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ATHLETICS INFORMATION:

VUSD Sports Resources:

Go Fan Tickets link

CDPH Athletics Guidance as of September 1st

VUSD Guidelines for Multi-Sport Athletes

VUSD Athletics Webpage

Additional Resources:

Atheltics Physical Event on 6/11 from 7-10 am

VC Reopens Youth Sports Guidance

California Interscholastic Federation Guidelines for Return to Physical Activity

NFHS Guidance for Opening of High School Athletics

BHS Sports Resources:

Notice for Incoming 9th Grade Athletes

Athletic Online Clearance

Register My Athlete Instructions

Athlete's Bill of Rights (Spanish)

NCAA Information

Title IX Information

2019-2020 Athletic Program Participation Numbers

District Forms:

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 Athletic Department Participation Contract                 English     Spanish
         
 Athletic Policy and Code of Conduct   English   Spanish
         
 CIF Code of Ethics   English    
         
 Parent Concussion Information   English   Spanish
         
 VUSD Athlete's Bill of Rights   English   Spanish
         
 VUSD Emergency Contact & Health Insurance Information   English   Spanish
         
 VUSD Informed Consent   English   Spanish
         
 VUSD Medical Clearance II   English     
         
 VUSD SCA Information Sheet   English   Spanish
         
 Questions and Answers - Ca. Education Code - Athletics   English    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KEEP UP WITH OUR TEAMS’ PROGRESS

Up to Date Standings: https://www.maxpreps.com/scoreboard/football/state/california.htm

Local Stories for Ventura County:

https://www.vcstar.com/sports/ 

https://www.facebook.com/vcspreps/

TRY-OUTS

2022-2023 Tryout Dates

Tryouts will be announced at least two weeks in anticipation of the try out date on Buena Today video announcements, posted about the school, on our website, and in our printed bulletin.  All students wishing to try out for a sport must be medically cleared by a qualified doctor and complete the Register My Athlete electronic forms prior to stepping foot on the field or court for tryouts.

SPORTS FOR PE CREDIT

Students who wish to utilize team involvement in lieu of a traditional PE class in grades 9 and 10 must be selected on a team for one sport per semester (both Fall and Spring semesters) in order for it to be counted as a P.E. course.

CLOSED PRACTICES

Athletic practices are closed to the general public and parents as well, unless prior arrangements have been made with the head coach and athletic director for a planned visit.

PLAYING TIME EXPECTATIONS

Unlike youth sports or pay to play sports, high school sports participation is based upon academic eligibility, skill level, and attendance of all practices and games.  The high school level of athletic competition is extremely competitive and we play to win.  That said, stronger players often receive starting positions and more playing time during contests.  We will always work to develop all of our players equally during practices to ensure opportunities for improvement so that additional playing time can be earned, but this is by no means a guarantee and is always a coaching decision.

24 HOUR COOLING-OFF PERIOD

Emotions can run high when our children are involved.  For that reason, we must insist on a 24 hour cooling off period so cooler heads prevail when discussing topics of concern or agitation.  It is never appropriate to broach conversations voicing concern or disapproval with a coach on a contest day.

CONCERNS OR COMPLAINTS DURING THE COURSE OF SEASON

Concerns or complaints should always be resolved at the lowest levels first whenever possible following the steps outlines below.

Step 1. Speak directly with the Head Coach

Step 2. If no resolution is reached, Speak with the Athletic Director at (805) 289-1826, ext. 2030

Step 3. If no resolution is reached, speak with the Assistant Principal in charge of the athletics Program at (805) 289-1826, ext. 1014 

*Following the chain of command will be strictly adhered to in addressing concerns as presented, and those in need of an audience will be directed to the appropriate person for a resolution and/or investigation.

LAWS AND GOVERNANCE OF ATHLETICS PROGRAMS

Southern Section California Interscholastic Federation Rules and Regulations

https://cifss.org/ 

Title IX and Sex Discrimination Law

https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/tix_dis.html 

Donations to a Specific Sport

Please make checks payable to Buena High Associated Student Body for the desired amount of your contribution.  In the memo line, please indicate the specific Sport Trust to which you wish to donate (i.e. Girls’ Volleyball Trust, or Baseball Trust). 

BHS ATHLETICS CONTACT LIST

Administrative Staff

 Tina Perez, Assistant Principal  tina.perez@venturausd.org
 Shaun Strople, Athletic Director  shaun.strople@venturausd.org
 Noemi Cruz, Athletic Secretary  noemi.cruz@venturausd.org

 

Fall Sports Head Coaches

 Ryan Bolland, Football  ryan.bolland@venturausd.org
 Aaron Torres, Boys Cross Country  aaron.torres@venturausd.org
Michele Burns, Girls Cross Country  michele.burns@venturausd.org
 Paul Engel, Girls Golf  paul.engel@venturausd.org
 Robert Jacobson-Duteil, Girls Tennis  Robert.JacobsonDuteil@venturausd.org
 Eric Valdivia, Girls Volleyball  ericvaldivia80@yahoo.com
 Tom Davis, Boys Water Polo  tsdavis111@gmail.com
 Donte Parker, Cheer  dtp20@icloud.com 
 Diamonique Bell, Dance  belldiamonique@gmail.com

 

Winter Sports Head Coaches

 Matt Colton, Boys Basketball  matthew.colton@venturausd.org
 Cynthia Hernandez, Girls Basketball  cynthiabuenabulldog@gmail.com
 Forrest Solis, Boys Soccer  forrest_solis@yahoo.com 
 Amanda (AJ) Tewes, Girls Soccer  tewes.amanda@gmail.com
 Thomas Favero, Girls Water Polo  thomas.favero@venturausd.org
 Eddie Martinez, Wrestling  eddie.martinez@venturausd.org

 

Spring Sports Head Coaches

 Jared Patterson, Baseball  jpatterson.bhs@gmail.com
 Paul Engel, Boy's Golf  paul.engel@venturausd.org
 Shawna Lopez, Softball  sklopez2018@gmail.com
 Scott Manninen, Swimming  scott.manninen@venturausd.org
 Robert Jacobson-Duteil, Boys Tennis  Robert.JacobsonDuteil@venturausd.org
 Aaron Torres, Boys Track  aaron.torres@venturausd.org
 Michele Burns, Girls Track  michele.burns@venturausd.org

 Jesse Martin, Boys Volleyball

Kelsie Danebrock

 jessemar10@aol.com

 kcdanebrock@gmail.com

 Wendy Mace, Girls Beach Volleyball  wendy197312@gmail.com

 

Notice for incoming 9th Graders!

Buena High School and specifically the Athletics Department is excited to begin your high school journey with you.

In the midst of this new environment Buena High School was not able to hold the usual measures of communication on our campus this Spring for incoming 9th graders and as such it is important to us that our incoming students feel confident when they enter their freshmen year. I understand that during this time you may feel isolated and disconnected as your son/daughter will be making the jump to high school in a couple months and we want to make this transition as smooth and informed as possible. Although a lot is still not determined, the Buena High School coaching staff, Administration, and myself are committed to keeping you informed about our athletic programs.

The Buena Athletics Department has a vision and a mission, which I have included below and on the attached document.

Vision:

The Athletics Department at Buena High School will have a transformative impact on our student athletes by developing character, integrity, leadership, teamwork, and persistence. These values learned through Buena High School’s athletic programs will provide the opportunity for our graduates to lead meaningful lives and become more productive members of the community.
Mission:

The mission of the Athletics Department at Buena High School is to provide athletic programs that develop student athletes through competition as an extension of the academic classroom. We believe that our athletic department is a dynamic, integral part of an educational experience, providing our student athletes with life-long lessons for personal growth. Our athletic programs are committed to finding success on the athletic field of play while competing with character, integrity, discipline, sportsmanship, leadership, teamwork, and ethical behavior. Our coaches, faculty, and student athletes inspire a deep sense of pride in what it means to be part of the black and blue, the Buena Bulldogs!

It is important to our coaching staff to connect with you regarding your interests in our athletic programs for this upcoming year. Please reach out to our coaches by clicking on the following link: BHS Coaches Each coach can explain the specifics of his/her program when he/she responds to your communication.

Athletic Clearance (Register My Athlete):
I do want to provide you some information on one item that is required for participation for all programs, that is a student’s athletic clearance. This needs to be completed each year to be athletically cleared to participate in any sport, including tryouts, practice, or competition. I have included the link to the athletic clearance page on the Buena High School website, which can provide details on Register My Athlete, the online platform used to process the clearances. The athletic clearance includes a doctor’s physical, which has to be uploaded to Register My Athlete. The pdf of the physical clearance form that the doctor’s office would need to complete and you would need to upload is on the Buena High School Website Athletics page (under the athletic clearance tab) for you to download. If there are any questions regarding this process, please direct them to the Athletic Assistant, Noemi Cruz.

Athletic Clearance Link

We are really excited to welcome your son/daughter to Buena High School!! Please reach out to the respective coaches if you have sport specific questions, or to Shaun Strople (Athletic Director) and/or Noemi Cruz (Athletic Assistant) with any other questions you may have.

Stay safe and well!

Buena High School Athletics Website: https://buena.venturausd.org/athletics/aboutgeneral-info Buena High School Athletics Twitter: @BuenaAthletics

Regards,

Shaun Strople

Athletic Director
Buena High School shaun.strople@venturausd.org

Noemi Cruz

Athletic Assistant
Buena High School noemi.cruz@venturausd.org