Athletics

SPA offers 19 varsity sports with additional teams at the junior varsity and C squad level, where 77% of Upper School students participate in one or more of these teams. Upper School student-athletes are expected to demonstrate a high level of commitment to their sports and their teams. We consider the playing field an extension of the classroom and gauge athletic achievement both on the outcome of games and on the sportsmanship, continued improvement and leadership of team members.

SPA's varsity teams are highly competitive and are very successful in conference, section, and state tournament competitions:

  • Ten SPA sports sent teams or individual athletes to State competition in 2018-19: cross country, football (state champions) girls swimming and diving, Nordic Skiing (individual state champion), girls hockey, fencing (state champions), alpine skiing, boys swimming and diving, boys tennis (doubles state champions), and track and field.
  • The 2018 volleyball team won the IMAC Conference Championship for the second year in a row. Additionally, the 2018-2019 girls' alpine skiing team also won the IMAC Conference Championship and the boys' swimming and diving team won the St. Paul Conference Championship for the fifth year in a row. 
  • In addition, individual SPA athletes were recipients of more than 85 All-State and All-Conference honors in 2018-2019. 

For detailed information about SPA's athletic program, visit the Athletics section of our website or contact Dawn Wickstrum, Director of Athletics.

Fall Sports


GIRLS
  • Cross Country 
  • Soccer 
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis 
  • Volleyball 
BOYS
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Soccer

Winter Sports


GIRLS
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Nordic Skiing
BOYS
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Hockey
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Swimming and Diving

Spring Sports


GIRLS
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
BOYS
  • Baseball
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis 
  • Track and Field
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Main school line: 651-698-2451
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