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.

Activity Calendar

MSA maintains a separate Activity Calendar for all activities through rschool. Please check this calendar for the latest changes in activity scheduling.

Important Athletics Dates/Times/Locations

Attention all students:

If you are interested in participating in a winter sport or activity, registration will open on Oct. 17.If you are an athlete, please make sure we have a copy of your physical on file before you register! Winter sports begin Nov. 14!


Speech Team Introductory Meeting - All students interested in joining the MSA Speech team, there will be an introductory meeting on Nov. 3 at 4:00pm in Room 1A.

Nordic Ski

If you still need boots, please plan to get them ASAP. You should be looking for NNN/Pro-Link combi or skate boots. Some ski shops may start to sell out of certain sizes. If you have any questions about boots, please reach out to Coach Alex Brault. All Dragons should plan to have boots by Monday, November 28th. 
Practice Plans
As a reminder, we are an outdoor sport. Please come prepared and ready to be outside every day (hats, gloves, jackets, running shoes, etc.). Reflective gear and headlamps will be helpful as well if you've got them. 
We will have optional practice on Wednesday of this week. If you are in town, you are encouraged to attend. 
Dragons, please bring your classic poles (if you've got them) to practice Monday and Tuesday. 
This week's practice plan is as follows...








Name activity

Bounding @ YMCA hill

Goal Meetings



Interval workout @ Pioneer

Goal Meetings





Easier run


Circuit work 




Goal meetings



Something L3 (on own)


Run, pole hike, rollerski, swim..


L1 60 min. Pole hike/run (on your own)

Coaches will continue to meet with each of you individually this week to discuss your season goals. As we discussed as a team, please see the attached picture for goals and expectations we set as a team on Friday. Coaches will have these written out on Monday and we ask that each of you sign the poster board at practice. Our goals and expectations will be displayed in the ski room all skison. 
Roller Skis
If you still currently have team roller skis, please have them ready to turn in tomorrow at the beginning of practice. 
We are planning to place another order for the warm up jackets this winter. Please reach out to Coach Brault if you are interested in ordering one this year. Coach Brault will have his jacket at practice this week if you'd like to try it on for sizing purposes. You can also check out the attached pictures. 
Ski Passes
The Coaches Brault are looking into getting everyone all access trail passes for Battle Creek as we will be practicing there this winter. We are also working to get discount information from Theodore Wirth so that you can purchase a pass there on your own if you'd like. More information will be coming out this week regarding passes. 
Pasta Dinner and Parent Involvement
Back by popular demand, the team welcomes the opportunity for us to have pasta dinners this skison. Parents, if you'd be willing to help with these, that would be great. More information will be coming out soon regarding how to sign up and the dates we will plan to have pasta dinners before meets. Stay tuned!
Meet Schedule
Please see attached for our current meet schedule. We are still working to confirm a few more meets and will continue to update the schedule as quickly as we can. 
Team Instagram
If you have not already done so and would like to, please give our team Instagram a follow @ msa_nordic
Email List
If someone is not getting this weekly email that should be, please let The Coaches Brault know. This is an imperfect email list. 


Basketball practices run from 4-6pm or 6-8pm, boys and girls will alternate practices times every two weeks.

Girls Basketball

Practice begins November 14 - 18: 4-6pm.
Nov. 21- 25: 4-6pm
Nov. 28 - Dec. 2: 6-8pm
Dec. 5 - 9: 6-8pm
Dec. 12 - 16: 4-6pm

Boys Basketball

Team Rosters

JV & Varsity:
Practice begins November 21 - 25: 6-8pm
Nov. 28 - Dec. 2: 4-6pm
Dec. 5 - 9: 4-6pm
Dec. 12 - 16: 6-8pm

C Squad: Monday & Wednesday 7:30-9am

Athletics List

AthleticsPrimary Contact
Academy Force Football (Co-op at St Croix Prep) (Learn More) Ryan Wood
Badminton - Girls (Learn More) Tara Richert
Baseball - Boys (Co-op at Liberty) (Learn More) Dave St. Martin
Basketball - Boys C Team (Learn More) Jamey Strand
Basketball - Boys JV (Learn More) Phil Dean
Basketball - Boys Varsity (Learn More) Jamey Strand
Basketball - Girls Varsity (Learn More) Dan Hardtke
Cross Country (Learn More) James Logan
Nordic Skiing (Learn More) Alex Brault and Erin Brault
Soccer - Boys and Girls (Co-op at TCA) (Learn More) Victor Vondrachek
Track - Boys and Girls (Learn More) Heath Anderson, Alex Brault
Trap Shooting (Learn More) Sean Casey
Volleyball - Girls C Team (Learn More) Jeff Hansen
Volleyball - Girls JV (Learn More) Brian Qiao
Volleyball - Girls Varsity (Learn More) Jeff Hansen

Activities List

ActivitiesPrimary Contact
Advanced Orchestra (Learn More) Wendell Sletten
Black Student Union (Learn More) Jacob Bukkila and Tami Flowers
Board Game Design Club (Learn More) Isaac Leonardi
Cheers For Volunteers (Learn More) Sarah Harms
Chess Club (Learn More) David Johnston
Computer Club (Learn More) Justin Gehring
First Robotics (FRC) (Learn More) Noah Langseth
FTC (Learn More) Noah Langseth
GSA (Learn More) Alyssa Metcalf
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
Pit Band (Learn More) Wendell Sletten
Prom Committee (Learn More) Jen Heydt-Nelson and Kerry O'Keefe
RPG Club (Learn More) Stephanie Leudtke
Spanish Club (Learn More) Markell Anderson
Speech (Learn More) Jackson Hoemann
Student Action Group (Learn More) Karina Lozano and Tami Flowers
Student Council (Learn More) Michelle Kurkoski
SWENext (Learn More) Jacob Bukkila
Theatre (Learn More) Wendell Sletten
Theatre Guild (Learn More) Wendell Sletten
Tri-M Music Honor Society (Learn More) Wendell Sletten

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

The MSA Dragon

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

Authorizer Performance Commendable Rank From Minnesota Department of Education