The Junior Vikings Athletic Programs exist to aid young athletes in developing their age appropriate physical, emotional, and intellectual athletic abilities in a Christian environment.
The Junior Vikings Athletic (JVA) Program will offer an outstanding learning experience for young athletes. In a safe and fun environment, the JVA Program will help to build the confidence and skills necessary for young athletes to continue to grow and develop.

The JVA Programs draw direction from the leadership of Wisconsin Lutheran High School. The JVA Director will guide philosophies, programming, and direction for all offerings.

Coach staff selection, training, and development will be overseen by the JVA Director. Background checks, first aid and concussion training, along with development in their sport specific area, will also be overseen by the JVA Director.
 

Baseball

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  • Baseball Information

    Serves: Grades 2-8

    Cost: The cost is $475 and includes the uniform.

    Program Director: Brad Wetzel (jrvikings.baseball@wlhs.org)

    Season: Indoor practices start January, and the season runs through July

    Practices:
    At the OAW Indoor Sports Complex in New Berlin, Wisconsin Lutheran High School, and various outdoor locations

    Additional Info: WLHS Youth Baseball Camp is offered January/February
  • Registration & Tryout Information

    U8 and U9 tryout registration for the 2024 season is still available. Please email program director, Coach Brad Wetzel, at jrvikings.baseball@wlhs.org to inquire further.

    Tryouts for the 2025 season will take place in July 2024.
    Check back for more details in June 2024. Tryouts will be held at the Wisconsin Lutheran High School Outdoor Athletic Complex.
  • Youth Baseball Camp

    This camp is designed for boys in grades 2-8.

    2024 Camp dates: Sundays - Jan. 28, Feb. 4, and Feb. 11

    Camp times:
    Session 1 (Grades 2-4): 12:00-1:15 p.m.
    Session 2 (Grades 5-8): 1:30-3:00 p.m.

    Cost: $50

    Registration deadline: Sunday, January 14, 2024

    More information - click here

    Registration link -
    click here

Cheerleading

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  • Cheerleading Information

    Serves: Girls in grades 2-8

    Cost: A registration cost of $125 is due with the registration form no later than Friday, May 31, 2024. There is an additional program cost which covers all team practices, choreography, and the entire uniform. The program cost is $175 for returning athletes and $300 for new athletes. Returning members have the option of re-ordering individual uniform pieces at an additional cost for replacement or different sizing.

    Contact Person: Annie Zeitler (cheer.coach@wlhs.org)

    Season: July through February

    Practices: Sundays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Wisconsin Lutheran High School, with the first practice starting Sunday, July 14, 2024

    Additional Info: Click here

    Questions? Please e-mail the contact person, Annie Zeitler, at cheer.coach@wlhs.org.
  • Cheerleading Policies

    Click here to read the Jr. Vikings Cheerleading Policies.
  • Consent and Waiver Form

    The parents or guardians of all participants must read and agree to the Parental/Guardian Consent and Waiver of Responsibility Form found here.
  • Registration Information

    Registration for the 2024 cheer team is coming soon.

Dance

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  • Jr. Vikings Dance Team Information

    Serves: Girls in grades 1-8

    Cost: $60

    Program Director: Liz Mariscal (liz.mariscal43@gmail.com)
    WLHS Contact: Mr. Blair Schaper (blair.schaper@wlhs.org)

    Season: 6 weeks during Fall 2023
    Practices: On Wednesday nights from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Wisconsin Lutheran High School (room 175)

    Practice Dates:
    • Wednesday, September 6
    • Wednesday, September 13
    • Wednesday, September 20
    • Wednesday, September 27
    • Wednesday, October 4
    • Wednesday, October 11 
    Games: The team will perform at select Jr. Vikings Football Games (dates TBD).

    Additional Info: The program will help girls gain and improve their dance skills, increase memory, strengthen kinesthetic senses, and make new friends. Spots are limited to the first 25 girls who register.

    Questions? E-mail the program director or WLHS contact.
    The WLHS Varsity Dance Team will also be holding their 2022 Dance Camp as part of next year's Vikings Summer Explorer Camps at Wisconsin Lutheran High School. For questions, please contact Coach Liz Mariscal at liz.mariscal43@gmail.com.
  • Jr. Vikings Dance Team Registration Information

    Registration is now closed for the Jr. Vikings Dance Team.
  • 2024 Dance Camp

    WLHS is excited to host the Grade School Dance Camp on Saturday, March 23, 2024!

    Serves:
    Girls in grades K-8

    REGISTRATION
    Please click here to register.

    ABOUT
    This camp is non-competitive with an emphasis on fun. It is our hope that through this camp these girls will discover a positive outlet to develop and pursue their God given talents and the joy of doing their best for the Lord.

    For grades K-3, this camp will provide each girl the enjoyment of learning different physical movements, putting them to music, and working with others to create a complete routine. Then they will enjoy performing this routine for family and friends.

    For grades 4–8, this camp will introduce basic concepts of dance team, as well as introductory and intermediate techniques. Arm placement, footwork and ripples will be taught. Jumps and more complex dance skills will be introduced at the 6th-8th grade levels. They will also learn a complete routine to perform for family and friends.

    DATE: March 23, 2024
    1:30 p.m. - Doors open
    2:00 p.m. - Camp begins
    6:00 p.m. - Parents are invited to come watch the routines
    6:30 p.m. - Camp ends

    CAMP DIRECTOR
    WLHS Varsity Dance Team Head Coach Aryn Ebben is the camp director. Aryn has more than 16 years of dance experience as a member of a studio for eight years, a three-year member of the WLHS Dance team, one-year member of the WLC Power Surge Dance Team, and nine years of coaching at Wisco.

    COST
    $20 per participant (camp t-shirts are available for an additional $10)

    PLEASE NOTE
    Walk ups are welcome, but registrations made after Wednesday, March 6 cannot be guaranteed a camp t-shirt. Late t-shirt orders will be filled if possible, or money will be returned. A limited amount of shirts will be available the day of camp.

Wrestling

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  • Wrestling Information

    Serves: Grades K5-8

    Cost: $50 (includes a t-shirt at the end of the season)
    Checks can be made out to "Wisconsin Lutheran High School Wrestling Fund"

    Program Directors:
    Sam Bramstedt (sam.bramstedt@gmail.com)
    Jason Nickels (jason.nickels@wlhs.org

    Team Selection: Open roster
    Season: December-March
    Practices: Practices will be held in the Multipurpose Gym at Wisconsin Lutheran High School on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
    Practice dates are as follows:
    • December 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21
    • January 8, 11, 18, 22, 25, 29
    • February 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
    • March 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21

      Note: If WLHS does not have school, there will not be practice. Check your email or contact Coach Nickels if there is questionable weather that evening.

    Questions? Contact Jason Nickels at jason.nickels@wlhs.org or 414-453-4567 ext. 2223. You can also contact Sam Bramstredt at sam.bramstedt@gmail.com or 920-242-0031.
  • Registration Information

    Click here to download and complete the registration sheet.

Boys Basketball

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  • Boys Basketball Information

    Serves: Grades 3-8

    Cost: Base cost of $200, further fee levels will vary

    Program Director/WLHS Contact: Ryan Walz

    Team Selection: Tryouts in August

    Season: October-March

    Practices:
    At Wisconsin Lutheran High School and area WELS Lutheran elementary schools (TBA)
  • Tryout Information

    Tryouts for Jr. Vikings Boys Basketball for the 2023-24 season were held on August 25-26, 2023.

    Wisconsin Lutheran High School boys basketball program would like to invite boys entering grades 3-8 to tryout for the Jr. Vikings boys basketball team. Jr. Vikings basketball is a Christ centered program aimed at helping boys who are interested in attending WLHS and playing high school basketball. Because Jr. Vikings basketball is a program that has to make "cuts" please do not register unless your son is strongly interested in attending WLHS and is prepared to make a full commitment for the season. Jr. Vikings teams play in the highly competitive WYBL on Sunday afternoons and evenings. Teams also practice Monday and Thursday nights from the end of October through the beginning of March.

    Contact Coach Ryan Walz at ryan.walz@wlhs.org with questions.

    The 2023 Tryout schedule is as follows:

    Grade 8: Friday, August 25, at 7:00-8:30 p.m.

    Grade 5: Saturday, August 26, at 8:00-9:15 a.m.
    Grade 6: Saturday, August 26, at 9:45-11:00 a.m.
    Grade 7: Saturday, August 26, at 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
    Grade 3: Saturday, August 26, at 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Grade 4: Saturday, August 26, at 3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Registration Information

    Click here for tryout registrations for the 2023-24 season.

    Tryout schedule is as follows:

    Grade 8: Friday, August 25, at 7:00-8:30 p.m.

    Grade 5: Saturday, August 26, at 8:00-9:15 a.m.
    Grade 6: Saturday, August 26, at 9:45-11:00 a.m.
    Grade 7: Saturday, August 26, at 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
    Grade 3: Saturday, August 26, at 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Grade 4: Saturday, August 26, at 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Cheer Clinic

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Football

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  • Football Information

    Serves: Grades 5-8

    Cost: $200 through January 31; $225 February 1-March 31; and $250 April 1 and later

    Program Director: Eric Zeitler (ezeit53@gmail.com)
    WLHS Contact: Joel Radue (joel.radue@wlhs.org)

    Team selection: Open roster
    Season: August-October
    Practices: At Wisconsin Lutheran High School; First practice is August 6, 2024

    Questions? E-mail the program director or WLHS contact person, or call 414-453-4567
  • Registration Information

    Register for the 2024 Jr. Vikings Football team here.
  • Schedule

    2024 Jr Vikings Football schedule coming soon!
  • Jr. Vikings Roster

    Rooster information coming soon!

Strength and Conditioning

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  • Strength and Conditioning Information

    Serves: For all female and male 6th-8th WELS grade schoolers/athletes

    For: Strength, conditioning, and sports performance training

    Spring Season: 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from March 19-May 9 (no sessions March 28 and April 2 & 4)

    Dates: (no sessions March 28 and April 2 & 4)
    March 19, 21, 26
    April 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30
    May 2, 7, 9

    Cost:
    $100

    Practices: In the weight room facility at Wisconsin Lutheran High School

    Click here for more info.

    Note:
    All participants will be taught the proper techniques to be used in the strength and speed program during the first week of their program. Campers should wear clothing and shoes comfortable for working out.

    All athletes should be in good physical health as they will experience a strenuous day of training. Campers must supply their own health and accident insurance coverage.

    Registration for Sports Performance Camp is due by Thursday, March 14. Click here to register.

    Program Director and WLHS Contact:
    Brad Johnson (brad.johnson@wlhs.org)
  • Registration Information

    Click here to register for the Spring 2024 Jr. Vikings Strength & Conditioning Program.

Girls Basketball

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  • Girls Basketball Information

    Serves: Grades 3-8

    Cost: Base cost of $175 ($30 uniform if needed)

    Program Director and WLHS Contact: Randy Strutz (randall.strutz@wlhs.org)

    Team Selection: Tryouts are on Saturday, September 9 for all grades. Tryouts will be held at WLHS in the Main Gymnasium. View the tryout schedule in the "Tryout Information" tab below.

    Season: September-March

    Practices: At Wisconsin Lutheran High School and area WELS Lutheran Grade Schools (TBA)

    Questions? E-mail the program director or WLHS contact person or call 414-453-4567
  • Tryout Information

    Wisconsin Lutheran High School girls basketball program would like to invite girls entering grades 3-8 to tryout for the Jr. Vikings girls basketball team. Tryouts this year are Saturday, September 9 (see tryout schedule below). Tryouts will be held at WLHS in the Main Gymnasium.

    Saturday, September 9, 2023
    7th Grade: 8:00-9:30 a.m.
    6th Grade: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
    5th Grade: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
    4th Grade: 2:00-3:30 p.m.
    3rd Grade: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
    8th Grade: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

    Wisconsin Lutheran High School girls basketball program is a Christ Centered program aimed at helping girls who are interested in attending WLHS and playing high school basketball. Our goal is to develop skills in each individual which helps create individual, as well as team success at the high school level. Jr. Vikings girls basketball is a program that does make cuts, so please do not register unless there is strong interest in attending WLHS and a commitment for the full season.

    Jr. Vikings will play in a Winter League on select Sundays in November, December, January and February. Jr. Vikings will also play in select tournaments throughout the year. Practices will be held on Sunday nights, as well as one other week night during the week. These practices will be held at Wisconsin Lutheran High School, as well as various facilities in the area.
  • Registration Information

    Register here for Jr. Vikings girls basketball tryouts.

Cross Country

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  • Cross Country Information

    Who: WELS grade school runners in 4th-8th grade who have a strong interest in running and attending Wisconsin Lutheran High School.

    What: Join the WLHS Vikings  in Summer 2024 for Wednesday morning runs!

    When: From 8:15-9:45 a.m. on the following Wednesdays:
    June 12, 19, and 26,
    July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31

    Where: Please meet at the track entrance at WLHS

    Note: To assure that we can properly supervise our runners, we would ask that any athletes that participate in the running program have some experience with distance running and have the ability to run miles at pace. Please contact Coach Mark Moldenhauer (info below) with questions.

    Main Contact: Coach Mark Moldenhauer mark.moldenhauer@wlhs.org or 414-344-8835

    WLHS Girls CC Head Coach: Coach Blair Schaper blair.schaper@wlhs.org or 414-453-4567

    WLHS Boys CC Head Coach: Coach Eric Lueck
    eric.lueck@wlhs.org or 414-453-4567

Flag Football

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  • Flag Football Information

    Serves: Grades 2-4

    Cost: $40

    Program Director and WLHS Contact: Joel Radue (joel.radue@wlhs.org)

    Team Selection: Open roster

    Dates: The 2023 3-day camp dates are the following three Saturdays: September 9, 16, and 30, from 9:00-10:30 a.m.

    Practices: At Wisconsin Lutheran High School

    Register by Friday, September 1, at 11:59 p.m.

    Questions? E-mail Joel Radue at joel.radue@wlhs.org or call 414-453-4567.
  • Registration Information

    Registration for the 2023 Jr. Viking Flag Football Camp is now closed.
  • Schedule

    The 2023 Jr. Viking Flag Football Camp will be held the following three Saturdays: September 9, 16, and 30, from 9:00-10:30 a.m.

    Practices will be conducted by members of the WLHS varsity coaching staff as well as varsity football players and will take place at the Wisconsin Lutheran High School football field.

Volleyball

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  • Volleyball Information

    Serves: Grades 5-8

    Cost: $500-$650 (based on level)

    Program Directors: Taylor Chladek and Sophie Warner (jvvcdirector@gmail.com)
    WLHS Contact: Mr. Blair Schaper (blair.schaper@wlhs.org)

    Team Selection:
    Tryouts are on Saturday, October 7th, 2023 at WLHS
    Season: Late November-April
    Practices: At Wisconsin Lutheran High School

    Additional Info: Visit the web site here.

    Questions? E-mail the program director or WLHS contact
  • Tryouts & Registration Information

    Tryouts are on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at Wisconsin Lutheran High School.

    Tryout times per age group:
    • U13 - 8:00am - 9:30am
    • U14 - 9:45am - 11:15am
    • U11 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    • U12 - 1:45pm - 3:15pm
    You must have a Badger Region Membership to participate in tryouts on Saturday, October 7. The fall membership ($10) is what is required for tryouts. You will then upgrade to the full membership if your daughter accepts an offer for the team.

    View the 2023 tryout flyer here.

    Register for tryouts by clicking here.
Phone: 414-453-4567  |  Fax: 414-453-3001