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CoreCourse GPA program

Dear Parent/Guardian,

We are pleased to inform you that Berry Academy of Technology is making, a web-based software program, available to all Berry Academy of Technology student-athletes and their parents/guardians free of charge.

If your child has aspirations of competing athletically as a freshman at an NCAA Division I or Division II school, they must meet NCAA Initial-Eligibility minimum standards, including minimum core course GPA and SAT/ACT test score requirements. is an innovative tool that allows you to easily track your son or daughter’s progress towards meeting these requirements, beginning as soon as the first semester of their freshman year. 

To activate your child’s membership, follow these simple steps:

1. Go to

2. Click on “New Free Member Account” in the upper left corner and enter the School ID and School Code:

School ID: 340716

School Code: 786693310

Scho                3. Click Continue.

4. Fill in the appropriate fields in the Create New Student Account form.

**Remember to write down the new Member Name and Password you have created**

5.   Click “Submit

Congratulations! You have successfully created your member account.

To login to your member account and begin using the software, follow these simple steps:

1.   Go to

2.   Click the Member Login button in the upper right corne

3.  Enter your Member Name and Password

**Use the Member Name and Password you created during the account activation process**

4.  Click “Login incorporates the NCAA recognized core courses for Berry Academy of Technology into the online course entry forms, calculates BOTH Division I and Division II core course GPA, automatically factors weighted grades into calculations and tracks course requirements for BOTH Division I and Division II.  Your son or daughter’s core course information is saved for the duration of their high school career. 

Berry Academy of Technology is proud to make this innovative software available to you free of charge.  We believe will be a very useful academic tool for you and your student-athlete. also provides you access to free recruiting webinars through, a nonprofit program.  Webinar previews as well as full length recruiting webinars may be accessed on the website.  Viewing a full length webinar is highly recommended to learn about the facts and rules of recruiting. The recruiting process starts in the freshman year. Make sure you are prepared.



Winter Tryout information

For Winter 2019 tryout results, please check the team website.

Winter Sport coaches

Men's Basketball - Head Varsity Coach  - Coach Jones -

Women's Basketball - Head Varsity Coach - Coach Brim - kelvin1.brim

Cheerleading - Head Varsity Coach - Coach Long - kyndrag.long@cms.k12.ncus

Indoor Track - Men's Head Coach - Coach Gibson -

Indoor Track - Women's Head Coach - Coach Lockhart -

Wrestling - Head Coach - Coach Rothwell -


If you are playing a sport that is currently in season, you do not tryout until your season is complete.  You can contact the coach of the sport you are interested in to let them know that you intend to tryout after your fall season is complete.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Barnes-Parkins at or stop by room 103

Team Remind Information

POB Athletic Remind Codes:

General Athletics remind -   @pobsports

Baseball Remind - @berrybb

Cheerleading Remind - @cheerpob

Football Remind - @@berryfb17

Golf Remind - @784c9c

Men's Basketball Remind - @dff7kf

Women's Basketball Remind - pobwbb1920

Softball Remind - @pobsball

Men's Soccer- @c93ge6

Cross Country/Track - @pobt

Volleyball- @pobvolley


How to Join Remind:

Join by text:

Text  81010 and then enter the remind code

Get mobile app notifications.

Download the mobile app for iOS and Android devices and create a new account (or log in if you already have one.) To join a class, tap the + by Classes Joined and either join with your class code or search for your class. You'll automatically get app notifications.

Get email notifications.

Join online:

Visit and enter the class or school code and your email address.

Fall Tryout Information


Welcome to Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology.  Thank you for expressing interest in Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology's Athletic Programs

Fall Tryouts will take place on August 1.  

Information regarding tryout times can be found on the sports website for the individual sports and on the teams remind.

To get to the team's website, go to teams, and then select the team that you are interested in getting tryout information.

Athletes will need the following complete before they are able to attend summer workouts or tryout.

  * Current physical on NCHSAA form (Please see link below)

 *Ticket to Play (blue banner located on the top of the athletic page)

Ticket to Play - General Information

Participation Fees

Athletic Participation Fees should ONLY be paid once the student-athlete has officially made the sport roster.  

If you qualify for Free/Reduced Lunch, please submit your letter with the application that is below for the fee to be waived.  If you need a copy of your letter, please contact Child and Nutrition at (980) 343-6041.

Participation Fees May Start Being Paid

HS Fall sports………….8/1/19
HS Winter sports……..10/31/19
HS Spring sports……..2/13/20

***Remember only pay the participation fee if your student-athlete has officially made the roster.  If you have any questions, please email Tricia Barnes-Parkins at

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Charlotte, NC 28208
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