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Fall Sports: Preseason Information and Practice Schedules

The Germantown Academy Department of Athletics is pleased to provide the following information for the FALL 2019 preseason Upper School sports season. This includes ANYONE who wants to participate in Upper School fall 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. Coaches are sensitive to the competing demands placed on student-athletes at all times, and they appreciate student-athletes’/families’ priorities may vary at different times of year. However, student-athletes should understand that team selection and playing time at the Upper School level is based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, commitment level and ability.

  • All student-athletes (except football, see below), are expected to check-in on Monday, August 19 between 8-9am in the Small Gym.
     
  • In addition to the items listed for each sport, ALL student-athletes should bring: sport appropriate practice gear, footwear, equipment and water bottle.

In addition to the preseason start dates, there are several important dates for parents to be aware of during the fall sports season:

  • September 27 - No classes, but teams will practice and compete
  • September 30 - No classes, but teams may still practice
  • October 9 - No classes, but teams may still practice
  • October 25 - No classes, but teams will practice and compete

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY


BOYS SOCCER


BOYS WATER POLO


FIELD HOCKEY


FOOTBALL

  • Start date: Monday, August 12, 2019 – 8am (all day). FULL PRESEASON PRACTICE SCHEDULE.
     
  • Head Coach: Matt Dence (Matthew.Dence@germantownacademy.org)
     
  • Location: Field House
     
  • What to Bring: Mouth guard
     
  • Information: Team meeting and equipment issue for all interested student-athletes, followed by meetings and offense/defense practice.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY


GIRLS SOCCER


GIRLS TENNIS

  • Start date: Monday, August 19, 2019: 9am-12pm. FULL PRESEASON PRACTICE SCHEDULE.
     
  • Head Coach: Rachel Cohen.
     
  • What to Bring: Racquet
     
  • Information: Come ready to play!

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL


GIRLS WATER POLO


GOLF (CO-ED)

  • Start Date: August 19, 2019 – 9am. FULL PRESEASON PRACTICE SCHEDULE.
     
  • Head Coach: Dave Martin (David.Martin@germantownacademy.org)
     
  • What to Bring: TBD
     
  • Information: Opening Meeting to be held on Monday, August 20 at 9am in the Team Room. Please bring summer scorecards. Each player must have a minimum of 6 nine-hole cards or 3 18-hole cards to turn in.