Sports on the Side for Oct. 7

Nominees sought for Double-Goal Coaches

The Positive Coaching Alliance welcomes nominations for its 2020 Double-Goal Coach Awards, which honor coaches who not only strive to win, but also teach life lessons through sports and show players how to respect the game.

The deadline is Nov. 30. Nominees must have at least three years’ experience coaching at a school or with a club or recreation team. The 100 regional winners will be announced in February and the 25 national winners in March, each of whom will receive $500. One nominee will be named the PCA National Coach of the Year and win $10,000 ($2,500 for the coach and $7,500 donated to the school or youth sport organization of the coach’s choice). To submit a nomination, visit

MVHS boosters host golf tournament

The Mountain View High School Sports Boosters’ annual golf tournament, canceled last spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, has been rescheduled for Oct. 17 at Shoreline Golf Links in Mountain View. Tee times are reserved from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration is $150 for adults and $100 for students; cost includes gift bag, one meal and two drink tickets. Proceeds benefit Mountain View athletics. To register and for more information, visit To become a tourney sponsor, contact Chris Dickerson at [email protected]


Local high schools need coaches

Los Altos High needs head coaches for wrestling, junior varsity girls basketball, JV gymnastics and frosh-soph boys swimming. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Michelle Noeth at 960-8811, ext. 2023, or [email protected] Mountain View High seeks head coaches for varsity girls water polo, frosh-soph boys water polo and JV girls lacrosse. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Shelley Smith at 940-4600, ext. 1421, or [email protected]


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