Ben Midge
Activities Director
(218) 384-4226

Carlton Public Schools encourages and applauds student participation in school athletics.  Students in the Carlton School District have the option to participate in the following sports:

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Cross Country
  • Basketball: Boys & Girls
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Track

Through a partnership with Cloquet and Esko, students can participate in the following Cloquet-Esko-Carlton (CEC) athletics:

  • Wrestling
  • Swimming
  • Hockey
  • Tennis: Boys & Girls
  • Golf: Boys & Girls
  • Soccer
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Alpine Skiing



Senior High Students: $90/Sport
Junior High Students: $60/Sport
A student who participates in three sports will only be charge for the first two sports they participate in.  Any student who qualifies for free or reduced lunch will be charges half of the regular fees to participate in a sport.


Bulldogs Coaching Staff:

Cross Country with Wrenshall
Brenda Knutson, Assistant Coach

Football with Wrenshall
Jason Crane, Head Coach
Jeremy Zywicki, Head Coach
Daniel Fitzsimmons - Junior High Coach

Barb Soukkala. Head Coach
Danielle Rychlak, Varsity Assistant Coach
Ashley Sell, Junior High Coach
Katherine Nistler, Junior High Assistant Coach

Boys Basketball
Shawn Filipiak, Head Coach
Ross Korpela, Junior Varsity Coach
, Junior High Coach

Girls Basketball
Lucas Beireis, Head Coach
, Junior Varsity Coach
, Jr High Coach

Nicole Paulson, Head Coach
Dan Fitzsimmons, Varsity Assistant

Ryan Schmidt,  Head Coach
Lorin Peterson, Varsity Assistant 
Tyler Peterson, Volunteer Assistant Coach

Melissa Clark,  Head Coach
Dalyce Gustafson,  Varsity Assistant


Extracurricular Activities

  • Yearbook
    • Kristen Ellingson
  • Senior High Knowledge Bowl
    • Katherine Nistler
  • Junior High Knowledge Bowl
    • Tracy Bockbrader
  • Math League
    • Christy Schwoch
  • Peer Helpers
    • Deb Coy
  • National Honor Society
    • Tracy Bockbrader
  • School Play
    • Andy Roemhildt
  • Junior Rotarian
    • Amanda Radtke
  • Camp RYLA
    • Amanda Radtke
  • Student Council
    • Ryan Schmidt
  • Youth Service
    • Jeff Lindemood
  • YES!
    • Tracy Bockbrader
  • Text-4-Life
    • Amanda Radtke
  • Games Club
    • Robert Petko
  • Art Club
    • Kristin Ellingson
  • Robotics Team 
    • Pat Day

The Minnesota State High School League now requires all students playing a Varsity sport to have a valid physical listed in Privit.

Please access the Privit system by clicking here.

You may access the MSHSL Eligibility form at this site, and the MSHSL Medical form here.

You can access the Extra-Curricular Handbook here.