Here at Hawken, participation in our athletic program is not only a joy but also a privilege and a valuable educational experience. Its impact can be great upon the student athlete, and with that in mind, students, faculty, and parents approach the game with the following high standards and moral values in mind: fair play, individuality and community, learning with passion and rigor, tradition and innovation, and diversity. These ideals reflect the goals of the School as a whole and are applied specifically to the athletic program, as it serves as another arena in which students learn to improve themselves. Here, just as in the classroom, student athletes achieve one success after another.
 
HAWKEN ATHLETICS MISSION STATEMENT
The Hawken Athletics Department considers athletics an integral part of education and believes that participation in sports develops and instills the qualities of sportsmanship, character and leadership. Being a part of a team not only promotes a healthy lifestyle but provides multiple opportunities for skill enhancement, competition, collaboration, and cooperation. We also believe that physical fitness and discipline can help promote academic success, and we expect that our athletes take pride in their performance in the classroom as well as on the field. While we strive to build competitive, winning teams, our primary mission is to promote the value of school spirit and fair play.

Sports Offerings at Hawken


    Fall Season - Boys     Winter Season - Boys     Spring Season - Boys
    Varsity Cross Country     Varsity Basketball     Varsity Baseball
    Varsity Football     Junior Varsity Basketball     Junior Varsity Baseball
    Junior Varsity Football     Freshman Basketball     Varsity Lacrosse
    Varsity Golf     Varsity Swimming/Diving     Varsity Tennis
    Junior Varsity Golf     Varsity Wrestling     Varsity Track & Field
    Varsity Soccer
    Junior Varsity Soccer
                                                                                                                                                                 
    Fall Season - Girls     Winter Season - Girls     Spring Season - Girls
    Varsity Cross Country     Varsity Basketball     Varsity Lacrosse
    Varsity Field Hockey     Junior Varsity Basketball     Junior Varsity Lacrosse
    Junior Varsity Field Hockey          Freshman Basketball     Varsity Softball
    Varsity Golf     Varsity Swimming/Diving     Junior Varsity Softball
    Varsity Soccer     Varsity Track & Field
    Junior Varsity Soccer
    Varsity Tennis Red
    Varsity Tennis Gray
    Junior Varsity Tennis
    Varsity Volleyball
    Junior Varsity Volleyball


ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT PHILOSOPHY
The experience of playing on a competitive athletics team is a uniquely valuable one that our students may not have elsewhere in their lives. In accordance with Hawken’s central beliefs, athletics is an integral component of the studentathlete’s overall educational experience. The major objective of the program is to provide wholesome opportunities for student-athletes to develop positive habits and attitudes. Hawken students learn the lifelong value of involvement in sports, the values of good sportsmanship, personal commitment, physical activity, teamwork, skill development, sacrifice, decision-making and an appreciation for the notion that participation in athletics is a privilege. Hawken offers 21 varsity level teams and 14 sub-varsity level teams. Interscholastic contests provide an opportunity for students, teachers, administrators, staff, parents and friends to gather and promote fair play, friendship, community, good sportsmanship and positive interaction. Participation on a team builds community spirit by providing an ideal arena for students to learn and understand the values of cooperation, sharing, teamwork, sportsmanship, motivation, responsibility, respect and discipline. Students learn what it means to work towards a common goal. Recognizing the intrinsic educational value inherent in sport, the athletics department gives every student the opportunity for team competition. To that end, Hawken School makes every effort to provide appropriate team opportunities for students with a wide-range of athletic abilities willing to make the necessary personal commitment. Although Hawken teams and players will always strive fairly to win, the primary emphasis of freshman and junior varsity teams is to nurture talent and develop athletic skills. Depending on the degree of competition in any given contest, varsity coaches will decide which students will play and which may not have that opportunity.

ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT SPORTSMANSHIP POLICY
Hawken School, in conjunction with the Chagrin Valley Conference, expects all of its students, athletes, coaches, and spectators to behave in a sportsmanlike manner at all contests. The guidelines mandate that spectators must remain in designated areas, must not use obscene cheers or offensive actions, must not throw objects onto the playing surface and must not exhibit violent behavior or make threats of violence to others. Parents and students must understand that any violation of these guidelines may result in removal from the game, disciplinary consequences, and/or conceivably in an egregious circumstance, legal prosecution. Every member of the Hawken community must treat opponents with respect; respect the judgment of officials; abide by the rules of the contest; display no behavior that could incite fans; cooperate with officials, coaches, and fellow participants to conduct a fair contest; and accept seriously the responsibility and privilege of representing Hawken by behaving positively and appropriately at all times. Opposing teams and the supporters must be treated hospitably as our guests at Hawken. Spectators should only cheer for their team and not against the opponent, and should not interact negatively with the other team or its fans. If provoked by opponents or their fans, members of the Hawken community should walk away and communicate the problem in the most appropriate manner possible to the Athletics Director or Administrator on duty.

Recent Games

Saturday, 3/18/2017

Lacrosse - Boys Varsity
Versus
3:00 PM
Away
Brecksville-Broadview Heights


Saturday, 3/18/2017

Lacrosse - Girls Junior Varsity
Versus
2:30 PM
Home
TBA


Saturday, 3/18/2017

Lacrosse - Boys Junior Varsity
Versus
1:00 PM
Away
Brecksville-Broadview Heights


Saturday, 3/18/2017

Lacrosse - Girls Varsity
Versus
1:00 PM
Home
TBA


Saturday, 3/18/2017

Lacrosse - Girls Varsity
Versus
12:00 PM
Away
Kenston High School


Saturday, 3/18/2017

Lacrosse - Girls Junior Varsity
Versus
10:30 AM
Away
Kenston High School


Saturday, 3/18/2017

Lacrosse - Girls Varsity
Versus
Away
TBA


Saturday, 3/18/2017

Lacrosse - Girls Junior Varsity
Versus
Away
TBA


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ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT CONTACTS
(all phone numbers are area code 440)
Upper School Sports Information Line - 423-2921
Middle School Sports Info Line - 423-2106
Athletics Department Phone - 423-2932
Athletics Department Fax - 423-2958

ADMINISTRATION
Athletics Director, Jim Doyle, jdoyl@hawken.edu
Athletics Assistant Director, Gates Mills, Debbie Kovarik, dkova@hawken.edu
Associate Athletics Director, Lyndhurst Campus, Seth Lieberman, slieb@hawken.edu
Athletics Trainer, 423-2103

Hawken School | Lower & Middle Schools, 5000 Clubside Rd, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Upper School, PO Box 8002 (12465 County Line Rd), Gates Mills, OH 44040
Gries Center, 10823 Magnolia Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106
440.423.4446