Green Bay Men's Basketball to Hold Walk-On Tryouts

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
Release: September 26, 2013
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Head coach Brian Wardle welcomes all UW-Green Bay students.

GREEN BAY, Wis. ( – Head coach Brian Wardle and the Green Bay men’s basketball program will hold an open tryout for the upcoming season on Thursday Oct. 17 from 2-4 p.m. in the Kress Events Center’s Dick Bennett Gym.

All UW-Green Bay students who are enrolled in a minimum of 12-credit hours are invited to try out to be a member of the 2013-14 men’s basketball team.

Prior to the tryout, prospective walk-ons must present the following:

- Written documentation of an updated physical completed by a physician in the last six months which states the student is cleared to participate in athletic activities - to the Green Bay Athletics training staff.

- Incoming Student-Athlete Packet

- Sickle Cell Form

- Liability Waiver

- All prospective athletes must also be registered in the NCAA clearinghouse, and academically eligible to participate in intercollegiate athletics.

- Once the athletics training staff has signed off on the physical, they will present the prospective student-athlete with the walk-on tracking form.

- In addition to the proper forms, athletes need to bring gym shorts and tennis shoes for testing.

- Contact director of basketball operations Colin Schneider by phone (920-465-5046) or by e-mail at for more information

The deadline to register for participation in the tryout is Friday, October 11, 2013 at 3:00 pm.


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