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The primary goal of the Darien High School Athletic Program is to develop successful qualities and winning attitudes in our student athletes.

The challenges associated with competitive athletics create learning experiences that enable students to grow and mature.

In 2020/2021, Darien will field 66 athletic teams in twenty-five different sports. The program features 34 Varsity, 21 Junior Varsity and 11 Freshman teams. Blue Wave athletes come in all shapes, sizes and abilities. 

Fall sports include football, soccer and cross country for boys; cheerleading, field hockey, soccer, cross country, volleyball, and swimming for girls.

The winter sports are basketball, indoor track, swimming, wrestling, ice hockey, skiing and squash for boys; basketball, cheerleading, indoor track, skiing, ice hockey, gymnastics and squash for girls.

Spring sports include baseball, track, tennis, golf, sailing, lacrosse, rugby and volleyball for boys; softball, track, tennis, sailing, golf and lacrosse for girls.

Fees –please note there are currently sports fees associated with ice hockey, squash, skiing and sailing.

If you have a question regarding the DHS Athletic Program, please call Chris Manfredonia, Director of Athletics, 655-3981 ext. 2263 or 2244. 


Chris Manfredonia
Athletic Director
(203) 655-3981, ext. 2263     

Curtis Field
Athletic Director Assistant
(203) 655-3981, ext. 2390      

Cindy Fraioli
AD Administrative Assistant
(203) 655-3981, ext. 2244