Contact the Athletic Department
Phone: 845-687-2400 Fax: 845-687-0998

RV Ganders

Hans Sebald, Ed. D.
Athletic Director & Director of Health & PE
e-mail: hsebald

Ron Montalto
Interim Athletic Director
e-mail: rmontalto

Deana DeGrote 
Athletics Secretary - ext 4287
e-mail: ddegrote

To e-mail Dr. Sebald, Mr. Montalto, or Ms. DeGrote, use the e-mail
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Welcome Mr. Ron Montalto!

Ron Montalto was appointed to the position of Interim Athletic Director to assist Dr. Hans Sebald as Dr. Sebald focuses his time and energy on the design and construction of the District’s Artificial Turf Athletic Field and Stadium.
Ron comes to Rondout with 40 years of experience in high school athletics. He has won multiple awards including New York State Section IX Basketball Coach of the Year: 1984, 1985, 1986, 1991, 1992, 1999. Ron retired from Monroe-Woodbury Central School District in 2016 after serving as the Athletic Director for 34 years. Since Mr. Montalto’s retirement in 2016 he has served as an interim athletic director in seven other districts throughout the state. Ron also served with distinction in the US Military serving in Vietnam as a 1st LT Airborne Ranger Infantry Platoon Leader with the 101st Airborne Division. Awarded: Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, New York State Conspicuous Service; award presented by Governor Nelson Rockefeller and Combat Infantry Badge (CIB)

We are honored and privileged to have Mr. Montalto assist in our Athletic Department and we are thankful for the values he will bring to our student-athletes while he is here.

Mr. Montalto can be reached in the Athletic Office at 845-687-2400 ext. 4287
Email: rmontalto
To e-mail Mr. Montalto, use the e-mail 
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1/17: Sports pictures Make-up's @ the Middle School 


Varsity Wrestling practice is cancelled today

January Deal - Ganders Gear

 Attention all athletes:  
We have moved to a secure online platform called Family ID for our sports registrations. Family ID Open registration for SPRING JV/Varsity sports starts on 3/9/20 and for Modified sports on 3/16/20.  You must register for your intended sports, even if you played a fall/winter sports.

a button that reads 'Register Now' with a 'Powered by FamilyID' stamp on the bottom of it

For more information and detailed instructions, please click this link.

2019-2020 Athletic Sports Family ID Registration Dates:


Spring Sports Varsity/JV - registration begins on February 9, 2020

Modified– registration begins on February 16, 2020

Fall Sports Varsity/JV - registration begins on July 21, 2020

Modified– registration begins on August 6, 2020


Sports Physicals :  Sign up will be in respective Health Offices:

High School Physicals: 
Jr. High School: 

Section IX Start Dates  

All High School Fall Sports - Mon., Aug. 24, 2020

Modified Fall Sports – Sept. 4, 2020 or First day of school

All High School Winter Sports –Mon., Nov. 16, 2020

Modified Winter Sports – Mon., Nov. 23 2020


All High School Spring Sports–Mon, March 15, 2021

Modified Spring Sports – Mon, March 22, 2021

Kendra Rubino was named to the State All-Star Girls Soccer Team 2019 by NYS sportswriters and coaches organization for girls soccer and placed on the Class B Sixth Team. Congratulations Kendra!



Congratulations to the Varsity Field Hockey team on their 4-0 win over Red Hook in Section IX Class B

Varsity Field Hockey 2019



Alexandra Kassian won 1st place in OCIAA Championship for 100 Breaststroke and 2nd for 100 Backstroke and got NYS Championship qualifying times for both.

 She will be swimming in Section 9 prelim on Thursday, November 9 representing Rondout Valley School.

 On November 23-24 Alexandra is going to NYS Girls Varsity Championship in Ithaca NY to swim :100 Breaststroke and 100 Backstroke


Varsity Golf Team

Congratulations to our Varsity Golf team who finished the season yesterday with a 7-3 record and placed 1st in their division! They’ll play in the Larry Johnson MHAL Team Championship Match next Thursday, October 10th at the Apple Greens Golf Course in a four-way match against the other division leaders.


Section IX Parent Information








An Important Reminder


There is no smoking and no dogs allowed on campus, including all sporting events