Welcome to Gulf Islands Secondary Athletics!


The GISS athletics program provides the opportunity for students to participate in a variety of sports. Staff, community members, students, and parents make up our volunteer coaching staff, which encourages our student athletes to demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship, and commitment to their sport of choice.


Brittany Allan

Athletic Director


Tel: 250-537-9944 Ext. 224


 2019/2020 Fall Season TRYOUTS!


Jr. Boys Soccer

Coach: TBD

Tryout dates announced in September

Jr. Boys Volleyball

Coach: Mr. Clayton

Tryout dates announced in September

Jr. Girls Volleyball

Coaches: Ms. Allan & Mrs. Pardiwala

Tryout dates: Thursday, September 5th and Friday, September 6th 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Practices: Tuesday and Thursday 4:30 - 6:30 pm and possible morning practices

Sr. Boys Soccer

Coach: Mr. Ayton

Tryout dates: Thursday, September 5th, Tuesday, September 10th and Thursday, September 12th - Time 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Practices and Games on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Sr. Boys Volleyball

Coaches: Kellie Booth & Cole Wrigley

Tryout dates announced in September

Sr. Girls Volleyball

Coach: Mr. Mason

Tryout dates: Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday, September 4th from 4:30 - 6:30pm.

Practices: Monday's and Wednesday's, 4:30 - 6:30 pm


Teacher Sponsor: Mr. Bunyan

Practices start in the first week of school. Practices are held at the Rainbow Rd pool, Monday - Thursday (4:30-6pm) and twice a week before school (Monday and Wednesday, 630-8am).


Coach: Ms. Mitchell

Look forward to Learn to Row sessions starting after September 14th

Erg practices, in the weight room, on Monday's and Wednesday's from 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Please see the "about athletics" page for more information regarding winter and spring sports.

GISS In The News

Alumni News

Kent Andrews, inducted into the BC Volleyball Hall Of Fame!


Gulf Islands Secondary School would like to congratulate

former staff member and volleyball coach Kent Andrews,

for being inducted into the BC Volleyball Hall of Fame

in 2018!


Kent has volunteered countless hours to working with

our boys and girls volleyball teams over the years. Kent

started working with our teams in the mid '80's and was

an influential force in putting GISS Volleyball on the map

in BC. Thank you for sharing your expertise with our

athletes and congratulations on making it into the Hall of


Congratulations 2018/19 Sr. Boys Volleyball team!

1st place finish at the North Vancouver Island Championships

4th place finish at the Vancouver Island Championships


Gulf Islands Secondary's 2019 Grad, Logan Wenzel, helped lead Team BC to victory during Volleyball's 2019 Canada Cup in Halifax. It is the first time British Columbia has won the Canada Cup since 2006!
Logan has also been recruited to play Men's Volleyball at Waterloo University starting September 2019.

Congratulations to 2019 Gulf Islands Secondary Graduate Everest Masselink who will be starting her first-year at Brock University competing on the Varsity Rowing team.

2018 Gulf Islands Secondary Grad, Bonnie Reynolds is entering her second year of rowing at Brock University in Ontario. She received a scholarship in 2018 for academics and athletics at Brock. In her first year, she rowed varsity competing in the National Rowing Championships placing 16th overall.  From that regatta and lots of hard work, she achieved the standards to become part of Rowing Canada's NexGen program, recruiting athletes 8 years out from the Olympics. 



Congratulations to the 2019 Rowing team, for the 3rd year

in a row, they qualified 4 athletes for the Canadian Secondary

School Championships in St. Catharines. Clarewen Sladen-Dew,

Cheyenne Sawchuk, Linnea Barrett and Zoey Johnson rose to

the challenge placing 4th by two seconds in the Senior Women

59Kg Quad. It was an outstanding race. Inspiring results!

Seasons of Play


(September - November)


Senior Boys Soccer

Junior Boys Soccer
Senior Boys Volleyball

Senior Girls Volleyball
Junior Boys Volleyball
Junior Girls Volleyball

Cross Country 

*Rowing team will practice all year, but will not compete until the Spring season.


(Mid November - Feburary)


Senior Boys Basketball
Senior Girls Basketball

Junior Boys Basketball

Junior Girls Basketball







*Rowing team will practice all year, but will not compete until the Spring Season.



(Feburary - June)


Senior Girls Soccer
Junior Girls Soccer




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Contact Us

Brittany Allan, Athletic Director


112 Rainbow Rd

Salt Spring Island, BC

V8K 2K2



Tel: 250-537-9944
Fax: 250-537- 9512

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