WVCSD fall sports practices begin on Aug. 21


WVCSD fall sports practices begin on Aug. 21

August 1, 2023

First Day Practice Times Established for 2023 Fall Athletic Teams

Warwick football players take the field with youth football players

Photo by Al Konikowski

Warwick Athletics are ready to kick – off the fall of 2023.  The District is seeking students who want to take on the challenge of being a “student-athlete.”  Bring great effort, dedication and a school-approved physical to join the Warwick Athletic Family.  Most importantly, don’t miss your teams’ first practice on Aug. 21: 

Warwick Football and the Warwick Valley High School Varsity and JV Fall teams begin practice Aug. 21 for the fall 2023 season. Middle School Teams begin Wednesday September 6 (2nd Day of School) for interested 7th and 8th grade students. 

Get Your Paperwork Completed Online – Use Warwick FamilyID to quickly upload a physical (dated on or after August 1, 2022 to be acceptable for the fall of 2023), health history forms and other necessary information prior to the seasons’ start date.


Warwick Varsity and JV Football opens training camp Aug. 21  8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (JV ends at 11 AM). Meet at the Warwick football practice field behind the stadium in shorts and cleats. A special meeting is scheduled for Saturday August 19th beginning at 9 a.m. for varsity and JV players who still need to pick up equipment and be added to HUDL. It will be over within 30 minutes.  Email Coach Gregory Sirico for additional information at gsirico@wvcsd.org or cell (845) 222 – 1402.

Boys Cross Country

Cross Country will begin on Aug. 21 at 7:15 a.m. on the Tim St. Lawrence Track at the High School. Athletes should be ready to run. Bring sneakers and water.  Contact Coach Michael Potter at mpotter@wvcsd.org  if you need additional information.

Girls Cross Country

Girls Cross Country will begin on Aug. 21 at 8:00 am at Sanfordville Elementary, meet at Trevor Jahn Pavilion (behind the school). Athletes should be ready to run. Bring sneakers and water.  Contact Coach Ryan Candia at rcandia@wvcsd.org  if you need additional information

Girls Tennis

Varsity and JV Tennis will begin on Aug. 21 at 9 – 11:00 a.m. on the tennis courts next to the Middle School.  Athletes should bring a racquet, water and sneakers, and be ready to compete.  Contact Coach William Zwart at wzwart@wvcsd.org  if additional information is needed.

Girls Volleyball

Varsity and JV Volleyball tryouts will be held Monday, Aug. 21 from 9  a.m. – 1 p.m. in the High School Gymnasium.  Athletes should be ready to try out with sneakers, water and appropriate volleyball footwear. If additional information is needed, contact Coach Shawn Thomas at shawnthomas7@gmail.com 


Varsity and JV Cheerleading will be attending NCA Cheer Camp Aug. 21 – 24.  Contact Coach Elizabeth Sullivan if additional information is needed at esullivan@wvcsd.org 

Boys Soccer

Varsity and JV Boys Soccer candidates should meet on Aug. 21 at 8:30 a.m. on the Tim St. Lawrence Track on the HS Campus. Bring water and sneakers (be prepared to run a mile on the track and test in the weight room). If additional information is needed, contact Coach Denis O’Connor at doconnor@wvcsd.org 

Girls Soccer

Varsity and JV girls’ soccer candidates should meet at the Sanfordville Elementary Tom Lorgan Field at 9 a.m., Aug. 21 with water, cleats and soccer clothing ready to try out. The first practice will end at noon.  If additional information is needed contact Coach Katlyn Chester at kchester@wvcsd.org 

Girls Swimming

Varsity swimming candidates should report to the High School Pool on Monday August 21 ready for an 8 a.m. – 12 noon practice in the water.  Athletes should bring water and swim wear.  Contact Coach Lauren Beneat at Lb11426@gmail.com  for additional information.

Girls Diving

Varsity diving candidates should report to the High School Pool on Monday, August 21 a 4 – 6 p.m. practice. Contact Coach Greg Voloshin at gregvolo@hotmail.com.for additional information.

Crew Club

Crew will begin training in mid September.  Keep your eyes open for dates.

Middle School Sports (Modified Teams)

Middle School Sports Teams in New York State begin the first week of school with the first practice or tryout on Wednesday September 7.  All Middle School practices begin between 3 – 4 p.m. on the Middle School Campus. Keep your eyes on the MS Announcements the first day of school for exact time and location.  Contact Athletic Director Gregory Sirico at gsirico@wvcsd.org  or cell (845) 222-1402 if you need additional information..  


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