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Bears Athletics

We are an advocate for education based athletics. We are an extension of the class room. We focus on the overall development of the student athlete. We make it our goal to help motivate youth to achieve their goals. We focus on all these things, while also strategizing for a winning program.

Athletics Motto:

"Excellence is defined as doing uncommon things, in uncommon ways, to get uncommon results. Bears athletics exists to consistently strive for excellence, because when Excellence becomes tradition, greatness has no limits."

Free Sports Physicals

We are offering the community a full day of sports physicals at no charge on Monday, July 24 at Bloom and Grow Pediatrics. Physicals are by appointment only, so please call (575) 682-2002 to reserve your spot. See our sports physicals flyer for more information.

Summer Cheer Schedule

Starting June 17, practices will be on Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the football field.

Boys and Girls Summer Basketball Program

The Cloudcroft High School Basketball program is offering a series of basketball skill development sessions during June 2023.

The sessions will focus on improving shooting, passing, defensive positioning, and rebounding for 7th through 12th-grade students. 

These sessions will be led by Boys Basketball Head Coach Dan Summers and Girls Assistant Coach Noelle Romero (with the assistance of additional coaches) and are designed for students of any ability who are serious about playing basketball at the high school level.

The skill sessions will take place in the Cloudcroft High School Gym from 9:00 a.m. to noon on the following dates:

  • June 5
  • June 12–June 15
  • June 19–June 22

Questions, Contact Coach Summers at (575) 649-1098.

Girls Summer Basketball Schedule

June 5–6: Practice 5:00–6:00 p.m.
June 7–10: JV/Varsity team camp in Denver, CO
June 11: Travel to Magdalena, New Mexico, and overnight stay
June 12–13: Games in Magdalena, New Mexico
June 13: Return to Cloudcroft
June 15: Practice
June 16–17: Girls JV/Varsity Home tournament in Cloudcroft
June 19–23: Practice

Questions: Coach Hickman (575) 430-9703 or Coach Adams (575) 430-7420

Summer Weights

  • Month of July from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Coach Hughes (916) 690-2000
  • Month of July from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Coach Sakala (575) 921-8741
  • Open to ALL athletes grades 6th through 12th grade in the High School Weight Room

2023 Volleyball Camps

Pre-Season Practice begins July 3 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Monday through Friday 6th through 8th grades in the High School Gym.

Varsity volleyball UTEP camp, for invited players only, will be July 7 through July 9.

NMSU is hosting a volleyball camp in the Cloudcroft High School gym for eighth through twelfth graders. The camp will take place on July 11 and July 12.

If you have any questions, please contact Head Volleyball Coach, Vanessa Hughes, at or at (916) 690-2000.

July Football Camp

July Football camp with information from article.

Mark your calendars for our free July football camp, hosted by Cloudcroft Football.

Grades 7–12: Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. all month

Grades 3–6: Tuesday & Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. all month

Camp shirts will be available for purchase during registration. Please view the registration form and the camp shirt form.

The last day to order a Camp shirt is June 1! Questions: email or (575) 921-8741. 

COVID Guidelines and Helpful Resources

Please visit the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA) for COVID-19 guidelines and helpful resource links, including the 2022–2023 sports calendar. 

CMS Teams

Middle School Sports:

We add team schedules as they become available. Join us in supporting our athletes!

CMS Coaching Staff

Our dedicated coaches guide CMS athletes through a happy, healthy team experience. They are always ready and willing to speak with parents, so please contact them with your questions or concerns.

Sheri  Wimsatt Sheri Wimsatt
Athletics Director/Activities Coordinator
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Mike Sakala Mike Sakala
Head Varsity Football Coach
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David Dalton David Dalton
Assistant Varsity Football Coach
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Dan Summers Dan Summers
Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach
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Gene Groblebe Gene Groblebe
Assistant Boys Varsity Basketball Coach
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Ronnie Hickman Ronnie Hickman
Head Coach Girls Varsity Basketball/Assistant Track and Field Coach
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Jessica Ham Jessica Ham
Middle School Girls Basketball/Volleyball Coach
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Chase Shelton Chase Shelton
Head Cross Country Coach/Middle School Boys Basketball Coach
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Amy Coor Amy Coor
Assistant Cross Country Coach, Assistant Track & Field Coach
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Dakota Moon Dakota Moon
Assistant Cross Country Coach, Assistant Track & Field Coach
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Vanessa Hughes Vanessa Hughes
Head Varsity Volleyball Coach/Head Powerlifting Coach
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Nolene  Adams Nolene Adams
Head Coach Track and Field/High School Girls Basketball Assistant
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Hope Douglas Hope Douglas
Assistant Varsity/Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach
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Yvonne Barnes Yvonne Barnes
Head Varsity Cheer Coach
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Assistant Cheer Coach