Athletics

Thurston Middle School is excited to offer 14 sports teams! Our school competes in the Coastal Athletic League comprised of 8 area middle schools. Waverider volleyball, basketball, and soccer teams are formed for both 6/7th graders and 8th graders, along with cross country and track & field for all grade levels. GO WAVERIDERS!

Boys volleyball players high-fiving
Boys volleyball players at the net
Girls basketball player dribbling
Girls basketball player shooting a free throw
Girls basketball player making a layup
Girls volleyball player serving
Girls volleyball players at the net
Boys basketball player shooting a free throw
Girls volleyball player spiking the ball
Boys volleyball player setting
Boys basketball player dribbling
Boys basketball player dribbling

Upcoming Games

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Student-Athlete Expectations

  • Must be at all practices and games/competitions
  • Communicate In advance…
    • With the teacher prior to the game/competition
    • With the coach prior to missing practice
  • Above a “C” average - 2.0 GPA
  • Good citizenship 
    • No “N” or “U” for citizenship in any grading period
    • No CICO
  • Good attitude, energy, hustle, and respect towards others.
  • Represent Thurston well!

2022/23 League Champions!

  • 6th/7th Grade Girls Volleyball
  • 6th Grade Girls Cross Country
  • 7th Grade Girls Cross Country
  • 8th Grade Girls Cross Country
  • 6th Grade Boys Cross Country
  • 8th Grade Boys Cross Country
  • 8th Grade Girls Track & Field
Tommy Newton-Neal

Tommy Newton-Neal

Teacher, Coach, Thurston Athletic Director
Denise Selbe

Denise Selbe

District Athletic Administrator