Fall Sports Registration

Varsity Fall Sports Family ID opens on July 23rd
Modified Fall Sports Family ID opens on August 15th

Important Season Dates

Fall Season Start:

Varsity Sports August 23rd 

Modified Football Only August 30th 

ALL Modified Sports September 13th 

 

Important Fall Event Dates:

Dan Purdy Cross Country Meet: September 18th

Nights Under Lights Week/Senior Nights: October 4-8th

Homecoming Pep Rally: October 8th

Northern Counties Cross Country: October 23rd

 

Last Day to Play/Seeding for Championships:

Girls Tennis October 8th

Boys and Girls Soccer October 17th

Field Hockey October 19th

Girls Volleyball October 30th

Cross Country November 4th

Football *2nd week in November

Athletic Meetings

Meetings:

HS Athlete Meeting  September 8th @ 2:30pm

MS Athlete Meeting  September 10th @ 2:30pm

Meet the Coaches  September 13th @ 5:30pm

 

Registration for all Pawling CSD Interscholastic Sports (TBA)

Registration will be done online (paper copies will no longer be used):

Go to: FamilyID.com to register after the open date. (Search Pawling) or use the link below:

(Registrations will be open for 2 weeks and then close to allow for physical clearances to be completed by the school nurses and athletic trainer.) 

 

Fall Coaches Contact Information

FALL SEASON 2021    
Name Sport/Position Email
Adam Muroski B/G Xcountry Varsity Assistant muroskia@pcsdny.org
Lena Hickey B/G Xcountry Varsity Head hickeyl@pcsdny.org
Deb Patchey B/G Xcountry Modified Head patcheyd@psdny.org
Annemarie Credendino Boys Soccer Modified Asst CredendinoA@pcsdny.org
Jessica Waldorf Boys Soccer Modified Head WaldorfJ@pcsdny.org
Stephen Malone Boys Soccer Varsity Assistant MaloneS@pcsdny.org
Travis Light Boys Soccer Varsity Head lightT@pcsdny.org
Stephanie Giordano Field Hockey Modified Head GiordanoS@pcsdny.org
Anny Molloy Field Hockey Varsity Asst .5 MolloyA@pcsdny.org
Robert Walters Field Hockey Varsity Head waltersR@pcsdny.org
Frank McKenna Football Varsity Assistant McKennaF@pcsdny.org
Michael A. Bellucci Football Modified Head 7-8 BellucciMA@pcsdny.org
Mike Bellucci Football Varsity Assistant BellucciM@pcsdny.org
Jason Kuhlmann Football Varsity Head KuhlmannJ@pcsdny.org
Janelle Ferreira Girls Soccer Modified Head ferreiraj@pcsdny.org
Michael Gatta Girls Soccer Varsity Head GattaM@pcsdny.org
James Agostinelli Girls Tennis Varsity Head AgostinelliJ@pcsdny.org
Leah Sullivan Girls Volleyball Modified Head sullivanl@pcsdny.org
Gillian Rinaldo Dance/Cheer Team Head RinaldoG@pcsdny.org
Missy Pugliese Dance/Cheer Team Assistant PublieseM@pcsdny.org
Nick Grippo Girls Volleyball Modified Head GrippoN@pcsdny.org
TBD Girls Volleyball Varsity Head TBD

Girls Soccer

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Athletic Placement Process for Inter-School Athletic Programs

 
THE INTENT OF THE APP IS TO PROVIDE A PROTOCOL FOR THOSE DISTRICTS THAT CHOOSE TO ALLOW STUDENTS IN GRADES 7 AND 8 TO MOVE UP; OR FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 9-12 TO MOVE DOWN, ALLOWING THEM TO PARTICIPATE SAFELY AT AN APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF COMPETITION BASED UPON PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL READINESS AND ATHLETIC ABILITY RATHER THAN AGE AND GRADE ALONE.
 
GUIDELINES FOR MIXED COMPETITION ON INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC TEAMS 
 
These guidelines are issued to assist schools in the implementation of Section 135.4(c)(7)(ii)(c) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education which govern interscholastic competition involving members of both sexes on a single school team. The following general information should be noted by the school personnel who are responsible for the implementation of the Regulations: ? The purpose of the regulation is to preserve the health and safety of students while assuring that students of both sexes have opportunity to participate successfully in interschool competition. Athletic opportunity in mixed competition is allowed under the conditions set forth in the regulations for specific sports identified in subclause (2) of section 135.4(c)(7)(ii)(c), as well as all other sports not so identified. ? The regulation provides for students involved in mixed competition to be placed on teams at appropriate levels of competition based upon the individual’s medical history, maturity, physical data, fitness scores and skills. The guidelines are to be used for both junior high school and senior high school programs.
 
Completing the NYSPHSAA 
APP process:
 
1.) Meet with Athletic Director and complete Parent Permission forms(Appendix B)
 
2.) Committee review: (includes PCMS staff who know the students)
 
3.) Medical clearance/exam/evaluation including Tanner Stage (Private (accepted for district medical director's final review) and paperwork for APP (Appendix C)(also see Appendix H)
 
4.)Coach's Sport Skill Evaluation (Appendix D) (From sport specific coach)
 
5.) Physical Fitness test (Appendix E- P.E. teacher)(also see Appendices I,J and A)
 
6.) Tryout (Appendix G)
 
 
 

NCAA Eligibility Center

 
NCAA Eligibility Webinar (FREE) at the NYSPHSAA website:
 
 
NCAA PDF Eligibility guidelines:

Philosophy of Interscholastic Athletics

The interscholastic athletic program at Pawling Central Schools is an integral part of the educational program of the District.  The benefits of a comprehensive athletic program provide not only member athletes, but all students, staff, parents and community members’ opportunities for school/community interaction, the development of an involved, active citizenry, building school pride and increased interest and involvement in all school activities.

 The philosophy of the Pawling Central School District Athletic Department supports the development of students who are well rounded, productive and contributing members of our community and a democratic society in general. 

 The experiences gained through team competition in interscholastic athletics provide student/athletes learning opportunities that are complimentary to those learned in the classroom and yet are recognized as unique.  These equally important lessons provide completeness to the development of the individual and the entire learning community that cannot be attained in the classroom alone.  Students who choose to participate in interscholastic athletics are exposed to opportunities that further develop social, emotional and athletic skills.  Student-Athletes at the interscholastic level are taught to dismiss the concept of entitlement and learn the value of earned play time.  Furthermore, students develop a sense of team work, sportsmanship, self-discipline, dedication, hard work, and respect in addition to a lifestyle promoting physical health and wellness. 

 It is the goal of the Pawling Central School District Athletic Department to work in partnership with student-athletes, families, and the many community groups to experience quality, productive and enjoyable athletic opportunities.

Head and Neck and Brain Trauma

Please click on the links below to view two informational videos regarding concussions and other injuries associated with contact sports.

http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/tbi/CGToolKit/CTK_Video_WM_BB.htm
and click on "Launch in External Player" to view the Center for Disease Control video and learn more about risks associated with concussions and contact sports. (Please be patient, this video may take about 2-3 minutes to engage)

Football specific video regarding neck and head injuries: (Including tips on protecting yourself)
http://www.nata.org/consumer/headsup.htm

Coaching Certification & License

Interested in Coaching/Volunteering for the Pawling Central School District Interscholastic Athletic Department?

 
Anyone interested in Coaching (or Volunteering-which has the same requirements) must follow the NYSED/NFHS pathway.
 
Please go to NYSED.gov or use the link below:
 
 
 
All Pawling CSD Coaches/Volunteers must complete:
 
a. SED Approved First Aid course 
b. SED Approved CPR/AED course 
c. Child Abuse recognition course 
d. School Violence Prevention Course, 
e. DASA training 
f. Fingerprinting
g. Concussion management (CDC or NFHS)
 
Then complete annual professional development courses as per NYSED and/or NFHS to continue coaching each year.
 
Please review the NYSED website at the link provided above and call if you are interested in completing the requirements listed above.