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120 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, New Jersey 07052
973.325.PREP

Seton Hall Prep has a longstanding tradition of excellence in athletics. Throughout its history, The Prep has acknowledged the place of athletics in our goal of developing a complete young man. While Seton Hall’s history of team championships and individual prowess is well known, equally important has been the role of athletics in the formation of character, the understanding of fair play and sportsmanship, and the acquisition of life-long interests, friendships and skills.

A hallmark of The Prep’s athletic program is the exceptional expertise and stability of our coaching staff. Our highly respected staff, in addition to the high regard they place on teaching and playing the game “the right way,” also takes great pride in the relationships established while playing for The Prep, ones that have lasted for decades following a student’s graduation.

The Prep community is duly proud of the more than 340 state, conference and county championships garnered over the past half century. The history of the athletic program is one of high achievement and high expectations— of and from coaches, athletes and fans—all of which contribute to making The Prep’s one of the most respected athletic programs in New Jersey.

As members of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, the New Jersey Independent Schools Association, the Super Essex Conference, the North Jersey Interscholastic Ice Hockey League, the New Jersey Interscholastic Lacrosse League, the North Jersey Bowling League, and the New Jersey Catholic Track Conference, our schedules provide the students with the best possible competition among both public and private schools throughout the state of New Jersey.

Reflecting the important place athletics holds in the students’ development and interests, approximately 70% of the student body includes participation in our athletic program as part of their Prep Experience. Supporting that experience, The Prep offers competition in 15 sports, most with associated sub-varsity levels: Baseball (V,JV,F), Basketball (V,JV,F), Bowling (V,JV), Cross-Country (V,JV,F), Football (V,JV,F), Golf (V), Ice Hockey (V,JV), Indoor Track (V,JV,F), Lacrosse (V,JV,F), Outdoor Track (V,JV,F), Rifle (V) Soccer (V,JV,F), Swimming (V,JV), Tennis (V,JV), Wrestling (V,JV,F)

In addition to the athletic facilities located on the Northfield Avenue campus, the nearby Edward D. and Helen M. Kelly Athletic Complex is the site of the Bill Persichetty 400-meter all-weather track, the Frank Gagliano Cross-Country Course, the Charlie Lorenzo ’50 Training Facility, as well as lacrosse and soccer competition and practice fields.

For athletes anticipating playing in college: visit NCAA.org for confirmation of Seton Hall Prep's NCAA Approved Core courses. Enter the school code: 311390.

For sophomores and freshmen: please see the NCAA changes to initial-eligibility standards.
Athletic Department Announcements
Free Cardiac Screening
7/29/2014
by Larry Baggitt
Parents and Guardians:

Please be aware that St Barnabus is offering free cardiac screenings at their facility.  Click Here to find out when the screenings occur.  Concussion Impact testing should still be done through Overlook with directions on the athletic trainer web page.

Pesticide Application Notification
5/2/2014
Applications to all athletic fields will be limited to a time frame after the end of the Spring season sports in June, and approximately one full week before the start of the Fall sports in August.  In the past, these applications have always been done in the same estimated time frame.
IPM-2014-2015

Athletic Field Applications

120 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

600 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

All pesticides are low impact.  Applications are performed on a wait and see basis.

The athletic field applications are applied during the summer months July & August.

Applications will be done on Saturday 5/3/14


Bollinger Insurance forms
9/6/2013
by Larry Baggitt ATC CSCS
The archdiocese of Newark has historically purchased excess insurance for our students.  You still must go through your primary insurance. You can now access the forms on-line.  For information regarding the coverage or the opportunity to purchase your own excess go here. Your son can also pick up a brochure from the athletic department office, athletic trainer or school nurse.

For injuries that occur during school sponsored activities go here to download the form.

Sports injuries; see the Prep's certified athletic trainer; Larry Baggitt for signature
All other school activities see the Prep's nurse; Emmelyn Mailley

Concerning Student Athletes donating blood.
4/2/2012
by Larry Baggitt ATC CSCS
Many student athletes donate blood during the school year.  The question "Can I practice?" is often asked.  Click here for the American Red Cross recommendations that I follow.- Trainer Larry Baggitt 

NEW: Athletic Trainer's Educational Video Page
1/30/2012
The Prep's Athletic Trainer, Larry Baggitt, has begun posting educational video clips covering a variety of sports-related medical subjects that impact high school athletes. Visit the new page.
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