Athletic Office

Athletic Director:  Mike Zimmerman


Athletic Secretary:  Joanne Austin

Athletic Office: 949-515-6308

Athletic Fax: 949-515-6343
Office Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm

Closed for lunch 12:00-1:00pm

Athletic Clearance Forms

Click here for Athletic Clearances Form.    If your student is planning to participate in athletics at Newport Harbor, it is mandatory for them to have the following documents completed and submitted to the athletic office prior to participating in a sport or summer program.  Please be sure to attach a copy of your student's current medical insurance card. If you do not have medical insurance, you can obtain coverage for your student for school athletic events from Myers-Stevens. Click here    for information/application.

  • Activities Certificate - Page 1
  • Physical Form - Page 2

CIF Southern Section Commissioner-Rob Wigod

CIF Victory with Honor

The NHHS Athletic Department in association with the NMUSD, CIF, the Josephson Institute of Ethics and the community share the goal of teaching the importance of character. All of the athletes at NHHS strive to understand the importance of being a “Person of Character” by living according to the Six Pillars of Character. All of the coaches at NHHS have been trained with the Josephson objectives as noted below:

The Student Athlete at NHHS

  • Is a good person, someone to look up to and admire
  • Knows the difference between right and wrong and always tries to do what is right
  • Sets a good example for everyone
  • Makes the world a better place
  • Lives according to the “Six Pillars of Character”

Regular Season Athletics Calendar


NHHS Athletics In The News

Boys' Soccer: Alcantara leads Newport Harbor's surge

Senior standout, bound for UC Riverside, has been key in Sailors' three-game win streak.

Read the article in the Daily Pilot

Posted by: Cindy Ballreich
Published: 2/5/15

Newport Harbor surf team's trip to Nicaragua

Newport Harbor High School surf coach Matt Burns hopes an upcoming surf team trip to Nicaragua will be about more to students than just scoring epic waves and fine-tuning their surf skills. He hopes it’ll also serve as a lesson for them on how to give back and help others.

Read the article in the OC Register

Posted by: Cindy Ballreich
Published: 2/5/15

Kapana a wall for Sailors

The play of the senior goalie, who came up with 15 big saves in Battle of the Bay win over CdM, speaks for itself.

Read the article in the Daily Pilot

Posted by: Cindy Ballreich
Published: 12/26/14

Siemonsma big threat for Newport Harbor

Sophomore forward, who helped Sailors upset CdM last week, will not back down from physical play.

Read the article in the Daily Pilot

Posted by: Cindy Ballreich
Published: 12/20/14

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Contact An Athletics Coach

Baseball: - Evan Chalmers

Basketball: Boys Robert Torribio

  Girls Van Dusen

Cross Country:  Boys -Nowell Kay

                        Girls Eric Tweit

Field - Amanda Boyer - Jeff Brinkley

Golf:  Boys and Girls - Scott Tarnow

Lacrosse:  Boys - Mark Todd

                Girls - Matt Armstrong

Soccer:  Boys - Juan Mares

             Girls - Larry Draluck - Russell Hartman

Swim:  Boys   - Aaron Peirsol 

           Girls - Brian Melstrom

Tennis:  Boys and Girls - Kristen Case

Track:  Boys - Nowell Kay

           Girls - Eric Tweit

Volleyball:  Girls - Dan Glenn

                   Boys - Bryan Cottriel

Water Polo:  Boys TBA

                   Girls - Bill Barnett - Dominic Bulone










NHHS Athletics Websites

The webpages for the various sports are operated and maintained by volunteers of those individual sports.  All information and postings associated with these pages, and any links from them, are at the sole discretion of the Athletic Department and not endorsed by the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.