Griffin Pride

Strength of a lion. Tenacity of an eagle.
 

WHEN YOU BECOME A GRIFFIN, you join a community of athletes who share an unshakable bond. Under the careful mentorship of our experienced and passionate coaches, you will learn important life lessons that transcend sport. You'll also learn how to win. A member of the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council, Pomfret routinely competes against the best prep schools in New England. In recent years, we have brought home several New England championships, most notably in hockey and volleyball. To learn more about you can take your game to the next level, visit one of our team pages.

 

"Our wingspan is wide.
Our roar is fierce.
Our spirit is indomitable.
And we are here to compete!"


— ATHLETIC DIRECTOR MO GAITÁN

 

Coach Gaitán

GIRLS VARSITY LACROSSE

Mo Gaitán is Pomfret's Director of Athletics and Afternoon Programs. In 2022 and 2017, she competed in the Lacrosse Women's World Championship, where Gaitán represented her heritage with the Colombian National Team.

Coach Goethals

BOYS VARSITY ICE HOCKEY

Matt Goethals, a graduate of Williams College, leads the strength and conditioning program. Under his leadership, the boys ice hockey team won the NEPSAC championship in 2017 and 2022.

Coach Fisher

GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER

A graduate of Columbia University, Erin Fisher won the regional titles and were finalists in the NEPSAC Class B Championship in both 2009 and 2017. Both years, Erin was selected as Connecticut's Prep Coach of the Year. 

Since 1894, the Pomfret Athletics Department has been producing world class athletes who have gone on to reach incredible heights, including Olympic rower Felice Mueller ’08 and NHL hockey player Brian Flynn ’07. If you're thinking of pursuing athletics in college or beyond, our staff can help attract college athletic recruiters; recommend athletic camps, clinics, and showcases; help you create athletic resumes; and more.

 

2017 LASELL VISITING ALUMNI



30

NEPSAC honorees

annual
average

15

NCAA recruited athletes

annual
average

10+

Training facilities

Blodgett Boathouse
Jahn Hockey Rink
Strong Field House
Blodgett Tennis Center
Fitness Center
Lewis Gymnasium
Turf Fields
Squash Center
Merjian Wrestling Room
Cross Country Course