Mission Statement Top of Page

The Woodside High School Athletic Department provides opportunities for all students who seek to compete in high school athletics and represent Woodside High School. Woodside strongly believes that high school sports are an essential component of our extra-curricular activities which promote and reinforce the values of a strong work ethic, teamwork, delayed gratification and physical fitness. We value sportsmanship and strive to establish a competitive environment that aligns with our 8 Conditions of Student Success.

Study hard. Practice hard. Play hard.

Registration Links for Athletics 2017-18Top of Page

  • Online Registration for Athletic Elgibility
    The SUHSD has gone to an online registration and clearance process for athletic eligibility. If you would like a hard copy of the eligibility packet please see Ms. Tejeda in the AVP office.
  • Physical Form
    This specific form must be completed by a licensed MD to participate in athletics. Chiropractors are NOT accepted for athletic clearance.

Congrats to Girls Soccer for their CCS Championship and Julian Edelman for his Super Bowl Victory!Top of Page

Letterman Jacket Order InformationTop of Page

Wildcats - to order a Letterman Jacket you have two options:
1) Go directly to the Neff Letter Jacket Page - click here.  If you would like to see a sample of this product, visit the Athletic Director's Office in the Admin Building.
Jacket Shop Emblem
2) Goetz Brothers in will customize an order for you, they are located at 1125 Industrial Road in San Carlos.  
Remember that your letters, emblems, class year, etc. can be picked up in the Athletic Director's Office with verification of participation. 

National Letter of Intent Signing for Three WildcatsTop of Page

Read about three Woodside Wildcats signing their national letter of intent on February 4th.  Thank you to Beck Patrone for sharing his story, click here to listen to the write up.

Contact the Athletic AdministratorTop of Page

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Name Phone
Charles Velschow Athletic Director  43710  mail symbol
Calderon, Alvaro Assistant Vice-Principal, Athletics  40030  email symbol
Tejeda, Jocelyn Administrative Assistant to Mr. Calderon  40031 
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Soller, Kalei  Athletic Trainer 43702  email symbol 

Contact a CoachTop of Page

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Name Sport Email
Harvath, Kim Head Coach - Dance
Theriault, Kelsey Head Coach - Cross Country  email symbol
Andrews, Justin Head Coach-Varsity Football
Gadasalli, Umesh Head Coach - Girls and Boys Tennis  email symbol
Richardson, Jesse Assistant Varsity Football
Guillena, Jaymie Head Coach - Cheer Program    
Gavioli, Sonja Head Coach-Varsity Volleyball
Sheetz, Haley Head Coach - JV Volleyball
Sheetz, Joe Assistant Coach - Volleyball
Antonino, Bruno Head Coach-Boys Water Polo Click to select an picture...
Reynolds, Laura Head Coach-Girls Varsity Water Polo Click to select an picture...
Harrison, Roderick Head Coach Boys Varsity Basketball
Rossi, Ron Head Coach-Girls Varsity Basketball
Ringman, Darrell Head Coach Boys Varsity Soccer
Moreno, Jorge Head Coach Boys JV Soccer  Click to select an picture...
Navarrete, Jose Head Coach Girls Varsity Soccer
Avendano, Oscar Head Coach-Girls JV Soccer
Staves, Nancy Head Coach-Coed Badminton
Faulkner, Tim Head Coach-Varsity Baseball
Arner, John Head Coach-Golf
Higgins, Wade Assistant Coach-Boys Lacrosse
Myers, Stacey Head Coach-Girls Varsity Lacrosse
Daines, Alexa Head Coach-Varsity Softball
McCrystal, Eric Head Coach-JV Softball  email symbol
Couch, Stephanie Head Coach - Swimming email symbol
Hartford, David Head Coach - Track and Field


Positive Coaching AllianceTop of Page

Woodside High School is a participating member of the Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit research based institution that firmly believes athletics can be an excellent avenue to develop character in young people. Please visit these sites to find out more information about the PCA.

Woodside High School's Scholar-AthletesTop of Page

The Zone - 3.0 and above

College Athletic Eligibility InformationTop of Page

Academic Eligibility CriteriaTop of Page

1. Must be currently enrolled in at least 25 semester units of work or 5 classes.

2) Must Pass at least 4, five-unit, classes at the completion of each grading period (quarter and semester).

3) Must be on track towards graduation in relation to credits/units earned. May not be more than 15 credits behind. (Incoming sophomores: 40 credits, Incoming juniors: 95 credits, Incoming seniors: 150 credits)

4) Must maintain a minimum 2.0 weighted GPA (4.0 scale). GPA calculations are taken from the previous grading period (quarter or semester). 5 unit courses: A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0 (2.5 unit courses are worth half the points). Students who drop below a 2.0 at the following grading period, had have turned in all necessary paperwork, may become eligible at the following grading period if they have brought their GPA to a 2.0 or higher, have the required number of credits for their grade level, and have maintained their attendance as required in #6 below.

5) Must comply with all SUHSD and school behavior policies, PAL Code of Ethics, and CIF/CCS Code of Conduct for Interscholastic Student-Athletes.

6) Must maintain 85% attendance per quarter. Students who are absent more than 15% will be ineligible for the following quarter.

7) Students are expected to attend at least half of their academic day in order to participate in practice or games on that day.

8) Students on suspension will not be able to participate in practice or games until after they are allowed to return to school.

Note: Students and parent/guardians, be aware of CIF Rule 600 which states, "A student on a high school team becomes ineligible if the student competes in a contest on an outside team, in the same sport, during any part of the student's high school season of sport, including post season CIF/CCS events.

Coaching VacanciesTop of Page

We currently have the following paid stipend coaching vacancies for the 2017-18 school year:

  • Girls JV Basketball, Head Coach

  • JV Baseball, Head Coach

  • Boys Varsity Lacrosse, Head Coach

  • Varsity Swimming, Co-Head Coach

If interested in a position please submit your resume to Administrative Vice Principal, Alvaro Calderon, (acalderon@seq.org) or the Athletic Director, Chuck Velschow (cvelschow@seq.org) or call directly at (650) 367-9750 x 40031.

Scholarships/Jobs for Student-AthletesTop of Page

Click here for job opportunities with the YMCA in aquatics 

Training Sites for CoachesTop of Page