We believe in the benefits of the multi-sport athlete, while at the same time supporting skill development for the student in his core sport. Students may also choose to participate in noncompetitive activities in order to develop fitness and physical skills in the pursuit of a well-rounded education in mind, body, and spirit.
Our coaches teach the value of teamwork, fair play, and hard work. A healthy athletic environment is inclusive, that every member of a team is equally important, and that the athletic experience should be fun for all players, coaches, and spectators.
At Cardigan, we believe sportsmanship is an essential component of interscholastic athletics. Our student-athletes, coaches, officials, and fans demonstrate sportsmanship by following the Cardigan Core Values of compassion, integrity, respect, and courage. We encourage all participants to enthusiastically support their team, recognize outstanding performance of opponents, and always exhibit good sportsmanship in their words and actions.
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Cardigan’s 525 acre campus includes Campbell Field, a new artificial turf field for soccer and lacrosse; Williams Fields, two natural grass fields for soccer and lacrosse; Turner Arena, which houses our ice rink and indoor tennis courts: Marrion Field, a natural grass field with one football field and two baseball fields; Marrion Gymnasium for basketball; the Ramos Tennis Courts, our outdoor tennis courts; nine miles of mountain biking and cross-country ski trails, a wrestling room, indoor climbing wall, and the Johnson-Wakely Fitness Center.
Johnson-Wakely Fitness Center
Built in 2013, the beautiful Johnson-Wakely Fitness Center is a modern athletic training facility featuring the latest technology in fitness equipment, cardiovascular training equipment, and free weights.
One of things we know is that middle school boys need to be active, so part of their education is athletic education. A lot of the boys come with a sport of hockey or lacrosse or skiing that they feel is an important part of their identity. We want to honor that, and we want to do it the right way.
Head of School Christopher Day P'12,'13
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Director of Athletics
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