Athletics

Athletics at Berwick

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For all Berwick Academy students, our physical education and athletic programs afford every student the opportunity to participate while providing a highly competitive experience.

Our Goal

Our program offers elite athletes a level of play and coaching expertise that allows them to continue to excel and achieve their goals in college athletics and beyond. Our Varsity level teams and expert coaching staff allow student-athletes to hone their skills and take their play to the next level. All Berwick athletes and coaches take pride in representing the school’s values by demonstrating respect for our opponents, officials, coaches, and teammates while honoring the spirit of competition.

Our goal is to promote lifelong fitness, provide opportunities for growth and good sportsmanship, to show the benefits of dedication, hard work, and continuous practice, and for students to have fun. With a host of athletic offerings and opportunities available for students of all abilities, Berwick promotes an athletic culture that is equal parts challenging and supportive.


Athletic Facilities

Berwick Athletic facilities feature several state-of-the art spaces across campus. The Athletic Center houses a classic wooden gym, a 24,000 square foot multi-purpose field house (with indoor tennis and basketball courts), a professional dance studio, an athletic clinic, and a fitness center. Both home and visiting teams have access to individual locker rooms. Our four grass fields and state-of-the-art turf field serve our soccer and field hockey teams in the fall and our lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams in the spring. We have a competitive cross-country course that has hosted multiple NEPSAC races. Tennis players use our six outdoor and three indoor courts.

Off the Hilltop, and within a few miles from campus, our hockey teams enjoy home rink status at the Dover Ice Arena, our crew teams row on the beautiful Salmon Falls River, and our swim teams practice at the Dover Indoor Pool.
 

Teams and Schedules

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Sports Medicine

At Berwick Academy, the athletic trainer serves as a faculty member within the Athletics Department. The athletic trainer is the link between the athlete, the parent, the coach and the medical community. Various modalities, a whirlpool, a hydrocollator, and an ice machine are used in the treatment of athletic injuries.

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  • Responsibilities

    Responsible for the prevention and care of athletic injuries, the athletic trainer is certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association - Board of Certification (NATA-BOC) and licensed to practice as an athletic trainer within the states of Maine and New Hampshire with the following responsibilities:
    1. Prevention of athletic injuries
    2. Recognition and evaluation of athletic injuries
    3. Management, treatment and disposition of athletic injuries
    4. Rehabilitation of athletic injuries
    5. Organization and administration of an athletic training program
    6. Education and counseling of athletes, recreational athletes, coaches, family members, medical personnel and communities in the area of care and prevention of athletic injuries.
  • Clinical Affiliation Site

    The athletic training program serves as a clinical education site for the University of New Hampshire and University of New England undergraduate athletic training students. Each semester students from the Universities, usually a junior or senior in the program, work alongside certified athletic trainer Holly Bennett to gain hands on experience in the athletic training profession.

Meet our Team

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  • Robert Quinn

    Athletic Director
    University of New England, MEd
    Westfield State College, BA
    207-384-2164 Ext 2800
  • Holly Bennett

    Certified Athletic Trainer, Teacher
    207-384-2164 Ext 2801
    Cell: 603-817-4319
  • Marilena Canuto

    Director of Physical Education and Wellness Teacher, Girls MS Girls Soccer, Basketball, and Softball
    University of New Hampshire, MA/BS
    207-384-2164 Ext 2802
  • Travis Derr

    Assistant Athletic Director, Girls Varsity Soccer, and MS Boys Basketball
    Bowdoin College, BA
    207-384-2164 Ex. 2803
Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves. Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.