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Football2Columbia is a member of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, competing in Class AA/A in Section II. Columbia offers nearly 70 levels (varsity, junior varsity, freshman and modified) of interscholastic athletic opportunities for boys and girls.


Program Highlights

  • 37 Sectional Titles and 6 State Championships
  • Received state sportsmanship award from NYSPHSAA in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 out of nearly 800 member schools
  • All of Columbia’s 28 varsity athletic programs have an average GPA of 90 percent or better

Athletic Schedules


2016-17 Sport Start Dates

Fall Sports
Monday, August 15, 2016  – Varsity/JV/Freshmen Sports
Thursday, August 25, 2016 – Modified Football
Thursday, September 1, 2016 – Modified Sports

Winter Sports
Monday, November 7, 2016 – Varsity/JV/Freshmen Sports
Monday, November 14, 2016 – Modified Sports

Spring Sports
Monday, March 6, 2017 – Varsity/JV Sports
Monday, March 13, 2017 – Freshmen/Modified Sports


Chris Hosley coaching volleyball

Athletics to Host BBQ Dinner and Meet the Coaches Night

- Columbia Athletics will be hosting a Welcome Back Chicken BBQ on Monday, August 29 from 4-7 p.m. at the high school prior to Meet the Coaches Night for fall sports.
Columbia gymnasium

Columbia Upgrades Gym Lights

- District staff replaced old bulbs with new high-efficiency LED lights in the Columbia gym this summer, providing a brighter space and saving thousands of dollars.
2015 teal ribbon run 4

Community Run/Walk to Benefit Ovarian Cancer Research

- All students, staff, families, alumni and community members are invited to participate in the 15th Annual Teal Ribbon 5k Run & 1 Mile Walk for Ovarian Cancer Research on Sunday, September 11 in Albany, NY.




Michael Leonard
Athletic Director
962 Luther Rd., East Greenbush, NY 12061