Coronado Excessive College competes in 20 varsity sports activities together with basketball, volleyball, soccer, water polo, and softball as a part of the San Diego division of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). CHS pupil athletes have skilled success within the classroom and on the sector, and a few CHS Class of 2021 athletes have already verbally dedicated to play sports activities in faculty.
Wayne McKinney dedicated to play Division I basketball on the College of San Diego as the highest-ranked recruit in USD historical past. Wayne selected the College of San Diego the summer time earlier than his senior yr as a result of, “The coaches there speak to me on a regular basis, the campus could be very stunning, and it’s a nice tutorial college.” Wayne has lived in Coronado for 2 years. 2020 was his first season with the CHS varsity basketball crew when he led them to the CIF Division 3 finals and was chosen for the First Workforce All CIF. Wayne began enjoying basketball in fourth grade however his favourite basketball reminiscence is from highschool. “In my sophomore yr, I made a half-court shot to win a recreation for my crew.” Wayne would really like individuals to know, “I’ll seem to be a really quiet and shy individual at college, however I’m a really enjoyable man and an approachable individual!”
Aba Dunbar has dedicated to play Division I soccer on the College of Notre Dame. As a navy household, Aba moved to Coronado from Hawai’i when she was two and has lived right here ever since. She first began enjoying soccer with the Coronado Recreation soccer group when she was 5 years outdated. Aba was concerned within the aggressive Developmental Academy soccer program and attended the US Nationwide Workforce Camp. She selected the College of Notre Dame as a result of, “I really like the surroundings that college students, student-athletes, and college alike have created there; everybody is continually difficult themselves of their respective spheres and motivating you to raised your self. I wished to go to a college that’s each excellent of their teachers in addition to their athletics!” Aba’s favourite soccer reminiscence is, “getting known as as much as play on the US Youth Nationwide Workforce. Throughout one camp particularly we performed many very enjoyable and really aggressive soccer-table tennis matches.”
Megan Thoroman has dedicated to play Division I volleyball at Winthrop College in South Carolina. Megan moved to Coronado 5 years in the past, however began enjoying volleyball when she was 12. Megan introduced her volleyball expertise to CHS incomes a spot on the varsity crew as a freshman. Outdoors of CHS, Megan trains with Wave Volleyball Membership that competes in lots of tournaments together with Junior Nationals. Meghan selected Winthrop College as a result of, “I really like the situation, I knew I wished to maneuver south and be nearer to household. I really like the teaching workers and their method and the welcoming crew ambiance they create!” Her favourite volleyball reminiscences are, “Hanging out with my teammates in resort rooms or in between matches and the way all of us need to be collectively and have enjoyable.”
Gracie Gehler has dedicated to the College of North Dakota to play Division I soccer. Born and raised in Coronado, Gracie performed for CHS and the Metropolis League 2nd Workforce whereas coaching within the aggressive Developmental Academy soccer program. Along with enjoying soccer, Gracie can also be closely concerned in CHS golf equipment as a member of Nationwide Honor Society, Vice President of Junior Optimist Membership and is a member of Work together Membership. She selected the College of North Dakota as a result of, “The coaches are nice, the services are superior, and I’m able to play Division I soccer whereas being at a spot I already love. Grand Forks is a smaller faculty city, and I beloved the campus really feel.” When requested about her favourite soccer reminiscence, Gracie shared, “My soccer journey from the very starting to now’s my reminiscence and continued motivation.”
Emmie Muscheck has dedicated to Lengthy Seaside State to play Division I water polo. Emmie moved to Coronado from Germany in sixth grade when she educated as a aggressive swimmer. On the age of 13, Emmie transitioned to water polo and as a freshman at CHS she performed on the varsity crew. She helped the CHS ladies water polo crew preserve its custom of excellence as one of many prime groups in California within the Open Division. She selected Lengthy Seaside State as a result of, “I fell in love with the campus and after speaking to the top coach, I knew it was the right place for me to proceed my tutorial profession and proceed to play water polo at a excessive degree.” Emmie’s favourite water polo reminiscence is, “When my 16U crew received third place on the Junior Olympic Nationwide Championship final summer time!”
Courtney Williams has dedicated to Missouri Southern State College to play softball. She has lived in Coronado for six years enjoying varsity softball and basketball all through her CHS years. Courtney began enjoying softball when she was seven years outdated and at present performs for the journey ball membership, EC Bullets Fastpitch. She selected Missouri Southern State College as a result of, “It’s near my hometown in Moore, Oklahoma and since the city of Joplin, Missouri felt like house.” Missouri Southern State College has a Division II softball program that competes within the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Affiliation. Courtney’s favourite softball reminiscence is, “When my Oklahoma associates picked up with my California crew to compete within the Colorado Sparkler in 2016.”
These CHS athletes have verbally dedicated to their schools, however the official Nationwide Letter of Intent signing date is November eleventh, 2020. On November twelfth, the Islander Sports activities Basis and Related Pupil Physique are holding a signing day occasion within the Coronado Excessive College quad.