Soccer - Varsity Boys
The Shady Side Academy boys soccer program is among the oldest in Western Pennsylvania, having started in 1928 with a four-game schedule. Two years later, play began in the Interstate Prep School League (IPSL). Shady Side joined the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) in 1993, playing in both leagues until 1999. SSA has won a total of 20 IPSL titles and 11 WPIAL section titles. In 2010, the team opted to move up to WPIAL Class AA soccer after six years at the Class A level. Each year, since 2011, the team has made the WPIAL Class AA Playoffs. In 2016, the team was the WPIAL Class AA runner-up and a PIAA Championships semifinalist. The team set a record for shutouts (13). In 2017, the team won their first WPIAL Class AA title and was a PIAA Championship quarterfinalist. In 2018, the team won the WPIALL Class AA title and was a PIAA 2A Championship semifinalist.