Black Knights News · Winter Sports Update December 13, 2020

Greetings, this is Rodney Redd, Director of Student Activities and Athletics with an important update about winter sports tryouts and practices.  Basketball and Cheerleading got off to a great start this past week, and on Monday, December 14th, student-athletes will have opportunities to join the winter track & field and swim teams.  Please refer to the information below for times and locations. Wrestling has had a strong pre-season and will begin practice on Jan 4, 2021.  


Charlottesville High School will exercise caution in relation to the Covid 19 pandemic and in-person activities and practices will cease after December 15, 2020 and resume on January 4, 2021.  During the Winter Holiday, coaches and athletic department staff will continue to work and will be available and teams will be able to communicate, meet, and prepare virtually.


We thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we work through this challenging time. 


Charlottesville High school will be virtually hosting our annual Winter sports S.P.A.I.N. meeting or  “Student / Parent Athletic Information Night” on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 6:00pm. There will be a brief presentation by the Athletic Department and a Q and A session with the Director and the Head Athletic Trainer. There will also be an opportunity to meet head coaches and other department members.


Parents and Guardians of winter sports team members will be emailed a zoom link on Tuesday night December 15th.  We hope to see you there! Go Black Knights!


Please read the following information and click on the attached pdf concerning how The governors recent Executive order (72) affects High School athletics in particular the new regulations on face coverings in and around athletics and spectator limits.


Winter Sports Tryouts/Practices 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


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


Updated Winter Sports Information

Dates / Locations / Times 

(Basketball and Cheer have already started)

Sport Day / Time Location
Swim & Dive (12/14) Mondays-Thursday 4:30 – 6:30pm Brooks YMCA
Win.Track & Field (12-14) Mondays-Friday, 4:30-6:30pm Curtis Elder Track Complex
Wrestling  (Jan 4, 2021) Monday-Friday 4:30-6:00pm Auxiliary Gymnasium


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,

Please click on the link below for information related to Executive order 72 and what it means for athletics at Charlottesville High School.

VHSL & Executive Order 72