Mercy High School upholds a strong tradition of competitive athletics in 21 sports. Teams (*unless indicated) are eligible to participate in the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) or applicable state tournaments and 16 participate in the Detroit Catholic High School League (CHSL). Mercy's facilities include a gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, full-size track, indoor training facility, weight room, two athletic fields, and two enclosed softball diamonds.

*non-MHSAA sport
^run by the City of Farmington

2021 Athletic Dates
All athletes are required to have completed the FinalForms Profile, including valid physical. Registration by the listed dates required to try-out. There is no participation without registration by the deadline. Please select all sports in which you are interested in FinalForms, as well as completing the registration survey. Physicals must be dated on/after 4/15/2021 to be valid for the 2021-22 school year.
Fall sport registration is 7/21/21 to 8/04/21 via Google Form to be sent in email. Try-Out times will be on the Athletic Calendar and posted on mhsmi.org/athletics. Please be prepared to attend all try-out sessions. Please note practices will begin as soon as try-outs are completed.

Dance and Pompon: Tryouts will be in Spring 2021 for the 2021-22 teams. The teams begin practices in September, and the seasons run through the end of February. 

Fall 2021 
  • Start Date 8/9/21: Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Swimming & Diving, Volleyball
  • Please plan to attend all tryout days. Practices begin as soon as tryouts are complete. In order to keep our Athletes, Coaches, and Mercy Community safe, PLEASE keep your athletes home if they are feeling ill.
Start Date 11/2/21: Ice Hockey
Start Date 11/8/21 Basketball
Start Date 11/11/21: Bowling
Start Date 11/15/21: Boardercross, Skiing
Spring 2022

If you are looking for information on the Archery team, please click here. This is a CLUB run by the City of Farmington Hills, please contact the Costick Center for further information.

MHSAA & Mercy Athletic Office Updates

The MHSAA will continue to provide updates in this format with effective dates listed with each change or addition to allowed activities. Please refer to this page frequently for updated documents:

Parent and Athlete Reference Material

Looking for information about a specific sport? Check the Team website.


Twitter & Instagram: @MHSmiAthletics
Athletic Director & Transportation Brandon Malinowski
Assistant Athletic Director & Transportation Kate Scalzi
Office Phone: 248-893-3510 Fax: 248-476-3691
Athletic Trainer Marnie Hawes

Letter Jacket and Accomplishment Patches

Looking to have a letter jacket or sweater made? Need to update your accomplishments? Receive a Mercy Scholar-Athlete Award and want the patch? 

Here are the Guidelines for Letter Jackets/Sweaters. Mercy Scholar-Athlete patches, CHSL Award patches, and Captain's Stars are available for sale in the Athletic Office. Team/individual honor patches will be ordered at the end of every season if interest exists. Please note: The letter is given for the 1st year on a varsity sport, chevrons are for each additional year. For example: If you are on MVP for 4 years, you have 1 letter & 3 chevrons.

We recommend Logos & Letters in Clarkston (248-795-2093, logosnletters@gmail.com),  Northville Stitching Post (248-347-7622), The Rival Shop in Waterford (formerly AllStar Corner, 855-259-6684), Burke's Sport Haven in Eastpointe (586-776-3590), or Art Knitting Mill in Farmington Hills (248-356-3404).

Digital Score Keepers Table Advertising Opportunities

Premier digital display on scorekeeper's table, message tailored by your company. Packages range from $500 - $5,000. Click here for all the information and contact Jen Stark or Maureen Weiss at advancement@mhsmi.org.


Mercy Fight Song

Future MHSAA Athletic Calendar