Athletics

Sports for the 2019-2020 academic year include: Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Cross Country Track, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track and Volleyball.

Our students excel both in the classroom and on the field. Our athletic teams are open to students in all grades and compete against other girls high schools in the Metropolitan area.

We welcome new Athletic Director, Mrs. Antoinette Quatela, P'21! You may contact her by clicking here.

ATHLETICS ORIENTATION: All new students who plan to participate in Athletics at D.A. should plan to attend our summer meeting on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 5:30 PM at D.A. At this time, we will introduce our new Athletic Director and coaches, and discuss the upcoming season and the school’s expectations and requirements.

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Required Athletic Participation Forms

Any new or returning student who wishes to participate in D.A. Athletics for 2019-2020, must complete the following form(s):

Before Try-Outs--Athletic Pre-Registration Form: Required for all new and returning student-athletes. This must be completed and submitted before try-outs. Students who have not completed this form will be unable to participate in try-outs. Click here to complete the form.

After Making a Team(s)--Athletic Registration and Payment Form: Required for all students who have tried out and been accepted onto a team(s). This must be completed as soon as possible, no later than September 10, 2019 for Soccer, Swimming, Track/Cross Country, and Volleyball. Students who fail to submit this form will be unable to participate in practices or games. Click here to complete the form.

D.A. Medical Report and Sports Participation Screening Form: Required for all student-athletes. This must be completed by a physician and submitted no later than September 10, 2019 for Soccer, Swimming, Track/Cross Country, and Volleyball. Failure to do so will result in the student being unable to participate in any athletic activities. Click here to complete the form.

Schedules and Games

Basketball (Varsity Division C)

Team Info and Try-Outs

Coach: Mr. Tom Tuffy, P'18, '21 basketball@dominicanacademy.org 

Assistant Coach: Mr. Bill Haugh, P'20

New Athletes: All new athletes should plan to attend the Athletic Orientation taking place from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 13th at D.A. 

Tryouts: Basketball tryouts will take place in November, date TBD.

Season: November 2019 through March 2020

Games

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Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track

Team Info and Try-Outs

Coach: Mr. Paul Tannuzzo, P'22        track@dominicanacademy.org

Assistant Coach: Mrs. Yolanda Fordham, P'22

New Athletes: All new athletes should plan to attend the Athletic Orientation taking place from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 13th at D.A. 

Season: September through November 2019.

Team Meeting & Practice: Monday 8/26 at 2PM at DA. Come with your gear!   

Daily Practice begins when school starts, Thursday 9/3. Each day the the team will meet in school lobby by 3:15, jog to the park together, stretch, train, and return to school together (usually by 4:15). Practices for the week will be posted on the athletic bulletin board and will also be sent by email to the team weekly. It is important, safe & fun when you train with the team.

 If you have not begun training, please do the below:

  • Train at least every other day (weather permitting).  
  • Start with 20 minutes, and increase by 5 minutes each week. It is OK if you need to take breaks during your run.  
  • To mix it up and if you feel strong, add a few pick-ups (which are not quite sprints but a faster paced run for about 30 seconds to 1 minute long)

The pre-registration formregistration form and fee needs to be completed- no later than Sept 10th: In addition, please fill out this medical form.

Meets

Coach: Mr. Paul Tannuzzo, P'22        track@dominicanacademy.org

Team Meeting & Practice: Monday 8/26 at 2PM at DA. Come with your gear!   

Daily Practice begins when school starts, Thursday 9/3. Each day the the team will meet in school lobby by 3:15, jog to the park together, stretch, train, and return to school together (usually by 4:15). Practices for the week will be posted on the athletic bulletin board and will also be sent by email to the team weekly. It is important, safe & fun when you train with the team.

 If you have not begun training, please do the below:

  • Train at least every other day (weather permitting).  
  • Start with 20 minutes, and increase by 5 minutes each week. It is OK if you need to take breaks during your run.  
  • To mix it up and if you feel strong, add a few pick-ups (which are not quite sprints but a faster paced run for about 30 seconds to 1 minute long)

The registration form and fee needs to be completed- no later than Sept 10th: In addition, please fill out this medical form.

Below is the Meet Schedule (8/5/19)

  Date Location Name
  Saturday, September 14, 2019 Van Cortlandt, Bronx Lady Vikings Classic
  Saturday, September 21, 2019 Van Cortlandt, Bronx Xavier Invitational
  Saturday, October 12, 2019 Van Cortlandt, Bronx Manhattan College Invitational
  Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Van Cortlandt, Bronx Sophomore Championships
  Saturday, October 19, 2019 Van Cortlandt, Bronx XC Carnival
  Saturday, October 26, 2019 Van Cortlandt, Bronx CHSAA Championships  BQ/City
  Saturday, November 02, 2019 Van Cortlandt, Bronx CHSAA Freshman/Soph Championships
  Saturday, November 09, 2019 Van Cortlandt, Bronx CHSAA Intersectionals  Varsity/JV
  Saturday, November 16, 2019 Wappingers Falls NY State Championships-Qualifiers Only

 

Soccer (Varsity Tier 3 B)

Team Info and Try-Outs

Coach: Mr. Patrick Frawley, P'19  soccer@dominicanacademy.org

New Athletes: All new athletes should plan to attend the Athletic Orientation taking place from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 13th at D.A. 

Tryouts: Soccer tryouts will be held on Monday, August 19th, Tuesday, August 20th, and Wednesday August 21st. We ask all players to meet at D.A. at 3:45 PM, before we proceed to Central Park at 4 PM. Tryouts will last until approximately 6:00 PM. All players must be in proper soccer attire and will need a #5 ball and bottles of water. All returning and future players must attend. 

*PracticesPlease note that the first Three team practices have been scheduled!  They will take place on Monday, August 26th, Wednesday August 28th, and Friday, August 30th.  We ask all Team players to meet at D.A. at 3:45 PM, before we proceed to Central Park at 4 PM. All players must be in proper soccer attire and will need a #5 ball and bottles of water. All Team players must attend.*  Additionally, we will have a full-team practice  on Saturday, September 7th (time TBD).  

Season: September through November 2019.

Games

Softball (Varsity Tier 3 North)

Team Info and Try-Outs

Coach: Mrs. Antoinette Quatela, P'21

Assistant Coach: Mrs. Yvonne English, P'22

New Athletes: All new athletes should plan to attend the Athletic Orientation taking place from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 13th at D.A. 

Tryouts: Softball tryouts will take place in Spring 2020.

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Swimming

Team Info and Try-Outs

Coach: Mrs. Kristin Karabees-Lamer, P'21  kkarabees@gmail.com

Assistant Coach: Mr. Francis Petit, P'14, '19

New Athletes: All new athletes should plan to attend the Athletic Orientation taking place from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 13th at D.A. There will be a mandatory meeting after school at 3 PM on September 11th for both returning and new swimmers. In addition, new members of the Swim Team must complete a mandatory evaluation at one of the Fall swim practices on Sunday evenings at Fordham University. 

Season: September 2019 through end of January 2020. We will participate in 12 dual meets against other GCHSAA schools on Sundays at St. Francis College in Brooklyn. Meets last an hour and can start as early as 7 AM. Practices will be on Sunday evenings at the Fordham University Pool. These are strongly encouraged if students are not on a club team. There will be an additional Freshman Meet in October and two Championship Meets in January.

Practices: Held Sunday nights 5-6:30 at Fordham University Pool

Current Practice Dates include: 

9/11/2019
9/11-9/20
9/15/2019
9/22/2019
9/29/2019
10/6/2019
10/20/2019
10/27/2019
11/3/2019
11/10/2019
11/17/2019
12/1/2019
12/8/2019  

*3 days over Christmas Break to be Determined*

(NEW 7/30/19!) Meets:  Please see all of the latest information about meets in the 'Meets' Tab to the right!  Additionally, Coach Kristin has asked all swimmers to fill out this questionnaire and send it to her by September 20th.   Please note, the final roster is being submitted on September 20th, all payments and forms must be submitted by this deadline in order to secure your spot on the team.

Meets

Please remember to fill out this questionnaire and send your answers as a picture to Coach Kristin by 9/20.  Please note, the final roster is being submitted on September 20th, all payments and forms must be submitted by this deadline in order to secure your spot on the team.

Swim in the GCHSAA League - Brooklyn/Queens/Staten Island Schools

Meets are held Sundays anytime between 7am-1pm at St. Francis College in Brooklyn.

Meets are dual meets, alst 1 hour and time varies each weekend between 7am-1pm (schedule published late September).

Meets run 10/6/19-1/12/20

You are expected to be at the meet 45 minutes before start of meet to get heat info.  If you are no at meet 15 minutes prior to start subject to scratch.  There is a firm policy to respond to meet attendance by Thursday 8pm prior to meet Coach Kristin (will be explained further at start of season).  

Freshmen meet 10/5 - Freshmen are highly encouraged to attend this meet!

B Championship meet 1/25 @ St. Francis College

A Championship meet Meet (Qualifies Only) 2/1-2/2 @ Nassau County Aquatic Center

Suits & @ caps will be provided to new swimmers if information confirmed by 9/20

Swim Caps with ANY OTHER LOGO other than a D.A. logo are strictly forbidden from meets - this will disqualify the simmer.  Returning swimmers if you need a swim cap please contact Coach Kristin (if you need a new suit please let me know.  An additional fee will be required).

Registration and fees and Doctors note must be completed on the D.A. website by 9/20 along with questionnaire to Coach Kristin by 9/20.

Swimmers are highly encouraged to attend practice if not swimming with a club team.  To qualify for the A championship meet you must meet qualifying times and swim in at least 5 meets this season.  All swimmers no attending the A Championships can swim in the B championship meet - it is really fun and exciting!

Swimming is a commitment - if you cannot commit to regular practice (weekly) and at least 5 meets please reconsider joining the team. Swimming is a sport that requires consistent practice and part of being a team is being at the meets on a regular basis.  Dedication is required!

I am looking forward to seeing our D.A. swim team continue to grow and each girl setting goals and working to achieve them!  This is a strong and enthusiastic team.  I look forward to hearing our team spirit on the deck soon! D.A. All Day!!

-Coach Kristin

Tennis (Intramural)

Volleyball (Varsity Division 2 A)

Team Info and Try-Outs

Coach: Mrs. Antoinette Quatela, P'21 - athleticdirector@dominicanacademy.org

Assistant Coach: Mr. Kieran Kilduff, P'22

New Athletes: All new athletes should plan to attend the Athletic Orientation taking place from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 13th at D.A. 

Tryouts: Volleyball tryouts will take place on August 19th, 20th, and 21st at Saint Vincent Ferrer High School from 3-5 PM. All returning and prospective players must attend. All players must be in proper volleyball attire, including knee pads, and have bottles of water. Returning players please bring with you your Volleyball team jerseys and new players please bring any type of numbered sports jersey. 

Practice: *The following practices have been added to the calendar:*

Tues, Aug 27th @ SVF 3-5pm

Sat, Sep 7th Cathedral HS 11:30-2:30

Mon, Sep 9th SVF 3:30-5:30

Thursday, Sep 12th SVF 3:30-5:30

All players must be in proper volleyball attire, including knee pads, and have bottles of water. 

Check website often for changes and updates.

Season: September through November 2019.

Games

Master Athletics Calendar, 2019-2020

To view individual sport, please select from the dropdown menu below. Please check regularly as schedules can change.

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New Student Athletic Orientation
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44 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Wed, Aug 14
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Varsity Volleyball Tryouts
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St. Vincent Ferrer High School, 151 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Varsity Soccer Tryouts
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Dominican Academy, 44 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Tue, Aug 20
Varsity Volleyball Tryouts
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St. Vincent Ferrer High School, 151 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Varsity Soccer Tryouts
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Dominican Academy, 44 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Wed, Aug 21
Varsity Volleyball Tryouts
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St. Vincent Ferrer High School, 151 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Varisty Soccer Tryouts
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Dominican Academy, 44 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Thu, Aug 22
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Subscribe to Alerts Track Team Meeting (Bring gear)
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Dominican Academy, 44 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Subscribe to Alerts Varisty Soccer Practice (Full Team)
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Dominican Academy, 44 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Tue, Aug 27
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Subscribe to Alerts Varisty Soccer Practice (Full Team)
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Dominican Academy, 44 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
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Subscribe to Alerts Varsity Soccer Practice (Full Team)
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Dominican Academy, 44 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Sat, Aug 31