The phrase Gator Strong implies much more than our ability to lift weights or run a distance.
We are Gator Strong when we come together around a cause;
we are Gator Strong when we build the self confidence to speak up for our beliefs.
We are Gator Strong when we stand up for a Stone Ridge sister,
or reach out to a member of our community who needs a friend.
We are Gator Strong when we stand up for the values of the Church and walk in the footsteps of Christ.- Head of School Catherine Ronan Karrels '86
During the COVID-19 pandemic, SR Athletics has remained committed to providing opportunities for students to stay active and socialize while properly social distanced. With recent spikes in the teen population, it is more important now than ever to help our students balance adherence to social distancing guidelines and requirements, while also including healthy habits, such as exercise and socialization, either virtually or from a distance, in their daily routines. We look forward to facilitating this process through programming at SR as the community navigates through the pandemic.
Healthy Baller - Summer Gator Strong Registration
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays - 10:00 - 11:30 am on Gator Field
Healthy Routines during COVID-19
- Challenges and Opportunities During the Outbreak
- CDC - Keeping Children Healthy during the Pandemic
- CDC - Mental Health & Stress Management during COVID-19 for Teens
- Johns Hopkins: Helping Teens Cope during COVID-19
American College of Sports Medicine (Exercise as Medicine Initiative): Keeping Children Active During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Norwalk Hospital: Exercise is Essential for Well-Being During COVID-19 Pandemic
Our Athletic Trainer, Jason Huberman, oversees the Sports Medicine program at Stone Ridge. Jason is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), holding bachelor's degree in kinesiology, and a master's degree in athletic training.
The Sports Medicine program is responsible for the recognition, assessment, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of all athletic-related injuries. Collaborating with the Director of Health Services at Stone Ridge as well as the students’ primary care physicians, the Athletic Trainer provides the best care for each student on an individualized basis.
Injury prevention and recognition are the primary goals of the Sports Medicine program. We work closely with all of our coaches to incorporate programming designed to prepare Stone Ridge student-athletes physically for both practices and competitions. Upon the recognition of an athletic injury, coaches refer a student-athlete to the athletic trainer for evaluation and necessary treatment and potential referral.
Stone Ridge students must be medically cleared for athletic participation at school; this includes pre-participation annual physicals and clearance to return to activity from an injury. The Athletic Trainer and the Director of Health Services collaborate to ensure documentation of clearance is on file and current.
Strength and Conditioning
In conjunction with our Sports Medicine program, we take a holistic approach to the Stone Ridge Strength and Conditioning program, with a deliberate focus on injury prevention and the development of quality movement patterns. With a primary home in the newly renovated Andreas Center, the Stone Ridge Strength and Conditioning program introduces and develops physical skills needed to not only compete at a high level, but learn how to exercise and workout correctly to contribute to a healthy lifestyle.