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Matador Mascot  with text "Shadow Mountain Matadors"

Welcome to the Home of the Matadors!

Shadow Mountain High School has a proud tradition of athletic excellence. Students gain many valued benefits when participating in a sport. Sports builds teamwork and leadership skills that are required for working in the real-world. Students will learn to manage time efficiently balancing schoolwork and practices. Sports promote sportsmanship, commitment, physical activity, and friendships that last a life-time creating a well-rounded education.

Register My Athlete

Shadow Mountain Athletics Calendar

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sat/Sun
Mon, Aug 29
Tue, Aug 30
Thu, Sep 1
SMHS Badminton @ Tempe
Fri, Sep 2
SMHS V Football vs Coronado
Sat, Sep 3
Sun, Sep 4
Mon, Sep 5
Fri, Sep 9
Sun, Sep 11
Tue, Sep 20
SMHS Badminton vs Deer Valley
Wed, Sep 21
Fri, Sep 23
Sat, Sep 24
Sun, Sep 25
Mon, Sep 26
Wed, Sep 28
SMHS Badminton @ Horizon
Sat, Oct 1
Sun, Oct 2

Want to Participate in a Sport?

Step 1: PVSchools in now utilizing an online tool for athlete registration

Register My Athlete

Shadow Mountain is now utilizing an online registration tool for all student athletes. Parents must register their student through the website "Register My Athlete." Parents will need to create a user account, complete forms, and upload their student's physical packet prior to tryouts.

View the Register My Athlete Website

Register My Athlete Instructions

Instrucciones para el Proceso de Registro

Register My Athlete Presentation

Step 2:

To participate in any sport, you must first complete a Physical Packet and Release of Liability Form for the 2020-21 school year. The physical in the Athletic Packet must be done after March 1st of the current year to be used for the next school year. The Physical Packet requires a MD, DO, NP, or PA-C signature. All forms must be uploaded into Register My Athlete. Melissa Kern will clear participate for tryouts.

Download the Physical Packet

Physical Information Flyer

Release of Liability Form

Step 3:

Once students have made the final roster of their chosen sport, the $200 Arizona Interscholastic Associates (AIA) participation fee is due prior to the first permissible practice. All fees need to paid to Shadow's bookstore or through the Webstore & Payment Portal.

Parents: For first-time login, you can access for your student's account by entering the following information in the username and password fields.

  • Username: Student ID Number
  • Password: first initial and last name

The webstore accepts all major credit cards.

Visit the Webstore & Payment Portal

Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch are able to participate in their sport for free or $40 per sport. You can apply for free/reduced through our online website. You will receive an email/letter to confirm if you have been approved. A copy of this letter needs to be handed into the Bookstore to allow free/reduced payments. The must be completed Before the student can participate in the sport.

Free/Reduced Lunch Website

Transfer Students

If you student is transferring from another school, school district, or state you must complete the AIA Student Transfer Form. When transferring from a different state, often the school was not a member of the AIA, therefore, you must complete this form. If your school is not the school drop down menu, you will need to choose the option "Other School-Not an AIA Member" and manually enter the information requested.

AIA Student Transfer Form 550

AIA Calendar Transfer Eligibility Dates

Expectations of Behavior at Matador Events

When attending Shadow's sporting events students as well as parents are responsible and held accountable for their behavior. The expectation for all attending is to promote a positive attitude of good sportsmanship. This creates a good atmosphere and a wonderful experience everyone can enjoy, while watching our athletes compete.

View the Parent Concern Protocol

Sports Student Release Forms

Parents who would like to have their child released from away game must fill out a Sports Release Form. The form requires a parent signature and must handed to the Administrative Assistant Melissa Kern or:

Sports Student Release Form

Want to Be a Volunteer Coach?

Athletic volunteers perform an invaluable service, providing for the safety of the students attending events and on field trips. Any individual is eligible to become a volunteer coach once cleared through state-mandated background screening. Potential candidates must be fingerprinted and agree to the background check. To become a PVSchools Volunteer, go through the following steps:

  1. Click on the link PVSchools Volunteer.
  2. Read the Job Description.
  3. Click on "Apply Online."
  4. Create a login and password.

Go to PVSchools Volunteer

Athletics Office Hours

Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Athletic Director

Brad Frank
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   Brad Frank 



Athletics Assistant

Melissa Kern
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    Melissa Kern


Athletic Equipment Manager

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   Matt Houpt


Athletic Trainer

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   Carlos Rencher Jr.