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De Anza College Athletics

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All 2013 scholar-athletes

Photo: 2013 De Anza scholar-athletes, coaches and staff members. See recognitions and awards.

De Anza College

Winner of the Coast Conference 
All Sports Trophy 2015-16

(22 out of the past 32 years and 9 years in a row)

At De Anza, the Athletics Department is an extension of the Physical Education Division.
It serves the needs of everyone interested in competing at a higher level of athletic competition.

Our comprehensive all-sports program includes:

  • 19 sports programs for men and women, with 480 student-athletes who compete on these teams
  • 9 Men's sports and 10 Women's sports
  • Approximately 70 coaches, staff, and administrators who comprise the De Anza College Athletics Department: Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches, Staff, Volunteers and Administrators
  • Consistent success rate both on the field and in the classroom
  • De Anza Institutional Research reports a GPA of about 3.01 for student-athletes last year. 
  • De Anza student-athletes have been successful in transferring to the university level.
  • 8 All-Americans and 21 All-Californians during the 2015-16 school year.
  • Aprox $1.8 million in academic and athletic scholarships secured by De Anza student-athletes last year (14-15).                   

aerial view of stadiumSee our sports listing on the left for program overviews, coaching staff and all team schedules.

For more information,contact Athletics Director Kulwant Singh at 408.864.8745 or e-mail singhkulwant@ or Assistant Athletics Directors Nick Mattis, or Danielle Von Matt,

Athletics Supports Academic Success!! See if you qualify for our new Learning Community: REACH, Reading, English, Athletics, Counseling and Humanities.  The program starts each Fall.

 Season Start Dates

Fall Sports
Men's Cross Country, Football, Men's Soccer, Men's Water Polo


Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Women's Water Polo

All Fall Sports begin August 15.

Contact the coach  during the Spring/Summer prior to the season.

Winter Sports
Men's Basketball and Women's Basketball

All Winter Sports begin October 1.

Contact the coach during the Spring/Summer prior to the season.

Spring Sports
Baseball, Men's Swimming & Diving, Men's Tennis, Men's Track & Field


Women's Badminton, Softball, Women's Swimming & Diving, Women's Tennis, Women's Track & Field

All Spring Sports begin January 15.

Contact the coach during the Fall prior to the season.

De Anza athletic  fields



De Anza coaches, staff, and administration are eager to assist student athletes in academics and sports. Our student athletes

  • receive exposure to university coaches
  • receive opportunities to acquire athletic scholarships
  • are very successful in regards to retention ( 90%) & transfer (87%)
  • have high grade point averages (GPA)

The following teams were recognized as the Scholar Team Award recipients for their sport for all of California for the year listed

  • Women's Badminton 2014          Coach Mark Landefeld
  • Softball 2012                             Coach Rachel Pacheco
  • Women's Water Polo 2011          Coach Danielle Von Matt
  • Men's Cross Country 2010          Coach Nick Mattis
  • Women's Tennis 2009                Coach Coleen Lee Wheat
  • Women's Track & Field 2009      Coach Nick Mattis
  • Men's Cross Country 2008          Coach Nick Mattis
  • Women's Basketball 2004          Coach Arden Kragalott
  • Baseball, 2003                           Coach Scott Hertler
  • Men’s Soccer, 2001                    Coach Kulwant Singh
  • Women’s Soccer, 1996               Coach Kulwant Singh
  • Football, 1995                            Coach Mario Verduzco
  • Women’s Cross Country, 1994    Coach Jim Linthicum
  • We have a full-time Athletics Counselor, Louise Madrigal, 408. 864-5842.
  • We have a full-time Academic Advisor, Matt Trosper, 408.864.8646, who monitors the academic progress of all the student athletes and programs. If you are a prospective student athlete, see our steps for getting started.
  • If you are interested in participating in intercollegiate sports, complete the information form and a coach will contact you.
  • Kulwant Singh, Athletics Director, can be reached by calling 408.864.8745 or by e-mail at singhkulwant@
  • Our sports medicine program has two full-time trainers and several student assistants.  For more information on De Anza Sports Medicine/athletic training
  • Every team in season has a team room with video and computer connections. There are equipment managers that serve all programs and provide equipment laundry service.

Building: PE
Contact: Kulwant Singh
Phone: 408.864.8745

Last Updated: 10/13/17