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PVUSD Athletics Informed Consent Meeting For Athletic Participation
Introduction and Purpose of Informed Consent n Mandated by The Paradise Valley School Board of Education. n Understanding that there are risks associated with Athletic participation and that serious injuries may occur in spite of precautions taken. n Introduce concepts of Pursuing Victory With Honor n Each Athlete and one of their parents or legal guardians MUST attend this meeting before participating in any athletic program. Only once in four years of high school
Check Handouts in Your Possession n Informed Consent Handbook (Athletic Policies of the Paradise Valley School District and Explanation of the Voluntary Random Drug Testing Program) n Play Card (Emergency Information and Consent to Treat) n Athletic physical form signed by medical doctor and one parent or legal guardian. (To be turned in prior to first practice or tryout.)
Risk Management n Full Time Certified Athletic Trainer. n Safety Equipment checked and fitted by our Certified Equipment Manager. n All Coaches Certified in B.A.S.I.C. First Aid and C.P.R. n No expense spared for Safety Equipment or safe playing fields. n Hydration
No Pass No Play n To participate in games or matches all students must have passed all classes the previous QUARTER or apply for reinstatement through the athletic office. n Ineligible students can tryout or practice but must inform the coach that he/she will be applying for reinstatement.
Cut Policies on Teams that Limit Squad Members n Athletes will be informed in person of a coaches decision to not be on the team. n The Coach will also explain to the student- athlete and their parents what they feel he /she should improve on to make the team in the future if this information is requested.
Transfer Student Procedures For New Registrants n If a student enrolls in a PVUSD High School after their Freshman year begins, and has not moved into the High Schools attendance area, they will have to sit out 1 year. n The Transfer Form is picked up in the athletic office and must be on file with the Arizona Interscholastic Association before competition.
Insurance Information n Insurance is strongly recommended for all athletic participation. n Paradise Valley School District offers school insurance for our students and is available for individual sport seasons. n The Athletic Department has the necessary forms.
NCAA Clearinghouse Information n In the spring of your Junior year any athlete planning to participate in collegiate athletics at the Division One or Division Two level must register with the NCAA. n These forms can be picked up in the guidance office.
Informed Consent Video n Sports At Risk video that speaks to specific sports’ risks and prevention. n This video has to been seen by the student athlete and his or her parents before any participation in tryouts or practices.
Participation Fee and Tax Credit Information n To participate in athletics, a $200 fee is collected prior to the first game or match. There is a $400 Family Maximum. n This fee can be applied toward the $400 Arizona Tax Credit. n This fee is used to help pay AIA officials, transportation expenses, and workers for our athletic events. n Fee is waived for those participating in free school lunch program.
Objectives of Interscholastic Athletics Promotion of sportsmanship and the six core principles of character: Promotion of sportsmanship and the six core principles of character: –Trustworthiness- Fairness –Respect- Caring –Responsibility- Citizenship
Parental Commitments COMMIT to: n It being your child’s experience. n Sharing your son or daughter. n Sharing your child’s disappointments and triumphs n Teaching, enforcing, advocating, and modeling desired behaviors. n Letting your child make his/her own decisions. n Communicating effectively with your child’s coach.
For the duration of the practice or game put your child in the hands of the coach. M ake supportive comments to athletes, parents, officials, or coaches of both teams. Express interest, encouragement, and support to your child. Lend a hand when a coach or official asks for help. Conduct at Sport Events
Review n Review of materials to be turned in for athletic participation. n Sports Risk - “You Be The Judge” Video n Each parent or legal guardian must sign-in on one of the sign-in sheets provided at each of the coaches tables. This sheet is used to verify your attendance.