Athletics

Hello and Welcome to Spring Sports 2022!  
  
Hopefully you will find the following information helpful.  If you have any further questions please feel free to reach out to our athletic department staff or our coaching staff directly.
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT STAFF  
  
Suzanne Vick - Athletic Director  
253.566.5710 ext. 2154 or [email protected]
Ms. Vick is starting her 4th year as Athletic Director at Curtis High School.  She believes the lessons learned through athletics are essential to every young person's success. 
   
Irene Lowe - Athletic Trainer  
Ms. Lowe's primary responsibility is our athlete's health and safety. She works closely with the coaching staff and athletic director to address injuries that occur during athletic events and practice as well as injury prevention and rehabilitation. 
Shelly Nyegaard – Athletic and Facilities Secretary
Mrs. Nyegaard assists in the clearance of athletes and administration at Curtis High School Athletic Department.  
REGISTRATION & CLEARANCE
Registration Is Open - Please go in and check that you have completed ALL the steps!
 “VIKS CLEARED TO PARTICIPATE”
  • Register online HERE using Skyward Parent Access Username and Password
DO NOT CREATE A GUEST ACCOUNT UNLESS YOU ARE NOT A UPSD STUDENT
  • If you need help, please contact Shelly Nyegaard at 253.566.5718 or [email protected]
  • Athletes must have a current physical uploaded to Intouch or on file in the athletic office.
SPRING SPORTS START DATES
  • FEBRUARY 28TH - BASEBALL, SOFTBALL, BOYS/GIRLS LACROSSE, GIRLS TENNIS, BOYS/GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD, BOYS SOCCER, GIRLS WATER POLO
  • MARCH 8th - ALL SPRING SPORTS PARENT MEETING AT CURTIS
VACATION PLANNING – Our goal is to compete at the highest level in every sport. These programs will practice and compete during Spring break and on some Saturdays.
SPORT-SPECIFIC QUESTIONS 
For questions specific to a sport, such as practice schedules, game schedules, or other team-related matters, please reach out to the coach directly.  Coaches Directory 
TRANSFER STUDENTS - If you have transferred to Curtis in the last 365 days, please email me at [email protected] so we can start the eligibility process.
VISION
The University Place School District Athletic Department will be recognized for excellence in the classroom, in the community and in competition.
MISSION
The University Place School District Athletic Department will provide academic, athletic, and personal growth opportunities to develop excellence. We commit to building a championship culture, while supporting equitable opportunities for all students and staff, that ignites a shared sense of pride and loyalty within our community.
BE IN THE KNOW
You can always find the latest athletic information at CURTIS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS and OURVIKINGNATION.COM and be sure to follow Curtis High School Athletics @OURVIKINGNATION on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
In addition, please vote in the current levy election for University Place School District. Registered voters should have received their ballots.  They must be completed and returned before February 8, 2022.
Both Propositions #1 and #2 are essential funding sources for athletics in our community.  These levies fund the district’s athletic programs and also help to provide quality facilities for use by community programs like UPAC swimming, UP Lacrosse, UP Soccer, Little Viks Football, Cheer, Wrestling, Baseball and others.
If you have questions about either of these levies, please feel free to reach out to me by email or by phone. Detailed information regarding Propositions #1 and #2 is also available on the district website and in the most recent issue of the Dialog.
Sincerely, 
Suzanne Vick
CHS Athletic Director