Presentation on theme: "2013 Tacoma School District Middle School Coaches Meeting – Session III Concussion Management Training Keeping Children Safe – Child Abuse & Neglect,"— Presentation transcript:
1 2013 Tacoma School District Middle School Coaches Meeting – Session III Concussion Management Training Keeping Children Safe – Child Abuse & Neglect, Reporting Responsibilities Presentation Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying April 9, 2013
2 Tacoma School District Mission IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PARENTS AND COMMUNITY, WE WILL PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE THAT IS RIGOROUS, INDIVIDUALIZED AND ENABLES STUDENTS TO CONTRIBUTE TO A CHANGING AND DIVERSE WORLD.
3 Tacoma School District Vision WE WILL BE AN OUTSTANDING SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH ALL STUDENTS EXHIBIT HIGH STANDARDS OF ACHIEVEMENT AND CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS, AND ARE SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE, CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS OF THEIR COMMUNITYEVERY STUDENT. EVERY DAY.
4 Tacoma School District Goals ACADEMIC EXCELLENCEAll students will perform at or above grade level, and we will eliminate disparities among all groups of studentsAs a coach what is your role in this goal?PARTNERSHIPWe will fully engage our parents, community and staff in the education of our childrenAs a coach how are you successful in this goal?
5 Tacoma School District Goals SAFETYAll schools will create and maintain safe learning environments that promote excellent academic achievement.As a coach what is your role in helping students attain this goal?EVERY STUDENT. EVERY DAY.100% GRADUATION
6 AGENDA Middle School Philosophy and Sportsmanship Statement Sportsmanship ExpectationsMS Athletic WebsiteStudent-Athlete ExpectationsSupervisionTurnout – New Model!!!Specific Sports Information – Girls Basketball, WrestlingCommissioner InformationCoaches Expectations – New Model!!!Volunteer Coaches InformationCoaches Handbook – On-LineInterscholastic Athletics – Regulation 2151RSport Specific Rules and Guidelines – New Information and ProcessOfficialsTransportation InformationPayroll InformationAppropriate Leave
7 AGENDA First Aid, CPR and AED Information Volunteer Coaches Hazing Information - RemindersSupervision RemindersConcussion ManagementMaintaining Appropriate Boundaries and Harassment Intimidation and Bullying Information
8 Middle School Philosophy Program should be challenging and stimulatingDevelop among your players a sense of clean hard, yet friendly competitionTeach the proper reactions toward winning and losingHelp student-athlete develop a positive self-imageEnsure that ALL athletes participate in contests
9 MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORSMANSHIP STATEMENT We the participants of the Tacoma School District will demonstrate excellent sportsmanship by respecting our opponents and playing fairly during competition. We will strive to be positive role models by showing great spirit and pride in our school and communities. During competition home or away, win or lose we will have fun, play hard and play fair.
11 SPORTSMANSHIP EXPECTACTIONS Unacceptable BehaviorUsing disrespectful or derogatory languageShowing a bad temper following an official’s callRefuse to shake hands at the end of a contestMocking or Taunting opponentsAcceptable BehaviorApplaud during introductionsAccept decisions of officialsTreat competition as a gameEncourage positive sportsmanlike conduct
12 STUDENT ATHLETE EXPECTATIONS Adhere to school-based academic and behavior expectations. Students must have a 2.0 with no failing grades throughout the season to be eligible to participate in inter-school competition.* Attend school for a full day on game days. This rule can only be waived by the administration.Students must purchase an ASB card.Have positive Sportsmanship at all times.Be responsible for the equipment and uniform issued.
13 SUPERVISIONAthletes will be under direct supervision of their coach at all times BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER a CONTEST both at HOME and AWAY.
14 TURNOUT Practice sessions – 2 hours per day, 3pm to 5pm Varsity Teams – Will practice and/or compete five days a weekTurnouts – Monday through FridayCoaches will record attendance every day of practice
15 Baseball:Varsity will consist of one team comprised of 6th, 7th or 8th grade students.An individual who participates in middle school football will be allowed to waive up to a maximum of one-half (five practice days) of the required individual practices days (10 practice days) for baseball, fastpitch, and track and field.The new model is about BUILDING systemic programs in your building.
16 Fastpitch:Varsity will consist of one team comprised of 6th, 7th or 8th grade students.An individual who participates in middle school football will be allowed to waive up to a maximum of one-half (five practice days) of the required individual practices days (10 practice days) for baseball, fastpitch, and track and field.The new model is about BUILDING systemic programs in your building.
17 Track and Field:Girls Junior Varsity and Varsity will consist of one team comprised of 6th, 7th or 8th grade students.Boys Junior Varsity and Varsity will consist of one team comprised of 6th, 7th or 8th grade students.Students should be selected for JV and Varsity track and field based on skill level and maturity of each student athlete.An individual who participates in middle school football will be allowed to waive up to a maximum of one-half (five practice days) of the required individual practices days (10 practice days) for baseball, fastpitch, and track and field.The new model is about BUILDING systemic programs in your building.
18 Baseball Commissioner: Paul Munizza – Mason Middle School Phone: (253) Fastpitch Commissioner: Melanie Wyckoff – Baker Middle School Phone: (253)
19 COACH EXPECTATIONSThe Varsity coach is responsible for the entire program.First contact with AD regarding eligibility of playersLead in developing tryout drills to help make decision on teams (Varsity, JV and/or C). This is done in conjunction with the other coaches.Lead in developing team practices and then working with the JV and/or C team coaches to allow them to develop some of their own practices as well.Lead in making decisions if players will move from one team to the next, in conjunction with the other coaches.Lead in the supervision of students and will develop a plan on who will walk students out of practice to the buses, in conjunction with the other coaches.The new model is about BUILDING systemic programs in your building.
20 COACH EXPECTATIONS The Assistant coaches: Additional contacts with AD regarding eligibility of playersWork with the Varsity coach in developing tryout drills to help make decision on teams (Varsity, JV and/or C).Work with the Varsity coach in developing team practices and also developing your team practices as well.Work with the Varsity coach in making decisions if players will move from one team to the next.Work with the Varsity coach in supervision of students and will develop a plan on who will walk students out of practice to the buses, in conjunction with the other coaches. Coaches you are still responsible for the supervision of YOUR TEAM!!!The new model is about BUILDING systemic programs in your building.
21 COACH EXPECTATIONS SET A GOOD EXAMPLE – YOU ARE THE ROLE MODEL Exemplify the highest moral and ethical behaviorInstruct participants in proper sportsmanship. Make sportsmanship the number one priority.Respect the judgment of officials and abide by all rules. DO NOT ARGUE WITH OFFICIALS!!!!!!Treat opposing coaches, participants with respect.SHAKE HANDS AFTER EACH CONTEST!!!!!!USE GOOD COMMON SENSE
22 COACHING DO’S AND DON’TS Supervise players in locker rooms, restrooms, in the stands, waiting for your game, after the game etc.Require athletes to remain in the contest area.DON’TAllow warm-up outside your supervisionAllow food and/or soda at game siteAllow players to roam around the buildingAllow lopsided scoring that would embarrass the other team
23 VOLUNTEER COACHESAll volunteer coaches must complete an application at the school. Please have your volunteer coaches work with your athletic director for clearance through the building.Volunteers ARE NOT allowed to coach any practice, games, meets, sets, matches BY THEMSELVES AT ANY TIME.
25 COACHES HANDBOOK Coaches Education Clinics & Coaches Information Regulation 2151R – Interscholastic AthleticsPolicy 5010 – Employee Conduct RulesRegulation 6213 – Swimming Pool SupervisionFamily Educational Right To Privacy ActTeam Transportation ProceduresCoaching Standards (WIAA)Checklists
26 Interscholastic Athletics 2151R ATHLETIC CODEPhysical AppearanceA student-athlete shall wear and maintain the school and district team uniform during athletic contests or as directed by the coach.Attendance at SchoolA student-athlete must be in school on the day of the activity and attending all classes to participate in the activity.MisrepresentationA student-athlete who has forged any signature, made false entry or altered any document on any required athletic forms to gain athletic eligibility shall become ineligible in the current sports program for the remainder of that sports season.
27 Sport Specific Rules and Guidelines Be CLEAR with your rules, guidelines, expectations as it relates to your programs.Please make sure your rules and guidelines have been reviewed by your athletic director and administration.Remember that your rules and guidelines CANNOT violate school district policies and regulationsMake sure you develop progressive disciplineFirst offenseSecond offenseThird offense
28 Sport Specific Rules and Guidelines Clearly explain what is considered an excused absence from practice and what is not excused as well as the disciplinary actions that will take place for unexcused absencesBe clear with your modes of communication with players, parents/legal guardians. Have an “open door policy” in regards to communication.
29 Sport Specific Rules and Guidelines Have players and parents sign and date sport specific rules and guidelines, keep a copy and give a copy to your athletic director to file appropriately.Also, clearly explain the NFHS sports rules to your athletes. It is important that you take time to go over rules with your students so issue do not occur.
30 OFFICIALS Treat Officials With Respect Officials are there to call the game/match they see.Remember, if we did not have the officials association, the coaches would be responsible for officiating.
31 TRANSPORTATIONBe aware of bus pick-up times and locations for away games. Pick-up times will be 2:45pm for in-city and 2:30pm for games/matches at MeekerBe ready to load at the designated time. This is the coaches responsibility.Rosters should be given to the bus driver for each away trip
32 Transportation Reminders Coaches and students must abide by the bus regulations, either posted or announced by the bus driver.Students must remain in their seats at all times. Moving from one seat to another while the bus is moving is a safety hazard.If seat belts are on the bus, students must wear their seat belt. This is a state law!Coaches and students must pick-up all garbage before exiting the bus.Please be respectful to the bus driver and their job responsibilities.
33 How am I cleared to coach? Clearance through Human Resources (HR)Unpaid/Volunteer Coach until cleared through HR – remember…must have appropriate volunteer forms completed and on-file with the building (please work with your AD if this has not been completed).Don’t Worry…..you will make all your hours….
34 Certificated, Classified and Non-District Paid on the following dates: PayrollCertificated, Classified and Non-DistrictPaid on the following dates:May 5thMay 20thJune 5thJune 20th
35 Payroll Classified and Non-District Payroll Form You will complete your timesheets every two weeks.Timesheets can be found on the website and forms can be completed on your computer and printed every two weeks to help you keep track of your coaching hours on a daily basis.Deadlines are set by payroll and if you miss the deadline you will not be paid until the next payroll period.
37 Appropriate LeaveSick LeaveIf you are our sick from work, you are not allowed to coach at practice or in a game/meet/match on that day.Extraordinary Leave and Family LeaveIf you use extraordinary leave or family leave, you are allowed to coach at practice or in a game/meet/match on that day.Athletics and Activities does not condone using Extraordinary or Family leave to prepare for practices/games/meets/matches.
38 OTHER FIRST AID/CPR CLASSES CPR Company:Local Fire Department
39 VOLUNTEER COACHESAll volunteer coaches must complete an application at the school.Head Coaches – YOU must verify your volunteer coach(es) have talked with the AD and that they have completed the appropriate paperwork with the school BEFORE they begin coaching.
40 VOLUNTEER COACHESPlease remind your volunteer coaches to bring with them a copy of their social security card as well as an identification (driver’s license, passport)Volunteers must complete new paperwork EVERY TWO YEARS.
41 VOLUNTEER COACHES Regulation 4130R Volunteers “Serve in the capacity of helpers and not to be assigned to roles which require specific professional training. Instructional services shall be rendered under the supervision of certificated/classified/non-district staff.” Volunteers ARE NOT allowed to coach any practice, games, meets, sets, matches BY THEMSELVES AT ANY TIME.
42 HAZING DEFINITION RCW 28B.10.900, 28B.10.901 and 28B.10.902 Includes any method of initiation into a student organization that causes, or is likely to cause, bodily danger or physical harm., or serious mental or emotional harm, to any student or other person attending a public or private or higher education or other secondary educational institution in this state.(2) A violation of this section is a misdemeanor, punishable as provided under RCW 9A
45 Physical Activities of Hazing Tying or Taping players up and exposing them to the elementsStripping a teammate and exposing him to the public (Example: De-panting)Throwing players in showersLocking players in lockers“Gang tackling” teammates (specifically varsity players tackling JV, C and Frosh teams)
46 Supervision Simple Reminders: Athletes will be under direct supervision of their coach at all times BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER a CONTEST both at HOME and AWAY.Simple Reminders:SET A GOOD EXAMPLE – YOU ARE THE ROLE MODELExemplify the highest moral and ethical behaviorInstruct participants in proper sportsmanship.Respect the judgment of officials and abide by all rules. DO NOT ARGUE WITH OFFICIALS!!!!!!Treat opposing coaches, participants with respect.USE GOOD COMMON SENSE
47 Concussion Management Training Guidelines and Procedures for Dealing with Potential Concussion.Welcome to the Concussion Management portion of the clinic. By completing this online rules clinic you will be certified in concussion training.4747
48 What is a ConcussionA concussion by definition, means “to shake violently.”A blow to the head or to another part of the body, with force transmitted to your head, that causes the brain to shake inside the skull and result in “EVEN A BRIEF AND MILD” alteration in brain function is considered a concussion.Concussion can be caused by a blow to the head, or to another part of the body with the force transmitted to the head. Most concussions are caused by a rapid acceleration or deceleration of the brain within the skull.4848
49 How Do I Recognize a Concussion Signs and symptoms of concussion vary depending on what part of the brain is involved.Signs of concussion are what you observe in an athlete;Symptoms are what players tell you they are feeling.Signs and symptoms of a concussion may vary between athletes depending on what part of the brain is injured.Remember, an athlete does not have to lose consciousness to sustain a concussion.4949
50 How Do I Recognize a Concussion Signs of concussion may include:Appears dazed or confusedActs confused about assignmentsForgets playsIn unsure of game, score, or opponentMoves clumsilyAnswers questions slowlyShows behavior or personality changesCan’t recall events prior to hitCan’t recall events after hitHere is a list of some of the signs that may lead you to suspect a concussion is present. These are signs that you observe in the athlete5050
51 How Do I Recognize a Concussion Symptoms of concussion may include:HeadacheNauseaBalance problems or dizzinessDouble or fuzzy visionFeeling sluggishFeeling foggy or groggyConcentration or memory problemsConfusionHere is a list of some of the symptoms of a concussion. This is what the athlete tells you they are feeling.5151
52 What Do I Do if I Suspect a Concussion? Any athlete suspected of a concussion should be removed from the game or practice immediately.Continue to monitor the player after your initial evaluation.Make sure the athlete is supervised for at least one or two hours after you suspect a concussion.Do not allow the athlete to return to play until you have received written clearance from a licensed health care provider trained in the evaluation and management of brain injuries.If you suspect a concussion remove the athlete from play immediately. Continue to monitor the athlete and make sure the parents are notified. Make sure the athlete is supervised for at least one or two hours after you suspect a concussion.Do Not allow the athlete to return to play until you have received written clearance from a licensed health car provider trained in the evaluation and management of brain injuries.5252
53 Health Care ProvidersWhat health care providers are licensed and trained in the evaluation and management of brain injuries:Medical Doctors (MD)Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)Physicians Assistant (PA)Licensed Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC)This is a current list of which health care providers are licensed in the State of Washington with training in the evaluation and management of brain injuries.5353