Athletic Director -Steve Graetz

Welcome to Benzie Central Athletics

 

 

Steve Graetz is beginning his third year as Director of Athletics and Assistant Principal at Benzie Central Middle School and High School, and his 17th year overall in education.  Prior to his arrival at Benzie Central MS/HS, Graetz served as Elementary Principal at Platte River and Betsie Valley from 2012-2017. He began his career in education as a middle school teacher in Big Rapids and Baldwin.  Mr. Graetz can be reached via Ph. (231) 882-4497 Fax (231) 882-5699 or email graetzs@benzieschools.net.

 

“Welcome to Benzie Central Athletics!  As you enjoy your experience of attending our athletic events, please keep in mind the true purpose of interscholastic athletic participation. How our school and our community is perceived is influenced by the good sportsmanship you display. As a representative of ours, your actions are viewed by family and friends, opposing fans, the local community and the media. Displaying good sportsmanship will show the most positive things about you and our school. With your support we can continue to provide our student-athletes with quality educational experiences! 

GO HUSKIES!” 

COACHES RESOURCES

FALL SPORTS

CROSS COUNTRY

2019-20 Middle School Cross Country Information

Boys JV & Varsity – Asa Kelly

Girls JV & Varsity – Traci Kelly

Middle School – Michael Hammar

FOOTBALL

 (Benzie Central Gridiron Club bcgic.com)

High School Staff

Butch Adkins

Kyle Cook

Josh Crocker

Jason Katt

Luke Koscielski

Nathan Lane

Scott Lemmen

Geoff Miller

Chris Noffsinger

Brian Ross

Dave Yacks

 

Middle School Staff

Steve Converse

Lori Cota

Scott DeRidder

Mike Jones

 

Pop Warner (5/6 Grades)

Matt Gillison

Eric Kohn

Kyle Toms

 

Pop Warner (3/4 Grades)

Paul Jurk

Luke Koscielski

Doug Rouser

 

K-6th Grade Flag Staff

High School/Middle School/Pop Staffs and Players and Parents

BOYS SOCCER

Varsity – Brandon Baesch

Middle School – Aubrey Parker

VOLLEYBALL

Varsity – Madison Lutzke

JV – Corey Bechler

8th Grade – Linda Palmer

7th Grade – Heather Ramirez

SIDELINE CHEER

Varsity-Misty Tennant

SPORTS SCHEDULE

Interested in purchasing Athletic Passes?

Interested in volunteering for athletic events?  Working events earns athletic passes.  Please see Katrina Grose in the Athletic office if you would like to join in on the fun.  231-882-4497 Ext. 2151.  GO HUSKIES!

*Coaching Applicants 
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Benzie Central Schools
c/o Steve Graetz, Athletic Director
9300 Homestead Road
Homestead Rd. Benzonia 49616
or email: graetzs@benzieschools.net
MHSAA Transfer Student ByLaws – If you are a student-athlete and thinking about transferring in/out of Benzie Central High School, please note that the rules are changing.  Click on the ByLaws link to read about the changes in HS sports eligibility. If you have further questions, please do not hesitate contacting Athletic Director, Steve Graetz for clarification.

ATHLETIC FORMS & DOCUMENTS

For full packet, please click on the link below

Benzie Central Husky Athletic Packet

Per MHSAA rules and regulations, student-athletes may not practice or receive equipment and/or uniforms until a completed physical examination form and a concussion form are submitted to the HS/MS Office. Physical examinations for the 2019-20 school year must be administered on or after April 15, 2019

Huskies in Action

WINTER SPORTS

BOYS BASKETBALL

Varsity – Joshua Crocker

JV – Andrew Rosa

Freshman – Matthew Chandler

8th Grade – Butch Adkins

7th Grade – Jeffrey Bretzke

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Varsity – Sarah Ross

JV – Jeff Nordbeck

Freshmen – Mark Blazejewski

Middle School -Corey Bechler

Middle School Assistant – Kate Johnson

BOYS/GIRLS BOWLING

Chip Fryer

BOYS/GIRLS SKIING

Adam Putney

Lukas Krolikowski

WRESTLING

Varsity – Josh Lovendusky

Varsity Assistant – Cody VanDonkelaar

Middle School – Scott Gray

 

SPRING SPORTS

GIRLS SOCCER

Varsity – Aubrey Parker

BOYS GOLF

Varsity – Matt Olson (teacher)

GIRLS SOFTBALL

Varsity – Scott Brautigam

JV– Mark Wassa

BOYS BASEBALL

Varsity – Eric Johnston

JV – Rich Gottardo

BOYS/GIRLS TRACK

Girls – Traci Kelly

Boys – Asa Kelly

MIDDLE SCHOOL TRACK

Jared Fekete

Aimee Kalisz

Shane Iverson

Meet Arthur. Arthur Adkins is a certified athletic trainer with Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital – Sports Medicine & Rehab. Arthur is the new athletic trainer for the JV and Varsity sports teams at Benzie Central High School. Take a moment to read his story and all that he has to offer our youth.
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