Black Knights News · Winter Sports Tryout Info !!!

Greetings Black Knight Family.  This is Rodney Redd Director of Student Activities coming to you with some exciting reminders and updates surrounding Virginia High School League Athletics.  Charlottesville High School has been given the green light to officially begin the Winter Sports season with Basketball and Cheer kicking off on Monday, December 7th.  Swimming, Wrestling, and Winter Track and Field will begin on Monday, December 14th.  


Please take a look at the attached information if you are receiving this message by email.


If you are receiving this message via Telephone please log on to the website at thats G-O-C-V-I-L-L-E . O.R.G and then hover over the “More” Tab.  You may also click on the Featured article on the front of the website titled, “Winter Sports Tryout Info.”


Please note that at the beginning of each sports season, there is a mandatory  “Dead Period” that is observed by all of the public high schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia  All out of season conditioning will cease during this window.  The current dead period will start on Monday December 7th and continue through December the 19th.  


We will continue to follow all of our Covid 19 Protocols and make adjustments as necessary.   


Winter Sports Tryouts 2020-2021 


  1. 1. Must have a VHSL physical on file dated on or after May 1, 2020.
  2. Complete the online registration form with parent or guardian  ( & hover over the MORE tab)
  3. Must be a current CHS student or Buford 8th grader in good standing.

*VHSL  Academic Eligibility Requirements apply to grades 9-12


Official VHSL Winter Sports Tryouts / Practice

Basketball December 7, 2020

Sideline Cheer- December 7, 2020

Winter Track and Field – December 14, 2020

Swimming – December 14, 2020

Wrestling – (Will resume on January 4, 2021)


Head coach name and contact information, along with other important information can be found by visiting and hovering over the “MORE” tab.


Winter Sports

Dates / Locations / Times for 1st week of Tryouts

Sport Day / Time Location
Sideline Cheer Mondays – Thursday 5pm – 7pm Main Gym Lobby
Boys Basketball Monday-Friday 6:30 – 8:30pm Main Gymnasium
Girls Basketball Monday-Friday 4:30-6:30pm Main Gymnasium
Swim & Dive (12/14) Mondays-Thursday 4:30 – 6:30pm Brooks YMCA
Wrestling   (1/4) Monday-Friday 4:30-6:00pm Auxiliary Gymnasium
Win.Track & Field (12-14) Mondays-Friday, 4:30-6:30pm Curtis Elder Track Complex


Sport Head Coach, email address
Boys Basketball  

Mitch Minor,

Andy Jones,


Girls Basketball Jim Daly,


Sideline Cheer Pam Brown,
Indoor Track & Field (Winter)  

Ron Green,

Kelsey Bechtle,


Swim & Dive  

Jason Hackworth,


Wrestling David Wilkerson,


Additional Information on Basketball and cheer can be found by clicking the link below!!

2020 Basketball & Cheer Tryout info