Fast Facts

67 teams (varsity, junior varsity, thirds)
19 varsity sports

Fall Sports
Cross-country — boys’ and girls’ teams
Rowing — boys’ and girls’ teams
Field hockey — girls’ teams
Soccer — boys’ and girls’ teams
Volleyball — girls’ teams

5K cross-country running course
Boathouse and launch on the Connecticut River
Two field hockey fields (one turf field)
Seven soccer fields (one turf field)
Two volleyball courts

Winter Sports
Alpine skiing — boys’ and girls’ teams
Basketball — boys’ and girls’ teams
Ice hockey — boys’ and girls’ teams
Nordic skiing — boys’ and girls’ teams
Swimming — boys’, girls’, and coed teams
Wrestling — coed team

Berkshire East ski area (home mountain for alpine ski team)
Three basketball courts
Hockey rink
Two on-campus Nordic skiing venues (classic and skating)
25-yard, six-lane swimming pool
Wrestling gym (two competitive mats)

Spring Sports
Baseball — boys’ teams
Rowing — boys’ and girls’ teams
Golf — coed teams
Lacrosse — boys’ and girls’ teams
Softball — girls’ teams
Tennis — boys’ and girls’ teams
Track — boys’ and girls’ teams
Ultimate Frisbee — boys’ and girls’ teams
Volleyball — boys’ teams

Two baseball fields
Boathouse and launch on the Connecticut River
Crumpin-Fox Golf Club (home varsity course, ranked one of top 100 courses in U.S. by Golf Magazine)
Four lacrosse fields (two turf fields)
Softball field
12 tennis courts
Miller Brothers track
Multiple Ultimate Frisbee fields
Two volleyball courts

Dance, co-ed (three levels)

Two dance studios, 210-seat theater, 80-seat blackbox theater

Outdoor Education
Outdoor Team: triathlons (paddle, run, mountain bike), mountain bike racing, flat-water canoe racing, stand up paddle boarding, sailing, boat building, bicycling, whitewater tandem canoeing, and racing

Classes: Recreational Sailing, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Winter in the Outdoors, Canoeing, and Recreational Bicycling.

On campus: hiking and cycling trails, Shadow Lake, boat launch on the Connecticut River, Nordic ski trails (classic and skating)
Off campus: sailing on Spofford Lake, easy access to trail systems


  • Six New England Boys’ Soccer Championships, more than any other school in the New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC).
  • Over 60 All-American swimmers have been produced by the NMH girls' swimming program.
  • Girls' volleyball owns seven New England Championships.
  • 26 New England Boys’ Cross Country Championships, more than any other school in the New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC).
  • Varsity boys’ basketball won the 2016 New England (NESPAC AAA) Regular Season and were Post Season Champions; the 2013 National Prep Championship and the 2012 New England Championship (NEPSAC AAA). The team has been ranked in the top five schools in the United States for the past seven years. They were ranked number one to end the 2013 season and during the 2014 season. They started the 2015 season ranked number two in the country.
  • Girls' cross-country holds nine New England Championships.
  • Boys' track and field 2016 NEPSTA Division I Track and Field Champions.
  • Wrestling is the only program in NEPSAC history to win four consecutive New England Championships: 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.
  • Boys’ volleyball won New England Championships in 2011, 2012, and 2014.
  • Girls' track and field has won 12 New England titles.
  • The Bemis-Forslund Pie Race is the longest consecutively run footrace in the United States. The first race was run in 1891.
  • Ultimate Frisbee was created at Mount Hermon in 1968. Boys' varsity Ultimate holds more New England Championships than any other school.
  • In the eleven-year history of the New England Prep School Ultimate League, NMH has won six times; 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2016.


  • In 2014-2015, NMH had more than 140 alumni participating in NCAA athletics at more than 70 different colleges and universities.
  • Tessa Gobbo ’09, Brown University: member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Rowing Team (women's 8) that won gold in Rio de Janeiro, member of the U.S. Rowing national team (women’s 4s) that won 2013 World Championship; in 2014, the team placed second.
  • Mike Marra ’09, University of Louisville: member of the men’s basketball team that won the 2013 NCAA championship; in the same championship game, Spike Albrecht ’12 (University of Michigan) was named to the All-Final Four team.
  • Mohamad Hussein ’14, Amherst College: 2013 High School Gatorade Massachusetts Cross-Country Runner of the Year.
  • Hannah Solis-Cohen ’11, University of Virginia: member of the women’s 4s team that placed third in the 2014 NCAA Championships.
  • William Morgan, class of 1893, was the founder of volleyball.
  • Frank Shorter ’65: gold medalist in the 1972 Olympic marathon, Munich; silver medalist, 1976, Montreal.
  • Buster Olney ’82, Vanderbilt University: author, baseball commentator on ESPN and “Baseball Tonight.”
  • Jacqueline Dent ’88, Occidental College: national champion in the 400m and 800m.
  • Sarah Hann ’91, Wesleyan University: 2004 Team USA cross-country captain; 4-time All-American.
  • Brian Pothier '96: 10-year career in the National Hockey League (Atlanta Thrashers, Ottawa Senators, Washington Capitals, and Carolina Hurricanes).
  • Dallas (“the Touchdown Maker”) Baker ’02, University of Florida: 2007 national champion football team; Pittsburgh Steelers, 2007–09.
  • Feed Jones ’03, Tufts University: 2007 National Champion, triple jump.
  • Tina Ertel ’05, Kenyon College: Holds nine NMH swimming records; two-time New England Champion and five-time All-American while at NMH; five-time NCAA Champion; 22-time NCAA All-American winner; 2007 NCAC (North Coast Athletic Conference) Swimmer of the Year; nine NCAC championship titles; member, German Junior National Team; 2002 Junior European Champion; member, German National Team; eight German National Championship titles.
  • Brian Strait ’06, Boston University: captain, 2007 U18 World Champion USA hockey team; 2009 National Championship team (Boston University); currently playing for the New York Islanders.
  • Chris Langton ’08, Cornell University: 2014 USA Olympic bobsled team; All-Ivy League lacrosse 2nd-team selection.
  • Camille Gooden ’11, Northeastern University: NMH track and field records in 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay, and 400m; MVP, 2012 New England Prep School Athletic Conference (NEPSAC) Championships; 2014 400m Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Outdoor Champion (55.39).
  • Laurent Rivard ’10, Harvard University: member, 4-time Ivy League champion basketball team; captain for two seasons; holds Harvard’s all-time record for career 3-pointers, and the second all-time record for 3-pointers in the Ivy League; twice captain.


  • New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC)
  • Eight Schools Athletic Council (NMH, Andover, Choate, Deerfield, Exeter, Hotchkiss, Lawrenceville, St. Paul’s)


NMH plays in the top/large-school NEPSAC conference in each varsity sport (NEPSAC Class A), except boys’ basketball (NEPSAC AAA) and boys’ and girls’ hockey (Division I).

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