Presentation on theme: "2 2 5 5 C H A P T E R Developing a Policies and Procedures Manual."— Presentation transcript:
C H A P T E R Developing a Policies and Procedures Manual
Chapter Outline Program goals and mission statement Facility administration Program objectives Job titles, descriptions, and duties of the strength and conditioning staff Staff policies and activities
P olicies are a facility’s rules and regulations; they reflect the goals and objectives of the program. Procedures describe how policies are met or carried out.
Program Goals Improve athletic performance Prevent injuries Sample mission statement: To provide to athletes the means through which they can train consistently, sensibly, and systematically over designated periods of time in a safe, clean, and professional environment to help prevent injury and improve athletic performance.
Program Objectives Design strength, flexibility, aerobic, and plyometric programs that reduce injuries and improve performance. Educate athletes about the abuse and effects of performance-enhancing substances. Develop training programs to account for biomechanical and physiological differences. Recognize acute and chronic physiological responses to training. Educate athletes about the importance of good nutrition.
Strength and Conditioning Staff Head strength and conditioning coach Facility supervisor Assistant strength and conditioning coach
Staff Policies and Activities Staff meetings Orientation meeting Annual plan Budgetary issues Relationships with athletes and staff Posted messages Touring the facility Approved exercise guidelines Testing procedures and schedules Progress card Staff facility use Staff workout times Records and awards Staff professional goals
Facility Administration Access to the facility -Preparticipation requirement for student athletes -Eligibility criteria -Action for ineligible person Daily operation -Facility opening -During training hours -Facility closing (continued)
Facility Administration (continued) Telephone and music system use Facility rules and guidelines Emergency procedures -Accidents and injuries -Fire -Tornadoes, severe weather -First aid kit