Team Try Outs

Schedule of Tryouts for Fall Sports will be as follows: Parents will not be allowed to watch/attend try-outs during the posted hours.

Volleyball: All returning players must report for mandatory conditioning/skill development on Aug 10, 11 and 12. These sessions will be held from 5-7pm at Nueva Middle School Gym in Hillsborough.

Tryouts for Varsity, JV and Frosh will start on Monday August 15. Frosh will be 5-7pm and all returning players will be from 7-9pm. These sessions will be held at Nueva Middle School Gym. Nueva is located at 6565 Skyline Blvd in Hillsborough.

Water Polo: Tryouts will be held at the Mercy pool starting on August 15 from 3-5pm.

Tennis, Cross Country and Golf all start on Monday August 22.

Tryout Locations will be as follows:

Golf: San Bruno Golf Center which is located at 2101 Sneath Lane, San Bruno. Sessions will last from 3:30-5:00pm, Monday-Friday. The golf coach will make a final determination as to whether cuts will be made depending on the amount of girls that come out.

Tennis: Mercy High Tennis Courts: Hours for the tryouts will be 3:15-5:15pm. Tryouts will take place Monday-Friday during the evaluation period. Depending on how many athletes come out, there could be a Varsity only team. If enough players come out, a JV team will be formed.

Water Polo: Mercy High School: Tryouts will take place Monday-Friday from 3-5pm. Final rosters will be in place on August 29. It is anticipated we will have a Varsity and JV team.

Cross Country: Meet in the Mercy High patio area near the Rose Garden. Practices will be Monday-Friday starting at 3:15-5:15pm, rain or shine. Any athlete who is able to make this commitment and adhere to the workouts will make the team.

Volleyball: Tryouts will be held during the week of Aug 15-19 at Nueva Middle School Gym. Freshman will have tryouts from 5-7pm and all returning players will be 7-9pm. The timing of final roster spots for all levels of Varsity, JV and Frosh will be determined by the coaches based on the amount of time they feel will be needed for proper assessments. Volleyball will start practicing at Serra High on August 23. There will be some days in the fall in which Serra is unavailable for use , those conflict dates will be communicated well in advance and the volleyball teams will practice at Nueva Middle School.

Coaching Updates:

Riaz Shimji has assumed the Varsity head coaching position of Tennis. Mr Shimji is the owner and operator of RS Tennis Academy based in Burlingame.

Heather Anthony has assumed the position of JV Volleyball head coach. Ms. Anthony is a 4 year college player(libero) in addition to experience as a high school coach and club level.

If you ever have any concerns/comments, please feel free to contact me at anytime. I can be reached at my office at Mercy at 650-762-1107.

I am looking forward to a great year with Mercy athletics.

Charlie Dougherty

Athletic Director



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