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1 Los Osos Baseball Parent/Player Orientation January 20, 2010

2 Agenda Introductions Introductions Athletic Training Eligibility Athletic Training Eligibility Vision and Mission Statement Vision and Mission Statement Core Covenants Core Covenants Trivia Trivia Code of Conduct Code of Conduct Team Goals Team Goals Important Dates to Remember Important Dates to Remember Calendar Calendar

3 Introductions Dominick Copas-Head Varsity Coach Dominick Copas-Head Varsity Coach Ed Jaramillo-Assistant Varsity Coach Ed Jaramillo-Assistant Varsity Coach Todd Beltran-Assistant Varsity Coach Todd Beltran-Assistant Varsity Coach Chris Stephens-Assistant Varsity Coach Chris Stephens-Assistant Varsity Coach Jeff Paul-Assistant Varsity Coach Jeff Paul-Assistant Varsity Coach Chris Romero-Assistant Varisty Coach Chris Romero-Assistant Varisty Coach Miguel Reveles-Head JV Coach Miguel Reveles-Head JV Coach Stephen Johnson-Assistant JV Coach Stephen Johnson-Assistant JV Coach Loren Reveles-Assistant JV Coach Loren Reveles-Assistant JV Coach Ron LaChase-Head Freshman Coach Ron LaChase-Head Freshman Coach Larry Nevarez-Assistant Freshmen Coach Larry Nevarez-Assistant Freshmen Coach

4 Eligibility January 4, st day of 6 th period January 4, st day of 6 th period 2.0 GPA CIF Requirement 2.0 GPA CIF Requirement Baseball Credit in Spring (5 units) Baseball Credit in Spring (5 units)

5 Vision We are dedicated to the development of student-athlete in The Los Osos Baseball program. We want our teams to be well rounded students, athletes, and community leaders. It is our priority, through the sport of baseball, that we instill proper values, character and the work ethic necessary to be successful in future endeavors. We are dedicated to the development of student-athlete in The Los Osos Baseball program. We want our teams to be well rounded students, athletes, and community leaders. It is our priority, through the sport of baseball, that we instill proper values, character and the work ethic necessary to be successful in future endeavors.

6 Mission To provide members of The Los Osos Baseball team with a quality education and the opportunity to compete at the high school level while forming lasting relationships. To provide members of The Los Osos Baseball team with a quality education and the opportunity to compete at the high school level while forming lasting relationships.

7 Core Covenants Academic Excellence Academic Excellence Unselfish Unselfish Respect Respect Accountability Accountability Unity Unity

8 Academic Excellence We conduct ourselves as student-athletes. We conduct ourselves as student-athletes. We take advantage of our opportunity to receive a quality high school education. We take advantage of our opportunity to receive a quality high school education. We realize that our classes and teachers are preparing us for a lifetime of making a difference. We realize that our classes and teachers are preparing us for a lifetime of making a difference. We are aware our coaching staff supports us during times when academics and athletics conflict. We are aware our coaching staff supports us during times when academics and athletics conflict.

9 Unselfish Our focus is on what is BEST FOR THE TEAM Our focus is on what is BEST FOR THE TEAM The decisions we make are no longer about ourselves, they are about the team. The decisions we make are no longer about ourselves, they are about the team.

10 Respect We respect ourselves. We are confident in our individual abilities. We respect ourselves. We are confident in our individual abilities. We respect our teammates and are confident in their abilities to finish the job. We also accept their encouragement and constructive criticism. We respect our teammates and are confident in their abilities to finish the job. We also accept their encouragement and constructive criticism. We respect our coaches and all of the decisions they make, whether or not we are in agreement. We respect our coaches and all of the decisions they make, whether or not we are in agreement. We buy into the system, knowing each decision made is with the success and best-interest of the team in mind. We buy into the system, knowing each decision made is with the success and best-interest of the team in mind. We respect every team we face. We fear no team. We take no team for granted. We respect every team we face. We fear no team. We take no team for granted. We respect the game of baseball. We respect the game of baseball.

11 Accountability We hold each other accountable both on and off the field. We hold each other accountable both on and off the field. We expect the best and get the best out of each other We expect the best and get the best out of each other We give 100% all of the time. We work hard to make ourselves and our teammates better. We give 100% all of the time. We work hard to make ourselves and our teammates better. We are committed to constant improvement. We view every team event, practice, and game as a chance to learn something new as an individual and improve as a team. We are committed to constant improvement. We view every team event, practice, and game as a chance to learn something new as an individual and improve as a team. Our effort and determination are a constant. These are two areas that we can always control. Our effort and determination are a constant. These are two areas that we can always control.

12 Every player plays an essential role to the success of the team. It is our responsibility to fill that role whether we play 7 innings, 2 innings or don’t enter the game. Every player plays an essential role to the success of the team. It is our responsibility to fill that role whether we play 7 innings, 2 innings or don’t enter the game. Whether we recognize it or not, we are observed as role models. Whether we recognize it or not, we are observed as role models. We expect ourselves and one another to represent our team in a positive manner. We expect ourselves and one another to represent our team in a positive manner.

13 Unity We win and lose as a team. We win and lose as a team. While we may encounter many obstacles throughout the season, we will never fail to persevere as a team. While we may encounter many obstacles throughout the season, we will never fail to persevere as a team. We are a family and a constant source of encouragement and support for one another. We are a family and a constant source of encouragement and support for one another. We are united by our commitment to succeed both on and off the field. We are united by our commitment to succeed both on and off the field. We take pride in being a team that others want to emulate. We take pride in being a team that others want to emulate.

14 Code of Conduct

15 Academics There will be a mandatory Study Hall for anyone with a D or below. There will be a mandatory Study Hall for anyone with a D or below. Grade checks will be handed out two or more times a semester to monitor your academic progress. Grade checks will be handed out two or more times a semester to monitor your academic progress. You are expected to attend all class sessions. There will be times that you will miss class due to travel. Give every teacher your game schedule the first week of class and advise them of travel four weeks prior to your absence. You are expected to attend all class sessions. There will be times that you will miss class due to travel. Give every teacher your game schedule the first week of class and advise them of travel four weeks prior to your absence. As a student-athlete it is your responsibility to make up all missed work and/or tests. As a student-athlete it is your responsibility to make up all missed work and/or tests.

16 Attire There will be no other high school gear worn besides Los Osos. There will be no other high school gear worn besides Los Osos. Shirts will be tucked in at all times. Shirts will be tucked in at all times. A team shirt must be worn to every practice. A team shirt must be worn to every practice. Baseball socks in navy or columbia blue are to be worn during games and practices unless otherwise directed by the head coach. Baseball socks in navy or columbia blue are to be worn during games and practices unless otherwise directed by the head coach. When traveling as a team you will be in uniform. When traveling as a team you will be in uniform. When scouting as a team you must wear Los Osos gear. When scouting as a team you must wear Los Osos gear.

17 Sportsmanship Sportsmanship is expected at all times Sportsmanship is expected at all times It is unacceptable to speak with umpires unless you are the designated captain It is unacceptable to speak with umpires unless you are the designated captain We will respect each and everyone of our opponents during the season and there will be no demeaning or elitist conversation with anyone on the opposing team. We will respect each and everyone of our opponents during the season and there will be no demeaning or elitist conversation with anyone on the opposing team. There is a fine line between confidence and cockiness There is a fine line between confidence and cockiness No swearing/cursing No swearing/cursing Be aware of your body language and what it reflects Be aware of your body language and what it reflects

18 Alcohol/Illegal Substances Alcohol, tobacco and drug use is absolutely prohibited Alcohol, tobacco and drug use is absolutely prohibited

19 Internet Any statements, information and/or photographs placed on the Internet by a LOHS baseball player that discredits, slanders or possibly damages the reputation or integrity of another person may result in disciplinary action and/or dismissal from the team. Any statements, information and/or photographs placed on the Internet by a LOHS baseball player that discredits, slanders or possibly damages the reputation or integrity of another person may result in disciplinary action and/or dismissal from the team. Be smart about pictures taken of you and the repercussions of those photos! Be smart about pictures taken of you and the repercussions of those photos!

20 Electronic Devices Cell phones must be turned off at all times and put away during practice, games, traveling to and from away contests, and all other team activities; unless given permission by the coaching staff. Cell phones must be turned off at all times and put away during practice, games, traveling to and from away contests, and all other team activities; unless given permission by the coaching staff. When scouting, phones and any other entertainment devices need to be turned off and put away. When scouting, phones and any other entertainment devices need to be turned off and put away.

21 Behavior Be physically and mentally prepared for practice. Be physically and mentally prepared for practice. Be respectful of how you talk with teammates and coaching staff. No team member shall speak negatively about the Los Osos Baseball Team. Be respectful of how you talk with teammates and coaching staff. No team member shall speak negatively about the Los Osos Baseball Team. Be respectful to bus drivers, athletic trainers, etc. Be respectful to bus drivers, athletic trainers, etc. Always say “thank you”. A little appreciation goes a long way! Always say “thank you”. A little appreciation goes a long way!

22 It is your responsibility to clean up after yourself (i.e. locker room, bus, benches, athletic training room) It is your responsibility to clean up after yourself (i.e. locker room, bus, benches, athletic training room) When scouting you are to remain neutral. When scouting you are to remain neutral. Conduct yourself in a positive manner that directly reflects the team and Los Osos High School Conduct yourself in a positive manner that directly reflects the team and Los Osos High School The team will travel together to and from contests and all team functions. You are not allowed to leave with a parent after a game unless you have obtained permission 24 hours in advance with the Head Coach The team will travel together to and from contests and all team functions. You are not allowed to leave with a parent after a game unless you have obtained permission 24 hours in advance with the Head Coach

23 Injuries If injured it is your responsibility to do the necessary rehabilitation. If you fail to do your rehabilitation you will not practice nor play in a game. If injured it is your responsibility to do the necessary rehabilitation. If you fail to do your rehabilitation you will not practice nor play in a game. Do not use practice time for rehabilitation. Do not use practice time for rehabilitation. If you are unable to practice or play you are still required to attend practice and all related team activities. If you are unable to practice or play you are still required to attend practice and all related team activities. Be smart when participating in any activity that could cause further injury or fatigue. (i.e. snowboarding, clubbing) Be smart when participating in any activity that could cause further injury or fatigue. (i.e. snowboarding, clubbing)

24 Equipment You are responsible for the gear you are given, any lost or damaged gear you will replace You are responsible for the gear you are given, any lost or damaged gear you will replace You will check out and return all baseball gear with a member of the coaching staff. You will check out and return all baseball gear with a member of the coaching staff.

25 Punctuality If you are not early you are late!! If you are not early you are late!! You must be on time to all team events (i.e. study hall, practice, individual meetings, and turning in all paperwork) You must be on time to all team events (i.e. study hall, practice, individual meetings, and turning in all paperwork) Respond promptly to s, phone calls, and/or text. Respond promptly to s, phone calls, and/or text. In case of uncontrollable circumstances you must call the coaching staff prior to the event. (NO S OR TEXT!!) In case of uncontrollable circumstances you must call the coaching staff prior to the event. (NO S OR TEXT!!)

26 Just because… If you are questioning your decision, DON’T DO IT or ask for clarification from a coach. Always error on the side of caution. If you are questioning your decision, DON’T DO IT or ask for clarification from a coach. Always error on the side of caution.

27 Team Goals We are goal-oriented. As a team we know where we are going and how we are going to get there. Accomplish this season Accomplish this season –What is it going to take? –Where do we want to be by February 27, 2010? –Think about individual and team goals

28 Upcoming Dates Physicals should have been completed already Physicals should have been completed already 1 st day of 6 th period class was January 4, st day of 6 th period class was January 4, 2010 Banners due NOW Banners due NOW Casino Night January 23, 2010 Casino Night January 23, 2010 February 27, 2010 scrimmage v. Orange February 27, 2010 scrimmage v. Orange March 5, 2010 Don Lugo Tournament March 5, 2010 Don Lugo Tournament


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