Athletics Department

  • Madera Unified’s Director of Athletics oversees and supervises the entirety of the district's athletics programs and Elementary Physical Education Specialist.  This includes the supervision of the following departments: High School Athletic Programs, High School Athletic Directors, Middle School Athletic Programs, Middle School Athletic Directors, Elementary Athletic Programs or “MULES”, Elementary Physical Education Specialist.
    CDPH Extracurriular Activities Mask Wearing Update

    On September 1, 2021, the CDPH issued an update {See #16 in link below) clarifying that the current education guidance requiring all individuals {adults and students) to wear a mask indoors at a K-12 school, regardless of vaccination status, does apply to extracurricular activities, including sports and sporting events sponsored by K-12 schools. It further clarifies that this guidance also applies to student­ athletes while competing in an indoor sport.

    For sports where wearing a mask during play has been determined to pose a choking hazard by a well­ recognized health authority, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics {at this time, sports currently identified by the American Academy of Pediatrics are competitive cheer, gymnastics while on an apparatus, swimming, diving, water polo and wrestling), one of the following options is required:

    • Conduct these activities
    • Perform at least weekly screening testing with either PCR testing {1:1 or pooled PCR) or antigen testing of all individuals, including those who are fully

    Note: Schools and/or school districts may implement more restrictive policies

    CDPH will continue to assess conditions on an ongoing basis, and will determine no later than November 1, 2021, whether to update mask requirements or recommendations.



Last Modified on September 22, 2021