Cheer Team Tryouts for 2023-2024 School Year

Interestest in joining the Nazareth Cheer Team?  Mark your calendars!  Come join us for our Open Gyms on March 15 and March 22 from 5:30pm-7:30pm in Walsh Gym to work on skills and meet members of the 2022-2023 team.  There will be two Tryout Clinics on April 3 and April 4 from 5:30pm-7:30pm in Walsh gym.  You will learn choreography, a cheer, and skill build.  Official Tryouts will be held on April 5 from 5:30pm-8:00pm in Walsh gym.  Student-Athletes will perform tryout material and results will be posted later on the evening of tryouts. This is a closed door tryout and only student-athletes performing will be allowed in the gym.  

Tryouts are open to all grades 9-12.  We ask that all student-athletes wear all black shorts, an all black top, and cheer/gym shoes.  Hair should be tied up into a high pony.  No jewelry or long false nails allowed.  Bow is optional.

There will be a Parent/Athlete meeting on March 29, 2023 at 6:00pm in the Media Center.  Information and details regarding the school season will be provided.  

The athlete Google Formand Parent Release  Form should be complete prior to Tryouts. Should you have any questions, please reach out to Coach Jessica Mendez at

4/5/2023 7:00 PM

Pom and Dance Team Tryouts for 2023-2024 School Year

Come join the Pom & Dance Team!  Tryout clinic is Monday, April 24 from 6:00pm-8:00pm in Rooney Gym.  Student-athletes will get to practice skills as well as learn the tryout routine.  Official tryouts will be Tuesday, April 25 from 6:00pm-8:00pm in Rooney Gym.  Student-athletes will perform in front of a panel of judges and results will be posted that night. Tryouts are open to all grade levels 9-12.  Please wear all black shorts and top and jazz shoes.

Prior to tryouts we will have an informational meeting for parents and student-athletes on March 31 at 7:00pm in the Dining Hall. 

Any questions please contact Coach Yarka at or Coach Radford at

4/25/2023 7:00 PM



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Administration and Athletic Staff




Debbie Tracy


Therese Hawkins

Academic Dean

Sister Terry Middendorf

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Jessica Radogno

Dean of Students

Tim Racki

Student Activities

Catherine Hamm

Athletic Director

Mike Manno


Assistant Athletic Director

Kimberly Connell




Team Doctors



Athletic Trainer




Kimberly Connell


Fall Sports



Boys Cross Country

Head Varsity:  Mike Sliwinski

Assistant Varsity:  Molly Bealin

Boys Golf

Head Varsity:  David Reed

Head JV: Patrick Broncato

Boys Soccer

Head Varsity:  Roberto Cianci

Assistant Varsity:  Danny Carlino

Head JV/Asst. Varsity:  TBD

Head Freshman/Asst. JV:  Carl Brandon


Head Varsity:  Tim Racki

Assistant Varsity:  Casey Moran

Assistant Varsity:  Joe Battaglia

Assistant Varsity:  Jonathan Bittle

Assistant Varsity:  Keith Lukes

Assistant Varsity:  Rudy Luna

Assistant Varsity:  Antonio Miranda

Assistant Varsity:  Tony Navigato

Assistant Varsity:  Breven Reifsteck

Assistant Varsity:  Joe Reynolds

Assistant Varsity:  Jeff Tumpane

Assistant Varsity:  Larry White

Head F/S:  Todd Jones

Assistant F/S:  Marco Alvarez

Assistant F/S:  Ed Cogan

Assistant F/S: Dan Daly

Assistant F/S:  Rod Molek

Assistant F/S:  Mike Stella

Assistant F/S:  Roy Verdin

Assistant F/S:  Avery Weston

Girls Cross Country

Head Varsity:  Joe Wejman

Assistant Varsity:  Anthony Gonzalez 

Girls Golf

Head Varsity:  Nicole Jeray

Head JV: Brian Shields

Girls Tennis

Head Varsity: Jane Veldman

Assistant Varsity:  TBD

Head JV  Kelly Good

Assistant JV:  Laurie Severino

Girls Volleyball

Head Varsity: Melissa Masterson

Assistant Varsity: Kyle Masterson

Head JV: Nathan Erdal

Assistant JV: Sara Shannon

Head Freshman: Matt Madia

Assistant Freshman:  Melissa Quintana

Marching Band

Director:  Mike Sliwinski

Cheer - Sideline

Head Varsity:  Jessica Darwish

Assistant Varsity:  Alexander Landeros

Pom and Dance - Sideline

Head Varsity:  Kristen Yarka

Head JV:  Sarah Radford

Winter Sports



Boys Basketball

Head Varsity:  Sean Pearson

Assistant Varsity:  David King

Assistant Varsity:  Paris Lewis

Head Sophomore:  Donny Moore

Assistant Sophomore:  TBD

Head Freshmen:  John Weyer

Assistant Freshmen:  Avery Weston

Girls Basketball

Head Varsity:  Eddie Stritzel

Assistant Varsity:  Nicole Wehner

Assistant Varsity:  Andrew Ezell

Head JV:  Brian McManaman

Assistant JV:  Jen Larson

Head Freshman: Michael Mossing

Assistant Feshman:  Nick Strobl

Boys Wrestling

Head Varsity:  Denis Laughlin

Assistant Varsity:  Ralph Sotelo

Head JV:  Greg Dimit

Boys Hockey

Head Varsity:  Mike Shimizu

Cheer - Competition

Head Varsity:  Jessica Mendez

Assistant Varsity:  Alexander Landeros

Pom & Dance - Competition

Head Varsity:  Kristen Yarka

Head JV:  Sarah Radford

Pep Band

Boys Bowling

Girls Bowling

Director/Head Coach:  Mike Sliwinski

Spring Sports



Boys Baseball

Head Varsity:  Lee Milano

Assistant Varsity:  John Saraceno

Assistant Varsity:  Rod Molek

Assistant Varsity:  Rudy Luna

Assistant Varsity:  Jim Thome

Assistant Varsity:  Michael Bowden

Head JV:  Todd Jones

Assistant JV:  Michael Rios

Head F/S:  Erich Kittlaus

Assistant F/S:  Michael Milano

Boys Tennis

Head Varsity:  Jaydon Barello

Head JV: Andrew Ezell

Boys Volleyball

Head Varsity:  Josh Bielanski

Head Varsity:  Antonio Sanchez

Head JV:  TBD

Assistant JV: TBD

Boys Track & Field

Head Varsity:  Paris Lewis

Assistant Varsity:  David King

Boys Lacrosse

Head Varsity: TBD

Head JV: Brian Tyrrell

Girls Softball

Head Varsity:  Vicki Sobol

Assistant Varsity:  Anthony Gonzalez

Assistant Varsity:  Scott Sobol

Head JV:  Molly Bealin

Assistant JV:  Brian McManaman

Girls Soccer

Head Varsity:  Roberto Cianci

Assistant Varsity:  Danny Carlino

Head JV:  Carl Brandon

Assistant JV:  Jennifer Larson

Girls Track & Field

Head Varsity:  Paris Lewis

Assistant Varsity:  Anna Slabek

Girls Lacrosse

Head Varsity:  Michael Mossing 

Assistant Varsity:  Erin Green

Head JV:  Abby Widd