In the Cage with Mr. Justin Whittaker

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After hearing about the opening of the position of Head Equipment Manager at Choate, Mr. Justin Whittaker was ready to take advantage of the position and further his career. Mr. Whittaker attended The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, where he majored in business administration with a sportsRead More

Boys’ Thirds Soccer Rolls Over Cheshire

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boys’ Thirds Soccer faced off against Cheshire Academy in a game sponsored by the Boar Pen, something that isn’t exactly normal for a thirds level game, but the team showed up in front of its largest crowd of the season. The numbers on the scoreboard did not represent how theRead More

From left: Owen Collins ’19, Trent Schwab ’18, Chris Guyette ’19, Alex Tertyshny ’18, and Sam Silich ’19 in the weight room.

Total Athlete Conditioning: Training on a New Level

October 19, 2017 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

  In 2004, Mr. Brian Holloway, the Head Trainer at Choate, founded Total Athlete Conditioning, or as it’s known colloquially, TAC. According to TAC’s website, the company’s goal is to “provide a world-class educational and training environment that is based upon current sport science methodology and hands on, practical experience,”Read More

On the Course with Xc Coach Jim Davidson

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A high school cross-country coach with 40 years of experience? If that’s a rarity, it’s also Mr. Jim Davidson. Back in the 1975, when Mr. Davidson was still a graduate student, he started to run with Choate’s Boys’ Cross Country team. Girls’ Cross Country was not an official sport yetRead More

School spirit is a pivotal aspect of student life and must be sustained by and for the students.

The Dilemma of Rooter Buses and School Spirit

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Any student-athlete knows that away games can be tough, whether it’s because of the bus rides, the foreign locker room, the SAGE bag lunches, or any of the other inconveniences that come with playing at another school. Perhaps the most unnerving aspect that comes with playing away from home, particularlyRead More

Tristan Jamidar ’18 Receives National Rowing Recognition

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Many top athletes are born to do a certain sport. They begin at a young age, and, over their childhood, perfect and refine their natural talents. Some, however, have a much longer path to their calling, defined by hard work and perseverance. Tristan Jamidar ’18, a co-captain of the Boys’Read More

With her teammates looking on, Blake Migden ’19 serves during a seven-hour, three-game Saturday.

Volleyball Tops Pomfret During Triple-header

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Last Saturday, Girls’ Varsity Volleyball crushed Pomfret in a commanding 3-0 win during its busy three game weekend. Pomfret entered with a 1-2 record, with 0-2 losses against Lawrence Academy and Middlesex and its sole win coming against Marianopolis Prepatory. Choate, on the other hand, entered the game withRead More

A New Face for Volleyball

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Immersing yourself into a new community can be a intimidating and challenging task, but for new faculty member Mr. Filipe Camarotti, the transition into life here at Choate was near seamless. Entering his first year at Choate, he is currently coaching Girls’ JV Volleyball and plans on coaching Boys’ VarsityRead More

Dilibe Iloeje ’18: Soccer and Campus Star

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

JC: How’s your year going up to now? DI: It’s going well so far.  Soccer season has started off well.  Classes are pretty good too. JC: How has the soccer season been so far? DI: The year has started off very strongly. We have a talented team this year andRead More