2Diocesan Sport and Health Coordinator Robert EllisonDirect Line:Mobile:Other contact: Julie Ellis (Secretary) orAddress: Catholic Education Office, PO Box 158, Lismore 2480Feel encouraged to be in contact
3Diocesan Sports Council President: John CocciolaSecretary: Liz PickerTweed Delegates: Jenny Hill (St Joseph’s Tweed Heads)Mark Wilson (St Anthony’s Kingscliff)Richmond Delegates: John Cocciola (St Joseph’s Woodburn)Ern Sandral (St Joseph’s Woodburn)Clarence Delegates: Dale Layland (St Joseph’s Maclean)Dan Hammond (St Augustine’s Coffs Harbour)Hastings Delegates: Mick O’Brien (St Joseph’s Port Macquarie)Liz Picker (St Joseph’s Kempsey)Principal Representative: Mark Priddis (St Joseph’s Wauchope)Ex Officio / Treasurer: Robert Ellison (DSHC)
10What representative sports are offered? Swimming (Diocesan 4th March Coffs Harbour)AFL (Diocesan 2nd March Grafton) –Zone Trials NOT held for this sportWinter Sports 23rd March Grafton (Rugby League, Rugby, Football, Hockey, Netball)Cross Country (Diocesan 11th May Murwillumbah)Athletics (Diocesan 3rd August Lismore)Summer Sports (Basketball, Cricket, Softball, Tennis, Touch) Diocesan 23rd November Coffs HarbourDiving and Golf – No Dicoesan or Polding Trials – Nominations through DSHC to CPS Executive Officer
11Important…….. Please check emails regularly…. every day if possible but at least regularly (many from me)use for information between yourselves - addresses in your bookletfaxes very rare – not preferred
12Sports Coordinators’ Email Groups sportprim.catholic.edu.auInsert twd, rich, clar or hast after prim for your zone group e.g.Suggest you also send a copy to the principal:List of individual addresses in the Gathering Booklet - for your zone (and all others)
13Sports Carnival Support for Primary Teachers CD 2005 (Updated 2010) Sample forms (nomination, program, recording, results), checklists, hints, short cuts, risk management in 4 folders:General Sports Carnival Sample DocumentationSwimming Carnival Sample DocumentationCross Country Sample DocumentationAthletics Sample Documentation
14Diocesan Sport on Line http://sport.lism.catholic.edu.au Calendar Primary Sport – latest news, event results, team selectionsSecondary SportContactsSee home page for important announcements e.g. Diocesan event postponementLinks to other sport websitesUpdates as often as possibleSports Coordinators’ Handbook and Diocesan Convener/Manager Handbook
15Diocesan Sport and Health Handbook Sports contactsCalendarRole statementsCodes of ConductPro formasSample formsPractical informationUpdated each yearOnline? (Hopefully soon)
16Money CollectionDiocesan Team to Polding event – all payment/money directly to Robert Ellison, DSHCPolding to PSSA event – to CPS Exec. Officer, Ann-Marie Miranda, SydneyDiocesan Gala Days and Diocesan Rugby Gala Day – tax invoice to schools from RobertDiocesan Carnivals and Selection Trials – tax invoice to zone treasurers
17What Diocesan Sports Budget Covers... Diocesan conveners’ release – Codes 15/75Diocesan team managers’ release – Codes 15/75Zone team managers’ release – Diocesan carnival – Codes 15/75Approved (by Robert) professional development – release and registration – part or all for both – Codes 15/74Release & costs for Sports Coordinators’ Gatherings – Codes 15/79Diocesan uniformsDOES NOT COVER: School team managers or zone conveners
18Release – letters sent to principals What Sports Budget Does and Does Not Covere.g. not for school managers attending zone carnivals/trials or for zone meetingsCheck with Zone contact re release available if convening a zone trial
19Diocesan Gala Day Wednesday 19th September 2012 (Final week of Term 3) GraftonNetball, AFL (“Auskick”), Touch, Soccer, BasketballSchool Teams (Yrs 5 and 6) – participation, funCombined small school teams encouragedEntries (please indicate numbers for tax invoice)Adequate supervision essentialTweed and Hastings Zone Gala Day on same day?AND Diocesan Football Challenge and Diocesan Netball Challenge - semis & final Also:Diocesan Rugby Gala Day – 30th May Coffs Harbour – a part of NSW CPS Rugby KO)
20Risk Management Safety Guidelines Document web address: Clarifying dos and don’tsSpecific sports and activitiesbut to make it easier….Sport Risk ManagementOne-Page Checklists CD– a Risk Management minimum– Issued today
21Diocesan Athletics Riverside Park, South Lismore for 2012 Convener: John Cocciola & RichmondFosbury Flop (HJ) – special consent form to RobertOfficials – always looking for qualified and/or experienced parents/othersSpecial Multidisability EventsDiocesan Nomination form/info from Robert – mainly to zone delegates
22Multi class (AWD) Representative Sport Junior (8,9,10yrs) & Senior (11,12,13yrs)Swimming 50m Freestyle, 50m Breastroke, 50m Backstroke, 50m ButterflyAthletics 100m, 200m, 800m,Shot Put, LJ, DiscusCross Country Junior (8/9 and 10 yrs - sep. events - 2km) Senior (11, 12/13 yrs - sep. events - 3km) Qualifying times (with flexibility)Please contact me re interest/talent, opportunities, classification, etc.Some flexibility in our Diocese – but not beyondPerformance in Classification against standard (world/national record) determines overall results. Highest % wins.For physical and intellectual but not behavioural/emotional disabilities
23Those Acronyms and Initials… NSW CPS – NSW Catholic Primary Sport (includes Polding and Mackillop)NSW PSSA –NSW Primary School Sports Association (includes 14 associations including Polding, MacKillop, North Coast, Sydney South West, CIS, Riverina, etc.)SSA (School Sport Australia) – the national school championshipsCIS – Catholic Independent SchoolsNSW CCC – NSW Combined Catholic Colleges (the secondary school state sport body)DSHC – Diocesan Sport and Health Coordinator (Robert)AWD - Athlete with a Disability (SWD Student with a Disability but now Multi classWST – Winter Sports Trials (Rugby League,Rugby,Football,Netball,Hockey)SST – Summer Sports Trials (Basketball,Cricket,Softball,Tennis, Touch)Any Others?
24Special Requests re Diocesan Teams Emphasise/remind families re note/cheque return deadline – directly to DSHC.If late – child replaced or just excludedDon’t accept note/cheque at schoolLet me know re difficult family circumstancesPlease pass on update s to parents ASAP– re trips to Polding events.
25Diocesan Primary Sports Sports Coordinators’ Gathering August 2012Venue Pacific Bay Coffs HarbourEvery 2 years (even years)Addressing real needs - feedbackActive/Hands OnCollegiality, fun and networkingRelease provided
26Water Safety Guidelines for Unstructured Aquatic Activity Copy of Guidelines issued todayWebsite Address:Not needed for structured activities e.g. swimming carnival eventsDVD “Water Survival Challenge”– click under photoPre-Proficiency Test (see the DVD).Wristbands (yellow)–not competent"Surveillance and Scanning"