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MPS AthleticsPhilosophy of MPS Athletics

The MPS Athletic Department promotes the philosophy that an athlete’s core responsibilities involve the pursuit of personal growth through academic work and team experiences.  We recognize that athletic programming is an extension of academic and practical instruction. Therefore, our primary commitment is educating our student-athletes.

Student-athletes learn a great deal from participating in interscholastic athletics. Lessons in sportsmanship, teamwork, competition, and how to win and lose gracefully are all integral parts of team goals. Athletic competition adds to school spirit and helps students, participants and community members take pride in their school.

Athletic Department Goals:

  • Promote academic excellence in classroom
  • Ensure safe and secure environment for practice and competitions
  • Provide opportunities for student-athletes to develop confidence, self-image, and leadership skills
  • Encourage coaches to be leaders, role models and persons of character
  • Promote value and importance of teamwork, good sportsmanship and fair play
  • Ensure all participants adhere to MPS and Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association rules and policies

The student-athletes in MPS are building friendships, learning new skills, and creating lifelong memories.  Follow their stories on InstagramYouTubeFacebook, and Twitter.  Then, sign up for a sport and join them!  See your school’s athletic director or call 414-475-8219 to get involved and make high school count!

MPS Athletics 2020-21 Resources

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  Sign up with MPS Athletics’ new online registration system

***UPDATE: The issue with the online registration system for students playing sports at schools they do not attend has been resolved. Please contact your school's athletic director if you are still having issues, or if you have any questions. Thank you for your patience.

MPS Athletics is excited to introduce a new online registration system for our athletic families! This new paperless system will ease the burden on parents, guardians, students, schools, and staff during the registration period for high school sports.

Visit the new MPS Student-Athlete Eligibility Registration system here!

Read our Registration guide here.

Even though sports are currently on hold, we still encourage families to register via the new online registration system as soon as possible.

By doing so, MPS student-athletes will be ready to hit the ground running for the first day of practice if sports resume. This new MPS Student-Athlete Eligibility Registration system is also a long-term solution that will allow parents and guardians to create one account per family that will carry over from season to season.

The MPS Student-Athlete Eligibility Registration system primarily serves the need for a paperless eligibility process to aid each athletic program in making sure all athletes are cleared for athletic participation before the first official day of sport practice. This system eliminates the need to keep track of required paper forms and waivers ensuring that athlete eligibility is valid and makes way for the student to join the team.

By creating a personal, password-protected account, students and parents/guardians will be able to complete and sign consent waivers, submit current physical form, concussion agreement, code of conduct, WIAA Rules form, school specific student handbook, transportation permissions, activity fee payment, and all other forms that will allow for athletic participation in MPS City Conference sports.

Once an account has been created, families will still be able to make changes in this electronic format. All activity packets, policies, and documents will be available for future reference.

Do not wait - sign up today!

Please contact your school’s athletic director with any questions.

  Winter 2020-21 Sports Suspended: Letter from the Commissioner

Dear MPS Families,

As we approach the start of the winter sports season, we have been carefully monitoring the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic.  As COVID-19 cases surge nationally, as well as here in Wisconsin, it is our top priority to keep our students and staff safe during this public health crisis.  As such, we feel it is in the best interest of our student-athletes and families to postpone all winter high school sports.  Please know this was an extremely difficult decision made with safety as our guiding principle.  We will continue to evaluate current conditions, as well as work in consultation with the City of Milwaukee Health Department to determine if we are able to start the season at a later date.

Please continue to #StayReadyMPS as we will look to return to sports when it is most safe and healthy to do so. 


Bobbie N. Kelsey

MPS Commissioner of Interscholastic Athletics and Academics


Visit our #StayReadyMPS webpage for more information on the virtual campaign, including details on:

  • Contests
  • Prizes
  • Social Media Pages
  • Future Videos
  • Webinars
  • How to Submit Your Own Video
  • And More!
  Resources & Game Schedules

Visit these links for additional resources:

Social Media

Facebook: @MilwaukeeCityConference
Instagram: @MilwaukeeCityConference


Bobbie N. Kelsey

Commissioner of Athletics & Academics

Matt Goodwin

MPS Athletics Manager

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