All players are expected to purchase the following items from the W-L FOOTBALL TEAM STORE
W-L practice jersey, team shorts, team t-shirt, and padded girdle.
Other items in the team store are optional for players.
Players are also expected to purchase their own football cleats. A link will be provided to purchase team cleats in the near future.
Some players may also want to purchase additional equipment such as football gloves, a padded undershirt and a personal chin strap.
The football team will have Green Day workouts Monday - Thursday, May 20th - 23rd from 3pm - 6pm. Come to the football office for more information.
Spring off-season weight lifting and conditioning will now take place during intramural weight lifting: Mon/Tues/Thurs 3:15pm - 4:15pm and also on Saturdays 10:30am - 12:30pm with Coach Shapiro.
All players should speak with Coach Shapiro and/or Coach Moir about testing in the weight room and then getting a team workout program.
The first practice/tryout for all 10th - 12th graders is Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 8am. Helmets will be handed out on Saturday, August 3rd at 9:00am only to those with a completed and approved sports physical that has been turned in to the W-L Athletic Trainer by Thursday, August 1st, 2019. No physicals can be turned in for football after Thursday, August 1st. The only exceptions may be transfer students or those that have made prior contact with Coach Shapiro regarding their physical and/or tardiness. All players must be prepared to practice on August 5th from 8:00am to 11am. That means players should arrive no later than 7:30am.
Freshman team training camp and practice info can be found on the freshman football team website.
Off-Season weight training and conditioning:
3:15PM - 4:15PM Monday/Tuesday/Thursday weight lifting during intramurals
Saturdays at 10:30am
The following conditions must be met in order to try out for the football team for the 2019 season:
Good Academic Standing
Proper Class Attendance (all absences must be excused:) unexcused tardies and unverified absences DO NOT meet this requirement.
Commitment to the weight room. Attendance is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.
(Any player who cannot make these days/times should contact Coach Shapiro at email@example.com or Coach Moir at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an alternate weight lifting time.)
Participation in team Green Days and other conditioning workouts ATTENDANCE IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED
A positive member of the W-L community. This includes being respectful to ALL staff, fellow students, and adults in the building.
All players need a sports physical dated after May 1, 2019 in order to play sports at Washington-Lee in the 2019-2020 school year.
Sports physicals will be offered at Washington-Lee on a date TBD. Please call with the Activities Office at 703-228-6207 to schedule an appointment.
Beginning August 5th, the Varsity and JV teams will practice at the following times:
Mon/Wed/Fri: 8am - 11am
Tues/Thurs: 3pm - 6pm
Saturday: 8am - 11am
All players need a sports physical dated after May 1, 2019 in order to play sports at Washington-Lee in the 2019-2020 school year. The form can be picked up at the Activities Office, or printed from this link:
In addition, parents and athletes must sign this Arlington Participation Agreement, linked here:
More information about the Athletic Clearance Process can be found here:
If you cannot get a sports physical from your family doctor, sports physicals will be offered at Washington-Lee on a date TBD. Appointments are required. Please call the Activities Office at 703-228-6207 for more information.
Student-athletes who do not have an approved sports physical turned in to the W-L Athletic Trainer in time for the start of the fall season will not be allowed to try-out for the football team unless a prior arrangement has been made with Coach Shapiro. Sports physicals for football tryouts will be accepted only up until Thursday, August 1st, 2019. No additional try-out days will be offered to those without a physical at the start of the fall tryout season.