High School (7th-12th grade) Tryouts

Information for all levels (modified, JV & Varsity):

*Health History – if trying out for preseason your child needs to bring their completed physical to a health history at CHS.  Field hockey’s date is August 8th, if you cannot attend this date you can attend any of the other health histories for other sports but you MUST attend a health history to tryout.  If your child fails to complete their health history prior to tryouts they will not be allowed to tryout.

For a complete schedule of health histories please visit http://egcsd.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/HEALTH-HISTORY-REVIEW-SCHEDULE-FOR-FALL-SPORTS.pdf.

  • Sticks, shin guards, mouth guards and goggles (ASTM 2713 approved, preferably etched/carved into goggle) required.  If you need equipment please let us know prior to tryouts with adequate time to prepare.
  • ALL of tryouts are required!  Signing up to play is optional, practice and games are not.  All games and full practices are mandatory.
  • Please visit schedule galaxy (www.schedulegalaxy.com) and/or download the app for up-to-date game information
    • individual practice/game schedules will be handed out once teams are decided.
  • Car Wash Fundraiser is Saturday August 24th after practice around 11am, JV & Varsity.
  • Applebees Fundraiser is Saturday September 21st, varsity is required to work with modified and jv encouraged to show up.
  • Program banquet (modified, JV & Varsity) November 11th.
  • Contact information:
    • Varsity Coach Bonnie Kenna
      • bonniekenna@yahoo.com
      • cell (518) 669-5374
    • JV Coach Nicole Conte
      • conteni@egcsd.org
  • Teal Ribbon Run (All of Columbia Athletics) Sunday September 8th, click here for more information and to register.

JV & Varsity 2019 Tryout/Preseason Information:

  • Tryouts begin Monday August 19th from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on the CHS turf through Friday August 23rd 7:00 am. to 10:00 a.m..  Teams will be decided by the end of Friday’s practice.
  • JV & Varsity will practice Saturday August 24th 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on the CHS turf with our car wash fundraiser to follow.
  • 2nd week of pre-season for JV & Varsity:
    • Monday (8/26) – Thursday (8/29) 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. CHS turf
      • MEET THE COACHES & All-Sports BBQ, meet the coaches mandatory for all JV & varsity players
    • Friday (8/30) bus leaves early (roughly 7:15 a.m.) from CHS to travel to our play day @ Taconic Hills.  JV & Varsity, we will stop at Four Brothers (approximately 1:00pm) for lunch afterwards.
  • LABOR DAY WEEKEND – Varsity only – no practice Saturday, practice Monday Labor Day 6-7:30 on the CHS turf.

Modified Tryout Information:

  • Tryouts begin Monday August 26th – Thursday August 29th 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ Genet, & Friday August 30th 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. @ Genet.
  • Contact Coach Nora Walkley with any questions.
    Cell: (518) 860-2632
    Email: coachwalkley@gmail.com


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