Varsity Boys Track & Field
As a program, our biggest goal is to teach the merits of working hard and the satisfaction of seeing the fruits of that labor, all while training and competing with GA’s supportive teammates and coaches.
-Pete Jennings '99, Head Coach
Peter JenningsHead Coach
Pete Jennings started coaching the boys track & field team in 2004 and became head coach in 2005.
Coach Jennings graduated from GA in 1999 and was captain of his cross country and track teams. He ran Division I cross country and track for four years at the University of Richmond. In his senior year, Coach Jennings was selected to two Atlantic-10 All-Conference teams, and was named captain and team MVP.
In 2016, Jennings led the Patriots' boys' track & field team to an Inter-Ac Championship and a second place finish at the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association track & field championship, good for the best state finish in team history.
Lawrence JohnsonAssistant Coach
Matthew NotaryAssistant Coach
Dion LehmanAssistant Coach
Steven MollAssistant Coach
Tom TaftAssistant Coach
Carey Stadium (310 Morris Road, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 19034) is home to GA track and field. It was opened in 2010 as a multi-sport facility that includes a 200 x 380’ artificial turf field, a regulation track surface with six lanes, high jump area, long jump pit and easy on-and-off sideline access. Lines are drawn on the field for football, soccer and lacrosse. The bleacher seating can accommodate 850 spectators and are handicap accessible. Carey Stadium also houses a concession stand equipped with electrical, an ice machine and a reach-in cooler; restroom facilities, as well as two team gathering rooms, private referee room and a trainer’s room equipped with sink, ice machine and treatment bed. The scoreboard in the corner of the Stadium is a multi-sport unit that displays the game clock, home and away scores, time outs left, quarter and football-related information. There is a sound system that is operated from the top of the Stadium where there is a 10-seat granite-topped work area with several electrical outlets and jacks for the microphone and music; all protected by an awning. The Stadium speakers are located on top of the scoreboard. There are several handicap parking spaces adjacent to the entrance to the Stadium in addition to more than 200 spaces spread between two parking lots for the outdoor athletics complex. More parking is available on the GA campus by crossing the Wissahickon Creek by car and returning by foot on the brick pathway. Germantown Academy has hosted many lacrosse and soccer tournaments and was the home to the first coed Inter-Academic Athletic League Track and Field Championships in 2012.
- 200 x 380’ artificial turf field
- Regulation track surface with 6 lanes, regulation size field events and easy on-and-off sideline access
- Field is lined for football, soccer and lacrosse
- Bleacher seating for 850 spectators
- Handicapped accessible
- Concession stand
- Restroom facilities
- Two team gathering rooms (prior approval required)
- Training room with sink, ice machine and treatment bed
- Electronic scoreboard with multi-sport capability
- Sound system
- 10 seat granite-topped work area with several electrical outlets and jacks for the microphone and music
- Parking for 200+ cars, with another 450+ parking spaces within walking distance
The rising senior is the youngest American decathlete ever to qualify for the Junior Pan Am Games, which take place from July 21 - 23 in Lima, Peru.
The Germantown Academy Department of Athletics is pleased to provide the following information for the FALL 2017 preseason Upper School sports (this includes ANYONE who wants to participate in Upper School sports at any level). Student-athletes can bring lunch or bring money to buy/order lunch. Please contact the coach if you have any questions. Fall 2017 schedules will be updated this summer.