The mission of the Challenger Middle School football team is to provide students with an opportunity to develop their football skills in a competitive environment at the interscholastic level. We strive to produce well-rounded student-athletes who can perform both in the classroom and on the field.


Head Coach- Bill Neeley

Assistant Coach: Joe Martin

How to Join / Membership Requirements: 

In order to join the football team, you must attend try outs during the spring evaluation period or the first week of fall practice. You must also have the following paperwork completed:

  •  Active sports physical completed and signed by a physician
  •  Concussion information form
  •  AHSAA participation form
  •  Birth Certificate on file
  •  NFHS Sportsmanship course completion certification

Other Info: 

The football team practices daily after school until 5:00 or 5:30 in the evening. At least twice a week, we have study hall sessions right after school before practice begins. If you need to get in touch with Coach Neeley about anything related to the football program, please email him at


 CMS Football Schedule.pdf

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