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Summer practices for Fall sports begin Aug. 19th


Athletic Department
47 Bloomingdale Avenue • Akron, New York 14001
Ph: (716)542-5088 • Fax: (716)542-5018 •

Mr. Stephen Dimitroff – HS/MS Assistant Principal & Athletic Director
Mr. John Jablonski – Athletic Coordinator






AKRON, NEW YORK (August 6, 2019) – Fall sports at Akron High School gears up with summer practices for most fall JV and Varsity teams beginning on Monday, August 19, 2019.  Athletes whose parents have not already registered students for fall sports via the parent portal may still do so by contacting the Athletic Office at 542-5088.

     Sports physicals must also be turned in to the school nurse prior to participation in any practices. The school nurse will be available in the HS/MS Health Office, Room E106, on Tuesday, August 13th and Wednesday, August 14th from 9:00AM to 3:00PM.  Students who require emergency medication, such as an epinephrine auto-injector, must have their parent see the school nurse to supply the doctor’s order as well as the medication.

     Coaches have scheduled times for team practices beginning on August 19th as follows: Girls Varsity Soccer will meet at the concession stand near the varsity field Monday thru Friday, 4:00PM to 6:00PM and also 10:00AM to 12:30PM on Saturday.  JV Girls Soccer will practice Monday thru Saturday beginning at 8:30AM and ending at 10:15PM.  Boys JV and Varsity Soccer will meet on the varsity field from 3:00PM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday.  JV and Varsity Football will meet on the football field and practice from 3:30PM to 7:00PM Monday through Friday and Saturday from 8:00AM to 1:00PM.  Optional Weight Room workouts will be available from 1:00PM to 2:30PM Monday through Friday.  Golf will practice 7:00AM to 9:00AM at Dande Farms, Monday through Friday. Varsity Field Hockey will meet at the track and practice Monday through Saturday from 8:30AM to 11:30AM; JV Field Hockey will practice Monday through Friday 9:00AM to 10:45AM and meet on the JV field. The Girls Cross Country will meet on the track Monday through Friday and practice from 8:30AM to 10:30AM while the Boys Cross Country team will meet on the track and practice from 6:30PM to 8:00PM.  JV and Varsity Volleyball teams will practice Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 11:00AM in GYM 1.  Knee pads are required for all volleyball players.  Cheerleading practices still need to be determined and will be announced at a later time.

     Adjustments as necessary may be made to practice times at the individual team coach’s discretion. 

     All modified sports will begin practices on the first day of school, Wednesday, September 4, 2019.  Athletes should come prepared for practice and listen closely to announcements for additional information.

     Athletes are also reminded to bring the signed athletic agreement and consent form with the transportation permission slip that prints from the Parent Portal sports registration.

     Student athletes, including middle school students playing modified sports and those joining a team for the first time, must have at least one parent attend the Alcohol and Drug Awareness/Cell Phone Safety Presentation at 6:30PM on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, in the auditorium.  The presentation is a mandatory requirement for a parent of any student who will be participating in modified athletics, high school athletics, high school extra-curricular activities or planning to attend any dance, semi-formal or prom.  Parents of upperclassmen who have previously attended or viewed the presentation in the last couple years are NOT required to attend the summer program again. Please call the High School Office at (716)542-5030 if you are unsure.

     Questions about athletic practices may be addressed with individual coaches or by calling Mr. John Jablonski, Athletic Coordinator, at (716)542-5088. 

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