FCIAC holds Heads Up Football clinic for league coaches Thursday

The safety of football players and the effects of injuries, particularly on the brain, sustained while playing the high-impact sport are of the utmost concern among many parents who are still deciding whether or not to allow their children to play. Teaching proper tackling techniques, recognizing symptoms of concussions and other injuries, and making sure … Read more

FCIAC hosts Heads Up Football Clinic for coaches on Thursday

The FCIAC will be hosting a Heads Up Football Clinic at 5 p.m., Thurs., Aug. 17, at New Canaan High School. The clinic will give football coaches from conference schools additional training in safety techniques designed to minimize the risk for head injuries. Football coaches from each of the conference’s schools will be in attendance. … Read more

Former FCIAC boys lacrosse stars light up college stage

Former New Canaan lacrosse star Tom Carey had a superb year as a starting goalie who helped lead Ohio State to the championship game of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Tournament and that was a major highlight of the achievements of many former Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference men’s lacrosse players. The FCIAC has … Read more

Theodorakis shoots course record 64 in second round, finishes runner-up at CT Open

Max Theodorakis tied a course record on Tuesday and came up just short of a championship during a stellar three rounds of golf in the 83rd Connecticut Open at the Ellington Ridge Country Club this week. Theodorakis, who plays at the Ridgewood Country Club, was 11-under par after the third and final round on Wednesday, … Read more

Van der Els strikes gold at Pan Am Junior track championships in Peru

Eric Van der Els, a rising sophomore at the University of Connecticut, scored a gold medal and set a meet record in the 1,500-meter run at the 2017 Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships on Sunday, July 23, in Trujillo, Peru. A 2016 graduate of Brien McMahon High School, Van der Els captured the … Read more

College ranks filled with past FCIAC girls lacrosse standouts

Former New Canaan star Olivia Hompe wrapped up her great career at Princeton University by earning First-Team All-America honors to highlight the many achievements of former FCIAC girls lacrosse players who have continued their careers as student-athletes in college. An Ivy League champion and record-setter with Princeton, Hompe is a nominee for the NCAA’s Woman … Read more

Van der Els runs at Pan American Junior Championships in Peru this weekend

Former Brien McMahon track standout and FCIAC cross country champion Eric Van der Els is taking part in the 2017 Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, this weekend. Van der Els, who just finished his freshman year at UConn, earned a spot at the competition by winning the 1,500-meter run at USATF Junior Nationals … Read more

Former conference playoff stars light up the college softball diamonds

There were a good number of former softball players from the FCIAC who played very well for their respective college teams and several of them were honored with postseason accolades. Those players and many more are listed below, underneath each of the high schools they attended, along with their statistics, highlights and honors from from … Read more

Seven FCIAC teams ready to rumble in Grip It and Rip It football tourney; Watch coverage on HAN Network

The fall football season is less than two months away, but for many fans, it’s not soon enough. Those who are ready for some football can get a taste of the upcoming high school season when New Canaan High School hosts the 11th annual Grip It and Rip It 7-on-7 tournament this weekend. The two-day … Read more

FCIAC Coaching Vacancies

The following is a list of postings for coaching positions at FCIAC schools. The listings will be updated as frequently as possible, but for more the most up-to-date information, please contact the athletic directors as the schools. Trinity Catholic High School Girls Volleyball – Varsity Head Coach If you are interested, please send a cover … Read more