Fall & Spring Sports
Stratton Mountain School offers a variety of sports for students to participate in during the off-season. Full-term students are required to play a secondary sport and options include:
The Baseball Team is a partnership with local school Long Trail School. Athletes join the LTS Baseball Team to play against schools in the region.
Coach: Naga Kusumi
Cross Country Running
The Cross Country Running Team competes as guests in the Marble Valley League (based in southern Vermont). Typically the team runs in five league races (with 5-7 teams) and the Vermont State meet.
The Cycling Team provides athletic training opportunities with a cycling focus. The group works on cycling skills, building endurance, and leg strength. The team rides 2-4 times per week with a gradual build-up of distance and intensity throughout the spring. The season culminates with a 100-mile ride.
Coach: Matt Boobar
The Golf Team takes advantage of the school’s proximity to the Stratton Mountain Golf Course while also traveling to a variety of courses. Participants range in ability from beginner to advanced.
Coach: Morgan Korpi
The Lacrosse Team focuses on developing skills and competitive tactics while emphasizing the importance of teamwork and having fun. The team participates in the Vermont Principals’ Association League and competes against area independent and club teams.
Boys’ Coach: Richard Buhr
Girls’ Coach: Emily Daly
The Mountain Biking Team trains for competitions with a focus on skill building. The team travels throughout the region for competitions and championship races.
Coach: Matt Boobar
The Skate Team’s main focus is to enjoy skating while building skills that translate directly to freestyle skiing and snowboarding. SMS has inter-team competitions at each event, and they send competitors to local events and encourage young locals to practice in the local skate park throughout the season.
Season: Fall & Spring
The Soccer Team focuses on skill development both as an individual and a team. Players learn the rules of the sport, sportsmanlike conduct, and technical expertise while having fun with their teammates during practices and games. As a Division II team, SMS competes against other regional schools and in the Vermont Principals’ Association High School State Championships.
Boys’ Coach: Jim Sullivan
Girls’ Coach: Jesse Mallis
The Tennis Team is a developmental program aimed at skill progression. The team practices twice a week at the Stratton Tennis Center with a pro from the Cliff Drysdale School. Fun and improvement are the goals, and athletes take great strides each season.
Coach: Steve Lathrop