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Athletic Program - Modeling Excellence
Through our inter-scholastic offerings student-athletes build camaraderie, develop strategies for competition, and learn valuable lessons about achieving goals. Individual programs focus on providing all with a positive experience in sport as we seek to build character, forge leaders and promote citizenship and sportsmanship through participation and competition.

The range of athletic offerings at Worcester Academy is extensive as we field over 50 teams and 22 different sports throughout the year at the Middle School and Upper School levels. Nearly 60% of our students participate in one of our programs and all are encouraged to pursue excellence.

Worcester Academy has a proud, rich athletic tradition. Through the years, WA has won a number of team and individual championships in the New England Prep School Athletic Conference (NEPSAC). Students are encouraged to reach their full potential by working with outstanding coaches and competing in top-notch facilities. While our teams always strive to win, the Academy's coaches and players understand there is more to be learned from athletic competition than the simple joy of victory!
Athletic News
Morse Field Is Named 'Outstanding Single Field Of The Year'
12/11/2013
Morse Field recognized as “Outstanding Single Field Of The Year” by the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA).

Sam Klippel '14 Is National Boys Soccer Player Of The Week
11/9/2013
Worcester Academy Senior Sam Klippel is named Student Sports National Boys Soccer Player of the Week.

Register Today for WA Admission Open Houses Oct. 27 and Nov. 3
10/23/2013
Admission Open Houses for High School (Grades 9-12, & postgraduates) on Sunday, Oct. 27, & Middle School (Grades 6-8) on Sunday, Nov. 3, both at 1 p.m. Registration at 12:30.

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 28, for Oskee Weekend, Fun For The Whole Family!
9/25/2013
On Saturday, September 28, grab your lawn chairs and blankets and bring the entire family for some good old-fashioned school spirit! Athletics contests and tailgates aplenty! See our OSKEE Weekend schedules here.

‘Oskee’s Back" And We’re Lookin’ Fly: Watch The Video
9/18/2013
Fun, spirit, and Hilltopper Pride on display as Board of Monitors (known to the WA community as "The BOM") releases rap video, "Oskee's Back!"  See the YouTube video here.
 
Athletic Team Pages - Schedules, Rosters, and More
Select a Team:
Season:
Cross Country - Middle
Cross Country - Varsity Boys
Cross Country - Varsity Girls
Field Hockey - Junior Varsity
Field Hockey - Middle
Field Hockey - Varsity
Football - Varsity
Football Junior
Soccer - Junior Varsity Boys
Soccer - Junior Varsity Girls
Soccer - Middle Boys
Soccer - Middle Girls
Soccer - Varsity Boys
Soccer - Varsity Girls
Volleyball - Junior Varsity
Volleyball - Varsity
Basketball - Junior Varsity Boys
Basketball - Freshman
Basketball - Junior Varsity Girls
Basketball - Middle Boys
Basketball - Middle Girls
Basketball - Varsity Boys
Basketball - Varsity Girls
Hockey - Varsity Boys
Hockey - Varsity Girls
Skiing - Varsity
Swimming - Middle
Swimming - Varsity
Wrestling - Middle
Wrestling - Varsity
Baseball - Junior Varsity
Baseball - Middle
Baseball - Varsity
Crew
Golf - Varsity
Lacrosse - Junior Varsity Boys
Lacrosse - Junior Varsity Girls
Lacrosse - Middle Boys
Lacrosse - Middle Girls
Lacrosse - Varsity Boys
Lacrosse - Varsity Girls
Softball - Junior Varsity
Softball - Middle
Softball - Varsity Girls
Tennis - Middle
Tennis - Varsity Boys
Tennis - Varsity Girls
Track - Middle
Track - Varsity Boys
Track - Varsity Girls
Team Sports (by season)
MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC OFFERINGS
FALL
WINTER SPRING
Cross Country Basketball - B, G Baseball
Field Hockey Swimming Softball
Football Wrestling Lacrosse - B, G
Soccer - B, G   Track
Key: B = Boys, G = Girls










UPPER SCHOOL ATHLETIC OFFERINGS
FALL
WINTER SPRING
Cross Country - B, G Basketball - BFr, BJV, BV,
GJV, GV
Baseball - JV, V
Field Hockey - JV, V Ice Hockey - B, G Crew - Co-Ed
Football - JV, V Skiing - Co-Ed Golf - Co-Ed
Soccer - BJV, BV, GJV, GV Swimming - JV, V Lacrosse - BJV, BV, GJV, GV
Volleyball - G Wrestling - JV, V Softball - JV, V
Tennis - B, G
Track - G
Key: B = Boys, G = Girls, Fr = Freshman, JV = Junior Varsity, V = Varsity










Directions to Gaskill Field
134 Providence Street, Worcester, MA 01604

From Mass Pike East or West: Take Exit 10A off the Mass Pike. Follow Route 146 North to Worcester until the highway ends at a set of stoplights. Turn left at the lights, and then take an immediate right onto Providence Street (Route 122A, Vernon Hill/Kelley Square). Athletic fields are approximately one mile on left. School campus is at 81 Providence Street, three blocks from the fields.

From Route 495: Pick up I-290 heading West to Exit 13 (Vernon Street). Turn left onto Vernon, then take 3rd left (Dorchester Street) to top of the hill; cross Providence Street. Gym parking lot is on the left. Worcester Academy's playing fields are located three blocks from the campus on Providence Street.

Directions to New Balance Athletic Fields
242 Stafford Street, Worcester, MA 01603

From Mass Pike: Exit 10 (Worcester/Auburn), Route 290 East to Exit 9 (Swanson Road) about one mile. Take left off ramp, cross over Route 290, then quick right at lights on Vine Street. Follow Vine Street to lights, take left at lights (Auburn Street), go 1/2 mile on Auburn Street to Oxford Street intersection, take right at top of the hill (Oxford Street). Stay on Oxford Street for 1.4 miles to lights. Take left at lights on Stafford Street, continue on Stafford Street about 1/4 mile and fields will be on the right.

From Route 495: (& Campus) take Route 290 West to Exit 9 (Auburn Street) take a right, go 1/2 mile on Auburn Street to Oxford Street Intersection. Take right at the top of the hill (Oxford Street). Stay on Oxford Street for 1.4 miles to lights. Take left at lights on Stafford Street, continue on Stafford Street about 1/4 mile and fields will be on the right.

From Route 146: Take Route 290 East exit towards Worcester/Worcester Academy staying to the right.  Proceed to Exit 13.  Take a left at the lights over Route 290, then another left back onto Route 290 West towards Auburn.  Take exit 10 (Hope Ave).  Stay straight (get in left lane) on Hope Ave to intersection. Bear left onto Webster Street.  Continue on Webster Street past Hadwen Street Market on right for about 1/4 mile.  Turn right onto Heard Street and continue to set of lights (CVS on left, Walgreens on right). Turn left at lights onto Stafford Street. Continue on Stafford Street for approximately 0.7 miles to New Balance Fields on the right.
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In Praise of Worcester
Not only did Dolphins coach Joe Philbin attend Worcester Academy, but two of his assistants - offensive coordinator Mike Sherman and receivers coach Ken O’Keefe - were on the Hilltoppers' staff at that time.

“Worcester Academy was a special time; I only spent one year there,’’ Philbin said. “My dad always said it was the best money he ever spent. It was a great experience. Those guys inspired me to get into the coaching profession, so I’m very lucky to have two of them on my staff right now.’’
-- Boston Globe
 
WORCESTER ACADEMY is a co-ed day and boarding school for grades 6 to 12 and postgraduates. Our historic urban setting, diverse community, and challenging curriculum provide students with a solid, real-world education.