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Athletics

Who We Are

College of Alameda is one of the 114 California Community colleges in California. It is a member of the Bay Valley Conference, which has a total of 9 member schools. The Intercollegiate Athletic Programs are governed by rules and guidelines set forth by the California Community Colleges Athletic Association and they also adhere to the NCAA regulations as it pertains to the two year transfer eligibility guidelines.

Since Athletics is a facet of the total educational programs offered at College of Alameda, the student athlete will be given the opportunity to enhance their life long skills and goals similar to the goals achieved in the academic courses offered on campus. Currently in place to achieve this goal include providing our student-athletes with the most talented and experienced coaching staff for their respective sports, scheduling challenging team competition and upgrading sports facilities, training rooms and equipment .

Physical fitness and recreational sports courses are also offered at College of Alameda through the Department of Kinesiology. We challenge the student-athlete to put forth their best effort in return.

Our Services

 

The athletic programs at the College of Alameda are committed to excellence in academics and athletics. We believe that competition, conducted according to the rules, good sportsmanship and honor, both on and off the site of competition, can bring out the best in the student-athlete. We strive to win, to achieve and to excel, but we believe that each individual student-athlete striving to do their best is the heart, spirit and purpose of competition. College of Alameda will provide the environment, facilities, support and opportunities for academic and athletic excellence.

FAQs

Please contact your coach of sport

MEN’S BASKETBALL

HEAD COACH, MARSHALL COLLINS -mcollins@peralta.edu

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

HEAD COACH,  LINDA THOMPSON – lthompson@peralta.edu

 

 

 

 

 

You have made a positive choice in your decision to become a STUDENT ATHLETE  at the College of Alameda.

Please click on the following link to begin the admission steps     https://alameda.peralta.edu/new-students/

 

One of the requirements as a Student Athlete, is that you must make an appointment to see a counselor who has knowledge and understanding of the academic and athletic requirements for you. The outcome of this meeting with the counselor, will allow you to have a basic understanding of the classes and requirements to transfer and to be athletically eligible to participate during your enrollment at the College of Alameda. The counselor that you should be making an appointment with is:

Charles Washington 

EOPS/CARE Counselor

Email: cwashington@peralta.edu

 

Attending college is different from high school. You are now accountable for the financial responsibilities and obligations.  The tuition – the enrollment fees, and books are now part of your collegiate world.

Financial Aid Programs at the College of Alameda


Federal

State

 If you would like more information and advisement regarding the programs and opportunities offered by the Financial Aid Office at the College of Alameda, please click on the following link:

https://alameda.peralta.edu/financial-aid/

 

Financial Aid Office
Hours of Operation:

(510) 748-2391

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Wednesday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Friday: CLOSED

Hours are subject to change

  1. You must immediately meet with the Athletic Director to complete the following forms:
  2. Form 2 – Student Athlete Transfer Form  (Word)
  3. Form 1 – Student Eligibility Report          (Word)
  4. THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA MUST HAVE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ON FILE FROM THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE YOU ATTENDED

 

You as a student athlete must be knowledgeable and understand your options once you leave an Out of State Community College and wish to attend a California Community College.

  1. IF YOU DID NOT PLAY OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
  2. You must immediately meet with the Athletic Director to complete the following forms:
  3. Form C – Out of State – Student Contact Form     (Word)
  4.  Form 2 – Student Athlete Transfer Form  (Word)
  5. Form 1 – Student Eligibility Report          (Word)
  6. THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA MUST HAVE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ON FILE FROM THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE YOU ATTENDED

 

IF YOU DID PLAY OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

YOU MUST COMPLETE 24.0 UNITS PRIOR TO YOU 2ND SEASON OF SPORT 

YOU MUST HAVE EARNED A GPA OF 2.0 SINCE YOUR FIRST SEASON OF COMPETITION

YOU MUST HAVE PASSED AND COMPLETED 6.0 UNITS FOR EVERY FT TERM ATTENDED SINCE YOUR FIRST SEASON OF COMPETITION

  1. You must immediately meet with the Athletic Director to complete the following forms:
  2. Form C – Out of State – Student Contact Form     (Word)
  3.  Form 2 – Student Athlete Transfer Form  (Word)
  4. Form 1 – Student Eligibility Report          (Word)
  5. THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA MUST HAVE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ON FILE FROM THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE YOU ATTENDED

 

IF YOU DID PLAY OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS,

YOU MUST COMPLETE 12.0 UNITS IN RESIDENCE PRIOR TO YOUR SECOND SEASON OF COMPETITION STARTS AT THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA

THE 12.0 UNITS IN RESIDENCE  CAN ONLY BE COUNTED AFTER THE FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP DATE OF THE SPORT HAS CONCLUDED

FOR THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT, YOU CAN ONLY COUNT 8.0  OF THE 12 UNITS TAKEN AT THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA DURING THE SUMMER TERM

YOU MUST COMPLETE 24.0 UNITS PRIOR TO YOUR 2ND SEASON OF SPORT

YOU MUST HAVE EARNED A GPA OF 2.0 SINCE THE FIRST SEASON OF COMPETITION

YOU MUST HAVE PASSED AND COMPLETED 6.0 UNITS FOR EVERY FT TERM ATTENDED SINCE YOUR FIRST SEASON OF COMPETITION

 

  1. You must immediately meet with the Athletic Director to complete the following forms:
  2.  Form 2 – Student Athlete Transfer Form  (Word)
  3. Form 1 – Student Eligibility Report          (Word)
  4. THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA MUST HAVE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ON FILE FROM THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE YOU ATTENDED

 

 

 

IF YOU DID PLAY OR PARTICIPATE IN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

YOU MUST COMPLETE 12.0 UNITS IN RESIDENCE PRIOR TO YOUR FIRST SEASON OF COMPETITION STARTS AT THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA

YOU MUST HAVE EARNED A GPA OF 2.0 SINCE THE FIRST SEASON OF COMPETITION

YOU MUST HAVE PASSED AND COMPLETED 6.0 UNITS FOR EVERY FT TERM ATTENDED SINCE YOUR FIRST SEASON OF COMPETITION

 

  1. You must immediately meet with the Athletic Director to complete the following forms:
  2.  Form 2 – Student Athlete Transfer Form  (Word)
  3. Form 1 – Student Eligibility Report          (Word)
  4. THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA MUST HAVE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ON FILE FROM THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE YOU ATTENDED

 

 

 

IF YOU HAVE ATTENDED A 4 YEAR INSTITUTION, PRIOR TO ATTENDING A CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, YOUR ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY TO TRANSFER AS A 4-2-4 STUDENT ATHLETE IS A COMPLEX ISSUE, PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO SEE THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR TO REVIEW YOUR OPTIONS.

 

You must immediately meet with the Athletic Director to complete the following forms:

http://Student Athlete Transfer Form (Word)

Form 2 – Student Athlete Transfer Form (Word)

Form 1 – Student Eligibility Report (Word)

THE COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA MUST HAVE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ON FILE FROM THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE YOU ATTENDED

We offer our students the opportunity to participate in two intercollegiate teams (Men’s Basketball and Women’s Volleyball) which compete in the Bay Valley Conference of the California Community Colleges Athletic Association (CCCAA). The following courses are specifically designed to improve athletic skills and strengthen physical endurance, are offered to our student-athletes:

  • ATHL 2 Basketball Foundations (Summer)
  • ATHL 6 Intercollegiate Men’s Basketball (Fall/Spring)
  • ATHL 7 Basketball Team Pre-Season Preparation (Fall)
  • ATHL 71 Intercollegiate Women’s Volleyball (Fall)
  • ATHL 72 Volleyball Strategy and Theories (Spring/Summer)
  • ATHL 73 Volleyball Team Pre-season Preparation (Summer)
  • KIN 60 Circuit Training (Fall/Spring/Summer)