Devotions John 12:12 “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.”
Overview We are here to teach young men and women about God through sports.
Athletic Directors Lance Davids – Baseball, Softball, Track Deb Kamp – Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball We handle discipline and eligibility along gender lines.
Metro Suburban Conference We are a 14 teams conference now with 2 Divisions EastWest -Illiana ChristianGlenbard South -Chicago ChristianRiverside Brookfield -Timothy ChristianFenton -Elmwood Park-IC Catholic Prep -Ridgewood-St. Edwards -Walther Christian -Wheaton Academy -Guerin Prep-Aurora Central Catholic Crossover games are non-conference
Officials/Umpires Officials and umpires are assigned by the Metro Suburban. We have decided how many per game and per level. We don’t have a lot of control over it.
Levels Girls – Varsity, JV JV allows Juniors/Seniors to play on that level. Boys – Varsity, Frosh/Soph
Lower Level Issues Please be flexible with the lower level schedule. We see a lot of changes here due to numbers, injuries, eligibility with other schools etc. IE: Girls JV Softball, Soccer We also sometime bump lower levels or get bumped to get the Varsity games in.
Cancellations and Changes We try to make the call by 2:00. I will email baseball/softball the changes. They will also be on 8 to 18 website. Please don’t email us or call us before 2:00. We will communicate with you. Make-up games will follow conference rules. We will not make up every game.
Websites Illiana Christian - http://www.illianachristian.org/athletics.cfm http://www.illianachristian.org/athletics.cfm 8 to 18 - http://il.8to18.com/IllianaChristian/http://il.8to18.com/IllianaChristian/ Metro Suburban Conference - http://msc.8to18.com/http://msc.8to18.com/
Schedules Conference Schedules are made by the Metro. We make the non-conference schedule. Practice schedules are made by the coaches. All are available on-line at http://il.8to18.com/IllianaChristian/ http://il.8to18.com/IllianaChristian/
Academics Students First A student must be passing all of their classes. If they are not, we will be notified and they have a week from that notification to be passing. If after the week of probation they are not passing, they will be in-eligible for a weeks times. If a student fails a quarter class, they will sit 2 contests.
Code Issues A. Student athletes may not use or have in their possession any tobacco product. Penalty: Immediate suspension from athletic participation for the remainder of the season. B. Student athletes may not use or possess alcohol. In addition, such students may not be present at any gathering of peers where alcohol or illegal drugs are used. To avoid penalty for being present at such a gathering, a student must leave immediately. Penalty: Immediate suspension from athletic participation for the remainder of the season. C. Student athletes may not use or possess any illegal drugs (marijuana, ecstasy, prescription drugs not prescribed for the athlete, steroids, cocaine, etc.) or drug paraphernalia (pipes, rolling papers, clips, etc.). Student athletes may not be present where illegal drugs are used or experienced. Penalty: Immediate suspension from athletic participation for the remainder of the school year. D. If a student athlete violates any of the above rules regarding tobacco, alcohol, or illegal drugs a second time within the same academic year, that student may not participate in any organized athletic activity at Illiana for the remainder of the school year. E. The administration may impose penalties greater than those prescribed above for offenses.
2 School Activities When there are 2 school activities at the same time, parents get a right to chose with no penalty. We need to be flexible with this. Communication
Communication We all need to communicated better. I will send home almost weekly reminders regarding schedule, venue, life regarding baseball, softball…Track will not be as frequent. I am encouraging coaches to communicate more with you regarding expectations, roles, and evaluations of your athletes. Please communicate back in a healthy way. 24 hour rule Please follow the proper procedure: Coach, AD