Brentwood School’s Upper School Athletic Program is one of the premier athletic programs in West Los Angeles. With over 21 acres of field and competition space, our student-athletes can train, practice and compete right here on campus. The Brentwood Varsity Coaches act as the director of their sport for 7-12 grades. This coordination helps to ensure skill development, consistency in terminology, and a strong sense of community between the Middle and Upper School. We are members of the Gold Coast League and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). Our student-athletes have competed for CIF Southern Section Championships 78 times in our 43-year history.
Statement of Philosophy for Athletics
Brentwood School believes that physical education and athletics complement and enrich the academic experience and are integral to every student’s education and personal growth. To that end, we offer a comprehensive 7th through 12th Grade physical education curriculum and a wide array of interscholastic athletics in order to foster a love of sport and a life-long commitment to health and fitness. We view coaches as teachers and the fields and courts as extensions of the classroom. We encourage our students to participate and to strive for excellence. The school seeks to produce highly competitive teams and prizes character, sportsmanship, and teamwork.
Fall: Tackle Football, Boys Water Polo, Girls Tennis, Cross Country, Girls Volleyball
Winter: Soccer, Basketball, Girls Water Polo
Spring: Baseball, Golf, Softball, Lacrosse, Track and Field, Boys Volleyball, Boys Tennis, Swimming
Year Round: Equestrian, Fencing
CIF Champions 1998, 1992, 1993, 1995
CIF Runner Up 1994, 1997, 2007
CIF Champions 2002, 2007
CIF Runner Up 2001, 2006
CIF Runner Up 1990, 1991, 2001
Girls Cross Country
CIF Runner Up 1990
Boys Cross Country
CIF Runner Up 1981, 1982, 1990, 2001
State 3rd Place 2002
CIF Champions 2004, 2005, 2014
CIF Runner Up 2006, 2012
State Runner Up 2005
CIF Champions 1991
CIF Runner Up 2013
CIF Champions 2002,
CIF Runner Up 1986, 1990, 2003, 2004
CIF Champions 1979, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1994, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2011
CIF Runner Up 1991, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2006
State Champions 1993, 1994
Boys Water Polo
CIF Runner Up 2012
CIF Champions 1990, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010
CIF Runner Up 1989, 1991, 1992, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007
CIF Champions 1990, 1991, 1995, 2002, 2004, 2005
CIF Runner Up 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997
by Amanda Kelson, Athletics Director
In our league, coin flips are used to break ties for playoff standing purposes. First place guarantees you home field in the first round of playoffs and third place guarantees that you will be away and possibly have to play a wildcard game to earn a spot in the 32 team bracket. Needless to say, there is a lot at stake!...
The Fall 2016 Athletic Season has been full of chants and cheers, Eagle spirit, and triumphant victories and teamwork...
On October 4, the JV and Varsity Cheer Squads took a break from practice and headed over to the Westwood Transitional Village to perform, play, and visit with the children who reside there. After performing one of their signature routines, the team had the opportunity to meet several children...