Redwood High School Benchwarmers
 “Funding Redwood Athletics”
Benchwarmers is the sports allocation committee of the Redwood Foundation
A completed Benchwarmers Funding Request Form must be submitted to the Athletic Director by the Friday before the Benchwarmers meeting.
To make a request to Benchwarmers download the Funding Request Form and the Funding Guidelines

Benchwarmers meet on the first Wednesday of every month except July and August.
Meeting dates 2016/17
8/31, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7, 1/18, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3, 6/7

Benchwarmers Board will approve the requests in a closed session following each meetings

 2017 Senior Athletic Banquet - Please click on the link below to RSVP to the Senior Banquet:
                                                      RSVP Here 
 May 15, 2017

Benchwarmers Board 2016/17
President                                       Jennifer Tippett              
Vice President                                Lynn Tallerico                
Booster Chair                                 Nancy Nemecek           
Secretary                                       Annie  Porter                 
Treasurer                                       Kim Allen                       

Assistant Principal Athletics          LaSandra White             
Athletic Director                            Jessica Peisch                
Athletic Trainer                             Americ Alvarado             

Benchwarmers Funded Items Through January 2017
Total budget for 2016/2017 $180,000

All Sports
- Impact testing software for concussions
 - 2 Automated External Defibrillator for campus wide use
 - Bus to UCSF for physicals
 - Tournament fees for all teams
 - Bleachers for Ghilotti Field 
- Athletics Awards and letters for Fall, Winter & Spring seasons
- Athletic Trainer salary (25%)
- Coaches meetings and Positive Coaching Alliance training
 - Transportation for NCS playoff games Fall, Winter & Spring seasons
 - Senior athletes banquet
Boys - tournament fees, basketballs, buses
Girls - tournament fees, buses, game analysis software, basketballs, warm ups
Batters helmets, practice baseballs, batting tees, bats, catchers gear,
ball caddy, protective screens, Fungoman practice machine
Bus to Cardinal Newman game, replacement door for baseball shed, bases, windscreen, safety nets
Girls - tournament fee, equipment and bus,  practice uniforms, Smart backstop Krossover Game Field Analysis, light towers
Girls - shag bags, golf bags, balls
Boys - tournament fees
Girls - coaches summit, tournament fees and equipment, ball bin
Boys - tournament fees, equipment and supplies, benches for pool deck
Cross Country - invitational/meet fees and buses
Girls - balls, practice jerseys, team bags
Boys - bibs, cones, ladders, team bags, buses
Girls - tournament fees, warmup jackets, windscreens, storage shed
Wresting – equipment & tournament fees
Girls Field Hockey – bus & tournament fees
Swimming & Diving – uniform parkas & jackets, equipment, benches and chairs for swimming pool, tents
Softball - bus to game, windscreen for JV field
Track & Field – invitationals, discus net replacement
Football - helmet cart and pad storage racks, 5 man Oklahoma chute, entry sign, play off buses
Boys - tournament fees
Girls - tournament fees, jackets for all 3 teams
Cheerleading - camp scholarships, mats, portable sound system
Miscellaneous – Unified team jerseys for basketball and track
Physical improvements: 
Gym sound system
Athletics tents for use by all sports
Replacement ice machine for Athletic trainer
Light rental for Ghilotti field in February 
Scoreboard controllers
Media backdrops

2015/16  total allocated: $189,158.66

Athletic Trainer salary, overtime and supplies
Waterpolo tournaments and equipment
Wresting equipment
Cross Country invitationals
Transportation for playoffs and some games
Coaches training and equipment
Soccer teams jackets
Tennis warm up tops

Swimming parkas
Baseball equipment

Team Awards and Letters
Physical improvements: washer/dryer, high jump pit and platform, long jump pit covers, painting foul poles, score board, scores table Ghilotti field,