Varsity Football

Head coach
Josh Bowie

Assistant coaches
Jason Ward ’88, Todd Smith, Vince Juarez, Daniel Nelson

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2018 Season Records

Overall record: 4-6. Peninsula Athletic League -Bay record: 1-4

2018/2019 Season Schedule

Legend:  Postponed  Cancelled

Date Opponent Location Dismissal Departure Start Results
Sat 8/11 Intrasquad scrimmage Home: Cartan - Baseball Field (School)     9:00am  
Fri 8/17 Scrimmage vs Oakland/Capuchino/Sequoia Sequoia HS   6:00pm 7:30pm  
Fri 8/24 Mission SF Home: Cartan - Football Field 1:30pm   3:00pm Win - Forfeit
Sat 9/1 Piedmont Home: Cartan - Football Field     2:00pm L 30-28
Fri 9/7 Santa Clara Santa Clara HS   3:45pm 7:00pm W 35-26
Fri 9/14 Overfelt Overfelt HS   3:30pm 7:00pm L 48-31
Fri 9/28 Capuchino HS Capuchino HS   4:30pm 7:30pm W 33-7
Fri 10/5 Half Moon Bay* Home: Cartan - Football Field   1:30pm 3:00pm W 44-25
Fri 10/12 M-A* Menlo Atherton   5:00pm 7:30pm L 42-3
Fri 10/19 Terra Nova* (Homecoming) Home: Cartan - Football Field   1:00pm 3:00pm L 67-33
Fri 10/26 Aragon* Aragon HS   4:45pm 7:30pm L 56-13
Fri 11/2 SHP* (Valpo Bowl) Sacred Heart Prep   4:45pm 7:30pm L 53-15

About the Team

The purpose of the Menlo School program is to provide an amazing high school football experience that is memorable and impactful while “Helping student-athletes become adults of empathy who will lead, be responsible, and change the world for good while striving for excellence in everything that they do.”

Team first


  • Relentless effort
  • Always compete
  • Joyful enthusiasm
  • Scholastic champions

Never blame others - Accept ownership of your 20 sq. ft.

Don’t complain about your situation - Work toward solutions instead.

Avoid getting defensive - Accept coaching and corrections. Learn. Do the work

Everyone is welcome  | Everyone plays
Everyone gets better 

Be you  | Align with us

About the Coach

Josh Bowie (first season)

Josh BowieA longtime high school coach on the Peninsula, Bowie was a varsity assistant at Woodside High for the past three seasons and varsity head coach from 2012-2013. As an assistant, he served as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Bowie also served as varsity assistant at Sacred Heart Prep and Castro Valley and Capuchino, where his prep coaching career began as frosh-soph assistant. Since 2007, Bowie has been the department chair of the physical education department at Crocker Middle School. 

“My job, as a coach, is to help each student-athlete navigate through what is often a difficult time in life, to help them develop into quality adults that can look back on the Menlo football experience, and see it as not only a time of great camaraderie, but also of tremendous growth.​”