Athletics

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When students take part in physical pursuits and athletic competition, they experience the values of perseverance, leadership, and respect. Athletes who positively partner with others and commit to define their path to excellence emerge more confident and well-rounded. King School Athletics offers a diverse program from physical education to competitive teams, designed as an essential component of the overall educational experience. To achieve athletic excellence demands constant growth and teamwork, and our students are supported by coaches and teammates in an engaging and challenging atmosphere. We also take Viking Pride in our championship teams and our many college athletes! Learn how all students will benefit from an exciting transformation of our athletics facilities as we redesign and turf the middle fields at King.

  • Physical Education for PreK-Grade 5.
  • Competitive and non-competitive athletic offerings grades 6-8 and grades 9-12.
  • Leadership and character building development programming for athletes and coaches. 
  • Two full-time athletic trainers and two strength coaches on staff to help support the health, well-being, and conditioning of our student-athletes. 
  • Assigned member of College Counseling Department for students considering college athletics.
  • Service Learning and Global Education initiatives and opportunities for teams including Basketball programming in China and Soccer programming in Colombia. More to come! Learn more
  • Community Partnerships: Positive Coaching Alliance, Chelsea Piers, and HSS Stamford Health.

Class of 2020 and 2019 Vikings playing sports in NCAA Division I, II, III

King School Vikings Fast Facts

  • 45 FAA League & Tournament Championships / 21 NEPSAC Championships/ 8 Sportsmanship Awards
  • Titles/Awards Won by: Girls Volleyball, Football, Softball, Baseball, Boys Lacrosse, Crew, Ice Hockey, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Boys Tennis, Girls Cross Country LEARN MORE
  • Girls Volleyball has won last 5 FAA and 4 NEPSAC Titles, with incredible 93-4 record!
  • Football 22-6 over last three seasons, winning two New England Championships!
  • 25 college athletes in the classes of 2018 and 2019 with 12 going Division I. Three graduates went on to play in NFL. Kevin Pierre-Louis still currently playing.  LEARN MORE

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Vikings in Action

Finishing Strong: Billy Bennett Leads The Way For King Cross Country Into New England Championships

King School senior Billy Bennett has been outrunning the cross country competition since he arrived at King five years ago, but this year, he says, has been special. Billy recently took part in a Q&A where he discussed his experiences running with the King cross country team, the importance of camaraderie with teammates and coaches, and his aim to finish the season strong at the upcoming New England Championships. 

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King Basketball Gains Valuable Learning Experience at the NEPSAC NCAA Scholastic Showcase

 

In late June on the campus of Avon Old Farms, over 500 basketball players competing at NEPSAC schools throughout New England packed the gym in Avon, Connecticut for the NEPSAC NCAA Scholastic Showcase and the chance to turn some heads in front of college coaches. Charlie VonOehsen, AJ Mickens, and Danny Acosta each share their experiences from participating in the NEPSAC Showcase and how their time competing against other players from around New England benefits King Basketball now and in the future. 

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No Offseason: One-on-One with Bonnie Roberts, Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach

In her 12th year at King, Bonnie has not only helped students, coaches, and individual teams each season establish and maintain healthy habits in the weight room, with conditioning, nutrition, wellness, and stressing the importance of getting enough sleep, but she's also set a standard for success for the King Athletics Department thanks to her care and leadership.

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King Commemorates Naming Recognition of Turf Fields at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Inclement weather did not deter a group of King School's Trustees and Administrators from commemorating the naming of the redesigned outdoor sports complex on campus. The complex is in the heart of the campus on four acres of multi-sport turf fields. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on Tuesday, June 8, the fields were formally recognized as the Armstrong and King Family Fields and the Feinberg Field. 

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Vikings Receive All-League and Honorable Mention All-League by FAA Coaches

With the 2021 Spring Athletics season officially in the books at King School, we take time to recognize and congratulate the Spring athletes who were selected to All-League or Honorable Mention All-League by the Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) Coaches. The list of FAA honorees includes 28 student-athletes representing 9 of the Spring Athletics teams...

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Five King School Seniors from Class of 2021 Honored at D1 College Athlete Signing Day

King School is very proud and excited to recognize the tremendous achievements of five standout student-athletes who were honored with a signing ceremony on campus on Wednesday afternoon, with King Seniors Anna Boeckman (Swimming - UPENN), Olivia Boeckman (Tennis - Lafayette College), Harrison Feinberg (Baseball - University of Southern California), Sydney Fishkin (Crew - Rutgers University) and Sarah Hammoud (Crew - Boston College) announcing their commitments to compete at the NCAA Division I level next year. 

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Developing healthy minds and bodies in King Lower School

The new Balance Blocks program and the Physical Education program support the development and growth of healthy minds and bodies for King Lower School students. Aligned with the Wellness and Academic Excellence pillars of the King School Strategic Plan 2020-2025, these initiatives teach our PreKindergarten-Grade 5 students skills and strategies that foster mindfulness, social and emotional growth, executive functioning, as well as physical strength and stability that undergird learning.  Zeba Hart-Syed, Grade 5 student, describes Physical Education as, "it helps me get out my energy. The teachers are fun and the different games are interesting so you can really focus on playing and working hard."

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