Interscholastic athletics are an integral component of Ross School’s wellness program.

Ross High School volleyball player dives for volleyball in light-filled gym with floor to ceiling windows in background.


Students are required to participate in at least one season of an extracurricular team sport in grades 9–12, though many choose to participate and develop their athletic skills beyond that requirement.

Athletic team offerings at Ross include the following (note: teams marked with an asterisk are combined with those of other local schools):

Grades 7–8

Basketball (Boys and Girls*)

Cross Country (Boys* and Girls*)

Football (Boys*)

Lacrosse (Boys* and Girls*)

Soccer (Boys* and Girls*)

Tennis (Boys and Girls*)

Volleyball (Girls)

Ross High School Girl’s Volleyball team in athletic uniforms, ready to begin play.
Ross Boy’s High School Basketball players in the midst of an interscholastic game.

Grades 9–12

FALL SPORTS                

JV Boys Soccer

JV Girls Soccer

Varsity Girls Tennis

Varsity and JV Girls Volleyball

Varsity Boys Cross Country

Varsity Girls Cross Country

JV* and Varsity* Boys Football

Co-Ed Sailing Club

Co-Ed Surfing Club



Varsity and JV Boys Basketball

JV* Girls Basketball

Varsity* and JV* Wrestling

Co-Ed Cheer

Girls Indoor Soccer


Varsity Boys Tennis                                    

Varsity Girls Track                             

Varsity Boys Track                            

Co-Ed Badminton                           

Varsity* and JV* Boys Lacrosse

Varsity* and JV* Girls Lacrosse

Varsity* Girls Golf

JV* Boys Baseball

JV* Girls Softball


Ross High School Boy’s Track and Field athlete competing in long jump event.

Free Athletics Clinics

Ross School offers a continuing series of athletics clinics designed to help young athletes improve their abilities. If you’d like to know more about future athletics clinics at Ross School, tell us how to reach you and we’ll keep you updated.



Ross High School Boys Basketball Coach Advising the Team During a Timeout Group Huddle.

Howard Brown—Athletic Director. Previously Head Coach, Westview High School, Avondale, Arizona; Head Coach, Glendale and Yavapai Community Colleges, Arizona; Assistant Coach, Northern Arizona University; Director, Phoenix Suns Summer Basketball Camps. While at Glendale, teams were ranked twice in the top 20 in the nation, finishing at #6 in 2004.

Nygel Roach—Head Coach, Ross Varsity Basketball. Previously St. John’s University Men’s Basketball Player; Coach, Junior Knicks Basketball Camp. 

Nick Escalante—Head Coach, Ross Soccer. Previously attended SUNY Canton and Chivas USA Academy; played for El Salvador U20 National Team.

Hameer Deo—Athletic Trainer. Previously played for Xavier University Men’s Soccer; semipro, Cincinnati Kings. Hameer is a member of the East Hampton Soccer Club.

Eugene Lee—Certified Athletic Trainer. Certified Performance Specialist and Corrective Exercise Specialist via National Association of Sports Medicine. Previously with Stony Brook University Men’s and Women’s Basketball; LIU Brooklyn, Volleyball; St. Joe’s College Men’s and Women’s Basketball.  Eugene is also a coach for the All-American Basketball Camp.