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Athletics Overview

Education-based athletics play a key role in fulfilling the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District promise to know, value and support every student, helping them to graduate ready to pursue a promising future. We offer a wide variety of education based athletic and activity programs led by an outstanding group of trained coaches/advisors. A list of athletics programs is below.

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Brian Kaelin, Director of Athletics, Activities and Facility Scheduling  

Carlene Hurd, Administrative Assistant  

James Sampson, Stadium Caretaker  

Office Number
(253) 891-5555

High School Athletic Programs

High school athletic programs for each season are as follows:


First practice for football: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023

First practice for all other sports: Monday, Aug. 21, 2023  

Football, Boys and Girls Golf (Bonney Lake), Girls Golf (Sumner), Boys Tennis, Cross Country Girls Soccer, Girls Swim & Dive, Girls Volleyball


First practices start late October/Early November.    

Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Swim & Dive, Wrestling, Girls Gymnastics, Girls Bowling


First practices start late February.    

Baseball, Boys Golf (Sumner High School), Boys Soccer, Track & Field, Girls Fastpitch, Girls Tennis, Boys and Girls Lacrosse

We also offer activities such as Cheer and Dance Drill. These squads are generally selected in the spring (March-April).

Middle School Athletic Programs

Middle School Athletic Programs for each season are as follows:

Season 1

Practice starts early September.     Baseball, Fastpitch, Track & Field

Season 2

Practice starts late October.     Wrestling, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer

Season 3

Practice starts early January.     Boys Basketball, Girls Soccer

Season 4

Practice starts early March.     Volleyball, Football, Cross Country

To register a student-athlete for a sport, please go to the "Athletic Registration" tab.