Welcome to the Fall Sports Season 1 2020!
Please take some time to look through our Athletics website. The NYSDOH and NYSPHSAA has given interscholastic athletics the go ahead to start low and moderate risk sports on September 21st (Fall Season 1). Please note that football, volleyball and cheerleading have been moved to a March 1st start date (Fall Season 2)For more information regarding the fall season please contact your sport coach and/or the athletic office. GO TIGERS!
Athletic Office Phone: 716-362-3021
Athletic Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm
Athletic Twitter: @AmherstTigers1
Fall season start dates
JV/Varsity Sports: September 21st
Sports Include- B/G Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, B/G Soccer, G Tennis, B/G Volleyball, B Golf, Cheerleading, G Swimming/Diving
Modified Sports: September 21st
Sports Include- B/G Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, B/G Soccer, B/G Volleyball, Cheerleading (club)
Sport Signups and Parent/Gaurdian Consent
Students interested in playing a fall sport need to complete the following Google form by September 16th:
Parents/Guardians are required to complete athletic consent forms via Aspen. The parent portal will open 30 days prior to the start of the fall season (8/21/20). For instructions on how to complete parent/guardian athletic consent forms in Aspen, click the link below.
For fall sports only, health/physical examinations completed during the 2018-19 & 2019-20 school years will be accepted. All student-athletes must have a health/physical examination on file with their school health office (Middle School or High School). Amherst CSD does accept and recommend health/physical examinations to be completed by your child's Primary Care Provider (PCP).
COVID-19 Related Documents
- NYSPHSAA Update Letter 9/9/20: High Risk Fall Sports
- NYSPHSAA Update Letter 8/31/20
- NYSDOH Sports and Recreation Guidance Document
- NYSPHSAA Pause Announcement Letter
- NYSPHSAA Bona Fide Student Memo
- NFHS Guidance for opening Athletics & Activities
- NFHS August 2020 Summer Update
Athletic Pre-season Zoom Meeting
All student-athletes and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend the annual Amherst Athletic Pre-season Zoom meeting on Friday September 18th. This event will highlight athletics expectations and protocols in light of COVID-19. Click HERE to view the full Zoom video presented Friday, September 18th.