Willow Glen High School

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Coordinates: 37°17′24″N 121°53′50″W / 37.2899°N 121.8971°W / 37.2899; -121.8971

Willow Glen High School
Willow Glen High School billboard.jpg
2001 Cottle Ave

PrincipalTina Vanlaarhoven
Number of students1,738 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Red and Gold         
YearbookRambler (1952-1988)[2]

Willow Glen High School is a public high school in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose, California, within the San Jose Unified School District.


Willow Glen High School offers many extra curricular activities including football, baseball, golf, tennis, soccer, basketball, losing, volleyball, badminton, lacrosse, field hockey, water polo, track and field, ice hockey (club) and cross country. Willow Glen High School has a swimming pool, a basketball court/gym and weight training room, a mini-gym that serves as a wrestling area, a baseball field, a softball field, a multi-purpose track and turf area, a sand volleyball court, and tennis courts.

Willow Glen High School Boys' Volleyball won a CCS Championship in 2009, one of the first public schools to do so in that CCS division. Also, in 2010, Willow Glen High School Football won a CCS Championship against Sequoia High School. From 1972-1980, the boys' basketball team was coached by the notable collegiate coach Bob Burton. Lastly, Willow Glen's Baseball team won a CCS championship in 2013. The 2010 Willow Glen boys' cross country won the CCS championship for the first time in twenty six years. In 2014 the boys' cross country placed 3rd at CCS qualifying for the 2014 CIF State championships and placed tenth. The first state team in four years at Willow Glen. Fenn Hoppe(SR), Hassen Hassen(SR), Troy Dao(JR), Sammy Eurle(JR), Zach Walker(FR), Giovanni Del canto(JR), Manuel Leon(SR), Nicholas Dinsdale(FR)

Notable Alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Willow Glen High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "1952-1988 Willow Glen High School Yearbooks". Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  3. ^ Baseball Reference. "Tony Canzano Baseball Statistics". Baseball Almanac.
  4. ^ Ray Hacke (March 22, 2011). "Mercury News boys soccer player of the year: Julio Morales, Willow Glen". The Mercury News. Retrieved August 29, 2018.

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