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Teamwork opens up a world of opportunity where students experience the thrill of playing on a team, while working together for a common purpose. Some of our students' best memories are those shared either on the field or cheering from the sidelines. The true benefit comes from experiences on and off the field that develop character and teach responsibility and leadership.

JV/Varsity Sports

Students in grades 7-11 are eligible for Junior Varsity sports.

Students in grades 8-12 are eligible for Varsity sports.

As part of the North Carolina Independent Schools
Athletic Association (NCISAA), our athletes have the opportunity to compete for championships at the conference and state levels.

JV/Varsity sports are offered in three seasons and include:

Fall: girls volleyball and coed cross-country

Winter: boys basketball, girls basketball, and girls swimming

Spring: boys track and field, girls track and field, coed golf, and coed tennis

 

 

Middle Division Sports

Grades 5-8

Middle division sports is an introductory level experience designed to prioritize student athletes with little to no experience in a particular sport. Middle division teams compete in the Independent School League (ISL) with other independent schools in the Triad

Student athletes in grade 8 who do not fit the criteria for “inexperienced” based on the evaluations of our coaches will be encouraged to compete at the JV/Varsity level in that particular sport.

Middle Division sports are coed and include: 

Fall: cross-country and soccer 

Winter: flag football and volleyball 

Spring: basketball

Practices are held on Mondays and Wednesdays and games are played on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 


Conference Affiliation

New Garden Friends School is a member of the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA). Our varsity athletes have the opportunity to compete for championships at the conference and state level. Learn more about the NCISAA here.

Middle division teams compete in the Independent School League (ISL) with other independent schools in the Triad. 


Required Participation Forms:

All NGFS athletes must have the following forms completed and on file with the Athletics Department:

NCISSA Consent to Participate and Release Form 

NCISSA Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation - must be completed by a healthcare provider

NCISSA Concussion Form 

NCISAA COVID-19 GRADUAL RETURN TO PLAY Form 


NGFS Athletic Handbook

 

Dwon Clifton, Director of Athletics | Serena Witherspoon, Assistant Director of Athletics

 

For questions about NGFS Athletics, please email athletics@ngfs.org.

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