions, would like to volunteer or are interested in helping out in any way please email Luke David at luke@automaticsports.com

Track & Field

Holy Redeemer Athletics will again be offering a spring program for children in the HR Parish, Grades K-8. Athletes participate in a range of track events including sprints and middle distance as well as field events including shot put, turbo javelin and long jump. The 2018 track season will run from March 13 to May 6. We will again be participating in the Columbus League with 4 regular season meets and a championship all in Montgomery County. Please see www.columbusleague.org for information. Our first practice will be held at Holy Redeemer School Tuesday, March 13th at 6 pm and Tuesday and Thursday at 6 pm throughout the season. Track meets are on Sundays 2-4 pm at Churchill and Gaithersburg High Schools starting on 25 March. Registration fees are $45 per runner. Parents’ help/participation is always welcome either at practices or meets. Questions or concerns may be addressed to Grant Bonavia gbonavia@comcast.net.

Information

For any information about these programs and other HR athletic events, please visit the HR Athletics website (http://www.hrathletics.com) or contact one of the HRAC members.

The HRAC is always looking for volunteers/coaches for all sports.  If you have the time or are interested contact one of the coordinators.

 

HRAC Members

Jorge Garayta – Athletic Director
Karen Portlance – Treasurer
Vin Morin – Basketball Coordinator
Luke David – Soccer Coordinator
Mark Tropea – Spring Sports Coordinator
Sean Neary – Flag Football Coordinator
Jacqueline D’Albora – Uniform Coordinator
OPEN POSITION – Uniform Coordinator
Mike Noyes – Field Coordinator
Geoff Gonella – At Large
John Morin – At Large
Bob McCarthy – Golf Committee Chair
Tim Trybus – HR Shootout Tournament Chair
Mike Zeigler – HR Shootout Tournament Chair

 

 

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