Germantown Academy graduate Megan McCloskey '14 capped off her Penn State track & field career with All-American honors in the high jump.
Varsity Girls Track & Field
We train our athletes as individuals and help them set goals that are meaningful not simply because of medals won, but because these aspirations ask so much of them.
- Pete Jennings '99, Head Coach
|Quartnei Brown||Sprints/Pole Vault||10|
|Mia Costonis||Sprints/Pole Vault||9|
|Anna Hennessy (captain)||Distance||12|
|Kelsey O'Hara (captain)||Long Sprint||12|
Peter JenningsVarsity Head Coach
Pete Jennings started coaching the boys track & field team in 2004 and became head coach in 2005.
In 2018, the Patriots finished third at the Inter-Ac Championship and second at the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association Championships. In addition to the team accomplishments, many individuals broke school, league and state records during the season. Three athletes made the All-League list.
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.(Updated: 5/29)
Dion LehmanAssistant Coach
Steven MollAssistant Coach
Matthew NotaryAssistant Coach
Tom TaftAssistant Coach
Tom JenningsAsst. Coach
Lawrence JohnsonAsst. 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 school year may be over, but the accolades keep coming for the Germantown Academy student athletes that excelled during the spring season.
Germantown Academy is proud to announce the newest class of its Athletic Hall of Fame. The class of eight individuals, one former coach, and two teams will be inducted in a special ceremony to be held on campus on Thursday, November 8, 2018.
Issy Goldstein '20 took first in her heat of the Girls 1 Mile Emerging Elite race.
On Monday, June 4, 2018, Germantown Academy honored 33 college-bound senior student-athletes in a special ceremony in the McVeigh Community Room.
Quartnei Brown '21 never really knew much about pole vaulting before her freshman year at Germantown Academy. Prior to high school, she was focused on and succeeding in a different sport.
The season has ended and All-League teams have been announced. All that is left is to find out who won the team awards in their respective sport.
The school year is winding down, but before students leave for summer vacation some recognition is in order.
Points came from every possible direction for Germantown Academy at their Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association Championship on May 21. Entering the final few events, the Patriots sat in third place, but ultimately ended the day by edging out The Hill School for a second-place finish.
The Bucks County Courier Times featured Issy '20 and Abbe '17 Goldstein in a recent track and field notebook.