• The Broward County Middle School Athletic Association (MSAA) of Broward County Public Schools is committed to building leaders through sportsmanship, citizenship, and fair play. MSAA currently oversees 59 public and charter middle schools and 8 different sports. The MSAA sports are Soccer, Cross Country, Golf, Basketball, Track & Field Events, Flag Football, Volleyball, and Floorball.  

    All student-athletes must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 GPA.  Students who fall below this standard are ineligible to play.

  • Athletics plays an important part in a child's life. Team sports and activities promote good physical health, social skills, and communication skills. When students learn to work together as a team, they build a foundation for good sportsmanship. 

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Athletic Director

  • Ben Joseph Athletic DirectorPlease contact Ben Joseph Athletic Director for any questions about Cardinal Athletics


  • Coach Amatulli DMS SoccerSoccer - Fall
    Girls - Coach Amatulli

    Boys - Coach Gancitano

    Soccer tryouts will be held:
    8th grade 8/25/22
    7th grade 8/26/22
    6th grade 8/26/22
    Final cuts for all three grade levels will be 8/29/22
    Time for all tryout is from 4:00 - 5:30pm
    In order to try out student must have a sports phyiscal and parent permission form. 
    Both forms can be found in the front office or room 701 or 704 or through the links on this page.

Cross Country

  • Coach Bennett DMS Cross CountryCross Country - Fall
    Ms. Bennett is the coach for boys and girls cross country.

    If you're interested in Cross Country, see Ms. Bennett for more information.


    Interest Meeting - Monday, August 29, 2022, 4:00-4:30 OR Tuesday, August 30, 2002, 8:45-9:15 in the Learning Center by the cafeteria.

    Tryouts will be Tuesday, August 30, 2022 OR Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from 4:00-5:00.

    Students must have permission form for interest meeting and tryouts, and be picked up on time by a parent.


  • Coach Stubbs DMS BacketballBasketball - Fall
    Boys - Coach Stubbs

    Girls - Coach Johnson

    If you're interested in basketball see one of the coaches for more information.


  • Coach Rivera DMS CheerleadingCheerleading - Fall
    Ms. Rivera is the coach for cheerleading.

    If you're interested in cheerleading, join us for the interest meeting!

    Interest meeting:
    Wednesday, September 7, 2022 | 9:00am-9:20am (Media Center)
    September 14- 16, 2022 | 4-6pm


  • Coach Gancitano DMS VolleyballCoach Stewart DMS VolleyballVolleyball - Fall
    Boys - Coach Gancitano

    Girls - Coach Stewart

    Boys 1st cut volleyball tryouts will be held in the gym

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 7:45am

    You must have a parent permission form to participate.

    See Ms. Gancitano in room 701

Flag Football

  • Coach Darcy DMS Flag FootballCoach Henry DMS Girls Flag FootballFlag Football - Spring

    Girls - Coach Henry  
    Boys - Coach Darcy

    If you're interested in flag football see one of the coaches for more information.

    You must have a completed and signed Girls Permission Form or Boys Permission Form to participate in tryouts. You will also need a completed and signed physical form to tryout.

    *NEW* You must also have a signed Covid Release Form



    Coach Prescott DMS Girls FloorballFloorball - Spring
    Boys -  Coach Birdsong

    Girls - Coach Prescott

    Girls and Boys Floorball try-outs are on Monday, May 1, 2023 and Tuesday, May 2, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM in the gym.

    Please complete and bring the following permission form and athletic physical form to tryouts.

    If you're interested in floorball, see one of the coaches for more information.

Track & Field

  • Coach Prescott Boys and GIrls FieldTrack & Field  - Spring
    Boys Track - Coach Walters

    Girls Track - 

    Boys & Girls Field - Coach Prescott

    Track & Field Permission Tryout Form

    If you're interested in Field & Track, see one of the coaches for more information.

Covid 19 Game Procedures

  • In order to maintain appropriate social distance during the games, the following procedures will be in place:

    1. Only 50 tickets will be available online starting the Friday before home games. Tickets will not be available online the day of the games. Unsold online tickets will be available at the gate on game day. Each ticket costs $3.
    2. Once you purchase your online ticket, please do not redeem the ticket until you arrive at the ticket gate.
    3. Only parents/guardians will be allowed to attend the games.
    4. We have three sets of bleachers; one on the visitor’s side, and two on the home team’s side. Sitting areas on the bleachers will be clearly marked.
    5. Only 7 people will be allowed to sit in each set of bleachers.
    6. Brown folding chairs will be located on each side of the field for spectators. These chairs will be spaced six feet apart, and spectators are required to sit in the chairs.
    7. If you bring your own chair, please make sure you are sitting at least six feet from anyone else.
    8. Brown folding chairs will also be placed on the sidelines for the players, who are not on the playing field.