Athletic Office

Athletic Director:  Mike Zimmerman


Athletic Secretary:  Joanne Austin

Athletic Office: 949-515-6308

Athletic Fax: 949-515-6343
Office Hours: 7:30am-4:00pm

Closed for lunch 12:00-1:00pm

Concussion Management

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”


Two of our football players were honored for their achievements as student-athletes at Newport Harbor High School. The 2015 National Football Foundation Hall of Fame Scholarship Athletes were ...more

OCADA-Champions of Character

Clay Davis and Sammie Yeager were honored last night by the Orange County Athletic Directors Association (OCADA) for their exceptional character as young adults on our campus. Beyond being incredible student- athletes, these two Sailors exude everything that is right about Newport Harbor High School. Please help me congratulate Sammie and Clay! SAILOR PRIDE! 


NHHS Wrestling 2015!

182 pound senior Brett Beaudette took 6th place. 195 pound sophomore Drew Dobbs finished 5th. He is the highest placing sophomore for Newport Harbor in the CIF tournament for over 20 years. Both qualify for the Masters meet this weekend at Ontario Citizens bank arena.


NHHS Surf Team-Nicaragua 2015

Thank you Coach Burns, and NHHS surf team--not only did you take on some of the best waves on this planet, but you also practiced global citizenship by brining clean drinking water to the children of Nicaragua. SAILOR PRIDE is alive an well with NHHS Surf Team!  


NHHS Athletics In The News

Track & Field: Hope springs forward for Newport Harbor

Bender, who set school record in 100 hurdles last weekend, appears primed for a big track season for Sailors.

Read the Article in the Daily Pilot

Posted by: Cindy Ballreich
Published: 3/20/15

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

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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 - Mike Hunter

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 - Rocky Ciarelli

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.