Presentation on theme: "NCAA Sand Volleyball: An Overview of Division II Legislative Options Presented by Sports Imports Web Seminar T.J. Meagher, Assistant Ath Dir, Univ. of."— Presentation transcript:
NCAA Sand Volleyball: An Overview of Division II Legislative Options Presented by Sports Imports Web Seminar T.J. Meagher, Assistant Ath Dir, Univ. of Houston Wednesday, 20 May 2009
Underlying Principles 1. Protect the competitive equity in the indoor game
Underlying Principles 2. Create legislative structure that encourages additional participation in a new and separate sport
Underlying Principles 3. Utilize current legislative parameters from established sports to align sand volleyball with the NCAA culture
Competition Format Five Teams of Two Flighted Play - #1’s play each other; #2’s play each other, etc. Dual Match: winner of 3 of 5 doubles matches – 2/3 – first two to 21; 3rd to 15 if needed; win all by two Tournament: Cumulative points won in each flight – Length of sets based on number of competitions and time available for play
Recommended Financial Aid Maximum Equivalency Limits Sand Volleyball (w/o Indoor)…5 (Effective Immediately) Sand Volleyball (w Indoor)…….2 (Effective Immediately) Increased by 1….………….3 (Effective 2012-2013) Increased by 1……………..4 (Effective 2015-2016)
Recommended Financial Aid Hierarchy to Prevent Stockpiling Athletics aid provided for sand volleyball counts towards the indoor limit of 8, but indoor athletics aid would not count towards the legislated limit for sand.
Playing & Practice Season First Date of Practice-Championship Segment – January 10 or the first day of classes First Date of Competition-Championship Segment – February 1 First Date of Practice – Non-championship Segment – September 7 or the first day of classes End Date of Practice and Competition – Non- championship Segment. – November 15
Indoor/Sand Complement Overlapping IN-SEASON training segments – All participants on one squad list (SAND) – Effectively INDOOR training as SAND team IN/OUT SEASON Situation – Strength and conditioning training – Skill instruction
Playing & Practice Season End of the Championship Segment – end of school year w/ option of season-ending event after close of year. Minimum Number of Participants – 10 Number of Dates – Minimum – 8 – at least 3 duals – Maximum – 16 traditional & 4 non-traditional
Facilities Indoor Campus City Park Beach How to’s, what & costs on AVCA Website Net Systems – Sports Imports – official supplier of FIVB
Uniforms Similar to guidelines for NCAA Track and Gymnastics – no bare midriff
Division II Committees & Councils Division II Championships Committee: – June 22-24 Playing and Practice Season Division II Legislation Committee: – June 24-26 Financial aid issues. Division II Management Council – July 20-21 Entire Proposal Division II Presidents Council: – August 6 Final Proposal
Calendar for Voting NCAA Convention, January 2010 – One vote per school, majority rules
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