SGHS Athletic June Notes

Fall Sports Tryouts

Fall sports tryouts begin August 5. Students must have a completed VISAA physical turned in before tryouts. Individual sports tryout schedules will vary. Please reach out to Fran Pochily, Director of Athletics or the individual coach for more information and questions.

SGHS Athletic Trainer, Sadie Smith and VCU Sports Medicine will conduct Athletic Physicals at Saint Gertrude on August 2nd 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Please email Athletic Trainer, Sadie Smith, to reserve your spot!

Fall Sports

Field Hockey will be coached by Madlene Brannau, and we will have a junior varsity and varsity team. Tryouts will be at the Saint Gertrude Outdoor Athletic Center (OAC) 490 Scott Road, Richmond, 23227. Saint Gertrude hosts a summer field hockey league at the OAC on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with games at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. beginning June 18. There is also a workout packet for any interested players to help them prepare for the upcoming season. The packet has sprint work, strength training, agility work, stick skills, and injury prevention. Please contact Madlene Brannau for this information and any additional information.

Tennis will be coached by Rich Razzetti, and there is the possibility of both a junior varsity and varsity team this year, based on the number of those girls interested. Tryouts will be held at the Saint Gertrude Outdoor Athletic Center (OAC) 490 Scott Road, Richmond, 23227.

Volleyball will be coached by Andre Spencer, and we will have a junior varsity and varsity team this year. Tryouts begin Monday, August 5 at the Sister Charlotte Lange Gymnasium at SGHS. There will be Open Gym for Volleyball this summer at SGHS on Wednesdays from 6-7:15p.m., and the team will also play in a summer league at Steward School. Students are highly encouraged to attend as many open gyms and camps as possible, especially for incoming 9th graders.

Cross Country will be coached by Kevin Coley at who will jointly coach the Gators and the Cadets at Benedictine. The team will practice at Benedictine College Prep or other area courses. The season runs from August through the middle part of November and involves some Saturday practices and meets.

SGHS will also participate in the basketball summer league at Trinity Episcopal School and other winter and spring sports may be conducting summer workouts as well, so please contact Fran Pochily, SGHS Athletic Director, with questions or interest in these sports!

Please save the date for the 2nd annual Sunset at the OAC on Saturday, October 5, 4-7 p.m. This fabulous evening includes beer, hard cider, a signature cocktail, food trucks, and friendly lawn games, and more!

Must be 21+ to attend. Email Fran Pochily, for more information or to volunteer to help with this event!