Winter off-season weight lifting is taking place during weight room intramurals on Monday/Tuesday/Thursday from 3:15pm - 4:15pm.
Spring off-season weight lifting will begin February 19th and take place Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 7:30am - 8:10am
All players should speak with Coach Shapiro and/or Coach Moir about testing in the weight room and then getting a team workout program.
In addition, football players should be lifting and conditioning with Coach Shapiro on Saturdays at 10:30am.
The first practice/tryout for all 10th - 12th graders is Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 9am. 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. On August 5th, a conditioning practice will be held from 9am - 10am, then a second practice will follow from 3:30pm - 6:00pm.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Coach Moir at email@example.com 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.
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.
All players are expected to purchase the following items:
Team Spirit Pack (W-L practice jersey, team shorts, team shirt, mouthpiece, game socks)
Links to team discounted items will be provided at a future date.
Players may participate in a football team fundraiser in the Spring in order to help pay for these items.
Personal chin strap