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Hello Lakewood Family! My name is Ronika. I go by Coach Ro or Mrs. Hare. Welcome to Lakewood Athletics for the 2022-2023 school year! I am thrilled to be your new Athletic Director! I look forward to working with you all to further grow our wonderful athletic program by empowering and coaching our athletes to personal and team success on and off the courts and fields.


"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, discipline, and effort"

- Jesse Owens; track and field athlete, Olympian

    Lakewood Middle School

    2119 Chapel Hill Road
    Durham, NC 27707
    Phone: 919-560-2894
    Directions to Lakewood 

    Ronika Hare

    Athletic Director

    DurhamPublicSch Durham Public Schools DurhamPublicSch

    Fall Tryout Prep and Tryouts



    Tryout prep will be held on 8/29 after school from 3:30p-5:15p. This tryout prep will be a time for your student to become familiar with the skills, terms, and requirements of the sport they are coming out for. Tryout prep IS NOT mandatory to try out or to make the team. Prospective athletes should make sure to have on proper clothing for tryout prep. 



    Tryouts will be held 8/30 & 8/31 from 3:30p-5:15p

    Tryouts will consist of students performing skills related to the sport. Coaches will give further direction when that time comes. Tryouts ARE mandatory to make the team. Prospective athletes should make sure to have on proper clothing for tryouts. Tryouts will last two days. Cuts (if any), will be made on 8/31, and the first day of practice will be 9/1.


    **Please remember that you MUST have a ticket to play to participate in tryout prep and tryouts. Dates for TTP pick-up are on the website**



    Please email Coach Ro with any questions.