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Welcome to Wheeler Athletics
The collaborative spirit that is present in our classrooms is right at home on the playing field.  Our students learn the value of competition and collaboration early, so when they step out on the field, court or course they already know what it takes to win - and have the abilities to do so.  Our post-season honors underscore these talents.

The Middle School athletic program provides students with the opportunity to compete in interscholastic athletics, offering eleven sports for boys and girls. The Upper School athletic program is comprised of 24 interscholastic teams for boys and girls: soccer, tennis, field hockey, cross country, basketball, squash, lacrosse, track & field, softball, baseball, and golf; and three cooperative teams, football, ice hockey and swimming with PCD.

Team pages exist for all three sports seasons.  Current season is under the 2015-16 school year drop down. To see team pages for past seasons and school years, use the school year drop down.
Team Pages
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Season:
Cross Country Boys Varsity
Cross Country Girls Varsity
Field Hockey Junior Varsity
Field Hockey Middle School A
Field Hockey Middle School B
Field Hockey Varsity
Football
Middle School Cross Country
Soccer Boys Junior Varsity
Soccer Boys Middle School A
Soccer Boys Middle School B
Soccer Boys Middle School C
Soccer Boys Varsity
Soccer Girls Junior Varsity
Soccer Girls Middle School A
Soccer Girls Middle School B
Soccer Girls Varsity
Tennis Girls Junior Varsity
Tennis Girls Varsity
Boys Indoor Track
Boys Junior Varsity Basketball
Boys Middle School A Basketball
Boys Middle School B Basketball
Boys Middle School C Basketball
Boys Varsity Basketball
Boys Varsity Ice Hockey
Girls Indoor Track
Girls Junior Varsity Basketball
Girls Middle School A Basketball
Girls Middle School B Basketball
Girls Middle School C Basketball
Girls Varsity Basketball
Squash- Boys Varsity
Squash- Girls Varsity
Swimming- Boys Varsity
Swimming- Girls Varsity
Boys Varsity Baseball
Athletics News
Five Tennis Players Earn All State Honors
1/20/2016
Five members of Wheeler's Girls Tennis Team earned All State honors for the fall 2015 season as listed by the Providence Journal.  First team honors went to two players, Julia and Natalia Pezzuco.  Congrats, too, to Catherine Horwitz who earned Second Team Singles honors and to Kayleigh Atanasoff and Ellie Miller for All-State Second Team Doubles honors. This was a great showing by the team.
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Girls Middle Basketball on a Roll
1/20/2016
With 3 solid wins under their belt the 'A' team looks to continue their winning streak with a home match up with PCD on Thursday at 3:30. Go Warriors! 
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Three Earn ProJo Independent All State Honors
1/20/2016
The Providence Journal honored three Wheeler students in its fall listing of Independent School All State athletes.  Cross Country runners Anna Metcalf and George Ward and Soccer player Peter Pond earned their spots on the list.
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Useful Links
For up to date scores, news, & highlights of all RI interscholastic league teams.

Find directions to opposing teams who are members of the RIIL.

Athletics Handbook
Athletic Handbook 2015-16
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Middle School Basketball Practice Schedule!
Our Winter Athletes in Action
Today's Events
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Girls Junior Varsity Basketball
4:00 PM  @ Wheeler Farm
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Girls Junior Varsity Basketball VS Barrington Christian Academy
Recent Scores
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Boys Middle School A Basketball
5:30 PM  @ Wheeler- Providence Campus
5:30 PM 
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Boys Middle School A Basketball VS Paul Cuffee School Win 38-25
Girls Varsity Basketball
5:00 PM  @ Hyde School
5:00 PM 
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Girls Varsity Basketball VS Hyde School Win 53-28
Boys Junior Varsity Basketball
4:30 PM  @ Wheeler Farm
4:30 PM 
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Boys Junior Varsity Basketball VS Hyde School Loss 50-54
Boys Varsity Basketball
4:30 PM  @ Wheeler Farm
4:30 PM 
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Boys Varsity Basketball VS Hyde School Win 73-53
Girls Middle School B Basketball
4:30 PM  @ Wheeler- Providence Campus
4:30 PM 
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Girls Middle School B Basketball VS Paul Cuffee School Loss 10-22
Girls Junior Varsity Basketball
3:30 PM  @ Hyde School
3:30 PM 
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Girls Junior Varsity Basketball VS Hyde School Win 40-7
Girls Middle School C Basketball
3:15 PM  @ Wheeler- Providence Campus
3:15 PM 
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Girls Middle School C Basketball VS Gordon School Win 22-12
Boys Middle School B Basketball
3:00 PM  @ Wheeler Farm
3:00 PM 
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Boys Middle School B Basketball VS Moses Brown Loss 22-40
Contact Information
Jon Donahue
Athletic Director
A graduate of Keene State College, where he played Men’s Soccer, Donahue was hired at Wheeler in 1979. Since then Donahue has been an integral part of the athletic program. In addition to his time as a physical educator, he has roughly 50 seasons of coaching experience between Boys Soccer and Boys Basketball. Donahue’s teams have won several SENE Conference and New England Championships. As a 20 year veteran NCAA lacrosse official, his wealth of athletic knowledge extends to all sports.  Since the mid 90’s, when Donahue was promoted to Athletic Director, he has overseen great growth and success across the board in boys and girls athletics here at Wheeler. 

J. Eric Stein
Assistant Athletic Director; Physical Education Teacher
Coach Stein is currently in his 11th year at The Wheeler School. In addition to his duties as Assistant Athletic Director and physical educator, Stein has spent the past 11 years as the Head JV Boys Basketball Coach and Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach. He has been coaching basketball for over 20 years, and enjoys working with the feeder program preparing the underclassmen for varsity competition. During his tenure at Wheeler, Stein served as an assistant on consecutive NEPSAC Championship Teams in 2006 and 2007, as well as serving as an assistant on the 2013 Boys Varsity SENE Championship Team

Nathan Withington
Athletic Trainer
Nate is a 1999 graduate of the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training/Sport Science.  Nate also received an Advanced Master of Science Degree in Sports Health Care from the Arizona School of Health Sciences/A.T. Still University in 2001.  While in Arizona, Nate was Co-Head Athletic Trainer at Centennial High School and also worked at the college and professional levels along with numerous orthopedic surgeons.  After receiving his master’s degree, Nate was hired at Northeast Sports Training and Rehabilitation as an athletic trainer and strength coach.  While with Northeast Sports Training, he worked outreach athletic training services for Newport Jai Alai.  Nate was hired at The Wheeler School in August of 2002.  He currently provides athletic training services for the Wheeler athletic teams at the middle and upper school levels.  Nate is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  Some other memberships include the National Athletic Trainers Association, Rhode Island Athletic Trainers Association, and the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts.  Visit the Wheeler Trainer's webpage at http://www.wheelerschool.org/athletictraining
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