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Athletics

Department of Health, Physical Education and Athletics

Albany High School

700 Washington Ave.

Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 475-6310

Fax: (518) 475-6311

 

Kathleen Ryan, Director
Email: kathy.ryan@albany.k12.ny.us

Ashley Chapple, Instructional Supervisor for Health, Physical Education and Athletics

Email: achapple@albany.k12.ny.us

Rachel Shatney, Certified Athletic Trainer/Athletics Assistant
Email: rshatney@albany.k12.ny.us

Brenda Mangan, Secretary

Email: bmangan@albany.k12.ny.us

 

Albany High fall sports seasons underway

Preseason practices for all Albany High School fall sports teams began Aug. 13. You can visit our Facebook page to check out photos from the first days of practices.  Regular-season games begin in late August and continue until mid-October. Visit our 2018-19 sports schedules section for dates, locations and times.

 

Modified sports tryouts and preseason practice ahead

Preseason practice for modified (grades 7-8) football begins Thursday, Aug. 23, and for all other modified sports on Monday, Aug. 27. Click the highlighted text for a schedule of modified practice dates, locations and times.

 

If you are interested in any of those sports, please get all your paperwork in ASAP to Myers Middle School. Please contact the athletic office at (518) 475-6310 if you have questions. Follow us on social media at @AHSFalconsNest to stay up to date on everything athletics! 

 

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.

 

Director's Memo: Sports are a time commitment
Updated for the fall 2018 sports season
Sports are a time commitment.

If you are participating in a high school or modified (grades 7-8) 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 the 2016-17 school year in grades 7-12 at Hackett Middle School, Myers Middle School, North Albany Academy, West Hill Middle School and Albany High School. With middle school realignment in 2017-18, the district will offer modified sports (grades 7-8) at Hackett, Myers and the new middle school at 50 North Lark St. (boys' and girls' basketball only). See below for a breakdown of teams and the location for their practices.

 

The district's athletic teams compete in the Suburban Council. The district is also a member of the Tri-County Indoor Track League. 


The district offers 12 female sports activities on 29 teams at varying levels of competition, and 12 male sports activities on 31 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

Fall & Winter

Cross Country

V

Fall

Indoor track

V

Winter

Lacrosse V & JV Spring

Outdoor track

V

Spring

Soccer

V & JV

Fall

Tennis

V

Fall

Volleyball

V & JV

Fall

Softball

V & JV

Spring

Swimming/Diving

V

Fall

 

Boys' Athletic Teams

Sport

Level

Season

Baseball

V & JV

Spring

Basketball

V, JV & F

Winter

Bowling

V

Winter

Football

V & F

Fall

Cross Country

V

Fall

Indoor track

V

Winter

Lacrosse V & JV Spring

Outdoor track

V

Spring

Soccer

V & JV

Fall

Swimming/Diving

V

Winter

Tennis

V

Spring

Wrestling

V & JV

Winter

Hockey
(In partnership with Niskayuna
and Schenectady)
V 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

(2 district-wide teams)

X

Myers Middle School

Football

X

 

Albany High

Volleyball

 

X

(2 teams -- 1 at Hackett, 1 at Myers)

Hackett and Myers middle schools

Winter Sports

   

Basketball

X

(3 teams -- 1 at Hackett, 1 at Myers, 1 at 50 North Lark)

X

(3 teams -- 1 at Hackett, 1 at Myers, 1 at 50 North Lark)

Hackett, Myers and 50 North Lark

middle schools

Swimming/Diving

X

(co-ed)

X

(co-ed)

Myers Middle School

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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