Welcome to the Glen Cove City School District’s Interscholastic Athletic
webpage. Participation in interscholastic athletics is available to all
students in grades 7-12.
The Glen Cove School District realizes the importance of a quality
interscholastic program in the community as well as its role in the
health and physical education of students. Athletics should be a
broadening experience in which harmony of mind-body functions is created
through striving for physical and mental excellence. This value-
building experience should be offered to as many students as possible. A
well-coordinated program is vitally important to the morale of the
school and our community.
Everyone involved in the delivery of athletics possesses a unique
opportunity to teach positive life skills and values. Therefore, this
educational experience demands highly qualified coaches. Desire,
dedication and self-discipline need to be developed in order to ensure
the commitment and personal sacrifices required by athletes. Making such
a commitment helps to nurture integrity, pride, loyalty and overall
character. The final outcome is a better citizenry carrying these values
throughout their life.
It is the nature of athletic competition to strive for victory. However,
the number of victories is only one criterion when determining a
season’s success. Guiding the team to attain maximum potential is the
ultimate goal. To this end, the coaching staff must teach
student/athletes to prepare their minds and bodies in order to reach
maximum potential, and then to be modest in victory and steadfast in
Please refer to the links on this page for further information about all
of the athletic experiences offered through the Glen Cove Schools.