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12/15/2017 - JH Girls Basketball/HS Cheerleading/Spring Sports Information Session Cancelled

Today's JH girls basketball, HS cheerleading and Spring Sports Information session has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The Spring Sports Session will not be rescheduled for a later date. Click HERE for the information that would have been covered at the meeting. All spring schedules, forms and documents, and information can be found by navigating through the athletics pages. Any questions, email athletics@mygta.us or call 231-932-6977.

12/15/2017 - JV/Varsity Boys Basketball Game/Varsity Girls Game Cancelled Today

Today's boys JV/V home game has been cancelled today as well as the Varsity girls away basketball game vs Baldwin. We are looking to possibly reschedule the dates. 

12/14/2016 - Junior High Boys Basketball vs Buckley Cancelled

Today's home basketball game has been cancelled we are looking to possibily reschedule. 

12/12/2016 - Elementary Girls Basketball Rescheduled for 12/17

We will wrap up the elementary girls basketball season on Saturday December 17 at  the normally scheduled time. If you need another copy of the team letter, please stop by the atheltic office or email at athletics@mygta.us

12/12/2016 - JV/V Girls Basketball Away Game @ Baldwin 

The JV/Varsity girls basketball game on Thursday 12/15 has been moved up 30 minutes due to logistics on the Baldwin end. The JV game will now start at 5:00 and the Varisty game will start at 6:30. One way transportation will be provided with students being dismissed at 2:35 and the bus leaving GTA at 2:45. 

12/10/2016 - Elementary Girls Basketball Cancelled

Elementary girls basketball has been cancelled due to the weather. We are looking at gym space and times to see if we would be able to make it up on December 17th. Stay posted. 

10/3/2016 - JV & Varsity Volleyball Game @ HL Cancelled 

The scheduled game for tonight 10/3 @ Houghton Lake is cancelled. The HL Athletic Director contacted the Athletic Office this morning to inform us of the cancellation. The game will NOT be rescheduled. There is no practice scheduled tonight for JV or Varsity. Enjoy the night off girls!

9/13/2016 - JH Volleyball TRI-Match September 14

The volleyball match on Wednesday September 14 is a tri-match. We have never hosted a tri-match so here are the details. 8th grade will play their matches in the big gym and 7th grade will play in the small gym. Both gyms will follow this schedule starting at 4:30: Kingsley vs Northport, Northport vs GTA, GTA vs Kingsley. Best 2 out of 3 sets for each match. Estimated start time for GTA's first match will be around 5:00. 7th grade parents can come a little later than normal and 8th grade parents will need to come a little early. Questions ask coach burns or the atheltic department.  

9/13/2016 - Elementary CC Practice Cancelled, September 13

Elementary cross country practice today, Tuesday September 13 has been cancelled. We are expecting some scattered thunderstorms and wet conditions. See you all at practice on Thursday! 

8/28/2016 - Junior High Volleyball Change In Practice Time

The JH volleyball practice time has been changed from 3:00 - 5:00 to 4:00 - 6:00. This will allow for Coach Kinney to make it for the entire practice. The schedule has been updated on our website. There will be no practice on Thursday due to the open house and Friday/Monday due to the holiday weekend. First practice after the holiday will be after school on Tuesday. 

8/6/2016 - Fall Sports Information

A fall sports information meeting was held on August 2 and 4 in the Multi-Purpose Room discussing the upcoming elementary through high school sports season.  If you were unable to make the meetings please click on the resources below.  An Alert Now message was also sent out on Friday, August 5 with a summary of the fall sports information. Important dates and information for the upcoming season: 

  • Physicals - all JH and HS athletes must have an MHSAA athletic physical completed before they can try out and practice.  Elementary athletes do not need a physical to participate. 
  • Athletic Pledges & Fees - must be turned in before first competition
  • Elementary Sports - will not start until students return to school.  Download the elementary pamphlet below to get the registration form.  Review the pamphlet for important dates and information. 

The website is the number one spot for athletic information.  Any questions please email atheltics @mygta.us 

MHSAA Physical FormAthletic PledgeAthletic HandbookElementary Athletics BrochureFall Sports Parent Meeting InformationFall Sports Rollout Information

8/2/2016 - Football Now a GTA Primary School Sport!

It is with great excitement that the Athletic Department would like to announce that football is now a Grand Traverse Academy primary school sport.  Coach Steve Strasko will be taking over as the head coach and will infuse his excitement and love for the game into the program.  Coach Strasko is a local businessman and has called Traverse City home for the past three years.  Coach Strasko played college football and has some semi-professional arena football experience as well.  He and his coaching staff are excited and ready to start working hard as the team prepares for the upcoming season. 

There will be a small team dinner Sunday, August 7 at Traverse City Christian starting at 6:00 pm.  Coach will talk with the athletes and parents as well as get the equipment passed out.  The schedule for the upcoming season is posted online under the athletics tab.  If you have any questions about the season email athletics@mygta.us or Steven.Strasko@gmail.com