Athletics

Athletics News and Highlights

The following are highlights of the top athletic achievements for the 2017-2018 school year: 

Team Championships:

  • Venice Baseball won the 7A State Championship
  • Venice Football won the 7A State Championship
  • Venice Girls Volleyball won the 8A State Championship
  • Riverview Boys Swimming won the 4A State Championship (Their 4th straight State Championship)

Individual Championships:

  • Booker High School Senior, Christian McKay, won the FHSAA 1A Girls State Weightlifting Championship
  • Riverview Boys Swimming won the 400 Freestyle Relay State Championship (Zander Gardner, Rene Strezenicky, JJ Corrigan, Brendan Firlie)
  • Sarasota’s Jaasiel Torres won the 4A State Championship in the high jump
  • Sarasota’s Ben Hartvigson won the individual Cross Country State Championship
  • Venice High School Senior, Dan Stone, won the FHSAA 2A Wrestling State Championship in the 138lb weight class
  • Venice’s Kristen Nutter won the 3A State Championship in the 100-yard butterfly
  • Venice High Volleyball Coach Brian Wheatley was inducted into the FHSAA Hall-of-Fame

Academic Championships:

  • Riverview Boys Basketball finished 1st in the state for Team GPA
  • Riverview Boys Track finished 1st in the state for Team GPA
  • Riverview Boys Weightlifting finished 1st in the state for Team GPA 

High Schools
Steve Cantees, Executive Director, Secondary Schools
stephen.cantees@sarasotacountyschools.net

Patty Woods, Administrative Assistant 
patty.woods@sarasotacountyschools.net

Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 31137
Fax: 941-361-6173 
1960 Landings Boulevard
Sarasota, Florida 34231
Green 3rd Floor

Athletics
James Slaton, Director
james.slaton@sarasotacountyschools.net

Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 34120

Driver Education
James Clark
jim.clark@sarasotacountyschools.net
Phone: 941-915-0022

Sarasota Virtual Academy
Steve Posilovich, Coordinator
steve.posilovich@sarasotacountyschools.net
Phone: 925-421-6747

Tuesday
1/22/2019 - North County School Showcase

Wednesday
1/23/2019 - South County School Showcase

Thursday
1/24/2019 - 2019 STEMsmart Student Summit

Thursday
1/24/2019 - Woodland Middle Open House Showcase Stream Carnival

Thursday
1/24/2019 - Sarasota Middle School Open House Showcase

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