Here are a few quick notes/reminders to make sure that everyone will be prepared this fall when they return to school/athletics.

-All students must have an up to date physical on record at the school. (only good for 13 months from the day issued by the doctor). Example: 9/1/19 good until exactly 10/1/20.

-Students and parents/guardians please sign up online.  Go to the “Hopkins athletics” web page ( and there are instructions on how to sign up and a link for registration using the Family ID registration. 

-Students will NOT be allowed to participate in any practice or tryout without a physical on file and their preseason forms completed

-For Co-op sports programs please sign up on Hopkins registration as well as the school we are in the Co-op with.

-Pre-season for high school sports (except for football) begins on Thursday August 22nd.

 Here are the first practice/tryout dates for the fall sports.

Cross Country (7-12 grade):  Thursday 8/22:  10:30 AM @ Hopkins Academy

 Golf (7-12 grade):   Thursday 8/22:  10:00 AM @ Holyoke Country Club in Holyoke.

 Girls Soccer (7-12 grade):   Thursday 8/22: 3:30-5:30 PM @ Hopkins Academy

 Boys Soccer (9-12 grade):  Thursday 8/22:  Two sessions @ Hopkins Academy

-8:00 AM to 10 and 3:00 PM to 5:00

 Middle School Boys Soccer (7-8 grade):  Thursday 8/22: 10:30 AM to 12:00 @ Hopkins Academy

NO middle school boys soccer players can tryout/participate at the high school preseason even if they were called up last year to participate at a higher level.  Middle school move up forms are only valid for one year, and one season.  

 Football (Co-op with Northampton, 9-12 grade):  Friday, August 16: 3:30 PM @ Northampton High School    (Please pay user fee of $225 to Hopkins Academy, checks can be made out to Hopkins Academy Athletics)

 Field Hockey (Co-op with Smith Academy, 7-12 grade):  Thursday 8:22,

Two sessions:  7:30 Am -10 AM and 4:00 PM to 6:15 PM

We look forward to seeing everyone this fall and have a great rest of your summer!

Thank you,

Erik Sudnick

Hopkins Athletics


Fall Sports:

2019 fall sports registration is now open!  Any student who is interested in participating in a fall sport should sign up on the athletic portion of the school website using the Family ID program.   Sports include soccer, golf, cross country, and cooperative teams in field hockey and football. 

Football is for those students, girls and boys, who will be in 9th-12th grade this fall.

-Football has a $225 user fee, payable to Hopkins Academy, checks made out to “Hopkins Academy Athletics”

Field Hockey is open to students, girls and boys, who will be in grades 7-12 this coming fall.

Please click on the link on the athletics website labeled "Family ID Registration".~ Instructions on how to sign up, and what is required, can be found when you click on the link labeled "Family ID Sign up Instructions".

Athletics Website Link:


~Current Hopkins Academy students should be signed up and should have their current physical on file (either uploaded to the website or given to the school nurse) by Friday June 7th so we can begin to gauge team and coaching needs for the Fall.


Erik Sudnick

Physical Education Teacher/Director of Athletics

Hopkins Academy


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