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JDHS Athletic Department
Home of the Bulldogs
The following Senior athletes have been recognized for their achievements as scholar-athletes for Jonathan Dayton:
Zachary Wolcott
NJSIAA Outstanding Scholar-Athlete
Austin Knapp
NJ Devils Scholar-Athlete
Madeline Policastro & Andrew Lashuk
UCIAC Scholar-Athletes
Andrew Lashuk
Frank J. Cicarell Scholarship
All participation forms are due into the Health Office
on or before WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3RD!
Sports physicals for Fall 2015 athletes who wish to receive a sports physical with the school physician will take place on Wednesday JUNE 10th from 11am to 2 pm in the health office. All forms for students participating in the FALL  2015 Dayton Athletic program are due in the health office by Wednesday June 3rd.  A sports physical is considered valid if the date of exam is 365 days from the first practice.  All forms are to be downloaded from our Dayton Athletic page "First season of play packet". All athletes must also have a valid "Impact baseline concussion test" on file in order to commence practice. Baseline concussion tests are valid for 2 years

Please see or email Mrs. Graham RN , the school nurse, with any questions.

extension 5258
Please check www.schedulestar.com for a complete listing of all Jonathan Dayton athletic schedules. 


The Jonathan Dayton High School athletic program is an essential part of the overall educational experience and is as central to the development of students as academics and the arts.  Participation in a broad, sound and wholesome athletic program contributes to the health of students mental, physical, emotional and moral. The JDHS athletic programs provide opportunity for students to work cooperatively with each other and participate in healthy competition.  Membership on a team comes with certain obligations and responsibilities both in and out of the classroom. Student-athletes are the ambassadors of the program, school and community and are expected to exhibit exemplary conduct at all times.  Participation in our athletic programs is a privilege and thus must be treated as such.  
It is the hope that as a player you will enjoy the thrill of competition and the joy of team membership.  May the JDHS athletic experience be the beginning of a healthy interest in sports that will last a life time.

The Department is headed by a Supervisor of Athletics, a full time trainer and one department secretary.  The department has 22 varsity head coaches and approximately 28 sub-varsity positions, including middle school coaches. 

Jonathan Dayton High School is a member of:

The NJSIAA (New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association) 
The Union County Conference
The UCIAC (Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference)
Mid-State 38 Football Conference

Fall Sports:

Football - Varsity, JV & Frosh- Admission to Varsity football is:
$3.00 for Adults, $2.00 for Seniors/Students.
SoccerBoys', Varsity & JV 
Soccer - Girls', Varsity & JV
Cross CountryBoys' & Girls, Varsity
VolleyballVarsity & JV
Gymnastics - Varsity
Cheerleading - Varsity
-  Girls'
Varsity & JV
Middle School Boys’ & Girls’ Soccer
Winter Sports:
Admission to Basketball games is: $3.00 for Adults,
$2.00 for Seniors/Students. 
Basketball - Boys' Varsity, JV & Frosh 
Basketball - Girls' Varsity & JV
Indoor Track - Boys’ & Girls’ Varsity
Swimming - Co-ed, Varsity
Ice HockeyCo-ed Varsity & JV
Cheerleading - Varsity & JV
Bowling- Varsity & JV
Wrestling[co-op David Brearley HS]
Middle School Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball


Spring Sports:

Baseball - Varsity & JV
Softball - Varsity & JV
Spring Track - Boys' & Girls, Varsity & JV
Tennis - Boys' Varsity & JV 
Golf - Co-ed Varsity 
Middle School Baseball & Softball