Presentation on theme: "Steve Sell Athletic Director Aragon HS Dan Burns Assistant Superintendent Salinas UHSD Ed Buller Athletic Director Oak Grove HS."— Presentation transcript:
Steve Sell Athletic Director Aragon HS Dan Burns Assistant Superintendent Salinas UHSD Ed Buller Athletic Director Oak Grove HS
For the past 25 years the CCS has focused attention on Sportsmanship & Character Building while students & coaches representing self-team-community and school Evidenced by the positive feedback we have received at Nor Cal and State Championship contests.
Many programs and processes have been implemented to create this environment CCS Sportsmanship Committee CCS Sportsmanship Contract 50 Sportsmanship Ideas from CCS schools (see white handout) CCS Sportsmanship Toolbox CCS Sportsmanship Seasonal Newsletter (see multi colored handout) Recognition certificates for schools & participants that exemplify exceptional sportsmanship
Utilize existing programs to model your school such as: (See multi colored Handout) CCS Sportsmanship Web Page Pursuing Victory with Honor-CIF Josephson Institute-Character Counts NFHS Learn Positive Coaching Alliance NIAAA
NFHSLEARN.COM Online Resources: Sportsmanship CourseFree The Role of the Parent in SportFree Teaching & Modeling Behavior$20 Engaging Effectively with Parents$20 Creating a Safe & Respectful Free Environment Course Sportsmanship: Its up to You $19.95 (Toolkit)
Develop a school wide Sportsmanship Committee Principal-AD-coach-student-parent-staff member-activities director Develop a Sportsmanship Mission Statement The Sportsmanship Mission Statement should be closely aligned with existing Schools Mission Based solidly on character development Basic premise for athletes is to learn and have fun
Set School Sportsmanship Goals Examples: No coaches/players or parents removed from contests the entire year Every visiting team will be welcomed by school personnel before contest Begin each contest with sportsmanship statement- preferably read by a team captain
Projects Create a fun, interactive, innovative environment for all stakeholders with projects focused on good sportsmanship This will help stakeholders embrace the concept of good sportsmanship school wide
Create a school motto: The Baler Code A Baler is: Respectful Responsible Honest Civil Tolerant Caring Courteous Courageous
Create a sportsmanship video Use existing technologies to be innovative & creative You Tube Sportsmanship section on school websites Present: Palo Alto Video
Develop and School Sportsmanship awards program: Certificates Lanyards T-shirts Sportsperson of the game-selected by opposite coach and or officials Great Opportunity to use the sportsmanship motto or school monikers
Set up Pre-Season Meetings with: Teachers-Coaches Emphasize: Mission, goals and prioritize and address sportsmanship issues. Coaches Code of Ethical Conduct & Expectations (see handout) Remind they are the gate keepers of good sportsmanship by their examples and their behavior
Set up Pre-Season Meetings with: Teachers-Coaches Emphasize: Mission, goals and prioritize and address sportsmanship issues. Coaches Code of Ethical Conduct & Expectations & Checklist (see Buff colored handout) Remind they are the gate keepers of good sportsmanship by their examples and their behavior
Set up Pre-Season Meetings with: Teachers-Coaches One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it- Knute K. Rockne
PCA Honoring the Game-see green colored handout and exercise
Set up Pre-Season Meetings with: Activities Director, Cheerleader Advisor & Band Director Emphasize: Positive messages to athletes and fans Importance of Good Sportsmanship Effect they have on the crowd and players They help set the tone for the contest
Set up Pre-Season Meetings with: Student-Athletes Emphasize: Principles of Sportsmanship and Expectations Pursuing Victory with Honor principles Representation of self-school-community & family
Set up Pre-Season Meetings with: Parents/Guardians Emphasize: (See Orange & Yellow Handouts) The schools sportsmanship goals and mission statement Their sportsmanship responsibilities for their children and themselves Their need to model sportsmanlike behavior at all times
Set up Pre-Season Meetings with: Parents/Guardians Emphasize: High School athletics are educationally based and not a club model Remind parents it is not about them Show applicable NFHS video presentations at the pre season meetings such as: The Role of the Parent in Sports
Set up Pre-Season Meetings with: Parents/Guardians Be proactive expressing the expectations of your school to parents Set some guidelines for sportsmanship violations- including penalties, such as: Mandatory watching of sportsmanship video before allowed to return as a spectator. Yellow cards at games for out-of-control parents or fans
FANS YELLOW CARD This Yellow Card is being given to you as a warning That your behavior may not be appropriate for this Educational setting. Realize that your admittance is a privilege to observe a contest and support high school activities, not a license to verbally assault players, coaches or officials. The students participating wrote the following message for you. "It's not your game, it's ours, the players and athletes that are competing. We hope the spectators will watch, enjoy, encourage and be proud of us, win or lose. We need your support and enthusiasm, not your yelling and criticism."
Develop Crowd Control Guidelines Be proactive in preparing for games Avoid tense situations through communication & cooperation Make sure there is proper home & visiting supervision Make the visiting teams feel welcome
Develop Crowd Control Guidelines Have a good ingress and egress for spectators and athletes Crowd control Checklist-see blue colored handout
The CCS will continue to model, develop and expect good sportsmanship across our section We cannot do it alone Continue to be part of this great tradition We want everyone to know that we come to play hard while Pursuing Victory with Honor.
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