St. Anne's-Belfield School
Pre-season Practice & Tryout Information for 2012 Fall Sports
CROSS COUNTRY – Girls’ & Boys’ Grades 7 – 12
Pre-season practice for girls’ and boys’ cross country begins Monday, August 6th at 7:30 a.m. Students should meet at the Student Activities Center (SAC) on the Greenway Rise Campus. All present and new, girls and boys, interested in participating on the cross country teams should contact Coach Dan Wiggins as soon as possible at (434) 977-0641 or email him at STABCC@hotmail.com. Practices for Monday & Tuesday 8/20-8/21 will begin at 4:00 PM.
FIELD HOCKEY – Girls’ Grades 9-12 (UPDATED on 8/20)
Due to the opening school schedules on Monday, Aug 20 and Tuesday, Aug 21, Field Hockey practices will be held from 8:00-10:00 on Monday, August 20 for Mandatory Concussion Baseline testing and from 4:30-6:00 PM on the lower school girls' turf hockey field. Practice will be held on Tuesday, August 21 from 4:00-6:00. Please visit the Field Hockey team page for further practice information.
FOOTBALL – Boys’ Grades 9-12
The first day of football practice for varsity and junior varsity will be Monday, August 6th. Please meet in the Conway Convocation Center at 8:00 a.m. Practice times for August 6-10 will tentatively be from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (but may change based on weather). Practice times for the 2nd week of practice are TBA. Questions concerning football, please contact the varsity football head coach, John Blake (firstname.lastname@example.org) directly.
SOCCER – Boys’ Grades 9-12
Both varsity and junior varsity boys’ soccer pre-season practices will begin on Monday, August 13th. Practices will run all that week from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the lower school campus grass soccer field. The boys’ varsity soccer head coach is Rob Lane (email@example.com), please contact him with any questions concerning pre-season.
TENNIS – Girls’ Grades 8-12
Girls’ varsity tennis will begin pre-season practice on Wednesday, August 15th. Preseason will be from August 15-21. On Wednesday, Thursday & Friday (August 15, 16 & 17) practice will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m, and on Monday & Tuesday (August 20 & 21) practice will be from 4-6pm. This year varsity tennis will be open to all 8th-12th grade girls. There will also be a "Meet the Coaches" practice on Thursday, August 9th from 4-5:30pm for players to meet new head coach, Ellen Markowitz. Marnie Johnson will be coaching the Girls' JV Tennis team.
VOLLEYBALL – Girls’ Grades 9-12
Girls’ varsity volleyball pre-season practice will begin on Monday, August 6th. The first week will be 2-a-days with morning practice times TBA AND afternoon practice from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Conway Convocation Center. The girls’ varsity volleyball head coach is Stacey Gearhart (firstname.lastname@example.org) and the junior varsity volleyball head coach is Mark Raffinan (email@example.com). JV volleyball pre-season will begin on Monday, August 13th and practices will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Conway Convocation Center.
Pre-season practices/tryouts for all JV and varsity sports are open to Upper School students ONLY. Middle School students not selected for JV or varsity teams will be placed in the middle school athletic program. For additional information regarding middle school athletics, please refer to the St. Anne's-Belfield School Handbook or contact Rich Mazzola, Middle School Athletic Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7th and 8th grade students interested in participating on a middle school team will have a student organizational meeting on Wednesday, August 22nd from 2:45-3:15 and will return to their Advisories before pickup. Practices for middle school teams will officially begin on Thursday, August 23rd.
MS fall teams Head Coaches
Field Hockey (girls) Mary Blake (email@example.com)
Volleyball (girls) Brooke Canova (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Football (boys) Brian Kent (email@example.com)
Soccer (boys) J.J. Cromer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
All Middle School athletic practices are held on the Belfield Campus,
Monday-Thursday from 2:45 PM - 4:10 PM.