Fall Athletic Parent Meeting Presentation

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HANOVER CENTRAL
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
FALL PARENT MEETING
2013-14
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT STAFF
Kevin Bachinski
Jo Ann Heldt
Athletic Director
Assistant AD
219-374-3866
219-374-3838
[email protected]
[email protected]
FALL VARSIT Y/HEAD COACHING STAFF
Football
Volleyball - Girls
Volleyball - Boys
Cross Country – Coed
Golf – Girls
Soccer – Girls
Soccer – Boys
Cheerleading
Poms/Dance Team
Robert Harrison
Erin Zeller
Travis Lechien
Steve Foulds
Jerry Kienzle
Jim Pattison
Dan Grunewald
Debbie James
Coleen Darnell
HANOVER CENTRAL HS ADMINISTRATION
Superintendent
Mr. Thomas Taylor
Principal
Mr. Justin Biggs
Assistant Principal Ms. Mary Ann West
PURPOSE OF MEETING
1. To provide information about the athletic
department for the Fall athletic season and
the 2013-14 school year
2. Communicate expectations for our student
athletes – both the school and team level
3. Provide information that may help avoid
conflicts, problems, or questions that may
arise during the upcoming season
GREATER SOUTH SHORE CONFERENCE
School
Bishop Noll Warriors
Calumet Warriors
Hanover Central Wildcats
Lake Station Eagles
Marquette Catholic Blazers
North Newton Spartans
River Forest Ingots
Wheeler Bearcats
Whiting Oilers
South Central Satellites (Football Only)
Boone Grove Wolves (Football Only)
Enrollment
496 – 2A
599 – 3A
636 – 3A
394 – 2A
217 – 1A
464 – 2A
420 – 2A
555 – 3A
408 – 2A
304 – 1A
536 – 2A
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT MISSION
T h e p ri m a r y m i s s i o n o f t h e H a n ove r C o m m uni ty S c h o o l C o rp o r ati on At h l et i c
D e p a r t me n t i s to p rov i d e a n o p p or t uni ty o f i nvo l ve m e nt a n d /or p a r t i c ipa tio n fo r
eve r y s t u d e nt a t h l et i ca ll y, wh et h e r i t i s a c o m peti ti ve s p o r t , re c re a t i o nal a c t i vi ty,
o r m a n age me n t/s upp or t o p p or t uni ty. I n d o i n g t h i s , s e ri o u s a t te n ti on w i l l b e
d evo te d i n d i v i d ual ly to t h e p hy s i c a l, m e n t al , s o c i a l , a n d e m o t i onal d i m e n si ons
wi t h o u t come s i n c l udi ng s t u d e nt growt h i n a l l d i m e n s ion s a n d t h e i r p re p a r a tion
to m a ke a s e ri o u s c o n tri b u ti on to h i s /h e r fa m i l y a n d c o mmun ity .
 Athletics are a par t of the total educational program and should emphasize
the “student fir st” philosophy
 We are not a win at all cost program but realize the impor tance that the
expectation of success can play in creating a competitive environment
 Being an athlete at Hanover Central athletes is a privilege and not a right
 Held to high academic standards
 Behavior on and off the field/court should be exemplary
 Athletes will face adversity, but that is OK
 We encourage multi -spor t par ticipation among our student athletes and
will emphasize working together to better the entire athletic program
BOOSTER CLUB
HANOVER CENTRAL ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB
President: Heather Frost
Vice President: Missy Mar tinez
Secretar y: Lynn Schweitzer
Treasurer: Cynthia Singleton
Email: hcboostercl [email protected] .com
MONTHLY MEETINGS
Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month in the hospitality room
in the Athletic Center.
Please check the " Wildcat Athletic Calendar " for upcoming Athletic Booster
Club Events
RECRUITING
 We WILL help with the recruiting of student athletes,
however, the initial process must begin with the
athletes and parents
 Identify schools
 Be realistic as to college level
 NCAA Clearinghouse: Division 1 & 2
www.eligibilitycenter.org
 NAIA Eligibility Center: www.playnaia.org
 Academics are important starting freshman year for
those that want to participate in college – DO NOT
WAIT!!!
PARENT/COACH COMMUNICATION
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Athlete
Athlete should approach the coach 1 st regarding an issue
Parent
Start with the coach by setting up an appointment
 Please do not confront a coach prior to, during, or after a
practice or contest
If not satisfied, set up an appointment with the Director of
Athletics
 Will not discuss playing time
Misinformation and rumors one of the biggest challenges we
face
PLEASE CONTACT THE ATHLETIC OFFICE WITH CONCERNS OR
QUESTIONS
FORMS AND DOCUMENTS
 Athletic Physical Packet 2013/14 - Must be completed before the
student athlete is allowed to par ticipate. (April 1 st )
 IHSAA physical signed by a doctor (all pages)
 Concussion Acknowledgement
 Insurance Acknowledgement
 Student & Parent Code of Conduct
 Emergency Medical Treatment Waiver
 Student Accident Insurance
 Student Athletic Protection: www.stuproinc.com
 Travel Release Form
 Athletic Patch Order Forms
ALL FORMS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE PARENT/ATHLETE
FORMS SECTION OF THE ATHLETIC WEBSITE!
ELIGIBILIT Y
 Students must pass 70% or 5 “solid” classes during a grading
period (IHSAA Rule) to remain academically eligible for the
next 9 weeks
 Physical education counts
 Workforce does not count as a solid
 Hanover Central conducts a grade check approximately every
3 weeks (typically on a Monday morning)
 Students must be passing all classes at that time to remain eligible
for the next 3 weeks
 Any student in violation will be notified and will be come ineligible for
competition immediately
 Grade check dates are posted on-line on the athletic page
STUDENT ATTENDANCE
 Athletes must be in attendance all day to practice or compete
 Exceptions are excused absences which include:
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Medically documented appointments
Funeral visitation
Serving as a page
Court appointment
College visits – scheduled through the guidance department
Military examinations
Religious holidays with administrative approval
School sponsored activities such as field trips, athletic participation, etc.
 Any student who receives a suspension of any type as a result
of a violation of the HC Student Code of Conduct can not
practice or play during the length of that suspension
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
 Lightning strike – 30 minutes from last strike; time will
restart with each new occurrence
 Bleachers must also be exited and players/fans will be moved
indoors to the field house area
 Severe weather– Coaches will keep athletes and will only
release to parents
 We want to make sure that everyone is safe and accounted for
 School Cancelled –Contests may or may not be played
 Dependent on cooperation with the opposing school
 Early Dismissal – Everything cancelled
ATHLETIC TRAINER
Samantha Hainline
Barb Down
 Of ficial can ask for an evaluation by trainer or physician
 Symptoms of concussion – the athlete will be removed from
contest/practice. Must get a release from a physician on the
of ficial release form.
 This is an Indiana State Law.
 ImPACT Testing
ADMISSION AND SEASON PASSES
Hanover Central High School
Adult and HS Students=
Students K-8=
$6.00
$3.00
Hanover Central Middle School
Adult and HS Student=
Students K-8=
$3.00
$2.00
The Wildcat Pass
All home none tournament or IHSAA events
Student= $40
Adult= $75
Family=$200
WEBSITE
Visit Hanover Central Athletics on-line at
www.hanover.k12.in.us
Schools – HCHS or HCMS
Athletics tab
Schedules
Special Events
Directions to Schools (in the near future)
Cancellations / Postponements / Alerts
Twitter: @hanoverathletics
GENERAL INFORMATION
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc…)
 A great tool when used correctly
 Please be aware of the possible dangers and consequences as
a student and athlete
Sportsmanship / Behavior
 A class level of behavior and sportsmanship should be
displayed towards officials, workers, athletes, fans, and
opponents at all times
 Expected of both our student athletes and their support group
Guests at away contests
 Your reputation proceeds you! Perception is reality!
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Football
Girls Volleyball
Girls Soccer
Boys Soccer
Cross Country
Boys Volleyball
Girls Golf
Cheerleading
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Room 620
Room 638
Room 633
Room 639
Room 634
Room 637

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