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Mayo/Willow Creek 7th Grade Football 2022 (Gr. 7)

Youth Enrichment / Recreation & Sports -
2022 Summer Youth

Community Education is excited to offer football for any interested student in 7th grade for the 2022/2023 school year. All 7th grade students in Rochester are welcome to participate, including students attending Dakota Middle School. Please register with the high school your student will attend. If you are unsure about what high school your student will attend, please contact the Building Registration and Records at the Edison Building (507-328-4200).

Practice will begin on Monday, August 15th.
All students must be pre-registered with Community Education and have a physical on file at their resident area high school (Mayo, John Marshall or Century) in order to participate in practice.
The Middle School 7th Grade football program will be run in coordination with the high school coaching staff at Century, John Marshall and Mayo. Financial assistance is available for students that qualify for free or reduced-price school meals. Please contact the Community Education office at 507-328-4000 for more information.

Sports Physical-
All students MUST have a physical on file with their respective High School athletic office before participation is allowed. Please contact your healthcare provider for a Sports Physical appointment. Please provide a copy of a physical (within the last three years) to the Activities Office Manager contacts below. Link - MSHSL Sports Physical Form

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine - Saturday, July 30 from 8:00-11:30 am (prescheduled physical)
Mayo Clinic Pediatric – Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, August 2 (prescheduled physical)

Activities Office Managers available by email for questions:

Mayo – Robin Erickson (

Each player MUST provide their own helmet, shoulder pads, cleats, and mouth guard. 7th Grade football will provide team girdles, pants, and jerseys. Equipment scholarships are available through RYFA. You can apply for an equipment scholarship here:


Practice/Games Dates and Times-
Practice will begin on Monday, August 15th. Practice dates, locations, and times vary and are subject to change. Please watch for future communication regarding practice from Rochester CE and your coaches. You can also visit the websites for up to date practice and game information.

Mayo High School – Head Coach Donny Holcomb

Transportation on Game Days –
Busing is provided to all away games to and from the event (both out of town and across town).
All players MUST ride the team bus both to and from away games. Coaches will coordinate leave and return times on a weekly basis with students and parent/guardians. Buses will depart and return to the team’s practice (school). Parent/Guardians are expected to pick-up their student promptly after the bus arrives back at the school.

Transportation on Practice Days –
At the middle school practice site (Monday through Thursday), a limited late bus route is available to take the students home. There are NO guarentees on a late bus route. If the student does not take a the late bus, then the student is expected to be picked-up promptly or is expected to walk home from practice. Students who attend schools outside their attendance area (on an exception to attendance, a district-wide option school, or in the highly gifted program) may participate at the school they attend daily or the school of their attendance area. Parent/Guardians will be responsible for daily transportation to and from practice and away game bus departure for these students. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all other transportation when not provided.

4402.101 WC

Price: $ 190 00