LAHS grad Kim has best finish of year

In her best finish of the year, Los Altos High graduate Lauren Kim tied for 21st at last month’s LPGA Mediheal Championship at Lake Merced in Daly City. The Los Altos native shot a 4-under-par 284 over four rounds. Kim, who starred at Stanford University, earned $15,456 for her efforts.

Local high schools seek coaches

Los Altos High needs a head coach for frosh-soph football and a diving coach. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Michelle Noeth at 960-8857 or Mountain View High seeks a head coach for varsity girls water polo and a defensive coordinator for frosh-soph football. To apply and for more information, contact athletic director Shelley Smith at 940-4600, ext. 1421, or St. Francis High seeks assistant coaches for cross-country, girls volleyball, field hockey, boys water polo, girls basketball, lacrosse, swimming and softball. To apply, visit

Free online courses aid parents, coaches

The National Federation for State High School Associations offers several free online courses for parents and coaches. Positive Sport Parenting provides information on the importance of proper behavior by parents in school sports and the role they should play to ensure their children have a positive sports experience. NCAA Eligibility is designed to educate high school coaches, administrators and parents about the NCAA’s initial-eligibility requirements. Social Media aims to assist parents and coaches in setting clear boundaries and guidelines for their students’ responsible social media use. To access the courses, visit