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Athletic Philosophy

The Bay School supports a large, varied, and competitive athletic program consistent with the school’s commitment to a healthy and responsible lifestyle. More than 60% of students participate in interscholastic athletics. Bay's athletic values align with Bay's precepts and include hard work, perseverance, and commitment. 

Our coaches are lifelong athletes and experienced, ethical, enthusiastic educators. Their commitment to athletic excellence mirrors the high standards of our academic program. The Bay School offers interscholastic athletics grounded in both broad participation and competitive integrity. In practice, games, matches, and races, Bay athletes, coaches, and fans pride ourselves on a balance of competitive spirit, team focus, and honoring the game through sportsmanship. Bay values sports as a vehicle for personal growth and self-discovery. 

As part of the California Interscholastic Federation North Coast Section (NCS) and Bay Counties League–Central (BCL-Central), Bay supports 24 girls, boys, and coed teams across 10 sports. Over 60% percent of our students participate on an athletic team each year and 100 percent of 9th-, 10th-, and 11th-graders participate in a sport or physical activity. Bay athletes earn all-league team honors every season, and in its relatively short history, the school has brought home over 30 league championships and numerous berths in North Coast Section playoffs. 
 
 
 
Bay Teams

Fall    Winter    Spring
Coed Cross-Country*    Boys Basketball**   Baseball
Coed Sailing*   Girls Basketball*   Boys Golf 
Boys Soccer*   Girls Soccer   Boys Lacrosse
Girls Tennis*       Girls Lacrosse
Girls Volleyball**       Softball
        Boys Tennis*
        Boys Volleyball
         
         
 
*Bay also fields junior varsity teams for these sports.
**Bay also field frosh/soph teams for these sports.

Practices and games generally take place every day after school and occasionally on weekends. Bay teams use fields and gym facilities within and near the Presidio.
 
 
Helpful Links 
 
Bay Area Conference The Bay School of San Francisco is a member of the Bay Counties League - Central which is part of the Bay Area Conference. You can check out current league standings on the BAC website. 
 
North Coast Section The Bay School of San Francisco is a member of the North Coast Section. Find out current information about sectional playoffs and brackets on the NCS website. 
 
California Interscholastic Federation The Bay School of San Francisco is a member in good standings with CIF. Find out more information about the governing body of high school athletics in California. 
 
 
Bay Athletic Leaders
Samantha Gallop
Director of Athletics for Operations 
sgallop@bayschoolsf.org
415-561-5800 ext. 111
Sheri Sam
Director of Athletics for Advancement
415-561-5800 ext. 118
Vincent Coloyan
Athletic Associate
415-561-5800 ext. 156