Presentation on theme: "Develop student-athletes who are committed to achieving excellence in the classroom and on the playing field."— Presentation transcript:
Develop student-athletes who are committed to achieving excellence in the classroom and on the playing field.
Agenda Introduction of Coaches Program Goals Player Expectations and Accountability Academic Eligibility Traveling Expenses Fundraisers Practice Schedule Travel Expectations Coach/Player/Parent Relationship Season Schedule Player Paperwork
Introduction of Coaches Brett Lehner – Varsity Head Coach
PROGRAM GOALS Field a successful team at two levels: In the classroom – academics On the field Provide each player with the opportunity to learn, develop, and improve baseball skills on a daily basis. Provide each player with an atmosphere that encourages mental, social, and emotional maturity.
Player Expectations and Accountability Strive for excellence in the classroom. Understand and follow the Athletic Code of Conduct and all Team Rules at all school and team events. Be on time and prepared for all practices and games. Any player unable to attend a practice or game must directly notify his coach. Do not send a message with a friend. Unexcused absences from a practice or a game will result in a loss of playing time and possible further discipline.
Academic Eligibility Students are ineligible if: They have 2 or more F’s Their GPA is below a 2.0 If a player is ineligible, they can not play in games that week and will use practice time to work on academics If a player misses three games due to ineligibility, he will be removed from the team
Travel Numbers & Expectations Plane Trips (Sasebo and Iwakuni) ◦ Can only take 13 players ◦ Travelling players will be notified at practice on Tuesday Bus Trips (All other locations) ◦ Can take 15 players ◦ Travelling Players will be notified at practice on Tuesday Far East Tournament (Zama/Atsugi) ◦ Can only take 13 players ◦ Eligibility for Far East events is done one month prior to the event Players will wear a shirt and tie on game days/travel days
Traveling Expenses $60 meals for Friday through Sunday morning Billeting expense ($35 - $50) ¥3000 snack/drinks during trip
Fundraisers Fundraisers will be set up during the season to help with purchasing needed baseball equipment and to ease the cost of traveling. Hit-A-Thon Bake sale
Practice Schedule Weekdays ◦ Indoor – varies according to pre-determined schedule Currently: 1500 to 1800 at Weasels’ Den ◦ Outdoor
Coach/Player/Parent Relationship COMMUNICATION – Work as a team Respect Trust Team First Philosophy Edgren High School – Communication Process ◦ Coach → Athletic Director → Administration
Season Schedule DateGame Mar. Zama Mar. Yokosuka Mar. Iwakuni Mar. 28, 29, 30All DoDDS – Japan Tournament Apr. 4, Edgren Apr. Edgren Apr. 26, Edgren May Far East Zama/Atsugi
Player Paperwork All paperwork must be complete in order for your son to practice, play in games, and travel with the team. Also, if you did not fill out the Japanese form, please fill it in. The blanks correspond with the ones on the front of the page.