From: Mr. Joe Ceglia – Director of Athletics
To: Parents of students interested in participating in winter Varsity, JV, or Modified (7th/8th grade) Sports.

Below is important information regarding your child’s participation in winter sports.

Participation Information:
- To be eligible to tryout/practice for a winter sport, each student must be registered online with FamilyID.
- Please see the Athletics Department Webpage for details - http://www.ryeneck.org/departments/athletics
- PLEASE double check to make sure you registered your child for the correct sport.

Important Dates:
- October 16 – Online Athletic Participation Registration Opens for Varsity and JV Sports
- October 30 – Online Athletic Participation Registration Opens for Modified Sports
- November 7 - Varsity Ice Hockey practices begin
- November 14 - All other Varsity and JV tryouts and Modified Ice Hockey tryouts begin
- November 15 - Modified Sports Information for STUDENTS – 3:00pm in Dining Hall
- November 28 – Modified tryouts/practices begin

Winter Sport Offerings:
- Boys Basketball – Varsity, JV & Modified
- Girls Basketball – Varsity, JV & Modified
- Bowling (boys and girls) – Varsity ONLY
- Indoor Track – Varsity and Modified
- Cheerleading – Varsity ONLY
- **Boys Swimming and Diving – Varsity ONLY and merged with Rye and Blind Brook Student-Athlete’s parent must contact Mr. Ceglia before 11/1 in order to participate
- **Ice Hockey- Varsity and Modified - Merged with Blind Brook HS and Harrison HS
Student-Athlete’s parent must contact Mr. Ceglia before 11/1 in order to participate

Varsity practices held over the Holiday Recess (December 24 – January 2) are at the discretion of each team’s coach and are considered mandatory for team participants. Athletes missing practices during the Holiday Recess will be subject to team discipline. This policy does not apply to JV athletes.

There are no modified activities during Holiday Recess.

Visit the athletics webpage or contact the Athletic Department at 914.777.4896 with questions.