2017 Fall Season Starting Dates 

Varsity Boys & Girls Cross Country (9-12) 
Try-outs: Monday, Aug. 14, 4 p.m., Upper School Track 
Head Coach: Costen Irons

JV Boys & Girls Cross Country (7-8) 
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 3:30 p.m., Upper School Track 
Coaches: Virginia Hall and Molly Punk

*Varsity and JV Field Hockey (9-12) 
Try-outs: Thursday, Aug. 3, 8-10 a.m., Moylan Field 
Head Varsity Coach: Judy Chandler 
Head JV Coach: Courtney Hexter

Middle School Field Hockey (7-8) 
Try-outs: Wednesday, Aug. 23, 3:30 p.m., Middle School Field 
Head Coach: Betsy Brown

Varsity Girls Golf (7-12) 
Try-outs: Monday, Aug. 14 (meet at 4 p.m. in Kirby Gym)
Head Coach: Greg Murray

*Varsity Boys Soccer (grades 9-12)
Try-outs: Wednesday, Aug. 2, 7:30-9 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m., Alumni Field
Head Coach: Julian Cochran
These two-a-days will be Wednesday and Thursday only.

*JV Boys Soccer (9-10)
Try-outs: Monday, Aug. 7, 8-10 a.m., Alumni Field 
Head coach: Thomas Phu

Middle School Boys Soccer (7-8) 
Try-outs: Wednesday, Aug. 23, 3:30 p.m., Middle School Field 
Coaches: Gib Fitzpatrick and Jeff Boyd

*Varsity Girls Tennis (9-12) 
Try-outs: Monday, Aug. 7, 9 a.m.-noon, Upper School Tennis Courts
Head Coach: Andy Pogach

JV Girls Tennis (7-9)
Try-outs: Wednesday, Aug. 23, 3:30 p.m., Upper School Tennis Courts 
Head Coach: Susan Ellis

*Varsity and JV Volleyball (9-12)
Try-outs: Wednesday, Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-noon, Kirby Gym
Head Varsity Coach: Heidi Kearnan
Head JV Coach: Andy Pronto

Middle School Volleyball (7-8)
Try-outs: Wednesday, Aug. 23, 3:30 p.m., Middle School Gym
Coaches: Jessica Soler and Eric Block

There will be an information meeting for students in grades 7 and 8 who are planning to play a FALL sport on Tuesday, Aug. 22 in the Middle School Gym from 3:15 to 4 p.m.

All participants must have a current physical form on file with Jerry Davis at DA Upper School.

*Workouts for these groups will remain in the morning the week of Aug. 7. All workouts will be in the afternoon beginning the week of Aug. 14.

Athletics Staff

Athletics Hotline:
919-489-2534 x5

Steve Engebretsen
Athletic Director
919-489-6569, x6120 

Jon Lantzy
Assistant Athletic Director 

Andy Pogach
Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Information


Jordan Babwah
Fitness Director 


Jerry Davis
Athletic Trainer


Meghan Fulton
Athletic Trainer


An independent, coeducational day school, pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
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