Patrick Henry Welcomes SD Unified District Photographer Thom Vollenweider!

San Diego Unified School District is proud to present official athletic photographer Thom Vollenweider. Thom has many accolades and we are happy to have him on our SD Unified Team!

At the October 29, 2019 Board of Education meeting, an agreement with Thom Vollenweider Photography was approved to provide photography services at district high school games/sporting events.  The San Diego Unified School District is proud to work with Thom from Thom Vollenweider Photography to highlight our outstanding student athletes.  You’ll see Thom on the court and sidelines at most San Diego Unified sporting events and posting photos to the San Diego Unified athletics websites.  Details of the approved agreement can be found here.

A contributing photographer to the San Diego Union-Tribune for over 40 years, Vollenweider has worked as the Team Photographer for the San Diego Chargers (covered 5 Super Bowls) and the Team Photographer for the San Diego Spirit (WUSA). He is also the Official Photographer for CIF/SDS, where his photographs are on permanent display in their offices.

Covering high school sports throughout the school year, Thom Vollenweider will be posting his photographs to our official athletic websites.

About: Thom Vollenweider

Kearny High School Hall of Fame Inductee 2019

Staff Photographer/Picture Editor for United Press International in Europe

Team Photographer for the San Diego Chargers. Photographed 5- Super Bowls.

Team Photographer for the San Diego Spirit/Women Professional Soccer

“Best of Show and the People’s Choice Awards”/Del Mar International Photography

“Best Sports Photography” from the World Sports Foundation in Tokyo, Japan. Selected from over 10,000 entries.

“Best Sports Photography Award” /San Diego Press Club 2015, 2016 and 2017

Contributing Photographer for Time, Sports Illustrated, LIFE, Union-Tribune, LA Times

Official Photographer for CIF/San Diego Section

You will be able to purchase the shots featured on the websites by Thom through

Thom’s website for his business website can be found at: