Contact the Athletic Department
Phone: 845-687-2400 Fax: 845-687-0998

RV Ganders

Hans Sebald, Ed. D.
Athletic Director & Director of Health & PE

Deana DeGrote 
Athletics Secretary - ext 4287


Cancellations : 9/9/19 JV Football Game Cancelled today vs.Burke Catholic

Sports Picture dates:
9/12 JV/ Varsity 
9/19 Modified & make-up's
Middle School gym 2:30-4:00 PM 

Girls' Day of Empowerment! 
September 28, 2019
2-4 PM
Click here for more information!

Attention all Fall athletes:  We have moved to a secure online platform called Family ID for our sports registrations. Family ID Open registration for Fall JV/Varsity sports starts on July 21, 2019 and for Modified sports on August 6, 2019.  You must register for your intended sports, even if you played a fall/winter sports.

a button that reads 'Register Now' with a 'Powered by FamilyID' stamp on the bottom of it

For more information and detailed instructions, please click this link.

2019-2020 Athletic Sports Family ID Registration Dates:

Fall Sports Varsity/JV - registration begins on July 21, 2019

Modified– registration begins on August 6, 2019

Winter Sports Varsity/JV -registration begins on October 13, 2019

Modified–registration begins on October 20, 2019

Spring Sports Varsity/JV - registration begins on February 9, 2020

Modified– registration begins on February 16, 2020

Preseason JV/Varsity Volleyball Schedule (8/19/19 - 8/21/19)

August 19th from 8-11 at the main gym

August 20th will also be 8-11 at the main gym

August 21st will be 5-7 at the main gym.

Preseason JV and Varsity Field Hockey Schedule (8/19/19 - 8/31/19) 

Monday, 8/19:  4:15PM- 7:30PM (meet at track)

Tuesday, 8/20 (Double Practice)7:15AM - 9:45AM ​​and 4:45PM-7:00PM

Wednesday, 8/21​​7:15AM 9:45AM

Thursday, 8/22 (Double Practice)​  7:15AM - 11AM ​​(tryouts end)

4:45PM-7:00PM Parent/Player meeting at 7PM ​​

Friday, 8/23​​​7:15AM 10:00AM (Team Breakfast at 9:45)

Monday, 8/26:  7:15AM 9:45AM

Tuesday, 8/27 (Double Practice) 7:15AM - 9:45AM ​​and 4:45PM-7:00PM

Wednesday, 8/28:  7:15AM–9:45AM

Thursday, 8/29 ​​​V Play day: (8AM-10:30AM); Bus leaves 7am

7:15AM–9:45AM (JV) or play day at Red Hook

Friday, 8/30​​​​:  7:15AM9:45AM

Football Practice 
8/19          8am - Noon

8/20 - 8/24     7am - 11am

8/26 - 8/30     7:30 - 11am

8/31               6:45am

9/2 Thru the rest of the school year 2:40pm - 5:30pm

Varsity Cross Country Practice:
8/19:   9-11 am at Spring Farm on Mohonk Preserve

RV Boys Golf Summer Practices

August 19th, Preseason meeting from 9:45-10:30 at Wiltwyck, then practice from 10:30-11:45AM
August 20th-23rd, 8:30AM-11:30AM at Wiltwyck 

August 26th, 27th, 30th 8:30-11:30AM at Wiltwyck 

 No practice due to matches:

August 28th RV v H @ Apple Greens 

August 29th RV v M @ Wiltwyck (Home)

Girls Varsity & JV Soccer
August 19th - August 23rd from 8:30am- 12:00 pm (tryouts begin) 

Soccer practice continues August 26th - August 30th from 8:30 am-12:00 pm on the Varsity/JV soccer fields on campus

Pre-season Boys Soccer try-outs for JV/Varsity: on 8/19 at 5:30-7:30pm  Mon.-Fri..  Players need to come in shape and ready to play!  If players cannot make these dates, they must contact Coach Cymbal at:



Dominic Carlucci
Congratulations to Dominic Carlucci who placed 3rd at the Northeast Regional Track & Field Championship this past weekend on Long Island! Dominic has earned a spot at the USATF National Championship Meet that will be held in Sacramento, California from July 22 - July 28. We wish him great success as he competes in California. Congratulations Dominic, on this impressive accomplishment!


Sophia Schoonmaker

Congratulations to Sophia Schoonmaker, a RVHS student that has been selected to play Field Hockey in the 2019 AAU Junior Olympics this summer! Sophia will be competing at Wake Forest University from July 30- August 1st 2019. Good luck Sophia, as you represent Rondout Valley and congratulations on this well-deserved and impressive accomplishment!

Section IX Parent Information  



Sports Physicals :  Sign up will be in respective Health Offices

Section IX Start Dates  

All High School Fall Sports - Mon., Aug. 19, 2019

Modified Fall Sports – Sept. 4, 2019 or First day of school


All High School Winter Sports –Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

Modified Winter Sports – Mon., Nov. 18, 2019


All High School Spring Sports–Mon, March 9, 2020

Modified Spring Sports – Mon., March 16, 2020

An Important Reminder :


There is no smoking and no dogs allowed on campus, including all sporting events