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Spartans, this is our time! PHS athletics has established a tradition of excellence, and our athletes carry the mantle with pride. Paramus High School is a Division III member of the Big North conference, where the competition is keen and the caliber of play is excellent. 

Paramus High School Official Practice/Tryout Start Dates 2022-2023 School Year flyer
Official Practice/Tryout Start Dates

Return to Play

Please take a moment to watch the NJSIAA return-to-play question and answer video below featuring Dr. Damion Martins, NJSIAA medical advisory task force member, medical director of sports medicine at Atlantic Health Systems, New York Jets physician, and a member the NFL's COVID-19 task force advisory board and NJSIAA.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Fall and winter sports: Earn at least 30 passing credits during the previous school year (five courses plus health and physical education)
  • Spring sports: Earn at least 15 passing credits during the fall semester (five courses plus health and physical education)


NJDOE Broadcast/Resource: Student Athlete College Eligibility Criteria

N.J.S.A. 18A:11-3.4 requires school districts and nonpublic schools that participate in sports sanctioned by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association to annually disseminate to each student participating in interscholastic athletics the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s freshman eligibility standards for participation in collegiate athletics. For eligibility standards, please see NCAA Division I and II sports.


A late bus is available at 4:00 p.m. for students who participate in after-school activities. A 5:30 p.m. bus is also available for students who participate in school-sponsored events. We also provide transportation to and from away games, events, and tournaments. 

Students who do not wish to ride with the team to or from an event must complete an Alternate Transportation form.

Head Coaches

Fall Sports
Football: Joe Sabella – Varsity, JV, Frosh
Boys Soccer: Steven Contreras – Varsity, JV, Frosh
Girls Soccer: Justin DeFeo – Varsity, JV, Frosh
Boys & Girls Cross Country: Jeff Schorling – Varsity, Novice
Girls Tennis: Jonathan Morrisette – Varsity, JV
Volleyball: Kerri Dolack – Varsity, JV, Frosh

Boys Basketball: Dan Reddan – Varsity, JV, Frosh
Girls Basketball: William Whitney – Varsity, JV, Frosh
Wrestling: Mark Fontana – Varsity, JV
Bowling: Jon Morrisette – Varsity, JV
Ice Hockey: Jake Rizer – Varsity, JV
Boys Swimming: Joseph Marmora – Varsity
Girls Swimming: Joseph Marmora – Varsity
Winter Track: Jerry Somma – Varsity, Novice

Baseball: Doug Aday – Varsity, JV, Frosh
Softball: Marc Gregory – Varsity, JV, Frosh
Boys Tennis: Ken McKaba – Varsity, JV
Boys Track: Jerry Somma – Varsity, Novice
Girls Track: Jeff Schorling – Varsity, Novice
Boys Golf: Steve Klass – Varsity, Novice
Girls Golf: Joe Sabella – Varsity, Novice
Boys Lacrosse: Adam Ahmad – Varsity, JV
Girls Lacrosse: Kayla Walstrom – Varsity, JV

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