Presentation on theme: "South Brunswick Police Athletic League Football & Cheer Orientation"— Presentation transcript:
1South Brunswick Police Athletic League 2012 Football & Cheer Orientation
2Orientation History of South Brunswick Police Athletic League (SBPAL) Overview of the SBPAL rules and regulationsCheer OverviewFootball Overview
3SBPAL History & VisionBegan as Recreational Flag League. Programs now include: Pop Warner Flag and Tackle Football and Cheerleading, Travel Basketball, Wrestling, Township Flag Football (8-13 years old)The purpose of our organization:Providing children of South Brunswick Township or eligible children from surrounding communities with opportunities and activities for constructive use of leisure time.Develop a friendly relationship between community, its youth and the police officers and engender a spirit of respect for law and order.Establish developmental and competitive sports within the community.
4New for 2012Reduced Fees: SBPAL is offering a reduced fee for early registration this year – fees will increase starting July 1 – so register early!Professional Speed, Strength and Agility Trainer: SBPAL has contracted a professional trainer who will be conducting pre-season speed, strength, and conditioning training for all SBPAL football players (included in the cost of registration). We’ll have more information on the pre-season conditioning in the upcoming weeks.Tiny Mites are coming to S. Brunswick: Lastly, SBPAL will continue to offer the flag football program for ages 5-7 this season, but will also be offering Tiny Mites tackle football for ages 5-7. We'll have more details for anyone interested at the Open House.Equipment Storage at Rowland Park!
8South Brunswick & Pop Warner SBPAL Pop Warner is one of 27 associations within the Central Jersey Pop Warner organizationCentral Jersey Pop Warner has over 140 tackle teams, 51 flag and 94 cheer teamsOver 6,000 youthPop Warner is a national organization, divided into 8 regions covering over 42 states, 400,000 participants, over 7,000 tackle, 1,000 flag and 6,000 cheer teamsParticipants must maintain academic standards to participateCentral Jersey Pop Warner is part of the Eastern Region (NY to Maryland)National website -SBPAL Football adheres to both Central Jersey, Eastern Region and National Pop Warner guidelines and rules
9SBPAL Rules & Regulations Registration / Financial commitmentsRegistration is first-come, first-serve basis.Full payment is expected at time of registration unless otherwise arrangedChecks returned for insufficient funds will result in additional $25 fee and a Cash or money order is required to replace the bounced check(s).Failure to remain current with financial obligations will result in player’s suspension
10SBPAL Rules & Regulations AbsencesUnexcused absences from regular season or post-season events are grounds for dismissal from programDismissed participants may apply for re-instatement next season but are not eligible for pre-registrationParticipants who are absent (unexcused) for more than 50% of practices are not permitted to compete in that week’s eventArrive on-time, unexcused lateness may result in dismissal from practice or gameParents/guardians must attend flag practice – no drop-offsVacationsFootball, only 5 consecutive excused practices are allowedCheer, only 5 excused practices are allowed for the season
11SBPAL Rules & Regulations Equipment / AwardsMaintain uniforms properly and return in clean condition; uniform deposit requiredAll post-season awards are sole responsibility of SBPALOnly SBPAL Regional Champions are eligible to compete in National CompetitionIndividual or team fundraising without SBPAL permission is prohibited
12SBPAL Rules & Regulations Coaching / Practices / GamesNotify Coach / Director of any medical, behavioral, or dietary conditionsOnly players, coaches, and SBPAL Executive Board are allowed on field of play or practice fieldParents must remain outside the field of play in designated areasCoaching by parents from the sidelines during practice or games is prohibitedCoaches may designate parents to perform certain ‘on-field’ functions (play count, chains)
13SBPAL Rules & Regulations Coaching / Practices / Games (cont.)Coaches must be safety-certified: Rutgers or NYSCAAny coach or parent who violates Code of Conduct will be brought before the SBPAL Executive BoardCoaches are not permitted to request contributions, solicit business or use their position to represent any business entity to our SBPAL parents for any reason without prior authorization from SBPAL BoardThe SBPAL Board is responsible for all facilities issues. Coaches must refer all matters to the Football Director.
14DocumentationBelow is a list of the documents you will need to provide to your athlete’s coach during the first week of practice.Child’s original, raised seal birth certificateFor both returning at new players as mandated by the CJPWCopy of LAST report card for the school yearSmall photo (head and shoulders)Little Scholars Pop Warner Doctor’s Authorization form (only acceptable form stating the child is eligible to participate in football/cheer. Note must be dated after January Each sibling must have his/her own note.)Equipment Deposit ($150 – Football, $75 – Cheer >> check made out to SBPAL)Parent and Player Consent FormParent Code of ConductPlayer Code of ConductConsent for emergency medical treatment14
15Pop Warner All-American Scholar Program Each year, the most academically accomplished Pop Warner kids compete for Academic All-American status. This process begins at the association level and up through each of the eight Pop Warner regions to the national level.The PWLS All-American Program requires a minimum 96% grade point average and fifth grade completion to apply for All-American status. After the applications have been processed, Pop Warner determines National First Team All-Americans (35 football, 35 cheer per grade), National Second Team All-Americans and National Honorable Mention Scholars.Pop Warner hosts an awards program each year to celebrate the accomplishments of our participants. Scholarships are awarded and we recognize those that have contributed and served as exemplary ambassadors for Pop Warner. All Scholar All-Americans (1st Team, 2nd Team & Honorable Mention) are eligible to attend the PWLS National All-American Banquet.
16Joann Campisano, Cheer Director PAL Cheer OverviewJoann Campisano, Cheer Director
17Cheer Head Coaches Tiny Mite Head Coach: Open Mighty Mite Head Coach: Melissa Wojaczyk Assistant Coach: Catherine OliverJr. Pee Wee Head Coach: Robyn VitelliAssistant Coach: Kim SpinelliPee Wee Head Coach: Autumn Frock
18Cheerleading Age Criteria TeamAge (as of July 31st)Tiny Mite5 – 7Mitey Mite7 – 8 – 9Junior Pee Wee9 – 10 – 11Pee Wees11 – 12
19Uniform Deposit $75 uniform deposit required Uniforms will be distributed in August.
20Goals for our Cheerleaders Our Goals are:SafetyFunProgressionTeamworkOur coaches are volunteersPositive & respectful communication is the key to providing the best possible experience for all of us!
21COMMITMENTWith great anticipation, this year our Jr. Pee-Wee & Pee-Wee squads will take the National Route.Our competition days are full days!In order to be a success, it is imperative that the parents get involved to assist with planning & fundraising. Further details once we reach that point.If anyone backs out if we make the Competition route, there will be a 1-year suspension from cheer.
22Practice & Attendance Policies Practice starts the first week of August. The start date, days & times are determined by your Coach.Coaches will not schedule practices on Fridays in August so you may plan long weekends with your family.Cheerleaders are required to dress appropriately for practice, that means attire that is appropriate gym class and athletic activities. Coaches will review this policy prior to the first practiceAttendance is as follows: 5 unexcused absences are permitted before removal from a team. 3 lateness’s of more than 10 minutes each, equals one absence – excused absences are ONLY religious education class & prolonged illness with a doctor’s note.
232011 Cheerleading Competition Schedule JR.PW'S & PW'S1. October 20, 20122. To Be Announced
242012 Cheer Apparel Order Process Each cheerleader will need cheer sneakers, white no show socks, black cheer bloomers and a black cheer bodysuit for games.In order to facilitate the apparel order process we have partnered with Team Cheer and developed on on-line order site.Directions will be provided at your fitting.
26Cheerleading Communications If you have an issue, problem, concern or suggestion, the proper steps are:Speak to your head coach after practice or arrange a time to get togetherIf needed, escalate to a Cheer Co-DirectorIf needed, escalate to Cheer CommitteeIf needed, escalate to SBPAL Board
27Football Program Overview Rich Boulware and Don Parlow, Football Directors
28Certification Weight Range Pop Warner FootballAge/Weight DivisionAge(s)Certification Weight RangeFLAG5-6-7No weight limitsTINY-MITE (older/lighter)5-6-7 No older/lighter35-75 lbs No older/lighterMITEY-MITE (older/lighter)7-8-9 N/A45-90 lbs N/AJUNIOR PEE WEE (older/lighter)*lbs lbsPEE WEE (older/lighter)*lbs lbsJUNIOR MIDGET (older/lighter)*lbs lbsMIDGET (older/lighter)*lbs lbsUNLIMITED (older/lighter)No older/lighter105 lbs+ No older/lighter*The asterisked (*) provisions in each division allow the so-called "older but lighter" player to also qualify. The last year of eligibility falls under more stringent weight restrictions, per above.A child's age on July 31 is his/her age for the season. A player may gain 1 pound per week after the second game, up to a maximum of 9 pounds.
29Football Schedule Practice begins Wednesday, August 1st Flag and Tiny MitePractice 3 nights a week in August;2 nights a week during schoolTackleWeek 1: 10 hours conditioning5 nights a week in August3 nights a week during school with Saturday walkthroughsArrive 15 minutes early for practicesScrimmages – 2 to 3 in AugustFirst Game – Last weekend of AugustGames on SundayFlag and Tiny Mite 9:00am (subject to change)MM 10:00amJPW 11:30amPW 1:00pmPost-season – Bowl Games/Playoffs
302012 Viking Camps Non-contact instructional camps SB school coaches and guest college coaches will teach young players the safe & proper way to play footballRegistration forms are located on the
31PAL Football Committee Jake Rodriguez – SB PAL PresidentMike Muha – SB PAL Vice PresidentRich Boulware – Football Program DirectorDon Parlow – Football Program DirectorEd Young – Football CommitteeDoug Cooper – Football Committee & Snack Shack
32Football Coaching Staffs Pee-WeeHead Coach: Andy GoldsmithAssistant Coaches: Dave Seavers, Doug Cooper, Richard BoulwareJr. Pee-WeeHead Coach: Don ParlowAssistant Coaches: Andy Fellouris, John Elko, Phil Campbell, Jake RodriguezMighty MiteHead Coach: Ed YoungAssistant Coaches: Sean D'Angiolillo, Jim Woisznies, Rich RubinTiny MiteHead Coach: Rich HoffAssistant Coaches: TBDFlagHead Coach: TBD
33We Can’t Do This Alone! All coaches need your support ‘Dinner table’ conversation must be positive & supportiveVolunteer!!!If you have an issue, problem, concern, suggestion, the steps are:Speak to your head coach after practice or arrange a time to get togetherIf needed, escalate to Football DirectorIf needed, escalate to Football CommitteeIf needed, escalate to SBPAL Board