Athletics

Nueva’s athletics program has achieved great success as a PreK–12 school.

Our students pursue multiple passions, and, for many, representing Nueva as scholar-athletes is vital to their experience. Our participation is significant for such a young program: 64% of students in grades 4–8 and 50% of Upper School students participate in Nueva athletics.

 

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Athletics Updates

Meet the Athletics Admin Team

Portrait of Chris Wade, Interim Director of Athletics

Chris Wade
Director of Athletics
cwade@nuevaschool.org
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Portrait of Alyssa Richards, Athletics Coordinator

Alyssa Richards
K-8 Physical Education
Teacher & Athletics Coordinator

arichards@nuevaschool.org

 

Portrait of Mallory Celaya, Sports Medicine

Mallory Celaya
Middle and Upper School
Athletic Trainer

mcelaya@nuevaschool.org

 

Portrait of Robert Lopez, Director of Track/Cross Country

Robert Lopez
Director of Track & Field / Cross Country & Athletics Admin Support
rlopez@nuevaschool.org

 

Read About Athletics in Nueva News

Student-athletes Wrap Up Successful Fall Seasons

It’s hard to believe the fall sports season is behind us and winter sports are in full swing. Before we move ahead full steam, let’s take a look back at our student-athletes’ successful fall season. 

MIddle School Boys' Basketball

Record numbers of students joined winter basketball and soccer to play and learn by doing. Nueva’s K-8 Physical Education Teacher and Athletics Coordinator and three faculty coaches reflect on The Nueva Way in their successful 2019 season.

Photo Highlights from 2016–2017 Upper School Athletics

They ran, they swam, they swung, they scored. After a stellar year, upper school student athletes and their families came together last week to celebrate their accomplishments. Check out highlights from their 2016–2017 athletics slideshow.

Middle School Athletics: Girls' Basketball and Boys' Soccer Win Championships

In an exciting come-from-behind victory, the JVA sixth-grade girls’ basketball team clinched the 2017 WBAL Gold-level championship on Thursday night, March 2.  Going into the game with rival Menlo School, the girls had only lost one game this season — to Menlo. Trailing for three of the four quarters, the Nueva girls pushed themselves to play their best, taking the lead halfway through the fourth quarter and never relinquishing it.

Upper School Athletics: Success in Fall and Winter Sets the Stage for Growth in Nueva’s Offerings

Building off the momentum of highly successful fall and winter seasons, Nueva’s Upper School athletics program launches spring sports this week. Teams taking to the field include: Boys’ Tennis, Co-ed Track & Field, Girls’ Softball, and Boys’ Golf. Tennis will field both a Junior Varsity and Varsity squad for the first time this season, with close to 30 students participating. We are also excited to announce the new addition of co-ed Swimming & Diving to this spring’s line-up.