The Cañada Athletics Department promotes excellence in athletics and prepares leaders for tomorrow by providing an excellent environment to enable student-athletes to achieve their highest academic, athletic, and personal aspirations.
Cañada College competes as a member of the Coast Conference in baseball, women's soccer, men's soccer, women's volleyball, men's golf, and basketball, and in the Big 8 Conference in women's golf. A wide variety of activity courses are offered that are designed for lifetime enhancement of fitness, recreation and leisure time.
In order to be eligible to participate in varsity athletics, a student must adhere to the California State Athletic Code and Coast Conference eligibility rules and regulations in accordance to the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Constitution and Bylaws. Questions regarding eligibility should be addressed to the Athletic Director Mike Garcia, (650)306-3212.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing this program will be able to:
- Recognize and evaluate the importance of physical activity in leading a healthy, functional
lifestyle and in creating or increasing a sense of well-being.
Assessment: written test, student log.
- Exhibit interpersonal communication, cooperative relationships and social interaction
within diverse and dynamic environments.
Assessment: Observation, group projects.
- Analyze and understand the discipline of kinesiology to apply appropriate scientific
and quantitative conclusions to physical activity.
Assessment: written exam, portfolio, case studies.
- Demonstrate and improve fitness components along with alignment, body positioning,
special awareness, or rhythm while performing exercise movements.
Assessment: Pre and post testing, observation with rubric
- Demonstrate professional and ethical decision-making and civic responsibility when
applying knowledge of kinesiology.
Assessment: Written exam, role playing/observation, case studies.
Equity and Title IX
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance” (20 U.S.C. §1681)
For more information on sexual misconduct, harassment, equity, and Title IX, please click here.