Following is the schedule of tryouts for fall sports teams at Staples High School:


All varsity and JV football players report to the football locker room at 6:30 a.m. Freshmen report to the football locker room at 3:30 p.m. Detailed practice schedule is available at click on Calendar. Bring sneakers, cleats, shorts, and t-shirts.

Any questions, contact Coach Marce Petroccio at 203-341-1269 or at


Aug. 27 8-10 a.m. (all grades)

4-7 p.m. (10th, 11th and 12th grades only)

Aug. 28 8-11 a.m. (10th, 11th and 12th grades only)

5-7 p.m. (all grades)

Aug. 29 8--9:30 a.m. (all grades)

3--6 p.m. (10th, 11th and 12th grades only)

Aug. 30 3--6 p.m. (all grades)

All players need to meet at the Ginny Parker field and bring their running shoes, cleats, water and sunscreen. If its raining, the team will meet in the field house. Check for up to date information.

Any questions, contact Cecily Anderson at


All tryouts for 10th, 11th and 12th grades are at Wakeman B except Aug. 28 in the morning.

Aug. 27 7:30-10 a.m. and 5-7 p.m.

Aug. 28 8-10 a.m. (Coleytown Middle School)

5-7 p.m.

Aug. 29 10 a.m. - noon and 5-7 p.m.

Aug. 30 10 a.m.- noon and 5-7 p.m.

FRESHMEN: All tryouts at Wakeman B

Aug. 27 12-2 p.m.

Aug. 28 12-2 p.m.

Aug. 29 12-2 p.m.

Aug. 30 12-2 p.m.

All players must bring a ball and water. Any questions, contact Coach Dan Woog at 203-227-1755 or at


All players need to meet at the soccer field at Wakeman B.

Aug. 27 10 a.m.- noon and 3-5 p.m.

Aug. 28 10 a.m.- noon and 3-5 p.m.

Aug. 29 3-5 p.m.

Aug. 30 3-5 p.m.

All players need to bring water, sneakers and cleats. Additional timing days and tryout days may be added once school has begun.

Any questions, contact Coach Nikki Ross at


Aug. 27 9 a.m. -- noon tryouts and first practice

Aug. 29 8--10 a.m. and 3-5 p.m. practices

Aug. 30 3--5 p.m. practice

All swimmers need to meet at the Staples pool. Any questions, contact Coach Mike Laux at 203-451-0886 or at


Aug. 27 12:30--2:30 p.m.

Every boys water polo player needs to meet at the Staples pool with a swimming suit. Any questions, contact Coach Theo Sullivan at or 203-919-2287.


Aug. 27 9 a.m.- noon and 1-3 p.m. everyone for varsity, JV and freshman (bring your lunch)

Aug. 28 1-4 p.m. varsity only

Aug. 29 2:30-5 p.m. everyone for varsity, JV and freshmen

Aug. 30 2:30-5 p.m. Freshmen and JV, fieldhouse; varsity, gym.

All players must wear shorts, t-shirts, sneakers and kneepads and and bring a water bottle. Any questions, e-mail


Aug. 29 2:45 pm

Everyone needs to meet at the Staples track bleachers dressed to run. If it's raining, go to the fieldhouse.

Any questions, contact Coach Laddie Lawrence at 203-341-1257 or at or Kristin Simonsen at 203-807-0459 or at

Boys team tryouts. Boys must meet the following criteria: 1 mile at the following standards: seniors -- 6:00, juniors -- 6:20, sophomores -- 6:40 and freshmen 7:00, or run three miles without stopping.

* For all teams, sophomores, juniors and seniors need to bring their June 2011 report card to the first tryout. Any questions, contact the Staples Athletic Department at 341-1260.