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OVERVIEW FOR COACHING STAFF Playing and Practice Seasons
Countable Athletically Related Activity C ountable A thletically R elated A ctivity: A required activity with an athletics purpose involving student- athletes (SAs) and at the direction of, or supervised by, any member(s) of an institution’s coaching staff. CARA must count towards weekly and daily hour limitations Championship and Non-Championship Season: 20 hrs/wk, 4 hrs/day with one day off per week Off-Season: 8 hrs/wk, 4 hrs/day, two days off per week
Voluntary Athletically Related Activity V oluntary A thletically R elated A ctivity: In order for athletically related activity to be considered voluntary and therefore not count towards weekly and daily maximums they must meet the following conditions: Attendance cannot be reported back to the coach No coach may be present Activity must be initiated solely by the SA SA’s attendance and participation (or lack thereof) may not be recorded for purposes of reporting such information to coaching staff members No penalty for not attending
Countable and Noncountable Chart Type of ActivityBylaw(s)CountableNoncountable Competition X Individual workouts (as required or supervised by a member of the coaching staff) X Required weight training X Skill instruction X Visiting competition site X Chalk talk X Discussion or review of game films related to the sport X
Countable vs Noncountable Type of ActivityBylaw(s)CountableNoncountable Any athletically related activity organized or monitored by other SAs, provided the activities are not done at the direction of a coach or are considered as a requisite for participation in that sport X Study hall/tutoring X Involvement of an institution’s strength and conditioning staff with SAs in voluntary strength and conditioning programs X Rehab, exams or treatment in training room X Required preparation of playing field for practice X
Conclusion of Championship Season - Team Team Sports: No practice or competition permitted following the last regular season contest unless under consideration for post season championships If not selected for post season participation or eliminated from championship, practice and competition are no longer permissible.
Conclusion of Championship Season – Team Regular season competition permitted following conference championship, provided: Team has not exceeded it maximum number of contests/dates of competition for the playing season in the sport; The competition(s) appear as a regular-season competition(s) in its declaration of playing season for the sport; and The competition(s) occur prior to championships selections.
Conclusion of the Playing Season – Individual Only squad members considered necessary for effective practice by individual(s) preparing for NCAA championship may continue to practice. If individual not selected for postseason participation or eliminated from championship, may no longer practice or compete.
Weekly Hr. Limitations Off Season - Football Outside the playing season during the academic year: Only weight training, conditioning and review of game film are permissible Eight hours per week No more than two hours of game film
Weekly Hr Limitations Off Season – Other Sports Following the last regular season game/date of competition: No out of season activities permissible until the conclusion of the Division II or national collegiate championship Eight hours per week No more than two hours per week of skill instruction No team activities permitted No activity permissible one week prior to the beginning of the institutional final exam period
Non-Championship Segment – Fall Sports Sports1 st Practice Date1 st Contest DateEnd of Regular Playing Season Cross Country Soccer Volleyball February 15, 2013 One week prior to exam period: 4/22/13 24 days of practice or competition within 45 consecutive calendar days
Non-Championship Segment – Spring Sports Sports Non- Championship Segment 1 st Practice Date1 st ContestEnd of Regular Playing Season Golf Baseball Lacrosse Softball Tennis Fourth day of classes: 8/31/12 November 15, days of practice or competition within 45 consecutive calendar days – golf is 24 within 60
Non-Championship Segment: 24 w/in days are considered “in season” Other 21 days are considered “out of season” Rule: No more than 20 hours per week and no more than eight hours of “out of season” activities. Mon.Tues.Wed.Thurs.Fri.Sat.Sun.Total 2 hrs weights 1 hr skills 4 hrs prac 2 2 hrs weight 1 hr skill 4 hrs prac 3 2 hrs weight Day Off4 hrs prac hrs total 8 hrs of out of season