Seaside Neighborhood School Athletics
The athletic program at Seaside Neighborhood School strives to assist each student reach their athletic potential; building skills, training for a sport, increasing confidence, self-esteem, and sportsmanship. This is accomplished through the participation of parents, coaches, and the community working together. The Florida High School Athletic Association guides the middle school athletics program. Fifth graders are allowed to participate on the junior varsity teams only.
All students are required to submit a FHSAA Physical Evaluation Form and FHSAA Consent and Release Form prior to participating. Students are also required to complete online training regarding "Concussion in Sports”, "Heat Illness Prevention", and "Sudden Cardiac Arrest". For information and links, please click here.
Seaside Neighborhood School competes with schools in Walton County and schools from adjoining counties in the Panhandle of Florida. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from practices and games for all sporting events. For further information, please contact Athletic Director Drew Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seaside boys basketball team are led by Coach Andy Wiggins and Coach Jeff Martin. Practices and home games are held at Butler Elementary. Girls basketball returned to Seaside in 2018 led by Coach Preston Sink. Building a great program for students from grades five (5) through eight (8). Parents volunteer their services by collecting admissions and concession sales.
Cross Country has the most participation from students of all the sports at SNS. The team train all year to be the best it can be. They run through the trails of Seaside and Watercolor. Over the history of Seaside’s participation in cross country, several SNS students have advanced to state competition in track and field.
In 2018, Seaside added Dance to the list of athletics available at Seaside. The Dance team performs at home games for multiple sports as well as at special events including Seaside Half Marathon & 5K, Winter Band Concert and other community events.
The golf team is a combination of boys and girls. Practices and home matches are held at Origins or Santa Rosa Beach Golf Club. 2019 Golf Schedule
Boys and girls practices begin around late September with matches starting in October. All home matches are held at Helen McCall Park on Moll Drive. Great coaching from local staff assist boys and girls in advancing their skills in soccer.
Girls softball l begin practices at the end of January with games starting early February. Practices and home games are played at Helen McCall Park. Both teams are competitive and growing in numbers to build a strong athletic structure. 2019 Softball Schedule
Practices and home matches are held at Seaside tennis courts. Students are coached by Brian Michie; learning to build strength, skills, and knowledge for the perfect game. Competition is against local schools. Matches consist of fun and exercise. The Seaside tennis season begins each Spring. 2019 Tennis Schedule
Seaside has one of the best middle school girls volleyball teams in the South Walton area. The coaches put their heart and soul in striving to encourage each girl do her best. Whether their best is serving or volleying. Generally, SNS has a varsity and junior varsity team. Practices and home games are held at Emerald Coast Middle School.