About

The York High School Athletic Boosters is an organization made up of volunteers who are dedicated to the students and athletes of York High School and the community of York, Maine. We strive to increase awareness of the importance of high school athletics, and bridge the entire community through athletic events. We organize yearlong fundraising efforts, and subsidize items not covered through the YHS Athletic Budget. We are a non-profit organization that meets monthly and always encourage participation of coaches, students, parents, and school staff.ย  We exist to help provide a better High School experience for the students and athletes of York High School.

Examples of recently funded items that coaches submit requests for, and the Athletic Boosters voted for approval:

  • Refurbishment of the wrestling mat (~$2,300)
  • Repairing the pitcherโ€™s mound and home plate on the baseball field (~$2,200)
  • Indoor York Sports Center time for early spring, late fall practice (all sports)
  • Sideline capes for Football and lacrosse (boys and girls)
  • Athletic Trainers table
  • Wildcat mascot ($1000)
  • Portable PA system for Field Hockey and Lacrosse
  • Dugouts for Softball
  • New team uniforms (many/most sports)
  • Scoreboard names for Basketball
  • GPS systems for Golf
  • 5 annual scholarships ($2500)
  • Soccer Uniforms (Fall 2018)
  • Football Sleds and blocking donut (2018)
  • Wildcat Folding Chairs for Gymnasium
  • Lacrosse end net (2019)

Strategic Initiatives

  • Fitness Room Renovation (2019)

Recent sponsored events:

  • York Soccer Night (coordinated games with York Soccer Club participation)
  • York Lax Day (coordinated games with Youth Lax participation)

Main fundraisers include:

  • All concession sales at home football, soccer, basketball games.
  • Chuck a duck at home basketball games
  • Online apparel store
  • YHS sport-specific window stickers
  • Advertising Banners
  • York Auto Show

2020/21 Officers:

Annette Spencer

Darcy Bastarache

Jess Regis

Jeffery Oliver (Athletic Director)

Active members:

Emily Castaline (Asst. Athletic Director)

Tracey Bricker

Steve Bricker

Randy Rodrigues

William Daley

New officers are voted in at last meeting of the year. We encourage a student athlete representative(s) and coach representative(s). We meet on the first Monday of each month in the YHS Library at 6:00 PM.