Sports on the Side

LA hires swim coach

Los Altos High officials last month named Seth Tasman varsity boys swim coach. Tasman also coaches girls water polo at the school. As a swimmer at Iona College, Tasman set school records in three individual events and as part of four relays, earning All-America honors. He previously coached swimming in Florida, producing a state champion in the breaststroke. Katie Buzzetta has been hired as Tasman’s assistant coach.

Hoops camp at MV

Spartans Sports Camp’s coed winter break basketball camp is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Feb. 21 at Mountain View High, 3535 Truman Ave. Led by Mountain View coaches and alumni, the fast-paced camp will focus on skills such as shooting, ball handling and defense. It is open to boys and girls in grades 4-8. Cost is $195. To register and for more information, call 479-5906 or visit

LL softball sign-ups

Los Altos & Los Altos Hills Little League is registering players for girls T-ball and softball. The spring season is open to girls ages 5-12. New and experienced players are welcome. To register and for more information, visit

Volleyball clinics

Aloha Volleyball Club, directed by Los Altos High girls coach Peter Kim, has scheduled five three-session clinics on the basic fundamentals of volleyball. The clinics, open to boys and girls 14 and under, are scheduled three Sundays a month through May at Santa Clara High. Cost is $40 per clinic or $100 for three sessions. For more information, visit

Softball registration

Mountain View-Los Altos Girls Softball is registering players for the spring season. The league is open to girls 5-16. No experience necessary; everyone plays. Clinics are offered to develop skills. To register and for more information, visit

PONY up for baseball

Los Altos-Mountain View PONY Baseball registration has opened for the spring season. The league is for boys and girls ages 5-19. Practice begins in March and the season runs through June. To register and for more information, visit

Nominate an athlete

The California Interscholastic Federation is accepting nominations for its All-Century Teams. The CIF governs the state’s high school sports. Former student-athletes who demonstrated significant athletic contributions in CIF-approved sports are eligible and anyone can nominate a student-athlete they deem worthy. Winter sports nominations are accepted through February and spring nominations March through May. For more information, visit

Tennis, anyone?

The Los Altos Tennis Club seeks new members. If interested, email Sherry Barba at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..