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Triathletes, Unite!

The Olympic Triathlon is one of the hardest tests of endurance in individual sports. A triathlete must not only possess strength and stamina, but must also be versatile amongst three athletic disciplines: swimming, biking, and running. To most, it can seem daunting to even consider competing in ...

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The “Ultimate” Athletes

The Deerfield Academy ultimate frisbee team has grown exponentially since the sport was brought to Deerfield six years ago. This year, captains Kento Yamamoto ’16 and Satwik Kamarthi ’16, who have both played ultimate for the entirety of their Deerfield careers, will lead the team. Kento was ...

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Coach Creagh Steps Down

After nineteen total years coaching Deerfield Boys Varsity Hockey, Coach Brendan Creagh finished his last season with the team this March. Coach Creagh attended Phillips Andover Academy as a postgraduate student, so he is well versed in prep school hockey. After Andover, he played for four years in ...

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FCFC: Offseason Rigor

Across Western Massachusetts, the Franklin County Football Club (FCFC) has brought together student athletes of all ages to compete in interscholastic soccer. Founded in 2008, the club is directed by Artie Burke and our very own Jan Flaska, who has been involved with the organization for eight ...

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Sullivan Brothers Take The Field

The Sullivan brothers, Chris ’16 and Teddy ’17, have been taking the lacrosse field by storm together since elementary school. After playing on the same teams in middle school and now in high school, their time on the field together will continue into college. In the fall of 2014, when Chris ...

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DA Welcomes New Athletic Director

After 12 years as Deerfield Academy’s Athletic Director, Mr. Charles “Chip” Davis has decided to step down at the end of this school year but will continue teaching History and Economics. Several months ago, the Academy released an ambitious job description to find a replacement for Mr. Davis ...

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Young Teams Discuss Rebuilding

As athletes come and go at Deerfield Academy, it is only natural for the performances of teams to fluctuate. Each sport has its highs and lows, and the graduating class often has a lot to do with each year’s success. The approach of new seasons signal a time to replenish the Academy’s athletic ...

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We Roast Pigs Every Spring, Choate

Nothing hurts more than losing to Choate. Every year, each team plays Choate at least once, but the games we never want to lose are the ones on Choate Day. This fall, Deerfield’s JV teams clearly dominated, while Choate’s varsity teams got the best of us. This fall, Choate published an article ...

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No Snow For Ski Team… No Problem

A lot of strong young talent joined Deerfield’s Alpine Ski Team this winter. Head Ski Coach William Chaffee has been coaching Alpine Ski at DA since 2013 and feels that this year’s team has “a bunch of outstanding skiers on both boys and girls teams.” Leading alongside Coach Chaffee are ...

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