Welcome to the home page for the Santa Cruz High Cardinals. Santa Cruz High is a member of the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League, participating in numerous sports each fall, winter and spring. The Cardinal Teams continue to excel both on and off the "field", earning many impressive league and section finishes, as well as numerous academic honors.

The goal of Santa Cruz High Athletics is to enrich the mental, physical and emotional well being of students by providing competitive opportunities that emphasize the values of sportsmanship, effort, teamwork and commitment.

2017-18 Fall Sports Information/Dates/Coach Contact Information

 Athletic Registration-Family ID Instruction Sheet

    NCAA Athletic Information

    Sports Physical Dates for Upcoming Year:

    May 24th @ Santa Cruz High       Cost $25.00    Time: 3:15pm
    May 25th @ B40 Middle School    Cost $15.00    Time: 3:00pm
    May 31st @ Soquel High School   Cost $25.00    Time: 3:00pm
    June 1st  @ Harbor High School   Cost $15.00    Time: 3:00pm
    Aug 10th  @ Santa Cruz High       Cost $25.00    Time: 2:30pm

    Athletic Director

    For additional information about SCHS Athletics, please feel free to contact the Athletics Director:

    Erik Redding, Athletic Director

    Phone: 429-3960, Ext. 308

    Sports Offered Each Season:

    Fall Winter Spring
    Boys/Girls Cross Country Boys/Girls Basketball Baseball
    Football Boys/Girls Soccer Boys Golf
    Girls Golf Boys/Girls Wrestling Boys/Girls Lacrosse
    Girls Tennis
    Girls Volleyball
    Boys/Girls Swimming
    Boys/Girls Water Polo
    Boys Tennis

    Boys/Girls Track

    Boys Volleyball

    In addition to seasonal sports, SC High has a Cheer Squad and Surf Team. The Surf Team is a Club Sport that is independent of the SCCAL. 

    Information for Transfer Students

    Students who are interested in transferring to SC High should refer to the CCS Eligibility Rules for transfer students. Transfer students also need to fill out the CCS Student Transfer Form and return it to the Athletic Director by email or hard copy.

    Special Achievements

    • Softball: 2011/12 SCCAL Co-Champions

    • Football: The 2007/2008 Football Team capped a tremendous season by winning the CCS Small School Division Title.

    • Girls' Soccer: The 2007/2008 Girls' Soccer Team earned their second consecutive SCCAL league title with an undefeated regular season. The team was seeded 1st at CCS, ending the season as semi-finalists. The girls were also the Tri Valley Classic Champions (prestigious college showcase); 2009/2010 CCS Finals; 2009/2010 CCS Champs; 2012/2013 SCCAL Champs.

    • Girls' Tennis: The 2008/2009 Girls' Tennis Team earned a triple crown, winning the league team, singles and doubles championships. This was the third consecutive year the Cardinals won the team title and the fourth consecutive year they captured the singles title; 2008/2009 SCCAL Champs.

    • Boys' Tennis: 2009/2010 SCCAL Co-Champs; 2012/2013 SCCAL Champs; 2014 /2015 Undefeated League Champs. 

    • Baseball: The 2007/2008 Boys' Baseball Team finished their season with another SCCAL Championship, making it to the finals of the CCS DIII Championships; 2010/2011 CCS Finals; 2014/2015 SCCAL Champs.

    • Girls' Water Polo: The 2007/2008 Girls' Water Polo Team earned their third league championship in a row and their fourth consecutive CCS Academic Title. Four players were named all-CCS student-athletes, with all starters earning all-league honors; 2009/2010 SCCAL Co-Champ; 2010/2011 SCCAL Co-Champs.

    • Boys' Water Polo: 2015/2016 MBL Champs                                                                           

    • Girls' Basketball: The 2007/2008 Girls' Basketball Team made it to the Finals of the CCS Division IV Playoffs and qualified for the Norcal Tournament for the second year in a row; 2008/2009 SCCAL Co-Champions; 2009/2010 SCCAL Champs; 2009/2010 SCCS Champs; 2011/2012 SCCAL Champs.
    • Boys Basketball: 2009/2010 SCCAL Co-Champs; 2010/2011 SCCAL Champs; 2010/2011 CCS Finals; 2011/2012 SCCAL Champs; 2014/2015 SCCAL Champs; 2015 CCS Champs; 2015/2016 SCCAL Champs Undefeated. 

    • Wrestling: The 2008/2009 SCCAL Champs

    • Boys Soccer: 2008/2009 SCCAL Champs; 2009/2010 SCCS Champs; 2010/2011 SCCAL Champs; 2010/2011 SCCS Champs; 2011/2012 SCCAL Champs; 2014/2015 SCCAL Champs.

    • Girls' Swimming: 2008/2009 SCCAL Champs

    • Boys' Swimming: 2011/2012 SCCAL Champs, 2012/2013 SCCAL Champs

    • Boys Track: 2009/2010 SCCAL Champs; 2010/2011 SCCAL Champs; 2014 CCS Champs.

    • Girls Track: 2009/2010 SCCAL Champs

    • Girls Golf: 2012/2013 SCCAL Champions, 2009/2010 SCCAL Co-Champs; 2011/2012 SCCAL Champs; 2012/2013 SCCAL Champs; 2013/2014 SCCAL Champs.

    • Cross Country: 2009/2010 CCS Finals; 2014/15 CCS 4th Place; 2015/2016 CCS Champs;  2016/17 CCS Champs,                                  


    Athletic Packet
    Physical Form
    Voluntary Student Ins.
    Atlético de paquetes
    Forma física
    Seguro Escolar Voluntario
    Field Trip by Private Vehicle
    Transporte en vehículo privado
    Coaching Handbook

    SCHS Forms

    Check Request
    Fundraising Approval
    Expenditure Pre-Approval
    Purchase Order

    SCCAL Website
    CCS Website
    CCS Sportsmanship