Athletics

MISSION

The University Place School District Athletic Department will provide academic, athletic, and personal growth opportunities to develop excellence. We commit to building a championship culture, while supporting equitable opportunities for all students and staff that ignites a shared sense of pride and loyalty within our community.

VISION

The University Place School District Athletic Department will be recognized for excellence in the classroom, in the community and in competition.

Values

We value Servant-Leadership above all.

We are committed to our C.O.R.E.

C- COMMITMENT

O - OWNERSHIP

R - RESPECT

E - EXCELLENCE

Hello and Welcome to Spring Sports 2022!

Hopefully you will find the following information helpful. If you have any further questions please feel free to reach out to our athletic department staff or our coaching staff directly.


ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT STAFF

Suzanne Vick - Athletic Director

253.566.5710 ext. 2154 or svick@upsd83.org

Ms. Vick is starting her 4th year as Athletic Director at Curtis High School. She believes the lessons learned through athletics are essential to every young person's success.

Irene Lowe - Athletic Trainer

ilowe@upsd83.org


Ms. Lowe's primary responsibility is our athlete's health and safety. She works closely with the coaching staff and athletic director to address injuries that occur during athletic events and practice as well as injury prevention and rehabilitation.


Shelly Nyegaard – Athletic and Facilities Secretary

snyegaard@upsd83.org


Mrs. Nyegaard assists in the clearance of athletes and administration at Curtis High School Athletic Department.



REGISTRATION & CLEARANCE

Registration Is Open - Please go in and check that you have completed ALL the steps!


“VIKS CLEARED TO PARTICIPATE”

  • Register online HERE using Skyward Parent Access Username and Password

DO NOT CREATE A GUEST ACCOUNT UNLESS YOU ARE NOT A UPSD STUDENT

  • If you need help, please contact Shelly Nyegaard at 253.566.5718 or snyegaard@upsd83.org.

  • Athletes must have a current physical uploaded to Intouch or on file in the athletic office.


SPRING SPORTS START DATES

  • FEBRUARY 28TH - BASEBALL, SOFTBALL, BOYS/GIRLS LACROSSE, GIRLS TENNIS, BOYS/GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD, BOYS SOCCER, GIRLS WATER POLO

  • MARCH 8th - ALL SPRING SPORTS PARENT MEETING AT CURTIS


VACATION PLANNING – Our goal is to compete at the highest level in every sport. These programs will practice and compete during Spring break and on some Saturdays.


SPORT-SPECIFIC QUESTIONS

For questions specific to a sport, such as practice schedules, game schedules, or other team-related matters, please reach out to the coach directly. Coaches Directory


TRANSFER STUDENTS - If you have transferred to Curtis in the last 365 days, please email me at svick@upsd83.org so we can start the eligibility process.


VISION

The University Place School District Athletic Department will be recognized for excellence in the classroom, in the community and in competition.


MISSION

The University Place School District Athletic Department will provide academic, athletic, and personal growth opportunities to develop excellence. We commit to building a championship culture, while supporting equitable opportunities for all students and staff, that ignites a shared sense of pride and loyalty within our community.


BE IN THE KNOW

You can always find the latest athletic information at CURTIS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS and OURVIKINGNATION.COM and be sure to follow Curtis High School Athletics @OURVIKINGNATION on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.


Sincerely,

Suzanne Vick

CHS Athletic Director


Our Viking Nation on Social Media:

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Email:

svick@upsd83.org

Phone:

253.566.5710 ext. 2154

Suzanne Vick

My name is Suzanne Vick and I am starting my 4th year as Athletic Director at Curtis High School. I am thrilled to serve you! I look forward to connecting with each of you! The lessons learned through athletics are essential to every young person's success. Through athletics we learn to win, lose, trust, disappoint, persevere, dig deeper, defer, celebrate, listen, sacrifice, and commit, along with many more.


Our coaches love what they do and work extremely hard preparing to serve our student-athletes. We are committed to competing with integrity, offering the best instruction, over-communicating, and providing a positive experience.


As a staff we have spent the year developing our guiding principles. Our Vision, Mission, Values and The Curtis Way will be our what guides all our decisions this year. Please take a time to talk with your child about what it means to be a Curtis Athlete.


We need you! My hope is every family and fan will partner with us to positively encourage and support all of our Curtis High School sports, athletes and coaches. As you walk into a Curtis event please choose to be a fan. The role of athlete, coach and official are already taken.


I look forward to partnering with you, our athletes and our coaches to make this the best year ever!

GO VIKS!


Suzanne Vick
Athletic Director
University Place School District

Resources

Use the resource links below to learn more about high school athletics at Curtis High School. If you have further questions, please call Suzanne Vick at 253.566.5710.

Registration & Eligibility

High School Athletic Links

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