Official tryouts for girls volleyball, boys volleyball, girls basketball and boys basketball tryouts start on 4/19/21.  All interested athletes must have a current physical and completed waivers to be cleared to participate in tryouts.

Water Polo will begin April 26th. Please contact Coach Hong for any sports specific questions.

Practice times for 4/19/21 – 4/23/21

 **Season 2 practice times**

Student Behavioral Expectations and Parent Waiver

Boys Basketball Athletic Waiver

Girls Basketball Athletic Waiver

Track and Field Athletic Waiver

Girls Volleyball Athletic Waiver

Boys Volleyball Athletic Waiver

Water Polo Athletic Waiver


Waiver-COVID Athletics

Physical Form

2020-2021 Sports Physical Exam Form



Below waivers must be signed and turned into coach before you are cleared to practice.

Student Behavioral Expectations and Parent Wavier and Release Form

Track and Field Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Girls Basketball Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Boys Basketball Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Boys Tennis Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Swim Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Girls Volleyball Athletic Waivers – Parent and Student

Boys Volleyball Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Cheer Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Water Polo Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Soccer Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Softball Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Football Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student

Baseball Athletic Waiver – Parent and Student


Waiver-COVID Athletics


This is a reminder that Season 1 sports, Cross Country, G. Tennis, G. Golf, is in season.  Football is only allowed to condition at this time. G. Soccer, Softball and baseball have also started conditioning. If you are interested in participating please complete your athletic clearance at https://www.athleticclearance.com/. We are still required to run our practices in pods of no more then 27, so get cleared asap. You can find more athletic clearance information on our athletic website, http://mthsmustangs.com/?p=4749.


Athletic UPDATE

Each League has developed seasons of sport calendars (for all sports offered) for our league.  Attached is our new seasons of sport.  We have been given flexibility to develop two new seasons of sport to give our students every opportunity to participate in athletics.

Cross Country, Girls Tennis and Girls Golf starts on Monday February 1st. Please contact your coach with any sports specific questions. Each sport is limited to pods of 27 and all participants must wear a mask at all times. The State of California has put all CIF sports into specific colors so as we move into new colored tiers more sports will be able to begin.

All students interested in participating in athletics must have a physical dated after 5/1/2020.  You must create an account with a parent/guardian on athleticclearance.com where online signatures are required.  You must also upload your most current physical on athleticclearance.com.  All cleared students must also download and complete EGUSD COVID Waiver. Athletic clearance information and COVID Waiver can be found on our athletic website, http://mthsmustangs.com/?p=4749.

All students must upload your most current physical on athleticclearance.com.  More information on athletic clearance can be found on our athletic website, http://mthsmustangs.com/?p=4749.

Approved to start Season 1 Sports

Cross Country

Coach Grimble – cgrimble4@gmail.com

Coach Hinton – bhinton317@gmail.com

Girls Tennis – Coach Naidu – devesh.naidu@yahoo.com

Girls Golf – Coach Fritz – jfritz@egusd.net

Football (Conditioning Only) – Coach Ewing – tweing@egusd.net

Due to the COVID -19 pandemic, all dates are subject to change.

Section Sport Calendar – (DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Metro League Sports Calendar


2020-2021 Athletic Clearance & COVID waiver

Athletic Clearance

At Monterey Trail we use an online clearance process to clear our athletes. The website is www.athleticclearance.com


Every student who wants to participate in a sport must complete and have signed by a parent/guardian the following forms: 1. Physical / Medical Insurance (Mandatory) 2. Emergency Information (Mandatory) 3. Agreement for Team Participation (Mandatory) 4. Student Alternate Transportation Form (Mandatory) 5. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Form (Mandatory) 6. Concussion and Head Injury Information Sheet (Mandatory) 7. Student Personal Automobile Use Form (Optional) Athletes must have a yearly physical from a qualified physician who completes the medical examination report. In order to be accepted for athletics, the physical must be completed after May 1, 2020 of the school year in which the athlete plans to compete. Completed papers should be given to the head coach/athletic director depending on the site’s athletic department policy.

Students will need to create an account and upload a current physical after May 1st, 2020 for the School year of 2020-2021. Also you can find the EGUSD physical form on the mthsmustangs.com under the Forms page. If you have any questions about clearance. Please email David Coronado, dcoronad@egusd.net Fall Sports start on Dec 7th for Cross Country and Football and Dec 14th for Men’s & Women’s Volleyball and Men’s & Women’s Water Polo. 

You must be academically eligible from final term 1 grades to tryout for a fall sport. 


EGUSD Sports Physical Examination Form 20-21

Elk Grove Unified School District (“EGUSD”) is complying with guidance and taking reasonable steps to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19. However, this risk cannot be completely eliminated and EGUSD cannot guarantee that you and/or, if applicable, your student(s)/child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, participating in the EGUSD athletic program and related events and activities (“Athletic Program”) could increase your and/or, if applicable, your student(s)/child(ren)’s risk of contracting COVID-19. Consequently, for the safety of our staff, students, parents, and other visitors, EGUSD requires all persons participating in its activities during this pandemic to acknowledge an assumption of the risk, waive (i.e. release) liability, and agree to abide by our COVID-19 protocols.  Please print all three pages sign and bring to your conditioning period.

Waiver-COVID Athletics

EGUSD shall not discriminate against any pupil based on actual or perceived ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, immigration status, national origin, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in the access to student activities.



Statement Regarding Education-Based Athletics for 2020-21 School Year

Season 1 sports are on hold, effective December 7th (FB) and December 14th (Cross Country, D7 Soccer, Water Polo-B&G, Girls Volleyball, Badminton), practices and competition are on hold until the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), in conjunction with the State of California Governor’s office, release return-to-activity guidelines. The CIFSJS will be meeting to discuss additional steps and timelines for the SJS.

Attached is the CIF STATE statement.

Press Release_12.1.20 CIF Statement Regarding Education-Based Athletics for 2020-21 School Year

SJS Sports Calendar for 2020-21

Due to the COVID -19 pandemic, all dates are subject to change. Please continue to monitor the Sac-Joaquin Section website www.cifsjs.org.


Season 1 Start Date

  • December 7, 2020 – Cross Country, Football
  • December 14, 2020 – B/G Volleyball, B/G Water Polo

Season 2 Start Date:          

  • February 1, 2021 – B/G Golf, B/G Tennis
  • February 22, 2021 – B/G Basketball, B/G Soccer, Wrestling
  • March 8, 2021 – Baseball, Softball, Swimming
  • March 15, 2021 – Track and Field

The SJS Sports Calendar for 2020-21

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section will follow the CIF State modified sport calendar for the 2020-21 school year. It means many changes for our schools and our student-athletes, and these decisions didn’t come lightly. We strongly encourage you to check out all the below links, which include the new calendar, a tentative quick reference playoff guide and a list of all the bylaw and process changes in one fact sheet.

20-21 Sport Calendar version 3


Basketball Conditioning – POSTPONED

All interested basketball athletes must complete and submit the EGUSD COVID RELEASE FORM as well as complete the online clearance process at athleticclearance.com. You must turn in a hard copy of COVID form as well as be cleared on athleticclearance.com. For sports specific questions please contact coaches below.

Girl’s Basketball will begin October 27th Tuesday’s & Thursday’s from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

Coach Whitsett – dwhit900@yahoo.com

Boy’s Basketball will begin on October 19th. Monday – Thrusday from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

Coach Fields – coachrfields@gmail.com

NCAA E-learning, Distance and Hybrid Coursework Update

Here is information from NCAA Clearinghouse

E-learning, Distance and Hybrid Coursework Update

In an effort to provide clarity to students and parents making decisions regarding the 2020-2021 academic year, the NCAA Eligibility Center is providing additional guidance regarding distance, e-learning or hybrid options made available by schools with NCAA-approved core courses. The Eligibility Center will continue to monitor the environment and make determinations on extension of other COVID-19 relief policies as more information becomes available.


2020-21 Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete

The 2020-21 Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete is now available for download! The guide is designed to assist you, athletic directors, coaches, college-bound student-athletes and their families with understanding the initial-eligibility process.

Click here to retweet our guide update and share with your student-athletes and their families! You may also find the guide on the High School Portal and NCAA.org . If you’d like to purchase copies of the guide, please visit NCAApublications.com.

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