Posted on August 19, 2022
Categories: Athletics

We hope everyone is enjoying the summer. In a few weeks we’ll all be back together for the first day of school on Monday, August 29th. Until then, students who are interested in playing fall sports should take note of the below information.

FALL SPORTS – Pre-season and tryouts are fast approaching! Below is the pre-season information for most sports. We will update as more information becomes available. As always, keep an eye on our Instagram account @SLA_Rockets for updates, and contact Athletic Director, Ms. Siswick, at with any questions.

As a reminder, athletes MUST have a fully completed PIAA physical dated 6/1/22 or later in order to participate. Ultimate Frisbee players must have the PADA Medical Form filled out by the First Day of School.

Boys Soccer
Coach O’Karma:
Location: Christopher Columbus Playground, 12th & Wharton
Monday 8/15-Thursday 8/18 – 10am-noon
Monday 8/22-Thursday 8/25 – 10am-noon
*Tuesday 8/23 Pre-season scrimmage @10am

Girls Soccer
Coach Siswick:
Location: Christopher Columbus Playground, 12th & Wharton

Monday 8/15- Friday 8/19 – 10am-11:30 (no Thursday)
Monday 8/22 Round Robin Tournament 9am-noon @ Cruz Rec Center
Tuesday 8/23, Thursday 8/25 3-4:30pm @ Marconi Playground, Broad & Oregon
Wednesday 8/24 Pre-Season Scrimmage 3pm @ Cruz Rec Center

Girls Volleyball
Coach Ward:
Location: SLA/Franklin Gym 1482 Green St.
Tuesday 8/23-Wednesday 8/24 3-5pm
Thursday 8/25 Pre-Season Scrimmage 3pm @ Northern Liberties Rec Center

Girls and Boys Ultimate
Coach Henkel and Coach Lehmann: and
Students who are interested in playing should bring sneakers and exercise clothes for some pick-up games after Summer Institute days (Aug 16-18)

Students Run Philly Style
Students Run: Coach Spry –

Co-Ed Cross County and Football
XC and Football: Contact Ben Franklin Athletic Director Smith –
Check back for pre-season information.