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2019 Winter Athletic Season Sports AwardsTop of Page

Click HERE to see the 2019 Winter Season Sports Awards

2019 National Signing DayTop of Page

National Signing Day
On Wednesday, February 6, three Woodside Wildcat student athletes signed their National Letters of Intent:
Joseph King - Washington State University - Baseball
Kaia Anderson - Cal Poly - Swimming
Max Moreno - William Jessup University - Baseball

2018 Fall Athletic Season Sports AwardsTop of Page

Click HERE to see the 2018 Fall Athletic Season Sports Awards

Welcome New Athletic Director, Tim FaulknerTop of Page

Principal Burbank introduces WHS's new athletic director, Tim Faulkner!
Tim Faulkner was born and raised in Redwood City and is a 1997 graduate of Woodside High School. After graduating, Mr. Faulkner attended and played baseball at Santa Rosa Junior College from 1998-2000. Following the 2000 year, he transferred and played baseball at UC Riverside from 2000-2002. Mr. Faulkner graduated from UC Riverside in 2002 with a degree in Sociology/Administrative Studies. Mr. Faulkner earned his teaching credential from Notre Dame de Namur University and his master’s degree in Kinesiology/Sports Management from San Jose State University in 2009.

Mr. Faulkner started his teaching career as the Physical Education teacher at Arundel School in San Carlos. He then moved onto Roy Cloud School in the Redwood City School District where he was the middle school Physical Education Teacher for 14 years from 2004-2018. While at Roy Cloud, Mr. Faulkner ran the middle school Physical Education program and was a teacher mentor/support provider for RCSD as well. Mr. Faulkner has also been the varsity baseball coach at Woodside High School for 14 years, serving in that role from 2005-2018. Mr. Faulkner lives in San Carlos with his wife Jill, daughter Sadie, and son Kellen.

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2018 Summer Info and Athletic Registration for 2018-19Top of Page

Clearance for Athletics is a two step process:
Step One) To begin your registration for athletic participation in 2018-19,  
click here for the physical form - your physical is valid for one year and must be updated annually.  Espanol
Step Two) All participants in athletics must complete the Sports Net online registration process, click here to begin. 
For information on Cross Country, click here.
For information on Girls Water Polo, click here.
For information on Boys Water Polo, click here.
For information on Woodside Football, click here.
For information on the Woodside Cheer Program, click here
For information on the Woodside Volleyball Program, click here
To see the Gym Schedule for Basketball and Volleyball open gyms, click here.
For information on the Boys Basketball Summer League, click here.
Coaches Contact Information:
Cross Country Coach - Coach Al Hernandez:
Boys Varsity Basketball - Coach Eli Thornton:
Girls Basketball - Coach Ron Rossi:
Girls Volleyball - Coach Sonja Gavioli:
Boys JV Basketball - Coach Ramon Meacham:
Boys Varsity Baseball - Coach Dan Rogers: 

Registration Links for Athletics 2018-19Top of Page

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.

Congrats to Girls Lacrosse for their 2018 WBAL Skyline Championship!Top of Page

2018 Girls Lacrosse Champions!

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.
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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
Tim Faulkner Athletic Director  43710 
Chuck Velschow Assistant Vice-Principal, Athletics  40030 
Jocelyn Tejeda Administrative Assistant to Mr.Velschow  40031 

Andrew La  Athletic Trainer 43702   

Contact a CoachTop of Page

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to send an email message.      
Name Sport Email
Peterson, Dan Strength and Conditioning Coach  
Harvath, Kim Head Coach - Dance
Hernandez, Al Head Coach - Cross Country  
Andrews, Justin Head Coach-Varsity Football
Gadasalli, Umesh Head Coach - Boys Tennis   
Richardson, Jesse Assistant Varsity Football
Guillena, Jaymie Head Coach - Cheer Program    
Tchernichov, Vladimir Head Coach-Varsity Volleyball
Spence, Michelle Head Coach - JV Volleyball
Sheetz, Joe Assistant Coach - Volleyball
Antonino, Bruno Head Coach-Boys Water Polo Click to select an picture...
Open Head Coach-Girls Varsity Water Polo - Contact Athletic Director
Thornton, Elijah Head Coach Boys Varsity Basketball
Rossi, Ron Head Coach-Girls Varsity Basketball
 Llantero, Jason  Head Coach-Girls JV 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
Rogers, Dan Head Coach-Varsity Baseball 
Arner, John Head Coach-Golf
Sage, Ryan Head Coach-Boys Varsity Lacrosse 
Myers, Stacey Head Coach-Girls Varsity Lacrosse
Daines, Alexa Head Coach-Varsity Softball
Carlos, Hector Head Coach-JV Softball  
Couch, Stephanie Head Coach - Swimming
Pedrin, Chris Head Coach - Track and Field 

Denenberg, Lauren  Co-Head Coach - Girl's Tennis  
 Cowparthwaite, Tracy  Co-Head Coach - Girl's Tennis  

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 2019-20 school year:

Head Coach - Girls Varsity Water Polo
Head Coach - Boys JV Water Polo


If interested in a position please submit your resume to Administrative Vice Principal, Chuck Velschow,( or call directly at (650) 367-9750 x 40031 or Athletic Director Tim Faulkner ( or call directly at (650) 367-9750 x 43710

Scholarships/Jobs for Student-AthletesTop of Page

Click here for job opportunities with the YMCA in aquatics 

Training Sites for CoachesTop of Page