Math and Science Academy, 8430 Woodbury Crossing, Woodbury MN 55125
Phone Attendance: (651) 578-8061
Phone Main Line: (651) 578-7507

MSA Athletics & Activities

MSA provides a wide variety of extracurricular activities for its students from basketball and cross country to FIRST Robotics and National Honor Society. MSA athletic teams compete in Region 4A for Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) sports. Steve Hoemann is the activities director.  

Activity/Athletics Registration Instructions.

Important Documents/Forms

Dance guest forms, coach forms, event forms etc. are found here.

Athletics Calendar

MSA maintains a separate Athletics Calendar for public highschool activities through rschool. Please check this calendar for the latest changes in those events.

Important Athletics Dates/Times/Locations

Baseball
Official baseball practices start on Monday, March 18th!  Practices for the first week will be from 4:45-6:30 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and 4:45-6:00 on Wednesday 

After the first week, practices will usually be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 4:30-6:30 and Wednesdays from 4:30-6:00.  Practices will be a combination of time in the Liberty gym, parking lot, and a field in White Bear Lake.  


Track & Field
This Week's Training Plan
Please make sure you're prepared to be outside every day with hats, gloves, jackets, rain jackets, sunscreen etc. Our plans are subject to change if weather becomes more of a factor. 
 
Sprinters, it's a speed week! We're going to be working on acceleration, max velocity, and speed endurance. Most of our running will be done at 90-100%, but you will get a long recovery between reps. 
 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday 

Saturday

Practice @ MSA 4:15-6 PM

 

Attendance

Announcements

 

 

Warm up drills

 

Workout

Sprints: Extensive tempo. 6-10 x200m at 80%

 

Distance: 

Long run workout: 15-20 min warm up 1-2x10 min progression (2 min jog recovery between reps) Total time should be equivalent to previous long run time (40-60 min) 


Core/strength

 

 

Practice @ MSA 4:15-6 PM -- Will head over to Lake Middle School


Attendance

Announcements



Warm up drills


Workout

Sprints: Block starts. 3x20m + 3x40m +3x60m


Distance: 30-40 min easy recovery run


Event specific time!

- Hurdles

- Field events


 

Practice @ MSA 4:15-6 PM 


Attendance

Announcements


Warm up drills


Workout

Sprints: Active recovery. Sprint drills + technical work. 


Distance: 10 min warm up

6-10 x 400 meters, 2 min recovery between, should get faster each rep. 10 min cooldown. 


Event specific time!

- Hurdles

- Field events


Core & strength

Practice @ MSA 4:15-6 PM -- Will head over to Lake Middle School

 

Attendance

Announcements


Warm up drills


Workout

Sprints: Speed endurance. 6x150m at 90-95%


Distance: 30 min easy recovery run + 4 advanced strides


Event specific time!

- Hurdles

- Field events

 

 

Practice @ MSA 4:15-6 PM -- Will head over to Lake Middle School


Attendance

Announcements

 

Warm up drills


Workout

Sprints: Active recovery. Sprint drills, handoffs, technical work. 


Distance: 30-35 min recovery run


Event specific time!

- Hurdles

- Field events

Practice @ Tartan High School 9-11 AM


Attendance

Announcements


Warm up drills


 

Workout

Sprints: 8x50m handoffs 

Watch this video before the workout!


Distance: 10 min warm up

1x500 @ mile pace, 4-5 min active recovery

3-4 x broken 500m: 300m @ mile goal pace, 100m jog, 200m @ 800 goal pace, 4-5 min active recovery, 2x150m finishing kick/fast (3 min)

10 min cooldown


Event specific time!

- Hurdles

- Field events


Silly Relays!!

- Cookware Relay

- Others


Athletics List

AthleticsPrimary Contact
Badminton - Girls Grades 7-12 (Learn More) Jamey Strand
Baseball - Boys Grades 9-12 (Co-op at Liberty) (Learn More) Dave St. Martin
Basketball - Boys Grades 6-12 (Learn More) Jamey Strand
Basketball - Girls Grades 7-12 (Learn More) Dan Hardtke
Cross Country Grades 6-12 (Learn More) James Logan
Hockey - Girls Grades 7-12 (Co-op at Woodbury High School) (Learn More) Scott Waldo
Nordic Skiing Grades 6-12 (Learn More) Alex Brault and Erin Brault
Soccer - Boys and Girls Grades 7-12(Co-op at TCA) (Learn More) Victor Vondrachek
Softball - Girls Grades 8-12 (Co-op at Mounds Park Academy) (Learn More) Dan Haase
Swimming & Diving - Boys Grades 7-12 (Co-op at Cretin-Derham Hall) (Learn More) Michael Steineman
Track - Boys and Girls Grades 6-12 (Learn More) Alex Brault and James Logan
Trap Shooting Grades 7-12 (Learn More) Christopher Radecki
Volleyball - Girls Grades 6-12 (Learn More) Jeff Hansen

Activities List

ActivitiesPrimary Contact
A/V Club (Learn More) Jen Heydt-Nelson
ASL Club (Learn More) Amy Seif
BioXplorers Club (Learn More) Mark Greseth
Black Student Union (Learn More) Tami Brooks
Board Game Design Club (Learn More) Jana Tarlton
Book Club (Learn More) Kasey Coutermash
Business Club (Learn More) Hao Peng
Cheers For Volunteers (Learn More) Sarah Harms
Chess Club (Learn More) David Johnston
Christian Student Association (Learn More) Tami Brooks
Computer Club (Learn More) Justin Gehring
Experimental Club (Learn More) Rachel Weirich
FIRST Robotics (FRC) (Learn More) Noah Langseth
FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) (Learn More) Noah Langseth
FISRT Lego League (FLL) (Learn More) Melissa Brunshidle
Green Thumb Society (Learn More) Ali Metcalf
GSA (Learn More) Ali Metcalf
Healthy Minds Club (Learn More) Karina Lozano
International Club (Learn More) Michelle Kurkoski
Jazz Ensemble (Learn More) Wendell Sletten
Link Crew (Learn More) Mike Fillbrandt
Middle School Math League (Learn More) Josh Barth
Muslim Student Association (Learn More) Amy Seif
Newspaper (Learn More) Michelle Kurkoski
NHS (Learn More) Maggie Burggraaff
Prom Committee (Learn More) Jen Heydt-Nelson and Kerry O'Keefe
Psychology Club (Learn More) Michelle Kurkoski
RPG Club (Learn More) Brian Voeller
Spanish Club (Learn More) David Zapata
Speech (Learn More) Jackson Hoemann
Student Action Group (Learn More) Karina Lozano
Student Council (Learn More) Michelle Kurkoski
SWENext (Learn More) Marisa Meleck
The Wishing Crane Project (Learn More) Katie Seif
Theatre (Learn More) Wendell Sletten
Theatre Guild (Learn More) Karen Biedermann
Tri-M Music Honor Society (Learn More) Wendell Sletten
Yarn Society (Learn More) Lucy Rubenzer

Math and Science Academy
8430 Woodbury Crossing
Woodbury MN 55125
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Main School Line: (651) 578-7507
Attendance Line: (651) 578-8061
General Fax: (651) 578-7532
Student Records Fax: (651) 800-4600
E-Mail: info@mnmsa.org

The MSA Dragon

Authorizer Contact:
Liz Wynne - Director
(763) 557-6676 | liz.wynne2@gmail.com
P.O. Box 581639
Minneapolis, MN 55458-1639

Authorizer Performance Commendable Rank From Minnesota Department of Education