2 Tonight’s AgendaPart I: Auditorium Presentation Part II: Breakout Sessions with Coaches
3 All Sports Booster Club Dana Eaton ASBC President
4 ASBC supports every team at Bethel High School By purchasing extra equipment:Softball pitching machineBounceback goals for boys and girls soccerPortable goal posts for footballLax goalsHi pod camera the football team uses to record film of every gameImprovement of facilities:New track system for hanging the banners on the gym wallsNew welcome signs at both ends of the educational parkHuge wildcat sign for the back of the pressboxBy giving our atheletes:$10,000 in scholarships annuallyState and SWC championship and All-State banners for the gymFan buses to championship gamesEven the ammo for the touchdown cannon blasts!An end of year Senior Athlete Award night and much, much more!
5 All Sports Booster Club How we raise the fundsAnnual Ralph DeSantis Golf TournamentProceeds from the indoor and outdoor snack shedsSelling spiritwear at the snack shedsHow you can get involvedBecome the coordinator for your child’s sportCome to a meeting, 2nd Tuesday of every monthVolunteer in one of the snack sheds when your team is assigned If you have more questions, us at and join the facebook group Bethel High School All Sports Booster Club.
6 Grade RequirementsInitial eligibility is based upon 1st Marking Period GradesPass a minimum of four coursesNo more than 1 Failing grade for the Marking PeriodContinued eligibility is based upon 2nd MP Grades
7 EligibilityComplete an Emergency Athletic Form (Green Form) and bring it to the Main Office. (it requires an up-to-date physical on file in the nurse’s office).Pay the $100 pay-to-play fee to the main office (get Green Form stamped PAID), and submit green form to nurse’s office for signature.Complete the Parent/Student Agreement FormMeet the grade requirementOn the first day of tryouts, give the coach the Green Form and Parent/Student Agreement FormYou are ready to play!
8 1st Day for Winter Sports Monday, December 2nd** Girls Basketball starts Monday, Nov. 25thEach sport will provide details regarding time/location of tryouts/practice
9 Additional Forms 1. Permission to Leave Team If a student makes the team, but decides not to participate within 2 weeks of the start dates, the pay-to-play fee will be refunded. For Winter Sports 2013, the two-week cut off dates are as follows:Girls Basketball – start 11/25, two-week cut off 12/9Boys Basketball – start 12/2, two-week cut off 12/16Indoor Track – start 12/2, two-week cut off 12/16Swimming – start 12/2, two-week cut off 12/16Wrestling – start 12/2, two-week cut off 12/16Ice Hockey – start 12/2, two-week cut off 12/162. Parental Transportation FormAthletes are expected to travel to/from all away games with the team. In the event that the parent will bring the athlete home after an away game, the Parent Transportation Form needs to be completed prior to the leaving for the game. The permission is to transport the parent’s athlete only.3. Student Transportation FormThe same holds true for use of the Student Transportation Form.
10 Communication Guidelines Encourage your son/daughter to address any concerns directly with the coach before you get involved.If the issue does not get resolved in this manner, or you feel that a matter requires your intervention directly, contact the coach directly.Avoid discussing a matter before/after a game or practiceIf meeting with the coach does not provide a satisfactory resolution, call the Athletic Director to discuss the matter.
11 SportsmanshipGood sportsmanship is an expectation for players and fans alike. Taunting, booing and the use of inappropriate language will not be tolerated. Please respect the decisions made by game and school officials. Those who violate this code will be asked to leave the stadium. Please cheer for your team, not against the other team. Thank you for supporting Bethel Athletics.
13 Social Media A few reminders…….. The info you post online is not privateThe info you post online is permanentAs a student athlete, your post represents your team, your school, and your communityPosts about alcohol & tobacco, or those that are derogatory towards other people/players are never acceptablePost topics/comments that highlight positive accomplishments!
15 Athletic Trainer Amy Chiusano firstname.lastname@example.org ext. 113Availability– Amy arrives at BHS about 1:00 each day
16 Concussions Signs/Symptoms Headache Nausea Balance problems/dizziness Sensitivity to Light/NoiseFeeling SluggishFeeling foggy or groggyConcentration/Memory programsConfusion
17 Concussion – cont’dAthletes can not return to play on the day of a concussionAthletes must be cleared by an appropriate health-care professional before being allowed to return to play in games or practicesUpon return from a concussion (physician clearance), athletes must complete “Return to Play” ImPACT Test (performed by Athletic Trainer). Athletes will then complete a 4 – 6 day “Return to Play” protocol.All coaches are required to participate in concussion education as part of their coaching certificate.
18 NCAA ClearinghouseFor students who want to participate in athletics at the DI and DII levelNCAA looks at the grades you earned in core coursesGPA and SAT requirements based on a sliding scaleAthletes should register with the Clearinghouse before the end of Junior YearAdditional details at
19 BETHEL ROTC/ATHLETIC DEPT CHALLENGE The Challenge: participation from 100 BHS athletes representing all teams. 5K Memorial Tribute Run Saturday, May 17th 8:00 am Please see the entry form for more details.
20 Coach Information Sport Coaches Location Boys Basketball Varsity: Anthony HillJV: Dennis MorseyFr: Ryan DeRubertisRoom 228Girls BasketballVarsity: Anderson RawlinsJV: Jim MullinsFr: TBARoom 227WrestlingVarsity: Jeremy HodzaAsst: Mike KapteinRoom 226Indoor TrackVarsity: Yvonne GrimesAsst: Peter EckertAuditorium(Fri. Nov. 22nd – 2:30 Café)Ice HockeyVarsity: Rusty GranackerAsst: Ned CostanzoSwimmingVarsity: Katie McGowanAsst: Tate RogersRoom 213