Athletics and PE

PE and Athletics at SDHS

San Diego High School provides one of the leading student athletics programs in our city. With excellent coaching, facilities and talent our student athletes compete at the highest level in a wide range of sports and there are opportunities for all students. For the latest information about our athletics teams visit or contact our coaches.

We also provide a unique fitness-first approach to PE for all students featuring the use of three distinct strength and conditioning spaces on campus.


One of our most popular sports of campus with one of our most experienced coaches. Badminton is a perennially strong program and an awesome opportunity for both fun and high-level competition.

See the latest news and results for our girls and boys varsity, JV and freshman teams at  Follow us on IG: @sdhs_badminton.

SDHS Badmington 2023

     Badmington 2023






With a new field on campus, baseball is poised to return to the top of the City Conference. This program has produced multiple professional players and features full varsity and JV squads for new and experienced players alike.

Follow us on instagram @caversbaseball

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Baseball 2024

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Basketball has traditionally been one of the flagship programs downtown, with a history of CIF champions and college-bound players. With experienced coaches spread across multiple levels, basketball is a great opportunity to develop in an elite environment.

News and photos from our Girls Varsity, Girls JV, Boys Varsity, and Boys JV, teams on Follow us on Instagram: @sandiegocaversbasketball and @ladycaversbball

Girls Basketball Champions

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Boys Basketball

Beach Volleyball

The newest sport on campus has also proven to be one of the most fun. The team has the opportunity to play at coastal locations all over San Diego and develop volleyball skills and strength and conditioning unique to this Southern California pastime.

Follow us on Instagram: @sdhsgirlsbeachvb

Beach Volleyball


The heartbeat of San Diego High athletics is our cheer program, which supports our campus life with tireless enthusiasm. Tryouts are in the spring and interested students should reach out to the cheer program directly for more information.

Varsity and JV teams.  Follow us @sandiegocheer


SDHS cheer

Cross Country

Our Cross country program has produced two Olympians and nearly-countless league titles. This sport provides a phenomenal opportunity to chase race wins or general fitness for all interested students on campus.

Find the latest news and photos from all our teams (boys varsity, girls varsity, boys JV and girls JV) on

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Football (Tackle and Flag)

Flag and tackle football work in concert at San Diego, with two teams competing against historic rivals in some of our fan-favorite events. Friday Night Lights shine bright downtown!

Find the news and photos from our Varsity, JV, and Freshman tackle football teams, and our girls flag football team at


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From historic Balboa to world-famous Torrey Pines, our golfers play some of the best courses in the country and have some of the best coaching as well.

Find the latest news about our girls varsity and boys varsity teams at Follow us on instagram: @sdhsmensgolf, and @sdhsgirlsgolf

Balboa Golf Course


San Diego is a lacrosse hotbed and San Diego High is no exception. The boys’ team made the CIF postseason in 2023 and the girls’ team have several current college prospects – both programs are set to improve even further with established coaches and cultures.

SDHS Boys Varsity, Girls Varsity, Boys JV and Girls JV. Follow us on Instragram: @sdhsmenslax and @sdhsgirlslax



Lacrosse team


With two CIF Finals appearances in the last two years, San Diego High is unequivocally a soccer school. Both programs have produced Division 1 players and continue to develop some of the very best athletes in the county.

Girls Varsity and JV, Boys Varsity (DS Division II finalists, 2023) and JV.

Follow us on Instagram: @sdhsboyssoccer and @sdwsoc

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Girls Soccer


Even during construction, SDHS softball made a CIF playoff appearance in 2023. With a state-of-the-art facility now complete on campus, complete with iconic views of the San Diego skyline, the program now has a field worthy of the hard-working students who compete for the Cavers.

Follow our JV and Varsity teams on Instagram: @sdh_softball

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The Spring season is full of diverse opportunities for student-athletes, with the Caver swim program offering an accessible opportunity to both learn to swim or build on skills for club-level athletes. With an on-campus coach and a beautiful facility at Memorial Swimming Pool, this team truly has something to offer for every student.

Follow our boys and girls varsity and JV teams at

Swim team

Swim team


Both boys’ and girls’ tennis compete in Division 1. Coach Sand doubles as the PE department chair and has integrated his programs with high-level strength and conditioning opportunities as well as opportunities to play at some of the premier sites in the city.

Follow our teams on Instgram: @sdhsgtennis and @sdhsbtennis

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Girls tennis

Track & Field

San Diego High has produced state medalists throughout its history, with a state champion in CeCe James in 2022. The program has slots for more than 100 Cavers and is an amazing option for students looking to improve physical fitness and compete in a sport with an event for every type of athlete.

Follow our boys and girls  varsity and JV teams on Instagram: @sdhstfxc

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Track and field


Boys’ and Girls’ volleyball have both made consistent CIF appearances in recent years. With on-campus coaches and energetic returning players, volleyball is absolutely an up-and-coming sport on campus.

Follow our girls and boys Varsity, JV and Freshman teams on and @sdhsgirlsvolleyball

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San Diego High produced one of the great American wrestlers ever in Stephen Neal, and the culture of excellence remains resolute in that program. With the addition of girls’ wrestling in 2023, there has never been a better time to be a Caver wrestler.

Follow our girls and boys teams on Instagram:  @sdhs.wrestling

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