Welcome to the Athletics Department

  • hockey team on the ice

    Andrew Guccione
    Director of P.E., Health & Athletics
    845-357-3800 ext. 41329

    Melanie Ibsen
    845-357-3800 ext. 41317; Fax: 845 357-4947



    Watch Suffern Sports on LocalLive Here!  For sports played on the SMS stadium field and inside the SHS gymnasium.



    Online registration for FALL 2024 sports will be open beginning July 26 for High School sports and August 10 for Middle school sports.  

    HIGH SCHOOL FALL 2024: Sports Season begins on August 24 for HS Football and August 26 for all other high school sports.

    MIDDLE SCHOOL FALL 2024: Sports Season begins on September 4 for MOD Football and September 9 for all other middle school sports.


    For the Modified tryout schedule, click here

    Click this link to register: www.suffern.powermediallc.org          

    Haga clic aquí para leer las instrucciones en español 

    Fall sports include Field Hockey, Football, Boys & Girls Soccer, Volleyball, Boys & Girls Cross Country, Girls Swimming, Girls Tennis, Cheerleading.

    All athletes MUST  have a current certified physical on file in the nurse’s office or submit a more recent one.  Physical forms can be uploaded into the online sports registration packet.


    For High School sports - Physicals dated August 1, 2023, or later are acceptable

    For Middle School sports - Physicals dated September 1, 2023 or later are acceptable.


    All vaccines need to be up to date, including the required meningococcal vaccine for 7th and 12th grade students in order to participate. 


    * Middle School athletes trying out for a high school sport are still required to have a current physical that was done within the last school year or more recently.

    High School Nurse’s Office hours for Athletic sports clearance:


    Friday               August 16     9am to 12pm

    Monday          August 19     9am to 12pm

    Tuesday             August 20     7:30am to 12pm

    Wednesday        August 21     9am to 12pm

    Thursday   August 22     9am to 12pm

    Friday                 August 23     7:30am to 12pm

    Saturday   August 24     9am to 11:00am (first day of HS football)

    Monday   August 26     7am to 12pm (first day of HS sports)

    Tuesday   August 27 7:30am to 12pm

    Wednesday       August 28      9am to 12pm


    For those athletes in need of a physical, the school health practitioner will be available on the following dates at the High School:


    Tuesday    August 20      8:00am

    Friday     August 23       8:00am

    Tuesday    August 27      8:00am


    Athletes should arrive at the HS at 7:30am.

    Students will be seen on a first come, first served basis.

    The certification program will OPEN for High School sports on July 26, 2024


    The physician is scheduled to be here on those 3 dates however, it is STRONGLY suggested that students provide their own physicals from their private physician.




    For those athletes in need of a physical, the school health practitioner will be available on the following dates at the Middle School:


    Friday     August 23        

    Tuesday   August 27       

    The physicians will be at the MS after the HS examinations


    Any questions should be emailed to your school nurse:

    Suffern High School: 
    Janet Winkelhoff: jwinkelhoff@sufferncentral.org
    Julie Walters: jwalters@sufferncentral.org

    Suffern Middle School: 
    Mary Andretta: mandretta@sufferncentral.org
    Melissa Healy: mhealy@sufferncentral.org 

    7th and 8th-grade students who are interested in trying out for a high school-level sport, click here