- 4-9-15 (This info has been available since April under the Middle School Football tab/Program Information. Easy to find once you know where to look!)
Creekside DUX Football
We are glad you have expressed interest in joining the Creekside Dux Football team. Welcome and we look forward to helping you have a great experience as a student athlete in our Zeeland West Football program. Here are some important pieces of information that you and your parents need to know.
Football Camp- Zeeland West will have its annual football camp for 7th and 8th graders on July 7-9 from 4:30-6:30pm at the Stadium. This camp is very important as we start your training in the Zeeland West program. All student athletes are encouraged to attend. Cost is $45.00. Only their helmet and water bottle are needed. Please contact Coach Meppelink if you still need to sign up.
Football Practice- Creekside will start practice on Monday, August 24. We will use the West practice field. Time will be from 5-7pm. No pads, helmets only for the first 3 days for conditioning. Every athlete must complete 3 days of conditioning before he can play in pads.
Games- are played on Wednesday afternoon and evenings. Our first game should be September 9
Equipment- Parents you need to provide the following football equipment. Approved helmet, pads, mouth guard, cleats and black football pants with pads. Colored socks are not needed, most kids wear no shows or ankle highs. Creekside will provide a practice jersey and game jersey. Athletes must wear the practice jersey to practice; color of pants for practice is either white or black.
Finally all schedules and any announcements can be found on our website located at www.zeelandwestsports.com. The coaches and school will keep this updated regularly.
Please let us know if you have any additional questions.
Coach Meppelink Coach Fowler