• Basketball Season Begins with CIF-SS Tournaments

    Posted December 9, 2016

    The Boys Basketball team began the season with two high-profile CIF-SS tournaments. The Nordhoff High School tournament was a four-day affair, running 11/30 - 12/3, and the Coyotes went a respectable 2-2 while playing larger schools in higher divisions. They started the tourney 0-2 but defeated two local schools, Fillmore and host-school Nordhoff.

  • Cross Country comes to Happy Valley

    Posted October 19, 2016

    Over 100 students from seven schools were here today to run three miles of Happy Valley roads and trails for today's Condor League Cross Country meet!

  • Coyotes will Host X-Country Meet on Wed 10-19

    Posted October 12, 2016

    On Wednesday, October 19, we'll be hosting the only Cross Country meet here on campus. Special thanks to our students and coaches for all of their hard work and team spirit! GO COYOTES!

  • Girls Volleyball season underway!

    Posted September 14, 2016

    The Besant Hill Girls Volleyball team began the season today with a 3-0 win against the Oak Grove Lizards.


Athletics and physical activity are integral parts of student life at Besant Hill School. Our school strives to provide meaningful athletic activities that will instill a passion for lifelong health and wellness in our students.

Our competitive team sports are built on value-based coaching with an emphasis in participation, commitment, sportsmanship, and striving to do one's best.

Success for our student-athletes and coaches will never be defined by wins or losses but by how hard they worked to attain both their personal and team best. Our no-cut policy allows room for students of all athletic levels to have the experience of being part of a team. Following the school’s motto, Aun Aprendo “I am still Learning,” mistakes are not only expected but considered a requirement for growth.

The school offers interscholastic opportunities in: basketball, cross country running, soccer, and volleyball.

Intramural activities we offer include: dance, golf, hiking, surfing, weight-training and yoga.

Michael Biermann

Director of Athletics
(805) 646-4343 Ext.107


BHS Students'
Fitness Requirements

New Freshmen

  • One season of sport before between their freshman and sophomore year.

  • One season of sport between their Junior and senior year.

New and Returning Sophomores

  • One season of sport before the end of their sophomore year.

  • One season of sport between their Junior and senior year.

New and Returning Juniors

  • One season of sports before the end of their senior year
  • For the 11-12 school year only they will be grandfathered in and not required to play a sport.