Academy District 20

 Sports Registration Information


2020-2021 Athletic Season Schedule:


Start date:  August 10, 2020

Cross Country (Aug 12), Boys Golf(Aug 3), Boys Tennis, Softball


FOOTBALL Start date:  September 24, 2020

Field Hockey Start date:  September 24, 2020

Sideline Cheer:  September 24, 2020


Start date:  January 18, 2021

Boys and Girls Basketball, Ice Hockey, Cheer, Girls Swim/Dive, Wrestling

Basketball tryouts will be on January 18, 2021.


Start date:  March 1, 2021

Field Hockey, Gymnastics, Boys Soccer, Girls Volleyball


Start date: April 26, 2021

Baseball, Girls Golf, Boys and Girls Lacrosse, Girls Soccer, Boys Swimming, Girls Tennis, Track and Field

Season A  Registration Deadline:  August 6, 2020

All athletes wishing to participate in Colorado High School Athletics are required to complete the PlanetHS on-line registration (Planet HS link).  If you have already created parent and/or athlete accounts, do NOT create a new one. If your student did not participate in a previous sport in 2019-20, please follow registration instructions located on the AAHS Athletics website (AAHS Athletics link).  Athletes may not participate in any tryouts or practices without a completed registration.  

PayForIt will not be available until July 21 for athletic payments.  ALL OUTSTANDING ATHLETIC FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL before your student can participate in any sport.  If you have questions regarding outstanding fees, please contact Charlene Jones at 719-234-2438 or

Students attending DCC, TCA, CSEC, Villages HS or homeschooled, must be assigned to Air Academy for athletics by the district.  Please contact Mary Elsner at 719-234-1211.  Athletes may not participate until the athletic assignment is complete.  Athletically assigned students must select Air Academy under the Secondary Enrollment option in Planet HS. Students assigned to AAHS for athletics cannot use the PayForIt option.  If you prefer to use a credit card, please contact Charlene Jones at 719-234-2438.

 Pre-season Athletic Activity Information 

FOOTBALL:  Head Coach contact

Weight training begins Tuesday, September 8th 3:30-5:15pm.  Please contact Coach Grinde for group assignments and safety protocols and expectations.


BOYS:  Head Coach contact

Practices begin October 5th 3:30-5:00pm.  Please contact Coach Clark for more information.


GIRLS: Head Coach contact

Practices begin September 9th 3:15-5:30pm.  Please check the school calendar for dates and times.

VOLLEYBALL: Head Coach contact

Practices begin September 17th 5:30-7:00pm.


For more information regarding practice times and dates, please email Coach Kerce or call/text her at:
(256) 679-8155

CHEER: Head Coach contact


First practice:  June 24th.  Time and format TBA

Tryouts begin:  July 1st.


AAHS Cheer Contract Links: 

2020 AAHS Cheer Contract

Cheer Parent Code of Conduct

2020-21 Tryout Packet


BOYS SOCCER:  Head Coach contact



Contact Coach Matt Kiser at for more information.

Preseason camp, practice and tryout information can be located at  Boys Tennis Team Link

Boys Tennis Pre-Season Camp

  • Days: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday August 5-7
  • Times: 4:30-6pm
  • Location: Venezia Community Park 3555 Briargate Parkway

IMPORTANT INFO: Must visit AAHS Boys Tennis Website for COVID-19 Guidelines for Camp (see Boys Tennis Team link above).


Boys Golf:

Contact Coach Ron Gorr at

Link:  Off-season Golf Resources


Contact Coach Brandon Lucero at for more informati


Contact Coach Dustin Matlock at

Sports registrations for all of D20 are located on  This digital platform will allow you, and your student(s), to complete and access athletic forms via computer, tablet or mobile phone.  It is HIPAA, COPPA and FERPA Compliant.

Registration Links:

Registration Information

Planet HS Getting Started Guide for Parents and Students

Transfer Student Information

(All students (grades 10-12)  who transfer to Air Academy HS and wish to participate in athletics must complete an Application for Transfer Eligibility located on Planet HS under "Transfer Forms".)

Physical Form


Due to the on going COVID-19 situation, it is recommended that you schedule your students fall athletic physical as soon as possible.  UC Health is encouraging all physical appointments be made now in order to have them completed in time for the fall sports season.  Students without a current updated physical will not be permitted to try out or paticipate in any way until a valid physical (with a physician's or clinic's stamp) is submitted.

UC Health has set up specific dates and times for AAHS Athletic Physicals on July 31 and August 4.

UC Health D20 Sports Physical Flyer

 Kadet Athletics Twitter

Kadet Athletics Instagram

Family/Parent Pass Information

Family Athletic Pass $175.00 (up to 5 persons)

Parent Athletic Pass $55.00 EACH parent

Football Athletic Pass $25.00 EACH Parent

Please complete and return form below to receive a Family/Parent Athletic Pass.  Passes cannot be completed until form and payment are received in the Athletics office.

 Kadet Athletic Office

Athletic Director/Assistant Principal


Athletic Assistant


Athletic Trainer

Bethany Crittenden, MS, LAT, ATC  

Office: (719)234-2485


​Athletic Fees

Paying for Sports

With the exception of Cheer and Hockey (see below) in-district, AAHS students must pay a $95.00 athletic fee to participate in any sport.

Students  not enrolled at AAHS and who live out of the District 20 attendance area pay $142.50 to participate in any sport. 

All fees must be paid prior to the first day of practice/tryouts.  Athletes with outstanding fees from a previous season will not be permitted to tryout or practice.

Cheer Fees

  • $120.00 + program fees (for apparel, etc.)

Hockey Fees

  • $275.00 for in-district students

  • $412.50 for out-of-district hockey players