Interested in joining a sport at Merrill? Check out the different sports pages to the right! Each page contains information about the sport, meet schedules, and coach contact details. Remember, if you or your student have any Sports related questions,  don’t hesitate to reach out to Mr. Luft, our student engagement coordinator.

Requirements to participate in a sport:

  1. Participation in any sport requires a current sports physical on file with our school nurse, Kelli Luft. Physicals are good for 13 months. There are several free options offered in the community. Some DMPS schools offer free clinics sponsored by The Iowa Clinic ahead of each sports season in the fall and at conference times. Please watch for information about those clinics when it is posted on Infinite Campus and School CNXT.
  2. Sports Registration form (If not completed during Online Registration at the beginning of the school year)
  3. There is a $15.00 fee associated with registering for each individual sport. We accept exact cash, check in the office or you can pay with a credit/debit card over the phone. Please contact the Office Manager, Brooke Austin or the Activities Director, Mr. Luft if you have any questions,


The following list are the sports currently offered through Merrill:

Fall Sports (August – Mid October)
Cross Country (7th & 8th Grade)
Football (8th Grade)
Volleyball (7th & 8th Grade)

Winter Sports Season 1 (Mid October – Mid December)
Wrestling (7th & 8th Grade)
Girls Basketball (8th Grade)

Winter Sports Season 2 (January – February)
Boys Basketball (8th Grade)

Spring Sports Season 1 (March – April)
Track & Field (7th & 8th Grade)

Spring Sports Season 2 (April – May)
Soccer (7th & 8th Grade)