Seven swimmers 12 and under braved the scorching heat in Napa to swim in a meet just one week after the season began. 23 splashes resulted in 19 Top Three finishes for our Panthers!
Welcome to Panther Athletics!
San Domenico's athletics program offers both recreational and competitive opportunity across a wide range of sports. Here you will learn that the "playing field" is an extension of the classroom in which many life skills are learned and nurtured.
From the Desk of the Athletic Director
The key word at SD is opportunity. I welcome every student to be a part of our program. From those of you who have been playing a sport for years and hope to continue to college, or if you want to try something for the first time, at San Domenico you can become a member of our team(s) and experience the best in high school athletics! Under the guidance of an outstanding coaching staff, SD means an opportunity to explore, grow, and excel at every level. I look forward to meeting you, talking about our programs, and learning about what may interest you among the many athletic options available at San Domenico Upper School.
Director of Athletics
Panthers Athletic Mission and Philosophy
The mission of San Domenico Athletics is to provide a broad-based athletic program available to all students in an environment where student athletes have the opportunity to reach their full potential through athletic competition, character development and teamwork. Experience the Difference in Athletics! Member of Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) San Domenico is a recognized member of the Positive Coaching Alliance, and our coaches are committed to the Double-Goal philosophy, “Winning is important, but teaching life lessons through athletics is most important.” Student-athletes are thus supported to meet the challenges of a rigorous academic curriculum with balance, foresight, and dedication to holistic success.
Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA)
San Domenico is a recognized member of the Positive Coaching Alliance, a national non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the culture of youth sports so that youth athletes can have a positive, character-building experience. San Domenico coaches are committed to the Double-Goal Philosophy which states that “winning is important, but teaching life lessons through athletics is most important.” Our student-athletes are thus supported in meeting their athletic commitments and the challenges of a rigorous academic curriculum with balance, foresight, and dedication to holistic success.