MS Athletics Information

  • Students must have their updated Emergency Contact Form, valid Physical Form and other related information uploaded into the School’s Magnus Health system.
  • Every student will be issued a locker with a built in lock on it for the entire year. All lockers must be locked at all times: before, during and after sports.
  • Students should have appropriate King practice attire (any King clothing, including sweat pants). It’s also helpful for students to have a gym bag.
  • Students are responsible for all equipment and/or uniforms that are issued. Students will be billed for any items not returned at the end of each season.
  • Demerit Points (notification of an infraction) will be issued if a student is not in proper uniform, whether it is for a practice or a game, is late to practice, or unexcused without a note. Please note that two Demerit Points will result in one demerit; a total of five demerits will result in an afternoon detention specified by the Middle School.
  • Our Athletic schedules are posted on the King website. Sign ups for winter and spring will be done prior to the start of each season.
  • Grade 6 students have the ability to participate in physical education or athletic offerings each season. 

MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS TEAM INFORMATION

Uniform and Equipment Requirements, Program Locations, and Additional Fee Listings

Note: Middle School practices are held on all letter days except G Days. MS athletic King logo shorts are to be purchased from the King School Store as part of the game uniform if your son/daughter participates in any of the following sports: Cross Country, Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, Squash, Lacrosse or Tennis.

FALL SEASON

  • Cross Country (Co-ed, On-Campus): Runners are provided a shirt, but need to have their own proper running shoes.
  • Crew (Co-ed, Location: Row America Greenwich, participation fee is based on the number of interested students: Rowers are issued a high visibility shirt. Practices are held at Row America Greenwich on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and at King for dry land training on Mondays and Fridays. A swimming level evaluation session for all participants will be held before the group’s first day on the water. 
  • Golf (Co-ed, Sterling Farms, participation fee is based on the number of interested students).
  • Field Hockey (On-Campus: North and Turf Fields): Players will be issued a practice pinnie, game jersey, goggles and mouthpiece. They must have their own stick and shin guards. Proper molded cleats are suggested.
  • Football Grades 7 & 8 (On-Campus: Turf Field): Players are issued pads, a helmet, mouthguard, pants, and two uniform jerseys. Proper molded cleats are suggested.
  • Boys Soccer (On-Campus: Middle and Turf Fields): Players are issued a practice pinnie, game jersey and a pair of soccer socks. They must have their own shin pads. Proper molded cleats are suggested.
  • Girls Soccer (On-Campus: Middle and Turf Fields): Players are issued a practice pinnie, game jersey and a pair of soccer socks. They must have their own shin pads. Proper molded cleats are suggested.
  • Girls Volleyball (On-Campus: LS and US Gyms): Players are issued a game jersey. They must purchase their own kneepads, if desired.
  • Fall Strength and Conditioning Grades 7 & 8 (Co-ed, On-Campus: LS Weight Room and US Cardio Room): Students should wear King clothing suitable for athletic activity. Students can only choose to participate in this offering one season per school year.
  • Physical Education Grade 6 (Co-ed, On-Campus): Students should wear King clothing suitable for athletic activity.

WINTER SEASON

  • Boys Basketball (On-Campus: LS and US Gyms): Players will be issued practice pinnies and game jerseys and shorts.
  • Girls Basketball (On-Campus: LS and US Gyms): Players will be issued practice pinnies and game jerseys and shorts.
  • Ice Hockey (Co-ed, Location: Stamford Twin Rinks, participation fee is based on the number of interested students, approx. $1400) Students must know how to skate. This sport has two types of practices; ice and dry land. On ice, students must have the proper equipment (skates, pads, helmet, and stick; King does not provide this equipment). When taking part in dry land training at King, students must be in proper practice attire, any King clothing, and sneakers. Players will be issued two game jerseys, plus hockey socks. Transportation is provided to and from the Stamford Twin Rinks for practices and games, whether home or away.
  • Squash (Co-ed, Location: New York Sports Club Stamford, participation fee is based on the number of interested students, approx. $750) : Students must wear appropriate non-marking footwear, goggles, and have a racquet. Participants will be issued a game jersey. On-court practices at NYSC Stamford will be held an average of four days per week from 3:00-4:00 p.m. In addition, an average of one dry land training session per week will be held at King from 2:15-3:15 p.m. Transportation is provided to and from NYSC for practices and all matches, whether home or away.
  • Winter Strength and Conditioning (Co-ed, On-Campus: LS Weight Room and US Cardio Room): Students should wear King clothing suitable for athletic activity. Students can only choose to participate in this offering one season per school year.
  • Swimming (Co-ed, Location: Italian Center, participation fee is based on the number of interested students, approx. $650): This is a developmental, non-competitive swim program run at the Italian Center. Students must wear appropriate swimwear and bring their own goggles.
  • Yoga (Co-ed, On-Campus): There is a cap of 18 students for this class. Participants should wear workout clothing appropriate for athletic activity. Students must bring their own yoga mat and a water bottle.
  • Dance (Co-ed, On-Campus: PAC): The newest addition to the Middle School sports lineup will be held in the Dance Room in the Performing Arts Center. Students should wear appropriate dance clothing and dance shoes and bring a water bottle.
  • Physical Education Grade 6 (Co-ed, On-Campus): Students should wear King clothing suitable for athletic activity.

SPRING SEASON

  • Baseball (On-Campus: Middle Field Diamond): Players will be issued a game jersey, hat, pants and socks. Proper molded cleats are suggested and participants need to bring their own baseball glove. Personal bats are recommended, but team bats will be provided.
  • Cross Country (Co-ed, On-Campus): Runners are provided a shirt, but need to have their own proper running shoes.
  • Boys Lacrosse (On-Campus: Turf Field): Players will be issued practice pinnie, game jersey, mouthguard, shoulder pads and a helmet. Students must provide their own certified and approved lacrosse stick, elbow pads and gloves. Proper molded cleats are suggested.
  • Girls Lacrosse (On-Campus: Turf Field): Players will be issued a practice pinnie, game jersey, goggles and mouthpiece. Students must provide their own certified and approved lacrosse stick. Proper molded cleats are suggested.
  • Softball (On-Campus: Middle Field Diamond): Players will be issued game jersey, shorts, socks, and visor. Proper molded cleats are suggested.
  • Tennis (Co-ed: Competitive and Non-Competitive Options, Location: Italian Center Tennis Courts, participation fee is based on the number of interested students, aprox. : Evaluation sessions will be held at the beginning of the season to determine proper placement of participants to competitive team(s) or noncompetitive developmental team. Shirts for matches will be provided. Players need to provide their own tennis shorts, tennis racquet and proper tennis shoes, and must wear proper King attire during practices. Practices and home matches take place at the Italian Center and occasionally Sterling Farms, participation fee is based o the number of interested students.
  • Spring Strength and Conditioning (Co-ed, On-Campus: LS Weight Room and US Cardio Room): Students should wear King clothing suitable for athletic activity. Students can only choose to participate in this offering one season per school year.
  • Physical Education Grade 6 (Co-ed, On-Campus): Students should wear King clothing suitable for athletic activity.