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Watervliet Athletics logoMichael Foust, Athletic Director

Erin Manning, Athletic Department Secretary

Athletic Office: (518) 629-3303
Athletic Office Fax: (518) 629-3262




Watervliet athletic gear available now


Taylor Daniels named Athlete of Year for High School Softball Small School All-Stars

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Watervliet senior Taylor Daniels recognized for athletic excellence

picture of WHS softball player Taylor Daniels

Congratulations to Watervliet High School senior short stop Taylor Daniels on being chosen the Colonial Council Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Section II Player of the Year. “Taylor has been an outstanding student-athlete representing our district over the past six years,” said Megan Matuszek, Watervliet softball coach. “Her combined work ethic, character, sportsmanship and athletic talent have resulted in these remarkable accolades.”


WHS senior Michael Normile recognized for academic & athletic excellence

During the Capital District Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete dinner on May 6, football player and senior Michael Normile was nominated to represent Watervliet High School for possessing the best combination of academics and athletic ability for the 2013-2014 school year. Read more


Vliet Athletes in the News (Spring 2014)

Read local media reports about Watervliet High School student athletes or teams:

 bullet graphicSoftball Top Players, Teams (May 14, Times Union Sidelines)

 bullet graphicSoftball Top Players  (May 14, Times Union Sidelines)

 bullet graphicSoftball Roundup: Watervliet defeats Voorheesville (May 13, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicSoftball Top Players  (May 9, Times Union Sidelines)

 bullet graphicSoftball Top Players  (May 9, Times Union Sidelines)

 bullet graphicSoftball Top Players  (May 2, Times Union Sidelines)


Watervliet home baseball field for Spring 2014 season

Due to construction, Watervliet's varsity and junior varsity baseball teams will be playing home games at the North Colonie Sports Complex on Boght Road. Directions to the field are listed below.

     GPS Address: 1155 New Loudon Road, Cohoes, NY 12047

From the South or West - take NYS Thruway exit 24 and proceed to I-87 North. Take exit 7, the ramp will loop to right making a full circle and will bring you onto Rte. 9 Latham. Go North on Rte. 9 for 5 miles. You will pass Guptill's Roller Skating Arena on the right and once you pass the intersection of Boght Rd. the ballpark is 1/2 mile ahead at the next traffic light. Go right into the Boght Baseball complex .

From the North - take I-87 South to exit 8. Turn left off the exit ramp and proceed to the end of the road until you intersect with Rte. 9. At the intersection go right, South on Rte. 9 for approximately 3 miles. Ballpark will be on your left.

Watervliets 2013-2014 Winter Scholar Athletes read more


picture of WHS senior Quinn Capitula

Basketball player and senior Quinn Capitula represented his team and Watervliet High School at the recent Section 2 Scholar Athlete Brunch on Sunday, March 23 at the Albany Marriott. With a GPA of 90, Quinn was selected to represent the school for having the highest GPA on the boys' basketball team.


Winter 2014 varsity teams: recognizing our senior athletes

Congratulations to Watervliet High Schools senior athletes on a great season! view photos


Taylor Daniels receives the 2013-2014 Physical Education Leadership Award. read more


Check out our 2013 Fall Scholar Athletes. click here


Vliet football fundraiser

The Watervliet Football program is selling Watervliet Football wrist bands for $3.
Please contact Coach Hoefer (bth5110@gmail.com), a current football player or AD Michael Foust. View picture

Local football camps and combine

Section 2 – OL Skills Camp: Sundays – February through April Download flyer
Section 2 – Skills / 7 v. 7 Travel Football / Gridiron 411 Download flyer

Vliet Athletes in the News (Winter 2013)

Read local media reports about Watervliet High School student athletes or teams:

 bullet graphicTy'Jon Gilmore named to first team Colonial Council Boys Basketball All-Stars (March 5, Troy Record) view Times Union Sidelines blog

 bullet graphicThree Vliet players named to Colonial Council Girls Basketball All-Stars (March 4, Troy Record) view Times Union Sidelines blog

 bullet graphicWHS senior Mike Normile named Time Warner Cable's Capital Region Scholar Athlete of the Week (March 1, TWC News)

 bullet graphicJohnstown ends Lady Cannoneers run at title
(Feb. 27, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneers advance to semifinals with win over Ichabod Crane
(Feb. 22, Times Union)

 bullet graphicWatervliet girls advance to semis (Feb. 22, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneers cruise to victory in opening round of Class B tourney
(Feb. 19, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicTU Sidelines recognizes Clough, Lady Cannoneers basketball team
(Jan. 25, Times Union)

 bullet graphicClickner named Record Athlete of the Week (Jan. 22, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicDerek and David Gleason, MVP Healthcare Athletes of the Week (Jan. 22, WNYT)

 bullet graphicVliet defense too much for Cohoes (Jan. 7, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneers defying odds (Jan. 1, Times Union)

 bullet graphicSidelines blog names Gilmore among top players, Vliet among best teams (Dec. 14, Times Union)

 bullet graphicCannoneers score impressive victory over Voorheesville (Dec. 14, Times Union)

 bullet graphicTwins have opponents seeing double on the mat (Dec. 14, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicGilmore scores 26 points to lead Cannoneers to victory (Dec. 13, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicSophomore helps Cannoneers best Schalmont in hoops (Dec. 10, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicLady Cannoneers atop Class B in Record's basketball poll (Dec. 9, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicClough leads way with 14 points as Lady Cannoneers clinch 'Vliet Tip-off Tournament
(Dec. 1 Troy Record)


Watervliet inducts eight individuals, one team into Athletic Hall of Fame for 2013

The Watervliet High School Hall of Fame Committee has announced the 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees. The eight individuals and one team were recognized during a brunch ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 at Watervliet High School. Read more | view video

Fall varsity teams: recognizing our senior athletes

Congratulations to Watervliet High Schools senior athletes on a great season! view photo gallery

Vliet Athletes in the News (Fall 2013)

 bullet graphicTwo Vliet football players receive honorable mention in NYS small school all star team

 bullet graphicHonorable mention for pair of Cannoneers: NYS small schools all-stars (Jan. 7, Times Union Sidelines blog)

 bullet graphicVliet football represented in Times Union All Stars (Dec. 9, Times Union)

 bullet graphicCannoneers face Panthers opening round Section II post season (Oct. 24, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicCongratulations Paul Gordon Troy Record Athlete of the Week (Oct. 22, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicCannoneers defeat Tamarac, 35-14 (Sept. 14, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicWatervliet football week 2 primer (Sept. 13, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicCannoneer football kicks off 2013 season with new coach, substitute home field (Sept. 4, Troy Record)

 bullet graphicWatervliet football preps for 2013 season (Aug. 20, Troy Record)


Fitness Center public hours

The Fitness Center at WJSHS will be open to the public on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. Residents who are interested in using the facility will need to fill out a the Fitness Center waiver. Call the WCSD Athletic Department at 629-3303 for more information.

New website for athletic schedules

All Watervliet City School District sports schedules are now available online through ColonialCouncil.org. Click here to access to Watervliet’s athletics schedule.
Once you access this site, you will be able to subscribe for text messages and e-mail notifications for all athletic teams, including event reminders and change notifications.



Fall sports season kicks off the week of August 19

Watervliet student athletes will begin reporting for practices for the fall sports season next week. See you on the field beginning Monday.




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2013-14 Athletic Handbook (PDF)

Athletic Department Staff

Sports Parenting Information

Community Links

Concussion Management Plan

Facilities Use Information

Fitness Center Handbook/Application

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Nomination Form 

Guardians Corporation

Parent/Coach Communication (PDF)

Physical Education Curriculum

Physical Forms


Scholar Athletes

School Records

Team Web Pages

Varsity Club

Vliet Gear

Subway Athletes of the Month

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NY Capital Sports

This site keeps all Colonial Council Sports information including standings and stats for each sport along with pictures and Capital area sports stories.

The Watervliet City School Athletics Department believes that student-athletes grow mentally, physically, and socially through their involvement in sports. Hopefully, this growth will result in a healthy lifestyle which will be prevalent throughout their lives.

Watervliet City School is governed by the New York State High School Athletic Association, Section 2, and the Colonial Athletic Conference, competing as a Class “B/C” sized school.