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Prospective Athletes

I want to be recruited by the College of Alameda Coaching Staff

If you are interested in the College of Alameda WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL PROGRAM please contact Coach Linda Thompson at 510 748 – 2383 or send an email to lthompson@peralta.du

If you are interested in the College of Alameda MEN’S BASKETBALL PROGRAM, please contact Head Coach Marshall Collins at 510-290-6914 (cell) or send an email to mcollins@peralta.edu

CLICK ON ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

  1. Download, print and complete recruiting questionnaire and return to Coach Collins.
  2. If you are interested in playing an intercollegiate sport at the College of Alameda and you do not live in our local recruiting area (Alameda County), you will need to print out and complete a Form C (Out of State – Student Contact Form).
  3.  https://alameda.peralta.edu Complete your enrollment On-Line
  4. https://alameda.peralta.edu/new-students
    Click on link to complete the application for admissions
  5. www.fafsa.ed.gov.  Fill out any Federal or State Financial Aid Forms  or you can find out more information by calling COA Financial Aid Services at (510) 748-2184.
  6. Complete mandatory on-line orientation
  7. Assessment Test for English and Math.
  8. https://alameda.peralta.edu/counseling/appointments/     Book your appointment On-Line or call 510 748 8887   
  9. Plan your classes with the athletic academic counselor
    Men’s Basketball Academic Counselor
        Charles Washington
    E-mail:  cwashington@peralta.edu
    Office phone: 510-748-2394
    Women’s Volleyball Academic Counselor
    Edwin Towle

    E-mail:  etowle@peralta.edu
    Office phone: 510-748-5201
  10. Enroll in classes. Pay your fees

College of Alameda abides by the provisions of the California Community Colleges Athletic Code as well as the specifications imposed by the Bay Valley Conference (BVC). The nature of these requirements is very exacting. Athletes are advised to become thoroughly familiar with the requirements to avoid loss of eligibility. A copy of the CCC Athletic Code is on file in the office of the Athletic Director.

To be eligible for a season of intercollegiate competition:

  1. If you are an incoming Freshman, have just graduated from high school and this is your first Fall term at a post secondary institution – you are eligible immediately to participate.
  2. If you have attended a two year or four year post secondary institution PRIOR to enrolling into the  College of Alameda -please contact the Athletic Director
  3. As a student athlete you must be enrolled in, and passing, 12 units and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0. A minimum of 9/12 units must be academic. If you are planning to complete your studies in two years , you must average 15 transferable units per term
  4. If you have competed in your first season of competition you must pass a total of 24 units prior to the next season with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0. A minimum of 18/24 units must be academic.

FOR MEN’S BASKETBALL

OFF-SEASON (SUMMER):
-ENROLLED INTO ATHL 6 BASKETBALL FOUNDATIONS AND KIN 54/KIN 60 WEIGHT LIFTING  & CIRCUIT TRAINING COURSES
-SUMMER NON-TRADITIONAL TOURNAMENTS (must be enrolled in the above courses)

FALL & SPRING SEMESTERS:
-PRACTICE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY FROM 3:30PM-5:30PM. PRE-SEASON TOURNAMENTS ARE PLAYED ON WEEKENDS AND CONFERENCE GAMES PLAYED ON MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAYS NIGHTS.

FOR WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

OFF SEASON: (SPRING) / (NON-TRADITIONAL TOURNAMENT SEASON) AND (SUMMER)

  • ENROLLED INTO ATHL 72 VOLLEYBALL; KIN 54 AND/OR KIN 60  WEIGHT TRAINING AND CIRCUIT TRAINING COURSES.
  • FOR SPRING NON-TRADITIONAL TOURNAMENTS (must be enrolled in the above courses)

IN SEASON: FALL SEMESTER – PRACTICES HELD MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 12:30pm-3:30pm. MATCH SCHEDULE TBD. MATCHES ARE PLAYED ON WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS. TOURNAMENTS ON FRIDAY-SATURDAY.

 

 

 

Visiting Alameda

COLLEGE ADDRESS:

555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway

(formerly Atlantic Avenue)

Alameda, CA 94501

 

 GENERAL COLLEGE TELEPHONE NUMBER:

(510) 522-7221

 

WEB ADDRESS:

https://alameda.peralta.edu/

 

ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT TELEPHONE NUMBER:

(510) 748-2383

 

ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT FAX NUMBER:

(510) 769-6019

 

MASCOT:  COUGAR

COLLEGE COLOR:  Royal Blue

EMERGENGY CARE

HOSPITALS:

  • Alameda Hospital
    2070 Clinton Avenue, Alameda
    (510) 522-3700
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital
    280 W. MacArthur Blvd., Oakland
    (510) 752-1000
  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
    350 Hawthorne Avenue, Oakland
    (510) 869-6600
  • Highland General Hospital
    1411 E. 31st Street, Oakland
    (510) 437-4800

 

TEAM VANS PARKING:

Van’s will park in student parking lot (permits will be given at time of arrival – see coach or athletic director).

All other vehicles must adhere to the Campus parking procedures or be ticketed.

 

LOCAL RESTAURANTS:

  • In-and-Out Burgers, Panda Express, Chipolte, (located behind our campus)
  • Subway, Jack-in-the-Box, Taco Bell and other restaurants are all located on Webster Street (turn left out of College and turn right at Webster Street).
  • Starbucks and Walgreens is located directly across from our campus on Webster Street.
  • Other Restaurants are located in the Marina Village Shopping Center 1/2 mile from our Campus.

OTHER EATERIES AND GROCERY STORES:

Safeway’s and Lucky Stores, Carl’s Jr., Quiznos, and Strawhat Pizz

 

LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS:

  •  Hawthorn Suites
    1628 Webster Street, Alameda
    (510) 522-1000
  • EXECUTIVE INN & SUITES EMBARCADERO COVE
    Daniel Grimborn, Sales Manager (ask for Team Discount)
    1755 Embarcadero
    Oakland, CA 94606
    510-434-2696

 

THINGS TO DO:

  • Robert W. Crown Memorial Beach
    Eighth Street and Otis Drive, Alameda
    (510) 635-0135
  • Crab Cove Visitor Center
    1252 McKay Avenue (at Crown Memorial Beach), Alameda
    (510) 521- 6887
  • USS Hornet Museum
    460 Alameda Point, on San Francisco Bay, Alameda
    (510) 521-8448