Frequently Asked Questions

What teams does San Mateo have?

Fall: Cross Country, Football, Girls Tennis, Girls Golf Girls Volleyball, Boys/Girls Water Polo, Cheer
Winter: Boys/Girls Basketball, Boys/Girls Soccer, Co-Ed Wrestling, Cheer 
Spring: Baseball, Badminton, Softball, Track, Boys/Girls Swimming, Boys Tennis, Boys Golf, Boys Volleyball

When do tryouts start?

FALL Sports: Early August
Winter Sports: Late October/Early November
Spring Sports: Late January/Early February

NOTE: Many teams will have practices over the summer. Please contact the coach for summer schedule

What do I need to tryout?

Each potential athlete must be medically cleared before they try out. This includes getting a physical from a physician. If participating in summer activities, you must be medically cleared before the summer starts. Check the “FORMS” section on the athletics website.

Do I need to have good grades to play?

In order for a student to participate in athletics they must maintain a 2.0 GPA, must pass 5 classes and cannot have more than 1 F on their progress report.

Do teams cut players?

At San Mateo we strive to give every student an opportunity to be a part of a team. However, sometimes the game and/or team requirements don’t allow for us to keep all players.

What teams have Freshman teams?

Girls Volleyball , Boys Soccer & Boys basketball have had Freshman teams. If a sport has a lot of interest from Freshman, the athletic department will do whatever it can to help create a team.

What if I have more questions?

The athletic director should be able to answer your questions. You can email Jeff Scheller