Athletics Core Values

The Shelton High School Athletic program is one that reflects the needs and purposes of our student body and community by maintaining a strong sense of pride, tradition, excellence and overall student development.  This is done through a balance of healthy competition, physical training and educational scholarship.  In pursuit of this objective, we recognize the importance of academic responsibility, community service, and the ideals of good sportsmanship.  


Athletic Announcements

  • Pay to Participate Athletic Fees - FALL 2019

    Shelton High School:  Payment time period:  August 9, 2019 to September 9, 2019

    • Football, Boys & Girls Soccer, Girls Swimming, Girls Volleyball, Field Hockey = $300.00
    • Cross Country, Cheerleading = $225.00

    Shelton Intermediate School:   Payment time period:  September 9, 2019 to September 23, 2019

    • Girls Volleyball = $200.00
    • Cross Country = $100.00

    See attachment for further information including payment instructions.  If you have any questions, please contact the Athletic Office.

  • Fall 2019-2020 HIGH SCHOOL Tryout Information

    Boys and Girls Cross Country begins on August 22 - 8:00 a.m.   Football begins on August 23 - 2:00 p.m.     All other sports begin on August 29.

    Please see ATTACHED SCHEDULE for more compete information.  Check back periodically throughout the summer for updates as times/locations are subject to change (last updated on 7-24-2019).


    The SHS Athletic Department is excited to bring LIVE VIDEO feeds of all Home games held in Finn Stadium or Murray Gymnasium for every game at every level.  Parents, friends, and fans of SHS Athletes can subscribe to the NFHS Network to watch all HOME games streamed LIVE to their computer, tablet, or mobile phone through the NFHS Network.  Details can be found at the NFHS Network , search for "Shelton High School."


    Sports Physicals are available at either the CVS Minute Clinic in Ansonia ( or the MedExpress Urgent Care in Derby (  There is a nominal charge for sports physicals at these locations.   Download the sports physical below, complete the history page, and bring with you.  

  • Finn Fanatic Shirts - Student Athletic Passes

    Available in the Shelton High School - Athletic Office:

    Finn Fanatic Shirts - $10.00 (black or pink)

    Student ALL ACCESS Athletic Pass (only) - $20.00

    COMBO Student Superfan package (All Access Pass AND Finn Fanatic Shirt) - $25.00

  • Schedule Updates!

    The CIAC offers multiple options for people interested in receiving notifications on CIAC sports information (including schedule changes and cancellations):

    • E-Mail Updates
    • SMS (Text Message) Updates
    • Twitter Updates

    CLICK HERE:      CIAC Schedule Updates


 Never miss a HOME game from Finn Stadium or Murray Gymnasium ..... WATCH  SHELTON HIGH SCHOOL GAELS LIVE .....  

Every game .... Every level

Click on this link:   NFHS NETWORK

Physical Examination Policy

All athletes must have a current valid physical form on file with the nurses office prior to trying out or practicing with any sports team.  It is our policy that an athlete's physical must be valid for the entire season they are participating in.  Athletes will not be allowed to try out or be placed on a team roster if their physical expires any time during the season including post-season competitions.  Physicals are valid for 13 months from the date of exam.  Athletes must renew their physical every year. Please contact the Athletic Office for assistance if necessary.  THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS POLICY.