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Program Overview

The MET's Athletic Program is offered to students from 1st through 12th Grades and offers a variety of sports that students can choose to participate in throughout the year.

Our Mission

The MET Jaguars Athletics Program guides our student-athletes to develop their passion for athletics, enhance positive student habits and attitudes and to be an essential part of a balanced academic program.

Our Vision

To set a standard as a model program, by building traditions, respect and creation of a culture of excellence, integrity, and character.

Our Goals

  • Recognize and promote the lessons learned regarding good sportsmanship, ethics, teamwork and the value of competing - win or lose.
  • Ensure a safe and secure environment for practice and competitions.
  • Recognize and promote the accomplishments of athletic teams and individuals. Encourage coaches to be leaders, role models and people of character.
  • Emphasize and encourage positive lifestyles that will assist in striving to be the best.
  • Promote cooperation throughout the athletic department, while supporting all athletic and extracurricular programs.
  • Ensure that everyone involved with the athletic department adheres to the rules and policies of the Metropolitan School of Panama and the MET Athletic Department.
  • Promote the development of favorable habits and positive attitudes in students that will prepare them for adult life.
  • Promote academic excellence in the classroom.

Programs Offered

The MET Athletics Program promotes, encourages and facilitates multisport athletes. Student-athletes should strive to be well-rounded athletes who are committed to their development in various sports in order to reach their maximum potential. 

Every trimester offers a different sport, organized by age and gender. Below you will find a schedule with the MET's Athletic offerings for the current academic year.

First Trimester Second Trimester Third Trimester
Basketball (U10-18) Basketball (U10-18) Basketball (U10-18)
Soccer (U10-18) Soccer (U10-18) Soccer (U10-18)
Swim Jr (G1-2) Swim Jr (G1-2) Swim Jr (G1-2)
Swim Sr (G3-12) Swim Sr (G3-12) Swim Sr (G3-12)
Triathlon Triathlon Triathlon
Tennis Jr (G3-6) --- ---
Tennis  (G7-12) Tennis  (G7-12) Tennis  (G7-12)
--- Volleyball Volleyball
Cayuco (G9-12) Cayuco (G9-12) Cayuco (G9-12)
Cross Country Cross Country Cross Country

Try-outs

Try-outs are required for participation in MET Athletics. To ensure a positive experience for all students wishing to participate in competitive sports we must limit roster space. Students who do not make the team for performance reasons with be notified by the coach. All students must successfully complete the try-out/evaluation process at the beginning of each trimester.

These measures are put in place to ensure we comply with league mandated roster limitations, maintain safe coach to player ratios and most importantly, to ensure that each student-athlete has a positive experience.

Costs

Upon entering the team, the sports' fees will be automatically reflected in the students' accounts.

Sport Fee
Basketball $140
Cayuco $350
Cross Country $160
Soccer $175
Swimming $140
Triathlon $140
Tennis $375
Volleyball $140

Registration Process

Registration for MET Athletics occurs digitally each trimester. Parents will be notified of the registration timelines and with a registration link directly via e-mail through the MET Weekly.

Athletic Uniforms

Practice Uniforms

Students must wear their team's practice uniforms, physical education uniform, or similar attire to change into for after school practices. A change of clothes to change into after the activity is required.

Game Uniforms

For friendly or competitive games with other schools, all teams must wear the school provided uniforms. The cost of each un uniform may vary by sport and will be applied to the athletic fee and reflected into the student's account.

Below the prices of uniforms by sport:

Sport Fee
Basketball $50
Soccer $50
Swim Boys $50
Swim Girls $50
Triathlon $135
Tennis $40