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Athletics

Department of Health, Physical Education and Athletics

Albany High School

700 Washington Ave.

Albany, NY 12203

Phone: 475-6310

Fax: 475-6311

 

Kathleen Ryan, Athletics Director
E-mail: kathy.ryan@albany.k12.ny.us

Tom Murley, Assistant Athletics Director/Athletic Trainer
E-mail: tmurley@albany.k12.ny.us

Brenda Mangan, Secretary

E-mail: bmangan@albany.k12.ny.us

 

Sign up for modified winter sports through Nov. 7

Middle-school students interested in playing modified winter sports can sign up through Friday, Nov. 7. Modified winter sports include boys' basketball, girls' basketball, co-ed swimming, and wrestling.

 

See your physical education teacher to sign up, and your school nurse for required paperwork. You also can download the required forms. All forms must be returned to the school nurse by the Oct. 17 deadline.

 

A physical done within 12 months of the first day of practice also is required. Check with your school nurse for more information. Tryouts for modified winter sports begin Nov. 17. Contact the Athletics Office if you have any questions at 475-6310.

 

Parents/guardians of varsity and JV athletes

must view sports meeting info, sign form

If you're a parent or guardian of a student competing in fall sports and missed the fall sports meeting on Aug. 29, please review the following information:

Once you have reviewed the information, please download, print and sign the acknowledgement form and have your son ordaughter return it to the Athletics Office.

                                                                                                    

Preseason practice in photos

Preseason practice began during the week of Monday, Aug. 18 for all Albany High School JV and varsity fall athletic teams. Check out our Photo Gallery to see photos from the early days of each varsity team's season.

 

Show your Falcon pride with Falcon apparel

You can wear your Falcon pride on your sleeve (and other places) thanks to a range of other apparel that's available online or at the school store, Falcon Rock. Click here or on the box in the upper right-hand corner of the page to shop online. During the school year, you also can visit Falcon Rock Tuesdays and Thursdays during all lunch periods (10:18 a.m.-1:18 p.m.). 

 

Director's Memo: Sports are a time commitment
Updated for the fall 2014 sports season
Sports are a time commitment.

If you are participating in a varsity, JV or modified (grades7-8) sport, please keep in mind that you are making a commitment to your team and that sport. To be fair, each player must make the commitment to be present at each practice and contest throughout the season before tryouts begin. This weighs heavily on the decisions made by coaches when they

determine their rosters. A schedule is given at the beginning of each team’s season and is also available before tryouts upon request. (MORE)

 

Student-Athlete Code of Conduct

Click here to read the City School District of Albany's Student-Athlete Code of Conduct.

 

Athletic offerings

The City School District of Albany offers students an opportunity for athletic competition in grades 7-12 at Hackett Middle School, Myers Middle School, North Albany Academy and Albany High School.

 

The district is a member of the Big 10 Athletic Conference, which operates in Section II of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA). The district is also a member of the Tri-County Indoor Track League, Adirondack Swim League for men and the Aqua Swim League for women. 


The district offers 11 female sports activities on 25 teams at varying levels of competition, and 12 male sports activities on 27 teams at varying levels of competition. Each year more than 1,000 athletes go through the district's program coached by certified athletic coaches.

 

Girls' Athletic Teams
KEY: V=Varsity; JV= Junior Varsity; F=Freshman

Sport

Level

Season

Basketball

V, JV & F

Winter

Cheerleading

V & JV

Fall & Winter

Cross Country

V

Fall

Indoor track

V

Winter

Lacrosse JV Spring

Outdoor track

V

Spring

Soccer

V & JV

Fall

Tennis

V

Fall

Volleyball

V, JV

Fall

Softball

V & JV

Spring

Swimming

V

Fall

 

Boys' Athletic Teams

Sport

Level

Season

Baseball

V & JV

Spring

Basketball

V, JV & F

Winter

Bowling

V

Winter

Football

V & JV

Fall

Cross Country

V

Fall

Indoor track

V

Winter

Lacrosse JV Spring

Outdoor track

V

Spring

Soccer

V & JV

Fall

Swimming

V

Winter

Tennis

V

Spring

Wrestling

V & JV

Winter

 

Modified Athletic Teams
For those students in grades 7-8, there is interscholastic modified program. It includes the following sports:

KEY: Site = practice location

Fall Sports

Boys

Girls

Site

Cross Country

X

X

Albany High

Soccer

X

X

Myers Middle School

Football

X

 

Albany High

Volleyball

 

X

Myers Middle School

Winter Sports

   

Basketball

X

X

Held at respective middle schools

Swimming/Diving

X (co-ed)

X (co-ed)

Albany High

Wrestling

X

 

Albany High

Spring Sports

   

Outdoor Track

X

X

Albany High

Baseball

X

 

Myers Middle School

Softball

 

X

Myers Middle School

Lacrosse

X

X

Albany High/Myers Middle School

 

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