Paul Clewell

Director of Athletics and PE Teaching Specialist, PE Teaching Specialist

Athletics Hotline
(609) 759-3054

Athletics Overview

Information About our Athletic Program


The mission of our Athletic Program is to provide opportunities in which Middle School students can acquire skills, experience leadership and grow personally. All students are encouraged to participate, and to learn to balance Academics, Athletics and the Arts. Our goal is to provide a positive experience for the boys on the field of competition. Every boy, from the novice to the advanced player, has a place in our program.


The Athletic Program at Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart is an extension of the Academic Program, and all athletes are strongly encouraged to strive for excellence in both the classroom and on the athletic field. Through education and competition each child will develop as a person both within and outside of the Princeton Academy community.

Good sportsmanship, commitment to the team, and the development of skills and strategies necessary for athletic competition are essential to a successful athletic experience.

We believe that it is imperative to foster specific characteristics and qualities both on and off the athletic field. These include respect for self and others, honesty, integrity, commitment, reliability and perseverance. The values learned through athletic participation at Princeton Academy will help individuals become more productive members of society and create lifelong learners.

Health Forms for Participation in Sports

An annual physical is required for participation in the sports program. The date of the physical needs to be within 365 days of the date of the first practice for the season. If the date of the physical is greater than 90 days at the start of the season, a Health History Update is required for participation. The Health History Update form (see below) is completed by the parent to provide documentation of any changes since the student's last physical.

Sports-Related Health Forms

Athletic Teams Offered

Princeton Academy strives to provide both a team sport and an individual sport in each of the three athletic seasons for students in Grades 5-8.

Practice Information

Princeton Academy athletic teams practice Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:15-4:45 p.m. All athletic teams have practices and home games on campus, except for the ones listed below:

  • the Tennis Team has practices and home matches at Stuart Country Day School.
  • the Squash Team practices four days a week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. All practices and home matches are held at The Lawrenceville School.
  • the Golf Team practices three days a week, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3:15-5:00 p.m. All practices and home matches are held at the Bedens Brook Club.

Daily Schedules and Cancellations

For daily information on practices and games please call our Athletic Hotline. Updated information, including cancellations, estimated return times from games, and other daily information will be available on the hotline after 12:15 p.m. each day. The Athletic Hotline number is (609) 759-3054. A game schedule is posted on the bulletin board outside the gym doors, next to the Athletic Director's office. Game schedules can also be found on this page. If you need to speak to the Athletic Director, please call (609) 921-6499, ext. 409.

Recent Scores

Team Opponent Date Advantage Result Score
Squash - Varsity vs.
Princeton Day School
Home Loss 4-7
Basketball - B vs.
Princeton Charter School
Home Loss 24-26
Basketball - A vs.
Princeton Charter School
Home Win 50-18
Boys Soccer B vs.
Rutgers Preparatory School
Home Win 4-0

HAWK Athletics Gallery

Upcoming Practices and Games

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