Middle School Athletics

Welcome to the Middle School Athletics page. 

Home of the Knights!

A Message from our Athletic Director

As we enter the winter athletic season, West Essex's main priority remains the same, ensuring the health and safety of our athletes and coaches. Here is most recent announcement from the NJSIAA regarding winter sport programs start dates. 

 Sport  Practice Start Date Competition Start  Competition End 
 Ice Hockey
Dec. 14th    Jan. 4th  Feb. 17th
 Basketball, Fencing, and Bowling
 Jan. 11th  Jan. 26th  Mar. 6th
Swimming and Winter Track & Field 
 Feb. 1st  Feb. 16th Mar. 27th 
Gymnastics, G Volleyball, and Wrestling                 Mar. 1st  Mar. 16th  Apr. 24th



We wish you and your family a health and safe holiday season.   


 Anthony Minnella
Director of Athletics & Supervisor of Health and Physical Education
aminnell@westex.org