Section IX Spectator Guidelines
Beginning Monday, January 17, 2022, we will begin to welcome back home team spectators for home competitions. More information can be found here.Section IX has provided a list of spectator guidelines for schools throughout the section. Please take a look if you plan to attend any competitions in the area.
More information can be found here: https://www.albanyschools.org/
Thank you to our students, teacher Mr. Guy Du Quesnay, and Athletic Director Mr. Howie Harrison for coordinating these efforts to allow our families to view and support our athletes from home!
Additionally, any events held in the NFA Main Gymnasium or on Academy Field can be viewed on the NFHS Network.
Welcome to the Newburgh Goldbacks Athletic Department webpage. On this page you will find athletic schedules, latest news, forms, the athletic handbook, and more. Take time to explore our site and if you have any questions or would like to see anything else added to this page, please feel free to contact the webmaster.
Keep up on our Goldback games! Download the live schedule App. (Details and instructions below). This schedule app is updated daily to give you the most accurate GOLDBACK schedules, dates, times, and locations. Please check the schedule daily for updates.
Watch NFA Athletic events live through the NFHS Network. Create an account and watch all of your favorite athletes for free!
ATHLETIC UPDATE: WINTER SPORTS SEASON 2021-2022
Athletes MUST register on FAMILY ID for all sports, at all levels, and be APPROVED before trying out for your sport. Additionally, athletes must be eligible to participate based on BOE Policy 5411 (more information below).
Winter sports will begin on Monday November 15, 2021 for Varsity, JV, and Freshman levels.
Modified sports will begin on Monday, November 22, 2021.
Winter 2021-2022: Tryouts/Practice times/locations
*Please make sure when registering you upload an up to date physical if your school’s health office does not already have it. If you are not sure whether or not your physical is up to date, please contact your school’s health office.
FAMILY ID registration will open for Varsity, JV, & Freshman levels from October 15, 2021 through November 12, 2021.
FAMILY ID registration will open for Modified levels from October 22, 2021 through November 19, 2021.
Please register for the sport you wish to participate in under your home school. Your home school is the school you currently attend.
* Winter sports locations and times will be announced at a later date on the Newburgh Athletic website.
If you are in 7th or 8th grade and wish to play a high school level sport: Varsity, JV or Freshman, please make sure you have the proper APP paperwork filled out and submitted to your school’s health office. You must also have an up to date physical. Please hand in your APP paperwork to your health office ASAP for the District Doctor needs extra time to approve your student athlete to take the APP test. If you have previously taken the APP test, please check with the athletic office to ensure you do not have to take it again.
*The APP testing will be as follows on NFA Main campus Track:
NOVEMBER 12 - 3:00pm-4:00pm or 4:00pm-5:00pm
NOVEMBER 15 - 3:00pm-4:00pm or 4:00pm-5:00pm
NOVEMBER 16 - 3:00pm-4:00pm or 4:00pm-5:00pm
- Please make sure you are approved in Family ID for the specific sport you wish to try out for and cleared by the District doctor for the APP test or you will NOT be permitted to take the APP test.
- If you have any questions please contact your school’s health office or the Athletic office 845-563-5420/5446.
As a reminder, all athletes must adhere to BOE policy 5411 - PARTICIPATION IN STUDENT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
APPEAL: If you have not met the District requirements (last year's school year of an 85% attendance rate or 4.5 credits), you may submit an appeal using this link: Eligibility Appeal Process and Form (Please click APPEALS FORM.)
Please write a detailed explanation of why you are appealing. If you played a Fall 2021 sport and are currently on a contract, you do NOT have to submit a second appeal for you are already on contract for this current school year for athletics. If you have any questions pertaining to this matter, please see Athletic Director, Mr. Harrison.
|WINTER SPORTS 2021-2022||LEVEL||COACHES & ID|
|Basketball Boys||V||Frank Dinnocenzioemail@example.com|
|Basketball Boys||V - Asst||Jason McAllister Jr.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Basketball Boys||JV||Mike Robinsonemail@example.com|
|Basketball Boys||FR - Head||Matt Geyerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Basketball Girls||V||Arturo Santanaemail@example.com|
|Basketball Girls||V - Asst||Bruce Chapinfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Basketball Girls||JV||Rachel Gammaemail@example.com|
|Competitive Cheerleading||V||Chelsea Williamsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Competitive Cheerleading||V - Asst||Kristen Romaninoemail@example.com|
|Game Day Cheerleading||JV||Kristen Rummelfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Indoor Track Boys||V - Head||Malcolm Burksemail@example.com|
|Indoor Track Boys||V - Asst||TBD|
|Indoor Track Girls||V||Kathi Workmanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Indoor Track Girls||V - Asst||Briana Walshemail@example.com|
|Swim & Dive Boys||V||Zachary Williamsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Swim & Dive Boys||V - Asst||Dave Doulinemail@example.com|
|WINTER MODIFIED 2021-2022||LEVEL||COACHES & ID|
|Basketball Boys||M Blue||Andrew Velezfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Basketball Boys||M Gold||TBD|
|Basketball Girls||M Blue||Jamel Barnesemail@example.com|
ATHLETICS FACEBOOK PAGE
Visit the Athletics Facebook Page for the latest news and happenings at https://www.facebook.com/NewburghGoldbacks/
Howard Harrison, Athletics Director
Phone: (845) 563-5420
Fax: (845) 563-5463
Forms and Documents
Athletic Student Handbook (Revised Fall 2020)
The handbook contains all information student athletes need to know about the district's athletic program. It also includes an Acknowledgement Form for students and parents to sign.
APP Testing Forms Packet
Contains Preparticipation/Athletic Health History, Interval Health History, and Student Health Examination
Athletic Placement Process
Health Appraisal Form
Athletic Forms and Info
Eligibility Policy (5411) | Regulation
Eligibility Appeal Process and Form
Concussion Management Policy
Concussion Test Form
Accident Report Form
Student Accident Claim Form
Health Appraisal & Preparticipation History
Interval Health History
Student Health Examination
NCAA Guide for the College-Bound Student Athlete 2021-22 Edition