Coach's Corner



“We believe that equity of opportunity, and equity of access to our programs, services and resources are critical to the achievement of successful outcomes for all those whom we serve, and for those who serve our school system … The Board is therefore committed to ensuring that fairness, equity, and inclusion are essential principles of our school system and are integrated into all our policies, programs, operations, and practices. ”Toronto District School Board Equity Foundation Statement

Elementary Sports 2022-23

This year at Rolph Road Elementary we are continuing our policy where students will be eligible to participate in a variety of sports.

  • Cross Country
  • Flag Football
  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Slo-Pitch
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Track & Field
  • Soccer
  • Bordenball 

Philosophy of Rolph Road Teams:

Rolph Road Elementary supports the idea of developing an appreciation and passion for competitive team sports that will continue beyond the Rolph Road experience.  The team experience is intended to foster self-esteem, sportsmanship, leadership and athletic skill.



Does your child want to be part of Rolph Road Elementary's biggest team? After a two-year hiatus, Cross Country Running is back and will be offered to all students in grades 1-6. Everyone can join this team!

While we are still waiting to hear from the TDSB on what the season will look like, we wanted to get the ball rolling at Rolph. Here's what you need to know so far...

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*Qualifying Meet: Tuesday October 4th, 2022 @ Earl Bales Park

*Conference Finals: Wednesday October 19th, 2022 @ Earl Bales Park Grade 3-6 runners and teams who qualified from the "Qualifying Meets"

*City Championships: Wednesday October 26th, 2022 @ Centennial Park Grades 4-6 runners and teams who qualify.

Practice Dates: Starting on Monday September 19th, 2022

- Monday (Lunch) 12-12:30pm

- Wednesday (After School) 3:15-4:00pm

- Thursday (After School 3:15-4:00)


Who: All students in grades 1-6 can choose to participate.

Where: Runners will meet in the Sports Court at the back of the Rolph field next to our OPAL zone.

What: Students will train together with grades to run the following distances.

  • Grades 1 & 2: 1 km
  • Grade 3: 1.5 km
  • Grades 4-6: 2 km

Why: To get fit and have FUN !

Permission: All TDSB forms are now sent electronically.  The "Start of the Year Forms" package was sent out by the TDSB on Friday, September 10th.  This package of permission forms contain general forms that include; Medical, Online Code of Conduct, Permission to Participate in Off-Site Walking Excursions, Permission to participate in Phys. Ed. and Intramurals, etc.).  Please check your inbox folder, spam and junk folders.  The email with the "Start of the Year Forms" link was sent to the first contact for each student.

When you fill out this form, you are giving permission for your child to participate in Intramural Sports. If you did not receive this email, please contact our Office Administrator, , as teachers are unable to send these forms. Students that do not attend practice regularly will be ineligible to race.

Please Note: A Formal Permission form will be sent electronically from our Coaches through the new 'Excursion Management Application". Please create your EMA account here >  

  • When the EMA app opens to next page it will ask you for your email that is associated with the student : add your email account;
  • You will need your child's student number as well.

So lace up and stay tuned!

We look forward to the start of a great cross country running season on Monday!

Thank you,

Coach Jonsohn & Coach Williams


FLAG FOOTBALL IS  BACK @ Rolph Road Elementary !

Rolph Road coaches are excited to bring Flag Football to Rolph this year!

Tryouts and practices are:



  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:30 on the field.

Thank you everyone for trying out!

Coaches Mr. Whitaker and Mr. Edmonds