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Athlete Eligibility Requirements, Clearance Procedure, Season Start Dates

Requirements for athletic clearance

In order to be cleared to try out for a sport, the following steps must be done.

---Parents/guardians and the student athlete should visit the athletic clearance website and create an account. On here you will be able to view our Wilcox Athlete Guidelines and all other requirements. Parents/guardians and student athletes will then digitally sign acknowledging they have received and reviewed the materials. 

---Student athletes must have a current physical on record. Physicals are good for 365 days. Once your physical is completed, please upload it to the Athletic Clearance website. If you are unable to submit it online, please turn a copy in to the head coach or athletic director. It is recommended that you keep a copy for your records. 

---Pre Participation Physical Form


Other eligibility requirements

This is not a comprehensive list of requirements, but rather a few other reminders of some of the requirements to be eligible to play a sport. 

- During the season, the student athlete must be enrolled in 20 units.

- For the previous grading period, the student athletes must have been enrolled in 20 units and received a 2.0 GPA. If they received a 1.6-1.99 GPA they may apply for  academic probation. If you are in this situation, please discuss the matter with your coach. 

- Student athlete must not have turned 19 prior to June 15th of the preceding year.

- If student athlete ever attended a different high school, it must be determined whether or not CCS transfer paperwork should be filled out. Please speak to your coach or an athletic director to determine what steps need to be taken. 


equal opportunity

Santa Clara Unified School District prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment)  or bullying based on a person’s actual or perceived ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender  expression, gender identity, immigration status, marital status, national origin, parental status, pregnancy status,  race, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived  characteristics.


Our athletic programs are available to all students. No experience necessary to try out.  All preseason workouts prior to the start date of the season are optional and cannot be considered as criteria for selection to a team. 

tryout dates 22-23

Fall Sports begin 8/2/22

Winter Sports begin 10/31/22

Spring Sports begin 1/30/23

options for health insurance

To participate in a sport, students must have health insurance. 

Below are different options for lost cost programs you can purchase. 

Flier for Santa Clara County Child Health and Disability Prevention Program

Link to K-12 Student Voluntary Accident Insurance

K-12 Special Markets Insurance for Students Preschool - Grade 12

K-12 Special Markets flier English 

K-12 Special Markets flier Español