Winter Sports Tryouts

Winter sports tryouts are October 28-29. Swim tryouts will be from 3:45-5:15 pm in the Bacon Natatorium, Basketball tryouts will be from 3:30-6:00pm in the Bacon Gymnasium.

Regular practice begins October 30:

Varsity basketball – 3:30-5:15pm Monday-Friday
JV Basketball – 5:15-6:30pm Monday-Friday

Varsity Swimming will offer practice in the afternoon 3:45-5:15pm Monday-Friday, as well as morning practices 6:15-7:30am Tuesday-Friday. While swimmers are offered 2 practices most days, we require that athletes come to only one practice each day

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Athletics plays an integral part in the educational experience at Saint Mary's School. 

The mission of the Saint Mary’s School athletic department is to provide a dynamic environment that promotes competitiveness, teamwork, self-discipline and sportsmanship. We aim to develop individual and team potential by promoting physical fitness along with high levels of competence, character, and citizenship.

We offer a full interscholastic athletic program, consisting of 18 teams in the following 11 sports: cross country, field hockey, golf, tennis, volleyball, basketball, swimming, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and track & field. Saint Mary's School competes as a member of the Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference (TISAC) and the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA, 4A Classification).

Saint Mary's School, in partnership with Raleigh Orthopedics, provides an athletic trainer for all on-campus practices and games.   

Saint Mary's Triangle Fitness 

Designed to exercise the body, mind, and spirit, Triangle Fitness is a co-curricular program providing students with a broad range of interscholastic activities from which to choose. Each student must complete 10 seasons of a Triangle Fitness activity. Activities are scheduled in conjunction with sports seasons and the performing arts calendar and students may choose to participate on an athletic team, in after-school dance classes, in the school's theatre and/or musical performances, or any combination of these, to meet their Triangle Fitness requirement. Click here to see a sample of fitness options offered.


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Contact Us

Robert Weltz
Director of Athletics



Margaret Geiger
Assistant to the Director of Athletics

Kristin Bockelman, MS, LAT
Raleigh Orthopedics | Sports Medicine
Athletic Trainer 
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