Steve Ellison
Athletic Director
Shay Steele
Asst. Athletic Director
Mark Hermann
Asst. Athletic Director
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Walnut Hills High School Athletic Event

Tryout Information

  1. Every parent and player MUST register and complete their forms on Final Forms PRIOR to the first day of tryouts/practices (if the team does not do cuts).
    • Parents and Students must register for each sport that they intend to participate in
    • Registration for all sports will open July 1 annually, and close the day before tryouts.
    • Contact Shauniece Steele for any questions on final forms at
  2. You MUST have a valid OHSAA Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Form (also known as a Sports Physical).
    • We CANNOT accept any other form.
    • NO student-athlete will be permitted to practice/play unless this is valid and on file, so please plan accordingly
    • This physical is valid for 13 months from the date signed by the physician
      • Do I Still Have a Valid Sports Physical?
        • Check Your Final Forms Account to see if your physical is still valid.
    • How Do I Get a Sports Physical Done?
      • Download the Form by Clicking Here
      • Go to a medical provider who can complete the Form.
        • Your family physician. Make sure you schedule early.
        • Anyone of the growing number of clinics who do these exams. Bring your Form with you and most/all of these clinics do not require an appointment.
          • Doctors Express, 3802 Paxton Ave Suite 1, Cincinnati, Ohio 45209 (Between Panera Bread and OrangeLeaf). Hours: 8am-8pm, Monday-Saturday and Sunday, 8am-5pm. Cost: $25. (Full disclosure: $5 comes back to Walnut Athletics).
          • “Little Clinics” at many Krogers, any Urgent Care, “Take Care Clinics” at many Walgreen’s.
    *** Make and keep your own copy of your Sports Physical. That way if we did not receive it from your child or we cannot find it, you can give us a copy of your copy. The risk of the Sports Physical not being turned in by your child or us not finding it rests with the parents. That means we must have a valid Sport Physical for your child before they will be permitted to tryout or practice with a team and if we cannot find your's you will need to give us a copy or have it re-done at your expense.
  3. Tryouts Information for each team [Document Pending]
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