Athletics

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Athletics ShieldAt SAS, we believe that being part of a team is a uniquely valuable learning experience. That's why we encourage all students to participate in interscholastic athletics, and most do! SAS teams include state-bound elite athletes and the student who is interested in experiencing a new sport for the first time.

Interested in getting off the bench at SAS? Contact us today to schedule a visit or conversation with an SAS coach.

In 2020-2021, 75% of Upper School students participated in at least one sport.

Summer Strength & Conditioning

SAS athletes, join Coach Wheeler on campus for summer Strength & Conditioning sessions or participate in the workout wherever you are.

Athletics News

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Teams & Sports

Competing as the SAS Mountain Lions, we field 25 interscholastic teams in 10 sports. In an age that encourages specialization, many of our athletes wear multiple hats - or helmets, and our coaches respect and encourage the multi-sport athlete.

Click a team name for more information, schedules, and scores.

Athletic Facilities

Numbers in parentheses refer to the campus map.

Tennis Couts

The school's six tennis courts were built in 2000. Sarah's Shade, built in memory of a former student, provides a viewing platform and shade for tennis fans.

Climbing Shed

The Bouldering Cave offers students opportunities to safely practice their climbing skills no matter the weather. The Mountain Biking Shed is home to our Varsity Mountain Biking Team and houses a shop for repairing and maintaining bikes.

Wood-Alligood Gymnasium Exterior

The gymnasium includes a basketball/volleyball court, weight room, locker room, athletic trainer's room, and the athletics offices.

Upcoming Games

Watch Home Games Live

Watch home soccer, basketball, volleyball, wrestling, and track and field contests live via the NFHS Network.

Watch SAS athletics on the NFHS Network.

We look forward to welcoming our parents back for the 2021-2022 season. More info to come!

VOLUNTEER

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The SAS athletics program hooked me on the habit of fitness and competition while cultivating my integrity and confidence as a person and an athlete.

Christian Taylor '17, University of Alabama-Huntsville, Mechanical Engineering and ROTC

Students working out in weight room

SAS athletes:

  • Get and stay fit
  • Set and achieve personal goals
  • Enjoy the benefits of self-discipline
  • Build strong friendships through teamwork
  • Gain a coach for life
  • Learn to win (and lose) with grace

Be a Mountain Lion!