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Heschel Heat Fall/Winter 2016-17 Team Pre-Season Packet and Information

FALL TEAMS

Girls’ JV Volleyball
Girls’ Varsity Volleyball
Boys’ & Girls Cross Country
Boys’ Soccer (Girls can play for the boys team)

WINTER TEAMS

Boys’ Varsity Basketball
Boys’ JV Basketball
Girls’ Varsity Basketball

The pre-season is MANDATORY for all students that are playing on sports teams in the Fall. Basketball teams hold OPTIONAL workouts. These pre-season sessions are designed to provide students with the best opportunities to be conditioned and competitive for our upcoming season . If you made the team back in May, students should attend the first scheduled practice date for the team(s) you are participating in. There is an athletic packet which includes medical and permission forms that are a prerequisite for participation in any team sport at the Heschel School. Please note: All coaches reserve the right to change practices, game times, and dates during the school year. Practices will be held 3 times a week, including Sundays. There will only be 3 sport activities in a given week that includes practices and games together.

FALL TEAM SPORTS PRE SEASON SCHEDULE:

Girls’ JV & Varsity Volleyball: Pre-season practices will run in the High School Gym from 10:00AM-4:00PM on 8/22-8/26, (8/29 - due to no HS gym availability preseason will beheld in the MS Gym) 8/30, 8/31, 9/1. and 9/2 (10:00am-12:00pm).

Girls’ JV Volleyball Practice (once school starts): Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6:30PM, and Sundays 3PM-5PM.

Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Practice (once school starts): Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-8PM, and Sundays 5PM-7PM.

Boys’ & Girls’ Cross Country pre-season practice will run from 12:00PM-2PM on 8/29, 8/30, 8/31, 9/1 and 9/2. Cross Country meets at Central Park, East 97 th St. and 5 th Ave.

Boys’ & Girls’ Cross Country practice (once school starts): Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-7PM, and Sundays 12PM-2PM.

Boys’ Soccer pre-season practice will run from 12PM-2PM on 8/22-8/26, 8/29-9/2. The Soccer team will meet in the High School Gym to start. They will practice at Dewitt Clinton Park on 11 th Ave. and West 52 nd St.

Boys’ Soccer Practice (once school starts): Tuesdays and Thursday 5:00-7:00PM, and Sundays 10AM-12PM.

WINTER TEAM SPORTS PRE SEASON SCHEDULE:

OPTIONAL: Boys’ Varsity & JV Basketball pre-season clinic will run in the MS gym from 4-6PM on 8/29 (due to no MS gym availability in the morning) on 8/30-9/2 preseason clinic will run from 10AM-12PM.

OPTIONAL Girls’ Varsity Basketball pre-season clinic will run in the MS gym from 4-6PM on 8/29 (due to no MS gym availability in the morning) on 8/30-9/2 preseason clinic will run from 10AM-12PM.

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Practice (once school starts): Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm, and Sundays 5-7pm. All practices will be in the MS gym. You will be notified if there are any changes.

Boys’ JV Basketball Practice (once school starts): Mondays and Wednesdays 5-7pm, and Sundays 10am-12pm. All practices will be in the HS gym. You will be notified if there are any changes.

Girls’ Varsity Basketball (once school starts): Tuesdays and Thursday 5:00-7:00PM, and Sundays 10AM-12PM in the HS gym. You will be notified if there are any changes.

The Basketball teams will be holding their tryouts during the first few weeks of school. You will be notified of the dates and times.

Larry Rispoli
Director of Athletics and Physical Education
212-246-7717 x1419 (school)
201-606-1234 (cell)
larry@heschel.org

Girls’ Varsity Volleyball – Jezel Encarnacion
347-224-6341 (cell)
jezelro@heschel.org

Girls' JV Volleyball – Lucia Stosic
917-676-6993 (cell)
Lucia.Stosic@gmail.com

Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country – Vincent Gangemi
917-558-7146 (cell)
vgangemi49@yahoo.com

Boys’ Varsity Soccer – Alexander Gabovich
917-806-8196 (cell)
ijen66@gmail.com

Girls’ Varsity Basketball – Megan McKenna
646-275-7404 (cell)
meganmckenna7@gmail.com

Boys’ Varsity Basketball – Evan Pickman
646-734-0046 (cell)
coachevanpick@aol.com

Boys’ JV Basketball – Abraham Keita
917-991-1924 (cell)
abekeita04@yahoo.com