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Welcome to the Online Home of Rochester John Marshall High School Athletics/Activities!

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Fall Sports Online Registration will be August 4 - 8

Please make sure you have a current/valid physical on file in the Athletic/Activities Office PRIOR to August 1.  The registration software will NOT let you register online unless your physical is valid.

Physicals are good for 3 years from the date of the physical.

If you have a physical and need to update it with our office, please email the physical (page 1 and 2), AS A PDF document as an attachment (NOT in the body of the email), to Kim Griffin at  She will email you back when she receives it.

*If you have a question about your specific sport -
please CHECK your team website (gray tab at top of page labeled Athletic Teams) for information and to contact the coach for questions.  The website will probably have what you are looking for.

Please email the specific sport coach.

7th Grade Football - Fall Sports Registration


Community Education is excited to offer 7th-grade Football for any interested student in 7th grade for the 2022/2023 school year. 

Registration Link

Practice will begin on Monday, August 15th. 
All students must be pre-registered with Community Education and have a physical on file at their resident area high school (Mayo, John Marshall or Century) in order to participate in practice.

Financial assistance is available for students that qualify for free or reduced-price school meals. Please contact the Community Education office at 507-328-4000 for more information.

Sports Physical-
All students MUST have a physical on file with their respective High School athletic office before participation is allowed. Please contact your healthcare provider for a Sports Physical appointment. Please provide a copy of a physical (within the last three years) to the Activities Office Manager contacts below.  Link - MSHSL Sports Physical Form  

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine - Saturday, July 30 from 8:00-11:30 am (prescheduled physical)
Mayo Clinic Pediatric – Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, August 2 (prescheduled physical)

Activities Office Managers available by email for questions:
John Marshall
 - Kim Griffin (

Each player MUST provide their own helmet, shoulder pads, cleats, and mouth guard. 7th Grade football will provide team girdles, pants, and jerseys. Equipment scholarships are available through RYFA. You can apply for an equipment scholarship here:


Practice/Games Dates and Times-
Practice will begin on Monday, August 15th. Practice dates, locations, and times vary and are subject to change. Please watch for future communication regarding practice from Rochester CE and your coaches. You can also visit the websites for up to date practice and game information.

John Marshall High School – Head Coach Kyle Riggott

Transportation on Game Days –
Busing is provided to all away games to and from the event (both out of town and across town).  All players MUST ride the team bus both to and from away games.  Coaches will coordinate leave and return times on a weekly basis with students and parent/guardians.  Buses will depart and return to the team’s practice (school).  Parent/Guardians are expected to pick-up their student promptly after the bus arrives back at the school.

Transportation on Practice Days –
At the middle school practice site (Monday through Thursday), a limited late bus route is available to take the students home.  There are NO guarantees on a late bus route. If the student does not take a the late bus, then the student is expected to be picked-up promptly or is expected to walk home from practice.  Students who attend schools outside their attendance area (on an exception to attendance, a district-wide option school, or in the highly gifted program) may participate at the school they attend daily or the school of their attendance area. Parent/Guardians will be responsible for daily transportation to and from practice and away game bus departure for these students. Parents/Guardians are responsible for all other transportation when not provided.

Fall Concussion Testing

The last date for Fall Concussion testing has been set.


August 8th from 1-3 pm at John Adams Middle School Gym

If you are planning on participating in Fall Boys or Girls Soccer or Football you will need a concussion test prior to the start of the season.  If you did not do the concussion test in May of 2022, please plan on attending on August 8th.


SPORTS PHYSICALS…..ATTENTION 2021-22 ATHLETES:  You NEED to take the MSHSL physical form with you. 
Physical form can be found on this website (left hand side Tab FORMS).

Directions for finding physical date on Skyward

Sign on to skyward family access and look under the "Report Card & Portfolio" tab on left hand side of screen. This will be listed with all of the testing results and report cards.

You will need to have a copy of your physical in the Activities Office BEFORE you can register online.  The new system will not let you register without this.

Once you get your physical done, please email it to ME at

Your updated physical needs to be on file in the Athletic/Activities Office at your high school BEFORE you can register online. Physicals need to be current for the ENTIRE Season in order to participate.

Brian Ihrke

Activites Director (

Phone: 507-328-5330

Kim Griffin

Athletic Office Manager (

Phone: 507-328-5330

Ashley Harding

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer

Bradley Heider

Mayo Clinic Strength and Conditioning Coach

Amanda Gilles

Mayo Clinic EXOS Performance Dietitian

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