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Program Overview:

Football fields 4 teams: Varsity, Junior Varsity, Sophomore Team and Freshman Team.  The team has approximately 200+ players in the Program (9-12).  All students interested in playing must register on the Greenwich High School Athletic Department Website and have physicals completed by prior to being permitted to play.   

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The GHS Football Team has an active and supportive parent community.  The Team welcomes the support of positive & enthusiastic parents to assist with fundraising and with ensuring that athletes have a positive team experience. 

If you are in the Class of 2025 please complete the contact information form to be added to our communication list. 

Time Commitment:

Practice starts every day right after school. If a player cannot be at practice or will be late, have to let us know BEFORE practice starts. The PLAYER should be in contact with the coaches, NOT the parents.

Typically the first two weeks in August we are there will be no football related events.  It is recommended to schedule family vacations during this time.

Pre-Season Conditioning:

  1. All Workouts are on the Program Calendar, any updates to the calendar will be emailed. We have a three day a week Training Program. All lifts are supervised and run by our Strength Staff. There will be two lifting times to accommodate players with summer jobs. A morning lift and an afternoon lift. Weight Training is free for all athletes to use because of our fundraising efforts.
  2. EMW's: ("Early Morning Workouts" are speed and agility sessions, also free for athletes at the high school. These are three times a week in the early morning throughout the summer.
  3. Yoga is offered once a week for the boys, also free. Yoga has become a huge part of our training program for flexibility and recovery.

Required Equipment:

GHS Provides Helmet (Chin Strap & 1 Mouth Guard included - Additional Mouth Guards are $1 each), Shoulder Pads Practice Pants Practice Jersey Hip, Knee, Thigh, and Butt Pads (additional pads are $3 each)

It is recommended that each Player purchase a girdle, d-ring belt, practice pants (white) and cleats.  (The equipment purchase is optional.  GHS provides a discounted online store that makes all these items available at the lowest costs available).  

In the past, some families purchased their own helmet and shoulder pads. If you’re interested, please contact Coach Morello.

Coaching Staff:

Anthony Morello
Head Coach

Frank Wells
Freshman Coach