Welcome to Raider Boys' and Girls' SkiingThis winter, Scarsdale High School will sponsor a Boys' and Girls' Skiing team.
Gold CardsSubmit all Gold Card paperwork to the SHS Nurse before October 30, 2018 to insure that the Gold Card can be issued prior to the start of tryouts.TryoutsVarsity tryouts begin on November 13, 2018 at 3:30 PM and players must have their completed gold card from the school nurse. Information on how to get a gold card can be found atTryouts will take place starting in the Fitness Center per the following schedule:Varsity
- Monday, November 13, 2018 from 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM.
- Tuesday, November 14, 2018 from 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM.
- Wednesday, November 15, 2018 from 3:30 PM - 5:15 PM.
On-Snow season: TBD
Skiing is a no-cut sport but racers must show that that they can safely make it down the mountain (the equivalent of Competition trail at Thunder Ridge Ski Area or Catamount trail at Catamount)Teams will be determined by Time Trials held at Catamount in December for:Boys' Varsity (10 members)Girls' Varsity (10 members)Co-ed JV (10 members)Developmentsl Team (remaining members)
Players are expected to be present at all tryout sessions. Missing sessions will be incorporated into the coach's evaluation of players for the Varsity team.
Tryouts consist of assessments of individual skiing skills. Players will be evaluated on fastest times, ability, technique in SL discipline. GS to be trained for by Sectional hopefuls.The coaching staff also tests the athletes for general athleticism.Players are also evaluated on their cooperation with other players and their ability to take direction from the coaching staff.
Preseason PracticeTeam practices begin at the conclusion of the tryout period. A Google calendar will be shared with the team and parents listing the practice and game times and dates.The ski team practices together during Dryland training.There are 3 mandatory time trials held at Catamount from 6am-6pm on 3 different weekends (includes travel time). Dates TBDOn snow season January 2 - Mid-February, approx. 2-3 practices/week from 3:30pm-8:30pm. Dates TBD
Varsity level basketball is a commitment of about 1.5 - 2 hours per day, 4 days a week for dryland; 5 hours per day, 2 - 3 days a week for on-snow and 3 weekend training days at Catamount.
It is our expectation that athletes will be present for all team tryouts, scrimmages, practices, games, and tournaments.
The regular season ends in February.
For additional information please contact:
Patrick Liu: firstname.lastname@example.org