- Coach: Bob Orgovan (37 years)
- Record: 373 wins 63 losses (Dual Meets)
- Last year: SCC Housatonic Division Champions; 8-1
- Captains: Alex Bunnell
- Sricharan Kadimi
- Kyle Beaudette
- Aidan Leonard-Pasley
Michael Yuan, Aaron Barkin, Chris MacKay
As usual, Amity puts together a competitive squad and this fall should be no different. The Spartans look to repeat as Housatonic Divisional champs and contend for an SCC title as well. Amity will have a nice blend of experience, including sophomore Kyle Beaudette, who had a sensational freshman campaign.
- Coach: Kevin Connell (21 years)
- Last year: 7-1 in SCC, finished third at Class MM
- Captains: Luke Arsenault, Ryan Connell, Nathan D’Amico, Alec Janis.
- Luke Arsenault
- Ryan Connell
- Nathan D’Amico
- Alec Janis
- Aodhan Dunn
- Jackson Mariotti
Pat Laske, Dan Jakubiak
It could be a very rewarding season for Branford. With a senior-heavy roster, the Hornets are set to compete for an SCC crown and hopefully finally capture the Class MM title after two straight seasons of finishing in third.
- Coach: Rich Torrellas (42 years, 4th year at Career)
In his fourth year with Career, Torrellas is hoping to attract numbers this season to a program that has struggled to field high a number of runners in the past. With the Age Group Track program and success of other high schools, Torrellas is hoping that will help bring more athletes out this fall and help Career get on track.
- Coach: Will Lathrop (1st year)
- Last year: Cheshire finished 3rd at SCC Championships
- Captains: Russell Adam, Mark Fusco
- Russell Adam
- Mark Fusco
- Steven Caldwell
- Ryan Shalagan
- Jordan Kolpak
- Jake Lawlor
Lucas Marcouiller, Ben Kaplan, Rafael “Trey” Phillips.
Cheshire returns to the trails with arguably the most depth in the SCC. Led by Russell Adam, who placed seventh individually at the SCC Championships, the Rams will be a competitive team under first-year head coach Will Lathrop. The goal for Cheshire this fall is to win some invitationals and make it to the New England Championships as a team. The Rams barely missed out last year placing seventh.
- Coach: Bob Ford, Jr. (28 years)
- Last year: 10-0, SCC Champs
- Captains: Andy Thane, Paul Cashman
- Andy Thane
- Paul Cashman
- George Crist
- Matt Rusin
- Jack OConnor
- Jack McGowen
- Chris Nilson
Christian Alvarado, James Mulliken, Matt Scholl
Life without Christian Alvarado, who was the SCC Runner of the Year and won the SCC, Class LL and State Open. How will the Jesuits respond? The defending Southern Connecticut Champions will be faced with that question in what should be a balanced conference. Andy Thane returns for Prep as a co-captain and placed 17th at the SCC Championships.
- Coach: Jon Faitsch (16th overall)
- Last year: Finished 8-1 (Hammonasset champions – runner up Class MM)
- Captains: Ben Siciliano, John Reagle
- Ben Siciliano
- John Reagle
Tim Kenefick, Sal Siciliano, Ian Connell.
Guilford is coming off a fourth place finish at the SCC Championships and second place showin at the Class MM state meet. Despite the loss of some big names, the goal for the Indians remains the same: Win the Hammonasset Division and to be one of the top teams in the Class MM.
- Coach: Bryce Lindamood (21 years)
- Last year: Finished 5-4, 10th SCC
- Captains: Dan Tozzi, Calum Wright
- Dan Tozzi
- Calum Wright
Hamden will look to build on a young team from last fall. The Green Dragons placed 10th in the SCC Championships and 17th in Class LL. Both senior captains Calum Wright and Dan Tozzi were Top 25 finishers in the SCC.
- Coach: Mike Addorisio (On and off since 1972)
- Last year: Went 3-7
- Captains: Nick Juliano and Jon Gill.
- Jon Gill
- Zach Taylor
- Kyle Guzick
- Kyle Shea
- Matt Hultgren
- Justin Carrubba
- Esau Van Houten
- Robbie Driscoll
Lyman Hall is hoping to build on its youth from a season ago. With more mature runners and the addition of some fresh faces, head coach Mike Addorisio expects the team to see improvements. Addorisio listed Ryan Meagher, Brian Oliveira and Brett Bilodeau as the newcomers to the team.
- Coach: Carrie Palange (18 years)
- Last year: Finished 5-5 in SCC
- Captains: Tim Angeletti
- Ian Mayne
- Linus Koepfer
- Craig Cassella
- Braydon Mingo
Tommy Laydon, Carl Thurston, Carl Verch.
The loss of three key varsity runners for Sheehan will take its toll on an already small team. But head coach Carrie Palange said the team has been working hard to fill-in the gaps and has a lot of potential. Sheehan placed 13th at the SCC Championships last fall and return some familiar faces including junior Ian Mayne who was the team’s top finisher at SCCs.
- Coach: Travis Gale (2nd year)
- Last year: Placed 15th at SCC Championships
- Captains: Enoch Cain
- Enoch Cain
- Roland Galberth
- Foster Hall
- Justin Gomez-Stafford
Wilbur Cross is still in the process of building the distance program. Head coach Travis Gale, who led the girls’ indoor track team last winter to a State Open title, said he’s excited to get the season going and would love to have more runners come out to help improve numbers. The Governors will be led by senior Enoch Cain.
- Coach: Chris Stonier (Entering 4th year, 22-4 record)
- Last year: Finished 7-2
- Captains: Jack O’Hara, Dan Hergott, Ethan Rodrigues
- Jack O’Hara
- Dan Hergott
- Steele Moran
- Ethan Rodrigues
The bar is set high for Xavier, as they look to bounce back from a disappointing fall where they placed fifth at the SCC Championships and 11th at the Class LL state meet. The Falcons bring back a plethora of talent and experience. Senior Jack O’Hara returns for the Falcons as the top runner. He finished sixth in the SCC Championships and should contend for the individual title this fall. Head coach Chris Stonier said the goal is to finish at the top of the conference and to head into the State Open in a good position to qualify for the New England Championships.
Note: Updating SCC list of schools and profiles as we receive back from coaches.