Athletics

Soquel High School offers a variety of competitive sports and is part of the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League (SCCAL) and the California Interscholastic Federation-Central Coast Section (CCS). In the fall we offer Cross Country, Football, Girls Golf, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball, and Water Polo. In winter we offer Basketball, Soccer and Wrestling, and in the spring there is Baseball, Softball, Track & Field, Swimming & Diving, Boys Tennis, Boys Golf, and Boys Volleyball. In addition, Soquel High School students can compete in surfing and cheer that fall outside of the SCCAL and CCS and are listed under Club Sports.

To complete Athletic Registration, complete the following steps:

  1. Register through the Illuminate Parent Portal if your student will be participating in a Fall, Winter and/or Spring sport.  In the Portal, click on the Athletics Packet to fill out the forms.  If you do not see the Athletic Packet in your portal, please contact the Athletic Director at 429-3950 or swalters@sccs.net.
  2. Download and fill out the Pre-Physical Information Sheet (English Form or Spanish Form).
  3. Have the doctor fill out the Physician's Form  (English/Spanish Form
  4. Download and fill out the Parent Opt-In for Sports Conditioning Form with COVID-19 details (English Form or Spanish Form)
  5. For Basketball or Wrestling, download and fill out the Authorization for Disclosure and Use of Medical Information Form (English Form or Spanish Form)
  6. Email or bring the forms in steps 2-4 to Stu Walters, Athletic Director, swalters@sccs.net

It will be helpful to have the following information on hand when completing the online registration form:

  • Health Insurance Information (Carrier and Policy Number)
  • Doctor Information (Name and Phone Number)
  • Emergency contact information

Coaching Roster
Maps to Athletic Venues
Driver - Field Trip Form
Voluntary Student Insurance Information  English  Spanish

If you are a player, coach or parent and have information about your sport you would like included in the web site, contact the Soquel High webmasteror ask your coach to contact the Soquel High Athletic Director at 429-3950.

For the complete league schedule go to SCCAL.

For eligibility rules when transferring to SHS, or other regional information, go to the CIF Central Coast Section (CCS) website

Scholar Athlete is awarded once a year to the senior who did well in both sports and academics. An award is given to one senior boy and one senior girl. This award has included some money donated by the Soquel High Fund in the form of a scholarship. The Athletic Director will call for applications to be submitted, usually in May each year. Seniors who wish to apply for the Scholar Athlete, please print out both pages of the application by clicking on the scholar athletic form.