Welcome to Natomas Unified School District Athletics! We offer a variety of sports at our schools that support preparing student-athletes to graduate college and career ready, and to be productive, responsible, and engaged global citizens. We believe extra-curricular activities have a positive impact on students and play a key component in not only developing life skills but building self-esteem, establishing friendships, promoting self-discipline, and building character. Athletics are offered to students beginning in elementary school (4th-grade) and vary by school and season. All students must maintain a 2.0 or above, have a completed sports packet (with physical), and attend all practices/games after tryouts. We encourage you to explore this webpage and also the Parent University webpage to learn more about how to become a student-athlete, what it takes to play at the collegiate level, and athletic programs offered in Natomas Unified.
“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope, where there was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all types of discrimination.” – Nelson Mandela
Message for Indoor and Outdoor Observers
As student-athletes return to playing indoor and outdoor sports, many families are asking, “Can we come watch?” We understand that families really want to see their kids play, and we want to accommodate this as safely as possible. Please click on the links below to read the updated CDPH guidelines for limited indoor and outdoor observers at competitions.
Importance Athletic Notice (February 2021)
On February 19, 2021, the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) sent out a Memo with new, updated California Department of Public Health (CDPH) information in relation to high school Athletics. The new memo in addition to the new sport calendar are linked below.
As a reminder, each league will now be forming their own seasons. Once the Capital Valley Conference (CVC) – Inderkum HS, the Greater Sacramento League (GSL) – Natomas HS – the Northern Pacific Athletic Conference (NPAC) – Leroy Greene have created their season of sport timelines and schedules, and they are approved, they will be posted on the website.
Practices and competitions may begin as soon as allowed by the California Department of Public Health (colored tiers) and Sacramento County health authority guidelines, and in accordance with the leagues’ seasons of sport calendar, and with District approval.
This is only a one year adjustment due to the pandemic and we will return to a normal, three season sports season (fall, winter, spring) the following year.
Athletic Directors/Coaching Staff will adjust their game schedules, practice schedules, and training regimens to best prepare the student-athletes for this new adaptation of the schedule.
For Conditioning that is ongoing, please refer to our ‘Phased Return to Athletics’ plan for each site.
Visit your site’s athletic page for more information and updated game schedules – these will be adjusted once updates are approved and finalized by each league.
Inderkum High School
Natomas High School
Leroy Greene Academy
Looking forward to seeing our student-athletes in action!
NUSD Athletic Director
Track & Field
*Not all sports listed above are offered at every school site. Please check individual sites for a list of athletics offered.
ATHLETIC CLEARANCE REQUIRED PRIOR TO START OF THE 2021-22 SEASON
Click here for required documents for the 2021-22 school year.
Natomas Unified School District
1901 Arena Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
Email Suzanne Baker, Coordinator III
District Athletic Director
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The Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in district programs and activities. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.