VARSITY FOOTBALL

The Needham High School football program is one of the oldest public high school programs in the State of MA. The Needham‑Wellesley rivalry, on Thanksgiving Day, is the longest-running high school football rivalry in the country.

Fall 2023 Schedule

8/26 @ 2pm
Newton South Scrimmage

9/1 @ 5pm
Wayland Scrimmage

9/8 @ 6:30pm
vs. Natick

Th. 9/14 @ 6:30pm @ NHS
vs. Lincoln-Sudbury

9/22 @ 6:00pm
@ Newton North

9/29 @ 6:30pm @ NHS
vs Walpole

10/6 @ 7:00pm
@ Milton

10/13 @ 6:30pm @ NHS
**Senior Night**
vs Braintree

10/20  @ 7:00pm @ NHS
@ Weymouth

10/27  @ 6:30pm @NHS
*Senior Night- Raindate*
vs.  Framingham

11/23 @ 10:00am
THANKSGIVING DAY GAME
@ Wellesley

*Playoffs TBA*

* Dates & times are subject to change*

2023 SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

captains-2023
David Curtis ~ Spencer Chapman ~ Sean Murphy
Jake Reiser ~ Tate Hoffmeister ~ Josh Morant ~ Jase Hannigan

Coach Kopcso and the 2023 Senior Rockets

2023-team

Football FAQ's

  • There are no tryouts for Needham High School Football.
  • All players are expected to attend and participate in all pre-season and regular-season practices.
  • Participation in Speed, Strength & Stamina (aka Triple S) and Bay State Camp are strongly recommended, but not mandatory.
  • Freshman games are away when Varsity and JV games are home.
  • Freshman games are generally on Fridays after school.
  • All players are expected to participate in TDC fundraising activities including, but not limited, to the TDC annual raffle ticket sale.