F.L. Slough   
Director of Athletics - Middle Schools
flslough@rcps.info
540-853-6075

Patti Sheedy
Athletic Director - Patrick Henry H.S.
psheedy@rcps.info
540-853-1190

T.J. Shepardson
Athletic Director - William Fleming H.S.
tshepardson@rcps.info
540-853-2887



RCPS ATHLETIC HANDBOOK 2019-2020
To be eligible to play middle and high school sports, all athletes and parents/guardians must read and understand the information included in the handbook. Completely fill out the last page (Front & Back) of the handbook (lime green copy in the hard copy of handbook) with signatures by the athlete and parent/guardian on all  pages and return to your coach, athletic director or school office. This must be done prior to participation in out of season work outs & in-season tryouts, practices, and games.

VHSL PHYSICAL FORM
All athletes must have a completed VHSL Physical Form after May 1, 2019 and returned to their home school office before any participation can occur for the school year 2019-2020. These forms can be picked up at any city high or middle school office.

Roanoke City Public Schools is offering FREE Sports Physicals for all rising 6th thru 12th grade student athletes playing any middle or high school sports for the 2019-2020 School Year.  The event takes place Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Institute of Orthopaedics and Neurosciences (ION) Building on 2331 Franklin Road in Roanoke. (the old Ukrop's Building).  Here’s a link with more information:  https://www.rcps.info/news/what_s_new/f_r_e_e_sports_physicals



Athletic Start Dates for 2019-2020:
August 1, 2019         Football (High School & Middle School) & HS Golf
August 5, 20189       All other Fall Sports
November 11, 2019  Winter Sports
February 24, 2020    Spring Sports

40 Douglass Avenue NW, Roanoke, VA24012 Phone 540-853-2502