Marcos de Niza Athletics Office

  • Welcome to the Marcos de Niza High School Athletics Office!

    At Marcos de Niza, our athletics program is built on the principles of education, pride, and respect. As a proud member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) and the 4A Desert Sky Conference, we offer 22 sports for student-athletes to participate in across the fall, winter, and spring seasons. Whether you are an experienced athlete or just starting out, our program is open and inclusive to all skill levels.

    We believe in nurturing leadership and fostering a sense of community among our Padres. To participate in any of our athletics programs, all student-athletes must complete the clearance process. For detailed information on how to get started, please visit the Athletics Registration Section.

    Join us and experience the spirit of Marcos de Niza Athletics—where pride and respect lead the way!

    Important Information: 

    Planning on attending one of our athletic events? Please read the following guidelines:

    • Students must have a Student ID to enter.
    • No outside food or drink allowed.
    • No backpacks, large bags, coolers, hydro flasks will be permitted.
    • No re-entry.

Athletic Participation Fees

  • Ticket Prices and Athletic Passes

    • Athletic Ticket Prices and Athletic Passes (ATHLETIC PASSES can be used for all HOME sporting events. Excludes AIA State or Tournament play.)
      • Ticket prices:  Adult $7, Student $5
      • Athletic Passes:  $50 Student, $55 Adult, $160 Family Pass 
        • Student Passes will be sold through the Bookstore ONLY. Adult and Family on GoFan
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    • Participation Fees:  $50
      • Assistance options and payment plans can be created with the school administration.
      • Students who qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch are eligible for an adjusted participation fee. 
        • Free Lunch qualifiers will be assessed $25 with a cap of $100 per family.
        • Reduced Lunch qualifiers will be assessed $37.50 with a family cap of $150 per family. 
      • Aktivate (Register My Athlete) - Participation fee payment will not be required to be cleared for tryouts but will need to be paid before the first game of the season.
      • The participation fee will be tax credit eligible and can be used towards your Arizona Extracurricular Tax Credit donation. 

MDN Athletics Contact

  • Lenica Ruiz
    Assistant Principal, Athletics
    (480) 838-3200 x40107
    Kayla Melgar
    Administrative Assistant
    (480) 838-3200 x40104
    Damian Aguilar
    Equipment Manager
    (480) 838-3200 x40916