Blue Devil athletes can start qualifying for the winter sports season

Blue Devil Winter Sports Start on November 14

Blue Devil athletes can start qualifying for the winter sports season

October 13 , 2022

The winter sports season is quickly approaching at Huntington High School as athletes and coaches begin preparations for the start of tryouts/practices on Monday, November 14.

The Blue Devils will field the following teams for the winter season: Varsity and junior varsity boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, boys’ fencing, girls’ fencing, boys’ indoor track and field, girls’ indoor track and field, boys’ swimming and diving, wrestling, bowling and Unified bowling.

Students should sign-up in the nurse’s office. Every student needs to get re-qualified by the school nurse prior to each sport season. The nurse can only clear a student-athlete who has the following forms on file:

• Private Physical Exam Form (link below)
NYS Private Physical Examination Form for Athletes

• Interval Health History Form (link below)
Interval Health History for Sports Participation (English/Spanish)

All Blue Devil sports student-athletes are also required to submit a blue parent permission form to their coach no later than the first day of tryouts/practice.

The form can be found at this link:
Parent Consent Form for Athletes (English/Spanish)

Call the athletic office at 631.673.2017 or send a message to athletic director Jim Hoops at if you have any questions.

Winter Coaches Directory

Sport: Varity and JV Boys' Basketball

Varsity Peter Lipka
Assistant Kevin Thorbourne
JV Jake Torres

Sport: Varsity & JV Girls Basketball

Varsity Mike Kaplan
Assistant Marissa Bergmann
JV Katie Reilly

Sport: Varsity & JV Wrestling

Varsity Travis Smith
Assistant Michael Marinello
JV Jamie St. John

Sport: Boys' Indoor Track

Varsity Ronald Wilson
Assistant Eli Acosta
Assistant Haidee Gantz-Bonhurst

Sport: Girls' Indoor Track

Varsity John Kaplan
Assistant Sarah Hall
Assistant Haidee Gantz-Bonhurst

Sport: Boys' Swimming

Varsity Meg McConnell
Assistant Chris Helmke

Sport: Boys' and Girls' Fencing

Varsity Michelle O’Brien
Assistant Vincent O’Garra

Sport: Bowling

Varsity Chris Taylor

Sport: Unified Bowling

Varsity Lauren Blackburn