Getting Ready for the Start of the Season

Following the recent announcement by the East Bay Athletic League (EBAL) about the start of the athletic season, here are a few important steps for all student-athletics interested in participating:

1.) Athletic Clearance – All student-athletes must be cleared in order to try out for any sport. Go to www.athleticclearace.com and follow all of the necessary steps outlined in the portal. If you have any questions or issues, contact LouAnne Crawford at crawfordlouanne@dublinusd.org or (925) 833-3300×7105.

2.) Contacting the Head Coach – The list below includes the contact information for each of our athletic programs at DHS, along with start dates if they have been determined:

“Purple” Sports

Cross Country (February 1 – March 20): Chris Williams – williamschris@dublinusd.org

Swimming (February 1 – March 27): Greg Rodriguez – rodriguezgregory@dublinusd.org

Diving (February 1 – March 27): Eric Holtzheimer: eric@caldiving.org

Boys/Girls Golf (February 8 – May 1): Tom Craig – tomcgolfer@aol.com

Boys/Girls Tennis (February 8 – May 1): Jason Wilson – wilsonjason@dublinusd.org

Track and Field (March 22 – May 15): Chris Williams – williamschris@dublinusd.org

“Red” Sports

Baseball (Still TBD, but Target Start Date is March 1): Ed Dean – dean1754@comcast.net and Greg Oravetz – oravetzgreg@dublinusd.org

Softball (Still TBD, but Target Start Date is March 1): Sarah Machado – dhs.gaels.softball@gmail.com

Girls Lacrosse (Still TBD, but Target Start Date is March 1): Alyssa Cook – cookalyssa@dublinusd.org

“Orange” Sports

Football (Still TBD): Brandon Black – blackbrandon@dublinusd.org

Boys/Girls Volleyball (Still TBD): Mike Bongay – coachmbongay@yahoo.com

Badminton (Still TBD): Dave Lau – dave@klhcpa.com

Boys Soccer (Still TBD): John Morrison – jmorr11@yahoo.com

Girls Soccer (Still TBD): Shawn McHugh – mchughshawn@dublinusd.org

Boys Lacrosse (Austin Perry): austin.perry12@yahoo.com

“Yellow” Sports

Boys Basketball (Still TBD): Tom Costello – costellotom@dublinusd.org

Girls Basketball (Still TBD): Mark Wainwright – mwplayhard@gmail.com

Stunt Cheer (Still TBD): Megan Sininger – siningermegan@dublinusd.org

Wrestling (Still TBD): Samuel Durham – durhamsamuel@dublinusd.org

Dance (Still TBD): Lauren deLucia; delucialauren@dublinusd.org

Note – Hip Hop and Competition/Sideline Cheer have already started, while start dates for other club sports such as Hockey and Cricket are TBD.

3.) Frequently Visit our Website – The official start dates and tryout times/locations for each sport will be posted on the Athletics website at www.dublingaels.com, and the page will be updated regularly. Considering that sports may start the moment our County reaches the designated COVID tier, it is recommended that those interested in participating check for updates frequently in the coming months to make sure they don’t miss anything.