Desert Pines High School Fall Sports Parent Meeting • Mr. Michael Rolands • Assistant Principal Athletics • Ms. Gertha Robertson • Athletic Director • Ms. April X- Brown • Athletic Secretary (702) 799-2196 ext. 4204 Athletics Staff FALL Boys Girls Cross Country Cross Country Football Golf Soccer Soccer Tennis Tennis Volleyball NIAA/CCSD SANCTIONED SPORTS New Coaches • Armando BecerraGirls Soccer • C.J. Johnson- Boys Soccer • William & Sylvia Fisher- Cross Country • Andrea Ufford- Girls Volleyball Welcome Back! ATHLETE RULES, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MR. ROLANDS Guidelines Implications • • Students placed on RPC or suspension are ineligible to practice or compete in athletic contests until they are reinstated. • Game days: • • • • • • • • • Colors: Khaki, Navy, White, Royal Blue, Black, Gray, and Brown SOLID COLORS, NO PATTERN, NO WORDS, AND NO BRAND LOGOS Shirts must have a collar First Infraction: Warning Second Infraction: Required Parent Conference Third Infraction: 1 day suspension Fourth Infraction: 2 day suspension Fifth Infraction: 3 day suspension Sixth Infraction: 4 day suspension Seventh Infraction: Recommendation to Behavior School Dress Code • Team Dress Up days: must still meet dress code guidelines • Collared shirts must be worn under uniforms, t-shirts • CCSD Regulation 5135.1 states: • Any student absent from class on the day of an activity will not be permitted participation that day or evening unless an excuse has been granted, in advance, by the principal. • Any student who is declared truant will be ineligible for a period of one week after the infraction is discovered.” • Non Game Day Absences: • Turn in an excuse note no later than 3 days after the absence to the attendance office • Turn a copy into the athletic office as well • Not eligible to practice that day • An unexcused absence will result in being declared ineligible • Game Day Absences: • Prearrange with Mr. Rolands Attendance Policy • If a student is ejected from an interscholastic contest for unsportsmanlike conduct, he/she will be ineligible for the team’s next contest. • A student’s second ejection may result in additional penalties. • A student’s third ejection will result in suspension for the remainder of the season. Sportsmanship Facilities/Equipment • Equal facilities and equipment for male and female athletics • Stadium lights and locker rooms are common compliance issues Student Interest and Opportunities • Conducted surveys to measure athletic interest. • Schools do not have to offer the same sports to males and females. Institutes must accommodate to the same degree the athletic interests and abilities of each sex in the selection of sports. • Now offering Flag Football in the winter based upon student surveys. CCSD Title IX Compliance Title IX Site Visit Meeting Title IX Compliance • Specific Concern: School Population: Male: 53.33% Female: 46.66% Participation in Athletics: Male: 57.20% Female: 42.80% • Increase Title IX awareness in the school and community • Recommendations: • Ensure Title IX information is available to all students/parents. • Provide Title IX training to coaches • Utilize parent letter and school website to increase awareness Equal facilities and funding Creating of flag football program Title IX coaches training Updating athletics webpage Title IX fliers DP Title IX Compliance ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY MS. ROBERTSON • Athletic packets must be completed and turned in before any athlete is eligible to participate in a sport • Athletic packets are good for the entire 2014-2015 school year • They may be purchased for $20.00 from the school banker (main office) • Athletes are now required to get a physical every year Athletic Packet • Student-athletes are required to have insurance to participate in athletics. • Insurance information must be provided in the athletic packet • Students who do not have insurance may choose to purchase school insurance. • See the athletic office or head coach for school insurance packets Health Insurance • Initial Athlete Eligibility: • Must have a 2.0 GPA from the previous semester to be declared eligible and placed on the NIAA team roster. • Fall sports eligibility is based upon Spring 2014 semester grades • Seasonal Eligibility: • Grade checks are performed every 3 weeks • Probationary Status-currently failing one or more classes • Week One-Warning. Student-athlete has one week to get their grade up. Still eligible to participate • Week Two-Declared ineligible. Student-athletes will sit out the entire week. • Week Three-Removed from the NIAA roster and no longer eligible to finish the season. Academic Eligibility Services Injury • • • • • • Doctor Visits Taping Ice Injury rehabilitation Doctor referrals Student-athletes should see the trainer for nagging or traumatic injuries • RICE • • • • Rest Ice Compression Elevation • If a student-athlete sees a doctor for an injury they must provide proof the doctor has cleared them to return to practice • Physicians Referral • Athletic trainer may request that student-athletes see a doctor before returning to practice and competitions Athletic Trainer NCAA ELIGIBILITY MS. KORTH • Before participating in any NCAA athletic contest, student-athletes must be cleared by the NCAA clearinghouse. • NCAA clearing house reviews students final transcripts and test scores to determine if a studentathlete has meet the NCAA requirements. • www.eligibilitycenter.org to register NCAA Clearinghouse Academic Standards Core Course Requirements • Minimum 2.3 GPA in core courses • 4 years English • 3 years Math • 2 years natural/physical science • 2 years social studies • 1 year additional English, math, or science • 4 years of any of the above, foreign language, religion or philosophy • Unweighted • Grades are locked for core classes on first attempt • Take the SAT/ACT Exam • 16 core courses. • 10 taken before students 7th semester (Senior Year) NCAA Academic Standards QUESTIONS?